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RE: AO-40: transponder off!!



The Daylight Savings Time changeover doesn't work for 16-bit applications, 
like WinOrbit.  So maybe it is a reason to slam Windoze after all..

I personally like any excuse!! :-)

Fred W0FMS


>From: "laura halliday" <marsgal42@hotmail.com>
>To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
>Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] AO-40: transponder off!!
>Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 16:13:40
>
>Douglas Braun <doug@dougbraun.com> wrote:
>
>>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...)
>
>Windows automatically adjusts for summer time. This is
>part of why it wants to know where you live, so it can
>switch on the correct dates.
>
>There are many reasons to slam Windows, but this isn't
>one of them. Sounds like a bug in WinOrbit.
>
>Just checking that ice...it's *hot* around here...and
>who is that dude with the pitchfork?
>
>Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
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