[amsat-bb] Re: Jan 09 sat passes

Zachary Beougher zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 22 13:24:21 PDT 2010

My impression of the 'simulate' feature of Orbitron was that it would 
automatically retrieve the old keps.....  At least it never gave the the 
option of using the old.  Maybe I imagined it better than it is.  Could an 
Orbitron guru correct me?


From: "Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF" <nigel at ngunn.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 11:15 AM
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Jan 09 sat passes

> But did you use keps from that time period? Today's keps won't work.
> On 22-Sep-10 14:26, Zachary Beougher wrote:
>> Frank,
>> I simulated that time on Orbitron ( 06 January 2009, 20:20 UTC), and
>> according to Orbitron, neither AO27 or VO52 were over your QTH at the 
>> time.
>> I am sending you the screenshot of that particular time via a different
>> email message.
>> 73,
>> Zack
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