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17040

New dish for shop

John At home I use the 80cm dish and suffer missing segments. We normally source our dishes from CPC. Can you please look at the CPC web site and see if any
Nigel Evans
8:19 AM
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17039

SmoothMeteor upgrade for ADIOS users

A few days ago, Vasili emailed me to ask if I could add a feature to SmoothMeteor which could load in the Meteor M2 greyscale images saved by the AMIGOS
leshamilton2004
Aug 31
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17038

Meteor M2 over Brazil

http://www.qsl.net/py4zbz/2015-8-29-9-19-54-831_125_fc.jpg http://www.qsl.net/py4zbz/2015-8-29-9-19-54-831_125_fc.jpg
py4zbz
Aug 29
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17037

Timestep system

I have had many years happily tracking the NOAA polar orbiting satellites with my TimeStep system. It has stopped working because, I think, the Yaesu motors on
Moore, Robert
Aug 28
#17037
 
17036

Panoramic tour of the ISS.

All, Interesting photographic glide through the ISS: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/International_Space_Stat
wonker3_2000
Aug 28
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17035

Re: OT: Linux not all sweetness and light?

Printers are somewhat better supported, but even there many of the canon drivers in Linux are reverse engineered from the windows drivers and added to the PPD
Andy Eskelson
Aug 27
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17034

Re: OT: Linux not all sweetness and light?

Hi, I am running Linux Mint 17.2 and using a Canon MP280 combined printer / scanner / copier and no problems at all, didn't even need to find any drivers. So
Colin Schulz
Aug 26
#17034
 
17033

Re: OT: Linux not all sweetness and light?

Just lack of experience. Once they go through a few update cycles they will get it nailed down. The key point that they have not yet grasped is to maintain a
Andy Eskelson
Aug 26
#17033
 
17032

OT: Linux not all sweetness and light?

Off Topic: From the Tech Republic: 'Munich's "major problem" after switching from Windows to Linux'
David J Taylor
Aug 26
#17032
 
17031

Re: QFH on a rotator

From: 'Gino' peter.marchese@... [GEO-Subscribers] For reception of the NOAA series VHF transmissions a circular polarized antenna is specified either
David J Taylor
Aug 26
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17030

Re: QFH on a rotator

For reception of the NOAA series VHF transmissions a circular polarized antenna is specified either crossed dipoles with a 1/4 wavelength spacing between
Gino
Aug 26
#17030
 
17029

Sentinel 3A.

I now see a tentative launch date of 31st October 2015 for Sentinel 3A (although not intimated by Eumetsat). This is interesting as Sentinel 3A data may be the
Douglas Deans
Aug 26
#17029
 
17028

Re: QFH on a rotator

Thanks Andy, I'll leave the qfh on it's own 20 foot pole. I was using a 10 element 2 mtr yagi vertically polarised this morning for NOAA15 and it worked well.
greggrant890
Aug 26
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17027

Re: QFH on a rotator

hello ,I did not notice any directivity in the horizontal plane with my qfh,maybe a small attenuation at the vertical point ,it is without any importance
nierveze
Aug 26
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17026

Re: QFH on a rotator

Yagis have been used before for the polar orbiters, and they work very well with a couple of issues. They have a huge "hole" overhead so unless you use AL-EZ
Andy Eskelson
Aug 26
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