Kenneth - N5VHO
-----Original Message----- From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 5:02 PM To: 'Geoff'; amsat-b[email protected] Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT Operating Areas (OA's)
Many many moons ago there was a piece of software that would take the logs from a PACSAT bbs and a set of orbital elements and generate a usage map.
Hummh. Actually that could be trivial to do. Since every packet ever transmitted via ISS and received by the www.ariss.net web page is available live on FINDU.COM. And all of the ones that transmitted APRS include their LAT/LONG.
So just a plot of every one of these packets with a radius of 1200 miles and a color density of say 1%. Then sum them on a map. By the time there were 100 in a given area, that area would be solid color...
Then just look at the map color density of the world would reveal the usage density... Wow, what a fun project. Wish I had time...
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