W3 about to move again ???

From: satcom (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Fri Nov 05 2004 - 11:00:17 EST

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    It's been noticed that on the Eutelsat site , the location 21 degs east ,
    has been allocated to W3...as a replacement for the heavilly inclined
    Eut2F3.
    
    W3 has only recently moved from 7E to 48 east....it took about 6 weeks to
    trundle across the arc.
    
    Seems strange that this bird should now be slated to move back again.
    The TLEs dont reflect any movement as yet , and of course I'm still ...yes
    still , under this blanket of cloud , so cant check it visually.
    
    Wonder if anyone has any more info about the proposed move ?
    
    Thanks,
    
    John
    
    
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