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Re: AO-40 question.



And I am willing to bet that your program would not like the tilde actually
typed in there.

Gene Harlan - WB9MMM
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Frederick M. Spinner" <fspinner@hotmail.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 10:05 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 question.


>
> Bob, you are an engineer, you should know this.. tilde is often used for
> "about equal" when on a computer.
>
> Looks like you need "Large Fonts" enabled, eh?
>
> Fred W0FMS
>
>
> >From: Bob Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>
> >To: Reinhard Richter <dj1km@AMSAT.Org>
> >CC: "Michael P. Olbrisch" <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>,   "_AMSAT_list (E-mail)"
> ><amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> >Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] AO-40 question.
> >Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 09:39:28 -0500 (EST)
> >
> >On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Reinhard Richter wrote:
> >
> > > You will always find actual ALON/ALAT data on the webpage
> >www.amsat-dl.org.
> > > Look for AO-40 Update. ...
> > > So it might be ~317/4 for today.
> >
> >Why the tilde character in front? "~".  It was not until I saw this this
> >morning and then was thinking to myself that I wonder if -317 is the same
> >as +43 degrees... then I looked closer and realized it was a tilde and
not
> >a minus sign.  I guess I have had it wrong all along...
> >
> >Having eyes over 40 is a curse...
> >
> >And I think now that INSTANTRACK version 1.52 takes those numbers
directly
> >now as written and gives the correct answer.  No reply needed if
> >afirmative. (as long as you dont missread the ~ as a - as I have been
> >doing)...
> >
> >Bob, wb4apr
> >
> >
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