[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite tracking on Handheld PC
Wed Aug 23 09:13:27 PDT 2006
InstantTrack should work, use the no co-processor version (itncp.exe I
think). I started out running this on a 8086 with 640k....
73, Drew KO4MA
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From: "McGrane" <email@example.com>
To: "Brian Brindle" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 23, 2006 10:29 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Satellite tracking on Handheld PC
> Hi brian and thanks for information. I tried it but the program requires a
> 386 processor. The DOS emulation program emulates up to a 286. This
> Handheld PC is an intermediate device between a laptop and a palm type
> device. It uses a MIPS R4000 64 bit processor at 80 Mhz. The operating
> system is windows CE Version 2.0.
> The help is appreciated! thanks brian, 73, patrick n2oeq
> On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Brian Brindle wrote:
>> If you don't need the map you can try Predict. It's a text based
>> tracking program -
>> While I have not tried the DOS version listed on the web page the
>> Linux version works very well on my Linux based Pocket PC.
>> Brian - KG4NIQ
>> On 8/23/06, McGrane <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Greetings from Patrick, N2OEQ
>> > I need advice on tracking satellites with a handheld PC ( not pocket
>> > PC )
>> > I recently recieved a NEC mobilepro 750c HPC with a MIPS R4000
>> > processor.
>> > I downloaded a DOS emulation program and tried running the DOS STSPLUS
>> > program. The map took 25 minutes to draw so this is impractical.
>> > Any ideas or experience would be appreciated.
>> > Thanks in advance for your suggestions, pat
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