[amsat-bb] Re: Orbitron help please

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Sun Oct 28 20:31:47 PDT 2012

Oops, you're right...  It was SORTNENG I was thinking of.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Williamson" <kb5mu at amsat.org>
To: "George Henry" <ka3hsw at att.net>
Cc: "John Heath" <g7hia at btinternet.com>; "amsat bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2012 2:16 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Orbitron help please

On Oct 27, 2012, at 9:03 PM, George Henry <ka3hsw at att.net> wrote:
> There used to be a program called NASAWASH that would allow you to clean 
> up a TLE file by specifying, in a text file, which birds you were 
> interested in, and then running the program against the new TLE file each 
> time you downloaded it.  It would then output a TLE file containing only 
> the sats you specified.  I think it was available for download from the 
> AMSAT files area.

NASAWASH is still available at 
http://www.amsat.org/amsat-new/tools/softwareArchive.php#pc-util or direct 
from me at http://www.mustbeart.com/software/nasawash.html -- but it doesn't 
have that feature. It cleans up a TLE file but can't select a subset of the 

There are a couple of other old DOS programs still available on the AMSAT 
web site that do have the feature. Follow the link above and look for 

73  -Paul
kb5mu at amsat.org= 

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