gps sats

From: Kevin Fetter (kevin_fetter@hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Feb 25 2002 - 21:12:27 EST

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    It appears the the oig has mixed up the gps satellite id's.
    
    For example
    
        CURRENT BLOCK II/IIA/IIR SATELLITES
                      ===================================
    
          LAUNCH                 LAUNCH     FREQ            US SPACE
          ORDER    PRN  SVN       DATE      STD     PLANE   COMMAND **
        ---------------------------------------------------------------
          *II-1          14     14 FEB 89                    19802
           II-2     02   13     10 JUN 89    Cs       B3     20061
          *II-3          16     18 AUG 89                    20185
          *II-4          19     21 OCT 89                    20302
           II-5     17   17     11 DEC 89    Rb       D3     20361
          *II-6          18     24 JAN 90                    20452
          *II-7          20     26 MAR 90                    20533
    
    Elements from the oig
    
    NAVSTAR 13 (USA 35)
    1 19802U 89013A   02055.27167543 -.00000044 +00000-0 +10000-3 0 00622
    2 19802 056.5213 032.6153 0047708 056.3699 304.0861 01.85322966094612
    NAVSTAR 14 (USA 38)
    1 20061U 89044A   02055.45061455 +.00000029 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 02394
    2 20061 053.4282 200.4691 0225508 247.4440 110.1149 02.00759232093148
    NAVSTAR 15 (USA 42)
    1 20185U 89064A   02054.94053513 -.00000045 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 01132
    2 20185 056.3673 031.5149 0012401 193.1910 166.7789 01.86086972090979
    NAVSTAR 16 (USA 47)
    1 20302U 89085A   02055.58039975 -.00000007 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 02929
    2 20302 053.2831 140.4597 0007416 285.1200 074.8313 01.89425867090350
    NAVSTAR 17 (USA 49)
    1 20361U 89097A   02054.95120476 -.00000052 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 00304
    2 20361 056.1197 331.6541 0136471 185.4318 174.4521 02.00564682079988
    NAVSTAR 18 (USA 50)
    1 20452U 90008A   02055.16925020 +.00000013 +00000-0 +00000-0 0 09542
    2 20452 054.9195 084.5609 0011367 143.9122 216.2425 01.89596798087908
    NAVSTAR 19 (USA 54)
    1 20533U 90025A   02055.71508173 +.00000042 +00000-0 +10000-3 0 08363
    2 20533 053.6890 209.7890 0037480 070.8226 289.5428 01.91039880085479
    
    According to the oig, Navstar 13 is norad number 19802, yet it is 20061.
    
    Others are mixed up to.
    
    On the celestrak website there id's are ok.
    
    I have to let them know, and see what happens.
    
    Kevin
    
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