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Re: Instant Track 1.50 default sat track



Thanks to all for the "!" reminder. It's been 10 years or more and an
exclamation mark is hard to remember. Heck, I feel good that I could even
recall that you could change it!

hasan schiers
schiers@netins.net
N0AN


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dr. Jim Akers" <jakers@ECE.MsState.EDU>
To: "hasan schiers" <schiers@prairieinet.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 10:26 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Instant Track 1.50 default sat track


>
>
> Dr. Jim Akers
> Dept. of Electrical
> and Computer Engineering
> Miss. State Univ.
>
> Hasan,
>
> On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, hasan schiers wrote:
>
> >
> > It's been so long (> 10 yrs) since I used this program, and I can't
recall
> > how to fix this:
> >
> > There is a way to control what 7 default satellites show up in the main
> > (program opening - main menu), and text tracking screen. It appears that
the
> > program merely selects the first 7 objects in it's numbered database,
which
> > of course, includes the sun and the moon.
>
> You can download the manual from AMSAT.ORG...it's free.  But to answer
> your question directly.  Go to sat update and select manual edit, select a
> sat and look at the groups line which is 3rd from the bottom.  If you put
> ! in this entry, it will show up as one of the displayed sats.  I don't
> know what happens if you select more than 7 but my guess is that it will
> display the first 7.  There are other groupings you can set using this
> technique....better get the manual.
>
> 73....Jim...W5VZF.
>
> > I would like to change (like delete Mir and add a LU) the order and/or
> > replace some of these birds. I could manually edit the database, but
that
> > seems like a lot of work. Is there an easier way?
> >
> > I forgot how much I liked this program. Even with all the "fancy" Win98
> > based programs out there, I still am very fond of Instant Track and it
seems
> > to run just fine in a dos window of Win98SE. (It is a processor hog).
> >
> > 73
> > hasan schiers
> > schiers@netins.net
> > N0AN
> >
> >
> >
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