[amsat-bb] Re: Update: OSCAR 7 Close Approach Notification

Andrew Glasbrenner glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 3 11:08:51 PDT 2013

I dunno. V'ger seemed to have a pretty good downlink as I recall.


W7LRD reports AO-7 is still there post-near miss, so all is well.

73, Drew KO4MA

-----Original Message-----
>From: Gregory Beat <gregory.beat at comcast.net>
>Sent: Apr 3, 2013 1:53 PM
>To: "amsat-bb at amsat.org" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Update: OSCAR 7 Close Approach Notification
>As long as the beacon does not change to V'GER,
>probably be OK.
>Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 11:02:57 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
>From: Andrew Glasbrenner
>To: amsat-bb
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Fw: Update: OSCAR 7 Close Approach Notification
>This was a little close...I'm interested in reports of AO-7 after 14:13Z today.
>73, Drew KO4MA
>> The United States Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) has updated a
>> predicted conjunction between OSCAR 7 (SCC# 7530) and SCC# 10306.
>> Primary Object: OSCAR 7 (SCC# 7530)
>> Secondary Object: SCC# 10306
>> Time of Closest Approach: 03 APR 2013 14:13 UTC
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