[amsat-bb] Re: AO-27 schedule for Field Day
Stephen E. Belter
seb at wintek.com
Fri Jun 24 09:16:21 PDT 2011
This program reports that they are up-to-date when I type Ctrl-U, but I'm skeptical. The file date hasn't changed from when I installed it.
Should I edit the Epoch.txt file or is there a better way to force the replacement of the file?
I'm running V1.2 under Windows 7.
Thank you for the help.
On Jun 23, 2011, at 11:52 PM, "George Henry" <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:
> Have you updated the data files for the Schedule lister? Your predictions
> are all about 18 minutes behind what I am getting with the latest data files
> George, KA3HSW
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephen E. Belter" <seb at wintek.com>
> To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:54 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO-27 schedule for Field Day
>> AO-27 experts:
>> I'm looking for confirmation that I've calculated AO-27's schedule for
>> Field Day correctly.
>> Using Christopher Henry's AO-27 Satellite Schedule program, I get the
>> following schedule for this weekend. During FD, AO-27 will be in FM
>> repeater mode ("analog" mode) for seven minutes starting at the following
>> times UTC:
>> Saturday, June 25: 18:40:30, 20:21:19, 22:02:07, 23:42:55 UTC
>> Sunday, June 26: 1:23:44, 3:04:32, 4:45:21, 6:26:09, 8:06:58, 9:47:46,
>> 11:28:35, 13:09:23, 14:50:12, 16:31:00 UTC
>> Do you get similar results, either using Christopher's program or using
>> the information on the AO-27 web site (www.ao27.org)?
>> Using the pass predictor on my iPad (GoSatWatch), I see some near misses,
>> but I don't think the AO-27 transponder will be in FM analog mode while it
>> is above our horizon in northern Indiana. :-(
>> Of course, I could have made mistakes, which is why I'm asking...
>> 73, Steve N9IP
>> Steve Belter
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