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bio website kd7uiy.com
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I'm an systems engineer, with some focus on complex systems, signal processing and a bit of control systems. My current job title is "Senior Satellite Systems Engineer". I am also a hobby photographer, and avid android programmer. I am the programmer of the Android app Psychic Tester, Ham Finder, and Qsl Mapper. I am also the author of the blog, The Making of a Ham, and the photographer on PearsonArtPhoto.com.

To see some of my photography, check out the following sites:


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comment Is there a way to create an artificial solar eclipse?
The altitude is the distance from the observer, that's what. For an eclipse to happen, the object in orbit would have to be directly overhead, and that distance happens to be the altitude.
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comment Video of Earth spinning?
On SO I have an answer to one of my questions that has 10 upvotes and doesn't even remotely work, and on SO you can actually test it fairly easily, so...
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@Jitter: Not sure what I did, but I think you are right...
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answered Do all celestial objects have stationary orbit?