[amsat-bb] Tracking EO 79

Greg D ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Sat Nov 12 19:41:08 UTC 2016


Didn't AO-27 do something very similar?  There was an application for it
that did the calculations.  I forget who the author was; perhaps it (the
program, not the author) could be modified for EO-79? 

Greg  KO6TH


Paul Stoetzer wrote:
> It's basically calibrated for mid-northern latitudes now, so we should hear
> it on daytime NA passes.
>
> It wouldn't be difficult to write a script to calculate on and off times.
>
> 73,
>
> Paul, XE3/N8HM (currently in Progreso, Yucatán, Mexico)
>
> On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 13:00 Alan <wa4sca at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Sean,
>>
>> SatPC32 and some other tracking programs have a method of generating a
>> list of times which include when
>> the satellite is eclipsed.  Taking WinListen as an example, you can
>> generated a list, note the times it
>> exits eclipse, calculate with active window, and then compare with your
>> local passes.  It sounds
>> cumbersome, but should only take a couple of minutes per day.
>>
>> 73s,
>>
>> Alan
>> WA4SCA
>>
>>
>> 12.11.2016 E 15:36:00  92.9 -56.9    183.0    612  11398   24 -18  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016 E 15:38:00 101.0 -58.2    188.3    614  11537   23 -25  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016 E 15:40:00 109.4 -59.2    193.6    616  11645   21 -33  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016 E 15:42:00 118.1 -59.9    198.9    617  11721   19 -40  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016   15:44:00 127.0 -60.4    204.2    619  11767   16 -47  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016   15:46:00 136.1 -60.6    209.5    621  11782   13 -55  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016   15:48:00 145.1 -60.5    214.8    623  11767    9 -62  13030
>>  -
>> 12.11.2016   15:50:00 154.1 -60.1    220.1    624  11723    3 -69  13030
>>  -
>>
>>
>>
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