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RE: PREDICT Question

Thanks John that explains the 0.000 return, will advance my CPU clock to a

Thanks for an awesome program.

It does alot of things I could have only dreamed of and it all runs under

When you interface with perl the mind boggles as to what you can do with it.

I am aiming to make an all LINUX tracking PC predict will be the heart of

Cheers Andrew VK4TEC


-----Original Message-----
From: John Magliacane [mailto:kd2bd@yahoo.com]
Sent: Sunday, 28 August 2005 12:58 AM
To: Andrew Rich; amsat-bb@amsat.org
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] PREDICT Question

--- Andrew Rich <vk4tec@tech-software.net> wrote:

> Yep got all that but when I ask for doppler for ISS is get 0.000
> when i ask for doppler for OSCAR-10 I get a real number.
> so why is ISS 0 ?

Maybe the ISS was below your horizon at the time?  (0.000
is normally returned when the satellite is not in range of
your groundstation.)

BTW, predict.db contains transponder information that is used by
PREDICT in the Single Satellite Tracking Mode to display Doppler
corrected uplink and downlink frequency information.

73, de John, KD2BD

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