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Differences in tracking software



Steve,

Just for grins, I tried 5 different tracking programs at the same time. 
All were running the same keps.  All showed different positions.  

I've noticed this before.  I know some programs are looking for your QTH
coordinates in DD.MM.SS, while other's look for the coordinates in a
decimal format.  There is some ambiguity here, and *MIGHT* explain your
difference, if you don't have it in the form the program seeks.  But,
from my experience, NONE of them agree!

73, Mike


Steve H.- KF4FQT wrote:
>  I am using a WinOrbit in Windows 95.  I have noted that J-Track on the
> web does not show the same positions as the WinOrbit program.  That
> gives...who is right ?  I have loaded keps from AMSAT and the whole
> "nine yards".    Offset is set to -5 for southeast US.  Any help would
> be appreciated.
>     Thanks,
>         Steve H.- KF4FQT

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