Re: satellite crossing photo

Randy John (skysat@home.com)
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 05:09:49 -0000

Earl,
    What is the period of an anti-collision light?  About 1 second?
Probably just enough time to cross the photo.
                Randy
----- Original Message -----
From: Earl Needham <KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG>
To: <SeeSat-L@blackadder.lmsal.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 1999 4:12 AM
Subject: Re: satellite crossing photo


> At 01:27 PM 9/29/1999 -0700, Dale Ireland wrote:
> >I just talked to a United pilot about that. The strobes are turned off or
> on by the
> >pilot and are "usually" not on while cruising. The wing tip lights are on
> constantly
> >and don't flash.
>
> FAR's require the flashing anti-collision light to be ion at all times...
>
> Earl
>
>
> Earl Needham, KD5XB    mailto:KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk N34d 25.446 W103d 12.700 (or so)
>
> Pet peeve: breath is a noun,  breathe is a verb (When you take a breath,
> you breathe...)
>