[amsat-bb] One More Time for the Slow People [ LituanicaSAT-1 ]
n8hm at arrl.net
Sat Jun 7 19:50:32 UTC 2014
The LituanicaSAT-1 team applied for an OSCAR number a couple of weeks
ago. They are still waiting for it's assignment. Hopefully it will be
before it reenters! It's tradition that a satellite has one name
before launch and a different one upon launch and activation.
You should use the CelesTrak keps as they are updated more frequently.
The atmospheric drag at the satellite's altitude requires frequent
updates. The LituanicaSAT-1 keps are located in the cubesat.txt file.
not amateur.txt. The name is LITUANICASAT-1.
A detailed tutorial of how to add new satellites to SatPC32 is located
On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Les Rayburn <les at highnoonfilm.com> wrote:
> I'd really like to work a contact or two through the new bird while it's
> still up. Can someone walk me through how to add this to SATPC32 and/or Nova
> for Windows? I've downloaded the latest KEPS, but have no idea which one
> might be LituanicaSAT-1.
> Frankly, the naming conventions are confusing, especially for newcomers.
> What, exactly was wrong with OSCAR-1, OSCAR-2, etc?
> Thanks in advance, for both assistance and patience.
> Les Rayburn, N1LF
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