Using GoSatWatch from Indiana, I agree with Kevin's pass times. However, the 0940 EDT pass (1340 Z) is only 3 degrees. :-(
While the 1113 EDT pass (1513 Z) is a respectable 44 degrees elevation, it is outside of the announced operating times for the FM transponder (0930Z - 1400Z).
73, Steve N9IP -- Steve Belter, [email protected]
On Apr 30, 2014, at 9:26 AM, Kevin M [email protected] wrote:
the LituanicaSAT-1 FM transponder will be active from 0930Z-1400Z tomorrow. That window includes three passes over North America at around 0940Z,
1115Z, and 1245Z
(if I've got the TLEs right - Object 39569, I believe)
I think you may have your times off Paul... I show passes over North America for May 1st at 0940 and 1115 EASTERN time (EDST). =^( Which only makes sense, because the 0930Z-1400Z operating period would need to coincide with passes over EU for people to be working LY5N.
Otherwise, I'd be outside waving my yagi around looking for you. =^D
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