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Re: Y2K in the Satellite Tracking Software



Try the y2k fixed version of GrafTrak that you can
get at  http://www.rcallen.com

Enjoy!
Richard Allen, W5SXD

PS: You also left your computer clock set for Jan 1 2000
after your test ...

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.
 >
 > Good Dx...
 >
 > Juan Machuca
 > EB7(I´m waiting my letters)
 > LOC: IM76SR
 > ===========================
 > Juan EB7 --> EM76sr
 > esp7xx@teleline.es
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