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Re: Predict problem



Hi Bob.

> I noticed today that if I enter the multiple-satellite tracking mode in
> predict that the program hangs.  This doesn't happen if I use the -t
> option to specify the 2-line element file, but if I update with that
> same file the problem persists.
> 
> Has anyone else noticed anything like this?

Someone else reported this to me on Tuesday, and the problem turned out
to be that STARSHINE was in the TLE file, and STARSHINE recently decayed
in the Earth's atmosphere.  Apparently, the problem is the result of the
program trying to predict the next AOS of a satellite that has decayed
so much and is so low in altitude, that it can never above the horizon. 


73, de John, KD2BD

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