[amsat-bb] LO-78 Decay Date
kc0bmf at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 17:02:38 UTC 2014
Yes, I heard it and called cq,thought I heard someone at the end but to
low for good copy.
73 John KC0BMF EN31
On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 10:36 AM, Steve May <steve.w5iem at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did anyone hear the satellite on the NA pass a few minutes ago. I never
> heard it, but that could be due to incorrect keps.
> On Jun 30, 2014 11:26 AM, "Paul Stoetzer" <n8hm at arrl.net> wrote:
> > I noticed that AMSAT-UK and the ARRL have both published posts that
> > state that LO-78 will decay by the end of this week.
> > That's probably based in part by information I posted on the BB from
> > satflare.com, which predicts decay on July 2nd
> > (http://www.satflare.com/track.asp?q=39571#TOP)
> > However, the keps they are using appear to be incorrect. They are
> > showing an altitude of just 226 km. Celestrak keps are showing an
> > altitude of 317 km. Interestingly, the map view of the satellite's
> > current position appears to be correct.
> > SATVIEW's decay predictions seem to be based on the 317 km current
> > altitude and show a predicted reentry of August 5th.
> > (http://www.satview.org/decay.php)
> > I think SATVIEW's prediction is more accurate. Anyone else have any
> > 73,
> > Paul, N8HM
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