[amsat-bb] Re: Still having problems with the new kep format??
Michael R. Owen
nlsa at nlsa.com
Fri Oct 27 15:48:57 PDT 2006
You can tell Nova to keep the satellite names that already exist when
you update Keps. It's a check-box in Main Menu/KepElements/Disk file
update/Manual update from file.
Perry Yantis wrote:
>Can anyone tell my why Celestian bbs changed it kep format from something
>simple and easy to use to something that don't work!!!!
>Again today I have downloaded the new keps, then in Word Pad deleted the
>satellites I don't want and the +- that I don't want and resaved the file.
>But once again my sat programs reject these new files.
>I may start using the Amsat keps that are in the NASAbare files as these
>are text without extra stuff.
>The problem with these keps are the sat names are different from what I
>have in my programs now (nova and Uni-trak) and as a result
>I will have to re enter all the satellites.
>As a result I am very ticked off that things were changed that cause all
>Why can't the sat keps be simple text files that all use the same names and
>no extra stuff.
>This should not be this much of a problem.
>pyantis at earthlink.net
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Michael R. Owen, Ph.D.
Northern Lights Software Associates
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