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Re: Are there any Linux users using autotracking?



Date sent:      	Sun, 07 Jan 2001 14:44:57 +0000
From:           	Viktor Kudielka <viktor.kudielka@ieee.org>
To:             	Hamish Moffatt <hamish@cloud.net.au>
Copies to:      	amsat-bb@amsat.org
Subject:        	Re: [amsat-bb] Are there any Linux users using autotracking?


Then you send your modified version to Bester Tracking Systems 
and let them distribute it...
> Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 09:26:52AM +0000, Viktor Kudielka wrote:
> > > Has anybody implemented the SDP4 model (orbital periods > 225 min)
> > > for SatTrack ?
> > 
> > The license doesn't allow you to make those sort of modifications.
> 
> Hamish,
> 
> The license reads as follows:
> 
>  SatTrack may be modified for personal     
> purposes, but modified versions may NOT be distributed without prior    
> consent of Bester Tracking Systems.                                      
> 
> I have done modifications in the past, in AO-13 days even under the
> advice of Manfred Bester, had a fix for the Y2K bug, and I think 
> I am perfectly allright to modify the module with the "TLE mean" model,
> as long as I do it in my own system and don't distribute it.
> Any objections ?
> 	73, Viktor OE1VKW
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