[amsat-bb] Re: Keps for funcube, help needed

Bryce Salmi bstguitarist at gmail.com
Fri Nov 22 08:29:22 PST 2013

I noticed the new keeps from n2yo didn't seem right and kept using the
older keeps . Worked fine last night.


On Friday, November 22, 2013, James Luhn wrote:

> I have just about lost my mind trying to get SatPC32 to track FUNcube-1.
>  I just put in the follow keps off of the n2yo page:
> *Two Line Element Set (TLE):*
> 1 99991U 00000   13325.30964218  .00000000  00000-0  10000-4 0     7
> 2 99991  97.7992  38.2578 0062122 196.7894 338.6768 14.77349691    03
> N2YO shows funcube over UK and I show it down by South America.  What in
> the hell am I doing wrong?  I set up a separate group to experiment with
> getting the program to work properly with FUNcube.  Initially
> I used the preliminary keps and everything worked terrific.  I copied
> FUNcube with a terrific signal.  I put the new keps in and it all went to
> hell.  When I put the prelim keps back in, it is still not correct.
> I double checked to see if my location is correct.  I am tracking FO-29
> just fine.  Everything seems to work EXCEPT Funcube.
> Geesh a pete, I am as confused as the little boy who lost his bubble gum
> in a chicken yard.
> 73,
> -james
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