[amsat-bb] Re: SatPC32

David - KG4ZLB/MØZLB m0zlb at btinternet.com
Fri Aug 22 16:50:05 PDT 2008

Many thanks Alan and Pete, sorry for the late reply but SW Florida just 
had an electrical and rain storm that was way worse than anything Fay 
threw at us Tuesday and knocked the internet out!

I am looking at WinAOS, that is what I was looking for so thanks for that!

I am just comparing the listing given to the Countdown list on the main 
screen and there are some differences and can you also tell me what the 
significance is of the blue blocked entries on the list?



Alan P. Biddle wrote:
> David,
> The easiest way is to run the WinListen program, which is one of the
> auxiliary programs which is installed.  Start it up, pick the source of Keps
> and the satellite, time span and time step of interest, and then tick Rising
> and Setting.  You will note that the beginning and ending elevation usually
> is not exactly zero if you take the default step.  Pick something smaller,
> 10 seconds or so, and it will be very close.  There is an WinAOS program
> which gives related data in a slightly different format.  Hopes this helps.
> Alan




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