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Re: VR-85 help



There are DOS tracking programs offered by AMSAT and if you want to use DOS
to work the Pacsats, get PB/PG and go to town.  

Jeff Johns wrote:
> 
> On 11-26 07:13pm, the following was written:
> 
> > I second that sentiment!  I have not seen a Windows version yet that
> > has managed to impress me, so I'm sticking with the tecnically superior
> > choice.
> 
> Jim & group:
> 
> I have to agree! It's amazing what I do with DOS ham apps on my little
> HP200LX palmtop PC. I track Mir using STSOrbit, then when it's time for it
> to appear I switch to BayCom and proceed to have fun! It seems like
> everubody who is a technogeek like me is rushing out to buy the latest
> little Window$ CE units with the fancy color screens, but to the best of my
> knowledge there aren't any ham apps for them, much less software that will
> allow someone to connect to a LEO satellite with them. I'm also getting
> ready to dedicate a HP100LX that I keep as a spare for APRS work in my
> Sheriff's patrol car (provided DOS APRS will run on it). DOS just seems to
> me to be such a stable OS and there's no memory hungry GUI, but like I said,
> I'm a technogeek and like commandline interfaces. Anyway, that's my $0.02
> worth. Happy Thanksiving all and have fun. Oh yeah.... Jim I'll see you on
> Mir later this eveing via my DOS palmtop <grin>.
> 
> 73 Jeff KF4KGQ
> 
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>     |    Satellite: MIR (R0MIR-1)     | Jefferson County Sheriff's Dept |
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