[amsat-bb] Re: SATPC32 ISS Showing weird operation
orbitjet at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 8 04:11:20 PST 2011
HMMMnot for sure of who flies these days with the shuttle docked...but the shuttle orbiter is a crummy reboost tool for ISS...the engines point the wrong way while docked...Robert WB5MZO
> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 03:25:36 -0800
> From: ka1rrw at yahoo.com
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org; ve3tes at cogeco.ca
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: SATPC32 ISS Showing weird operation
> 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?...
> > Regards,
> > Marc Tessier - VE3TES
> > ve3tes at cogeco.ca
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