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Re: NOVA TRACK question



Friends,

Tim is correct, Nova_Tune + SASI Sat Tracker would require two free
printer ports.  Add-on multi-port cards are about $15, I think.  As for
USB, it's beastly complicated (therefore expensive) for the tiny market
that we represent.

MRO

Tim Pickett wrote:
 > 
 > The only problem with the new Nova-Tune is you must have TWO printer ports
 > to use Nova-Tune, and say SASI-Sat-Tracker, or any other tracker that uses a
 > printer port.
 > Too bad they didn't make the interface also offer USB to solve that problem.
 > 
 > Tim Pickett, KG8OC
 > Michigan AMSAT Area Coordinator
 > kg8oc@amsat.org http://www.qsl.net/kg8oc
 > 
 > ----- Original Message -----
 > From: "Michael Owen" <mowen@stlawu.edu>
 > To: "Ron G. Seiler" <r_seiler@junction.net>
 > Cc: "AMSAT-BB" <AMSAT-BB@amsat.org>
 > Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2001 6:25 AM
 > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] NOVA TRACK question
 > 
 > > Ron & friends,
 > >
 > > Perhaps I misunderstood the question.  Nova for Windows continues to
 > > support all the tracking interfaces that it always has, including the
 > > SASI Sat Tracker, Kansas City Tracker, etc., under Windows 9x, NT, 2000,
 > > and XP.
 > >
 > > W9IP
 > >
 > > "Ron G. Seiler" wrote:
 > > >
 > > > Hello Michael,
 > > >
 > > > Only Uni_Trac is mentioned.  Does this mean that Nova_Tune does not
 > support
 > > > the old hardware (SASI Tuner) I bought to use with the DOS version of
 > Nova?
 > > >
 > > > NLSA still sells SASI trackers so I assume they have some working
 > > > relationship with SASI.  I hope that upgrading to Nova for Windows
 > doesn't
 > > > mean I have to replace my reliable and somewhat expensive (for a poor
 > > > Canadian who is paid in 62 cent dollars) tuner interface.
 > > >
 > > > 73,
 > > >
 > > > Ron VE7VVW
 > > >
 > > > -----Original Message-----
 > > > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
 > Behalf Of
 > > > Michael Owen
 > > > Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2001 15:18
 > > > To: APBIDDLE@MAILAPS.ORG
 > > > Cc: AMSAT-BB
 > > > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] NOVA TRACK question
 > > >
 > > > Alan & friends,
 > > >
 > > > Nova_Tune shares several features with the tuning portion of Uni_Trac.
 > > > Both Nova_Tune and Uni_Trac are completely supported by Nova for
 > > > Windows.  http://www.nlsa.com/novatune.html for more information
 > > >
 > > > 73,
 > > > W9IP
 > > >
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 > > --
 > > Michael R. Owen, Ph.D.                      Dept. of Geology
 > > Northern Lights Software Associates         St. Lawrence University
 > > http://www.nlsa.com                         mowen@stlawu.edu
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-- 
Michael R. Owen, Ph.D.     Northern Lights Software Associates
http://www.nlsa.com        nlsa@nlsa.com

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