[amsat-bb] Simulate past passes in MacDoppler w/o changing OS date/time?

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 19:57:41 UTC 2016

Yeah, I normally use Orbitron and it does this easily, but I'm
travelling and all I have is a MacBook Pro. I guess I will virtualize
windows so I can use Orbitron easily in the future.

73, KG4AKV

On Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 3:34 PM, Bryan KL7CN <bryan at kl7cn.net> wrote:
> After extensive research and experimentation, I was able to reliably handle past pass prediction using Orbitron.
> predict on the command line also works, but Orbitron is more flexible for day-to-day use with past passes.
> Orbitron is Windows-only, FYI.
> -- bag
> Bryan KL7CN/W6
> On Jun 18, 2016, at 12:28, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just setup MacDoppler last night and got it to do basically what I
> wanted but I can't figure out if it's possible to simulate past/future
> passes beyond the 6 hour +/- changes you can make with the slider. I
> can get beyond that limit if I change the system date/time but I'd
> prefer not to have to do that to get what I want.
> I did see you can get predictions for anytime but what I'm interested
> in is not just that, but watching the map from the past passes.
> Is there a way to do that?
> 73,
> John Brier KG4AKV
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