[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-NA Keps Page

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 15:42:26 PST 2013

Hi Clint,

help me understand why you would go to the AMSAT website for keps?

AMSAT will use keps that are available for download from another source be



or space-track


and someone at AMSAT (e.g. volunteer) has to publish those on the AMSAT
website. There will always be a delay since you add another step in the

Use the most up to date source (see above). My point of view, AMSAT should
not be publishing keps (unless they are the only ones getting them directly
from the source for a brand new satellite and have a mechanism in place to
update them immediately once they change) but rather pointing to the best

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>wrote:

> Two hours ago, I went to the AMSAT.org site, and checked on the Keplerian
> data files that were
> available.
> But I just now clicked on it, and it throws me to the 2005-era Keps page -
> with the light blue
> background ...
> My browser's cache isn't THAT old ...
> Clint
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