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Re: Y2K in the Satellite Tracking Software





Juan EB wrote:
> 
> Yesterday I made a simulation "Y2K" in my computer and many of the
> Satellite tracking Software crashed: LogSat v3.00, WinOrbit v3.5 and
> others. Now we can see many demo of those programs but with some of the
> functions out. There are two solutions for this problem that I see:
> 
> 1.- Put the computer date in 1993 or 1982
> 
> 2.- Download the new satellite tracking software made in the year 2000.
> 
> I believe that the first solution repairs the problem for the time being
> but we have this problem until get a new program for it. But I believe the
> first can be a problem because this satellite in last year couldn´t be in
> the same place.
> 
> Only TrakSat and STSPlus can fixed this problem.

This is not correct.  Many other programs are Y2K compliant.  Visit the
AMSAT Web site.

> 
> Good Dx...
> 
> Juan Machuca
> EB7(I´m waiting my letters)
> LOC: IM76SR
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