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Re: PREDICT Version 2.1.0 For Linux Released



Hi Jamie.

On Sat, 1 Apr 2000, jamie wrote:

> Hi John,
> Is there anyway to hook this up to a MEADE telescope with motor drives to
> visually see the satellites?  Perhaps there is other software too!?  Thanks for
> your time,
> 
> Jamie Morken

If you can come up with the needed mechanics to drive the telescope, and
the needed interface to connect it to your computer, you could write a
simple program to poll PREDICT for live tracking data, and send the
appropriate signals to the telescope controller to follow the satellite.

A sample program that demonstrates how such data can be polled from the
program using network sockets is included with the Linux version of 
PREDICT.  The rest is up to you.  :-)


73, de John, KD2BD

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