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Re: Re: Sat Tracking/Best



I'm not sure what your saying in your message...but IT does give 
visibility info and more...I consider it one of the best  to use on a
real pc...been using IT for 7 years now and have tried many other
programs and still use IT.
                                   Samuel KD4ESV EL87

On Tue, 6 Jul 1999 15:13:57 -0700 (PDT) Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604
<faunt@netcom.com> writes:
>IT doesn't do the map screen on an HP200.  And it won't do anything
>like give visibilty info.  If you could put the sun in a group with
>the satellite of interest, it'd come pretty close to the latter,
>but...
>
>I don't think it'll output an ephemeris to a file, either.
>IT is nice but for many things it's just a bit short of features.
>73, doug
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>   At 09:48 1999-07-06 , Jeff Johns wrote:
>   >On Tue, 06 Jul 1999 14:18:15 +0200, Frits Westra 
><fwestra@hetnet.nl> wrote:
>   >
>   >> predictions? I don't need fancy displays of maps, only 
>predictions of
>   >> satellite passes for a given time period, listing time above 
>the
>   >> horizon, azimuth, max elevation. Preferably a DOS program. It 
>would be
>   >> nice if such a program would easily accept any given times, 
>dates,
>   >> years, so I can finally check up on visual sat observations I 
>had in
>   >> the past.
>   >
>   >I use both STS Plus and Predict on my HP200LX Palmtop PC. I 
>actually use STS
>   >to amaze people at what my little computer can do and use Predict 
>for pass
>   >predictions. Predict is an awesome little program that is accurate 
>(at least
>   >for me). It's available at the Amsat site and is written by John 
>Magliacane
>   >KD2BD.
>
>
>   Well what about using Instant track????   It is a DOS based program 
>that has
>   been used for YEARS and still is worth using. It works well in a 
>windoze setup
>   also!!!
>
>
>
>   73, Bill N4XEO
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