[amsat-bb] Re: Malaysian airliner puzzle
wb3csy at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 16:09:14 PDT 2014
I think it is like GPS, the signal from the plane has encoded in it the time it was sent and the satellite knows when it arrived at the sat. Using a formula to compensate for our atmosphere and using the speed of light it knows the distance travelled.
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> On Mar 16, 2014, at 4:49 PM, "Anthony Japha" <tjjapha at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Thanks Rick,
> How do those sats determine distance to the source?
> Tony, N2UN
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