[amsat-bb] Re: Satellite tracking programming ideas

Phil phillor at telstra.com
Fri Feb 1 23:18:33 PST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anthony Monteiro" <aa2tx at comcast.net>
To: "Phil" <phillor at telstra.com>; "Amsat-Bb" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Friday, February 01, 2008 1:17 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Re: Satellite tracking programming ideas

> At 10:57 PM 1/30/2008, Phil wrote:
>>If I read the frequency once per second while spinning the tuning knob,
>>occasionally I'll see an incorrect value. That same value persists until
>>the knob is moved again. I can see the problem but not the answer.

Thanks again for the replies Tony and Nate.

Problem solved. It wasn't hardware but instead a bug, caused by the use of a
signed char that sometimes caused a frequency calculation error.

I've been tracking AO-40's ghost for the past few weeks and I'm enthused
again and look forward to making contact once again through a real


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