Re: mmccants tles and sattrack.

From: Russ Bessom (russbessom@desurf.com)
Date: Fri Mar 15 2002 - 12:53:24 EST

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----- Original Message -----
From: "McConahy, Ralph" <RMcConahy@jgld.gdscc.nasa.gov>
To: "'Russ Bessom'" <russbessom@desurf.com>
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 5:06 PM
Subject: RE: mmccants tles and sattrack.

>
> Russ,
>
> Modulo is what remains after dividing by the Mod number. Mod 7 needs a
> calculator, but since we deal in base 10, Mod 10 is easy. To do Mod 10
> simply ignore all digits but the last one:
>
>   123 MOD 10 = 3
>    14 MOD 10 = 4
>   157 MOD 10 = 7
>     2 MOD 10 = 2
>    20 MOD 10 = 0
> 31456 MOD 10 = 6
>      etc.
>
>   --Ralph
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russ Bessom [mailto:russbessom@desurf.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 2:23 AM
> To: SeeSat
> Subject: Re: mmccants tles and sattrack.
>
>
> Very Nice Ralph,
> And now for the rest of us dummy's, go to Windows calculator, select
> scientific view, enter the total per TLE line i.e. 157, push the "Mod"
> button, then push the 10 button.  Then push equals.  Hey look it dat!
>
> Russ Bessom - russbessom@desurf.com
> Zweibruecken Germany
> Lat 49.14.0 N / Long 7.19.0 E - 325m
>

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