[amsat-bb] Re: Old time change date?

Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL vlfiscus at mcn.net
Mon Oct 20 12:10:45 PDT 2008

At 07:22 PM 10/19/2008 -0700, Paul Williamson <kb5mu at amsat.org>  wrote:
>At 8:43 AM -0400 10/19/04, Doug Kuitula wrote:
> >Hi all,
> > Would this have been the date for the old time change back standard 
> time inthe U.S.?
>No. Under the old rules, time would have changed next weekend (on the last 
>Sunday in October).
> >Seems like my sat passe are off by a bunch using Instant Track.
>You can always check what time InstantTrack thinks it is by looking in the 
>upper left corner of the screen. If you then hit the Z key, InstantTrack 
>will toggle between local time and UTC.
>InstantTrack does not know the new rules for Daylight Saving Time. If you 
>change your computer's clock for DST, or allow Windows to do so, you'll 
>need to reconfigure InstantTrack each time. This is covered in the 
>InstantTrack FAQ at http://www.amsat.org/amsat/intro/itfaq.html
>73  -Paul

Would it be possible for you to add a setting to the ini file where the 
actual change over dates can be entered the next time you modify IT?


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