[amsat-bb] Re: SATPC32 ISS Showing weird operation
ka1rrw at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 03:25:36 PST 2011
It is possible there was an orbit change thrust performed after the shuttle docked.
When the Shuttle docks with ISS, the ISS autopilot is turned OFF.
The Shuttles autopilot takes over for the duration of the flight.
--- On Sun, 3/6/11, Marc Tessier - VE3TES <ve3tes at cogeco.ca> wrote:
> From: Marc Tessier - VE3TES <ve3tes at cogeco.ca>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] SATPC32 ISS Showing weird operation
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Sunday, March 6, 2011, 12:21 PM
> Hello group, after finally getting my
> SSB part of the station fully operational, I then moved on
> to getting my packet operations up and running , and with
> great success, one wee problem, I have noticed this
> when tracking the ISS, I am able to still digipeat off the
> station even long after it is supposed to be beyond the
> horizon according to my Satpc32 ISS software. My keps are up
> to date via the Satpc32 software, is there a error due to
> the large amount of mass now docked on the ISS? or have the
> keps not be uploaded in a timely fashion to the server I get
> my keps from?...
> Run down of my operation conditions here are as follows...
> Radio - Kenwood TS2000
> Software SATPC32 + Satpc32 ISS
> PC - Dell P4 2.4Ghz CPU with internet connection
> Is there another method of getting my keps to show more
> accurate tracking of this big bird?...
> Marc Tessier - VE3TES
> ve3tes at cogeco.ca
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