[amsat-bb] LAPAN A-2
kf5yxv at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 20:18:57 UTC 2015
Hi Alan and Red
It is very exciting to have a bird 10 times in the day, even more when it
has a 5W downlink.
Hopefully, this bird and FOX 's will bring back AO-51 's epoch.
De: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] En nombre de Alan
Enviado el: Monday, September 28, 2015 2:21 PM
Para: 'Red Willoughby'; amsat-bb at amsat.org
Asunto: Re: [amsat-bb] LAPAN A-2
At 36N in EM65, the best pass I could find was a -1.4 degree elevation. All
the rest were worse.
Looks like our friends to the south are going to have their very own
Just for fun I ran Tampa and it gives well over 2 hours a day of coverage.
I bet Hector will be pleased. Hi Hi!
<From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Red
<Sent: Monday, September 28, 2015 1:38 PM
<To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
<Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] LAPAN A-2
<I loaded the pre-launch keps for LAPAN-A2 that were provided here:
<Using the SatPC32 Tracking, Preview menus, I was in the footprint on a
<couple of passes. The max elevation was less than one degree on one pass
<and less then two degrees on the other. I am located at 33.323 N <latitude.
When they revise those keps, if the inclination turns out to <be higher than
was indicated in the preliminary keps, there is a chance <that I may be able
to use that satellite, especially since it is running
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