[amsat-bb] Geo "test"keps
joevk5ei at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 10:23:16 UTC 2017
Thanks for your reply Dani, I need it above my QTH not on the equator.
I would have thought a geo sat can be positioned anywhere above the earth,
or am I wrong ?
On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 8:41 PM, Dani EA4GPZ <daniel at destevez.net> wrote:
> El 19/11/17 a las 10:39, Joe Pereira escribió:
> > Can someone please calculate for me a set of "dummy" geostationary keps
> > my location PF95GD
> > I need the satellite to be at azimuth 180 deg and elevation 90 deg
> > I have tried several attempts and cannot get it precise :(
> Hi Joe,
> This is impossible. Elevation 90º would only be possible for a station
> right on the equator. At your latitude (-34.875) the maximum elevation
> you can get from a geostationary satellite is 55.125º, and the azimuth
> for that elevation would be 0º.
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