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Re: Oscar Locator



In a message dated 1/19/2006 4:12:45 PM Central Standard Time, 
dguimon1@san.rr.com writes: 
> 
> >Pleased to see the revived interest in the Oscar Locator.
> >To use this graphical tracking aid you need Equatorial Crossing 
> >Times (EQX's) for the satellite in question.
> >
> >"old style" tracking software could produce EQX tables.
> >Does any of the new stuff do the same?
> 
> Hi John,
> 
> I'm sort of reviving my interest in old tyme Oscar functions....
> 
> I used to get the EQX tables from QST (Glad they had an interest in 
> Amateur satellites then!!), and seem to  remember there were other sources..
> 
> However, if there is a program that produces them I would sure be 
> interested....So would my grandson...he is in computer sciences in 
> college, and we have fun playing with basic and basica on an OLD  DOS 
> computer...
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>             73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
>                     Disagree: I learn....
> 
>                Pulling for P3E... 
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N4HY's QuikTrak still does EQX and will run on virtually anything from the 
oldest of the DOS macnines to Windows XP.  Give it a try!

73 - Keith, W5IU
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