The Daily APT Log @ OPT-Suceava Planetarium


NOAA 15 APT 137.620 MHz

Northbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 13:44:59-13:57:34 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 15 Orbit 69274 Northbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 16:44:59 26.88N 38.68E Show position in google maps 150.39 5.13 144.148 24.15
Time of Closest Approach 16:51:16 48.84N 31.53E Show position in google maps 69.21 59.93 134.570 23.41
Loss Of Signal 16:57:34 70.09N 15.21E Show position in google maps 350.40 5.02 144.227 19.01
Pass duration 12:35. Successfully decoded time 11:46, 65.9%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

Next NOAA POES Passes

Nr Spacecraft Downlink AOS UT +3h Max Elevation Duration Direction Azimuth
1. NOAA 18 137.9125 17:28:25 2.78 7:11 Northbound 283.03
2. NOAA 15 137.620 18:24:36 21.54 13:50 Northbound 268.88

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NOAA 18 APT 137.9125 MHz

Northbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 12:43:24-12:55:57 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 18 Orbit 32482 Northbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 15:43:24 24.36N 20.75E Show position in google maps 192.58 5.07 144.481 53.65
Time of Closest Approach 15:49:40 46.05N 13.87E Show position in google maps 263.97 36.00 137.750 43.07
Loss Of Signal 15:55:57 67.18N 0.30W Show position in google maps 334.54 4.99 144.566 27.36
Pass duration 12:33. Successfully decoded time 11:37, 92.6%.
Video A Visible Channel 1
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 19 APT 137.100 MHz

Northbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 11:24:14-11:37:16 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 19 Orbit 13327 Northbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 14:24:14 24.17N 28.03E Show position in google maps 175.91 5.09 144.355 63.28
Time of Closest Approach 14:30:45 46.83N 20.89E Show position in google maps 259.42 60.75 134.808 46.74
Loss Of Signal 14:37:16 68.77N 5.30E Show position in google maps 341.07 5.00 144.404 26.57
Pass duration 13:02. Successfully decoded time 12:41, 83.0%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 18 APT 137.9125 MHz

Northbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 11:02:39-11:15:10 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 18 Orbit 32481 Northbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 14:02:39 28.97N 45.03E Show position in google maps 135.31 5.10 144.485 52.11
Time of Closest Approach 14:08:54 50.53N 37.44E Show position in google maps 64.36 38.95 137.321 40.11
Loss Of Signal 14:15:10 71.21N 19.31E Show position in google maps 354.46 5.03 144.557 23.91
Pass duration 12:31. Successfully decoded time 12:19, 98.4%.
Video A Visible Channel 1
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 19 APT 137.100 MHz

Northbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 09:44:46-09:55:56 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 19 Orbit 13326 Northbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 12:44:46 33.36N 51.03E Show position in google maps 118.37 5.08 144.366 57.46
Time of Closest Approach 12:50:22 52.72N 43.76E Show position in google maps 59.12 24.15 139.683 41.64
Loss Of Signal 12:55:56 71.20N 27.09E Show position in google maps 0.68 5.01 144.402 24.14
Pass duration 11:10. Successfully decoded time 10:28, 78.0%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 15 APT 137.620 MHz

Southbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 04:00:59-04:13:14 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 15 Orbit 69268 Southbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 07:00:59 70.32N 34.15E Show position in google maps 6.83 5.05 144.194 6.83
Time of Closest Approach 07:07:09 49.53N 17.78E Show position in google maps 291.76 46.30 135.788 -2.16
Loss Of Signal 07:13:14 28.22N 10.69E Show position in google maps 217.54 4.99 144.115 -10.82
Pass duration 12:15. Successfully decoded time 11:28, 64.8%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 15 APT 137.620 MHz

Southbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 02:21:21-02:32:46 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 15 Orbit 69267 Southbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 05:21:21 65.50N 53.42E Show position in google maps 29.13 5.09 144.174 4.73
Time of Closest Approach 05:27:06 45.84N 41.53E Show position in google maps 94.11 27.47 138.666 -3.71
Loss Of Signal 05:32:46 25.92N 35.36E Show position in google maps 158.43 4.99 144.108 -11.68
Pass duration 11:25. Successfully decoded time 11:04, 80.5%.
Video A Mid Infrared Channel 3A
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 19 APT 137.100 MHz

Southbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 01:34:56-01:46:17 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 19 Orbit 13322 Southbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 04:34:56 71.19N 26.31E Show position in google maps 0.06 5.00 144.399 -6.47
Time of Closest Approach 04:40:38 52.29N 9.44E Show position in google maps 299.52 25.50 139.394 -24.94
Loss Of Signal 04:46:17 32.72N 2.19E Show position in google maps 239.41 5.01 144.370 -42.69
Pass duration 11:21. Successfully decoded time 10:56, 75.3%.
Video A Visible-Near Infrared Channel 2
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4

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NOAA 18 APT 137.9125 MHz

Southbound, On Fri 9 Sep 2011 At 01:12:36-01:25:49 UTC.
QTH: OPT-Suceava Planetarium 47.6417N 26.2464E Altitude 360 m. Local time at station is Universal Time +3h.
Images received with the ICOM PCR1000 receiver and Turnstile antenna.
http://observator.usv.ro/

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Satellite Pass Information

NOAA 18 Orbit 32475 Southbound On Friday 9 September 2011
 UTC +3hPositionAzimuthElevationPathlossSun Elevation
Acquisition Of Signal 04:12:36 69.89N 43.04E Show position in google maps 14.33 5.06 144.522 -4.11
Time of Closest Approach 04:19:16 47.68N 25.84E Show position in google maps 277.33 87.68 133.910 -23.11
Loss Of Signal 04:25:49 24.91N 18.43E Show position in google maps 198.04 5.01 144.426 -40.26
Pass duration 13:13. Successfully decoded time 12:55, 86.1%.
Video A Mid Infrared Channel 3A
Video B Thermal Infrared Channel 4