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Re: Pass Predicitions



It is still distributed by AMSAT and is not freeware!

Clifford Buttschardt wrote:
> 
> 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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