[amsat-bb] Re: ARISSat-1 RADIOSKAF-V KEDR

Craig Gagner crgagner at charter.net
Tue Dec 27 11:42:28 PST 2011

Another good pass on the East Coast USA in FN42 ... Downloaded two images
and a really good long recording at 1822 UTC 59 degree elevation.


Craig, W1MSG

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Alan P. Biddle
Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 9:21 AM
To: 'Farrell Winder'; 'AMSAT'
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: ARISSat-1 RADIOSKAF-V KEDR


There are at least a few more days from an orbital standpoint, and so far
the electronics are holding up.  BOTE calculation gives a descent rate
approaching 5 km/day, and rapidly increasing.  

Just remember that as a practical matter it will be impossible to have Keps
with the accuracy we are use to having, because they are literally changing
significantly from orbit to orbit.  Leave a wide window on the window.  ;)



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