[amsat-bb] Geo "test"keps

Devin L. Ganger devin at thecabal.org
Sun Nov 19 11:24:18 UTC 2017

A satellite in geosynchronous orbit visible from your QTH will always be at the same azimuth and elevation. Those just won’t be 180 and 90, and the satellite won’t be “directly” above you.

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From: AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org> on behalf of Joe Pereira <joevk5ei at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2017 2:38:23 AM
To: Simon Brown
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Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Geo "test"keps

ok lets just call it a fixed positioned satellite above my QTH

On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 9:06 PM, Simon Brown <simon at sdr-radio.com> wrote:

> You are wrong, a GEO *must* be over the equator, see the article in
> Wireless World, 1945 from Arthur C. Clarke 😊 .
> http://lakdiva.org/clarke/1945ww/
> Simon Brown, G4ELI
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> To: Dani EA4GPZ <daniel at destevez.net>
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> 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 ?
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