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Re: AO-40: transponder off!!



doug, NA1DB wrote:

>(If Windows was not junk, it would be able to figure
>it out for itself...)"

When PROPERLY set up, Windows DOES automatically adjust for Daylight Savings
Time.

It seems that most of the people bashing Windows, do not have a clue how to
use a very intuitive operating system.

73,

Woody
KJ4SO


----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Braun & Nadia Papakonstantinou" <doug@dougbraun.com>
To: "Alan K. Adamson" <ne1h@highrf.com>; "Margaret Leber"
<maggie@voicenet.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 9:16 AM
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-40: transponder off!!


> At 01:01 AM 5/31/01 , Douglas Braun & Nadia Papakonstantinou wrote:
>
> >SatTrack seems to work for me in the sense that when I point my
> >antenna where it says, I hear the satellite.  I have also
> >been playing with a Windows program called "WinOrbit", but
> >it seems to be way off in predicting AO40's position.
>
>
> It turns out that I forgot to tell WinOrbit that it was daylight
> savings time.  (If Windows was not junk, it would be able to figure
> it out for itself...)
>
> Now Winorbit and SatTrack give vitually identical results
> (except, of course, for the squint angle).
>
> doug
> NA1DB
>
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