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    Default AMC-9 at 83 West is gone for good?

    AMC-9 located at 83W, may have exploded or may have been hit by something, the tracking company ExoAnalytic Solutions was tracking the satellite for SES when they saw what looked to pieces of the satellite come off it, SES lost communication with AMC-9 on June 17, and has been trying to regain communication since.

    This link shows pieces where the satellite should be, was it hit by something, or did it explode? One other possibility for the pieces could be that it started to rapidly tumble and broke apart, no one can tell as of yet.

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    Had to happen at some point, didn't it?

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    Now the question is....What caused it to break up??

    Was it hit by space debris?
    Was it hit by a meteor?
    Did something in side explode like one of the fuel tanks?
    Did one of the thrusters get stuck on and cause it to spin out of control?
    Or did Zorzoplex hit it on his way down to visit one of the Reptillian's?(or on his way up, drunk flying his spacecraft)

    And the bigger question is will the junk from this breakup hit other Geo satellites?
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    And the bigger question is will the junk from this breakup hit other Geo satellites?
    i don't know boss , guess we will have to wait N see ;x

    lets hope not
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    Odds are that no other bird will have an issue because of break up.
    My guess would be a rock hit it. Something the size of a baseball or smaller.

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    Here is the latest on AMC 9:
    spacenews dot com/ses-reconnects-with-amc-9-sights-possible-fragments
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    it was replaced.
    the old lotto channel is back with some data tp's that come and go.
    Signal is a lot lower so you need a 1meter dish at least.
    83w
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    tp 11835h 3978

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    Is the Lotto channel active all the time ?

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    color bars and the tone like the old days.
    I have a motorized 80cm dish and the quality is only 37%

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    signal quality is up to 42% so I can see the color bars and clock.
    none of the data tp's are active.

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    Excellent that will help me aim a dish in the near future. Thanks.

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    It was Rocket Man. He wanted to end T.V. for the amaricans

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    first_service is also on 87w
    12135h 3978

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