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Re: Pass Predicitions



Are you thinking of the old program ORBITS?  If so I have a copy here if
it no longer is distributed by AMSAT.  Also, be sure and use ITNCP in that
very slow program.  ITNCP stands for IT(no coprocessor).  It works very
well in old machines even using the display map.  Cliff K7RR

On Mon, 27 Jul 1998, Stephan Greene wrote:

> On Sun, 26 Jul 1998, Jeff Johns wrote:
> 
> > Does anyone know of any older software, either BASIC or DOS, that allows you
> > to input Keps and your latitude and longitude and have the software
> > generate pass predicitons in text form? I know sofe of the newer 'modern'
> > software will do this but I have a need for older software for use on an old
> > slow machine. Any comments would be appreciated.
> 
> How slow?  InstantTrack will run on a IBM-XT (albeit slowly).  Performance
> in text mode is acceptable even on 640K/4 MHz machines.  I recall that
> before I bought a copy of IT, I was using a simple DOS program that would
> run on anything that could run DOS.  There *might* be a copy on the amsat
> web site (I lost mine eons ago). 
> 
> Hope this helps.  73, Steve  KA1LM@amsat.org
> 
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