[amsat-bb] Re: PocketSat, RIP ???
myles.landstein at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 15:19:18 PST 2009
Don't know if anyone will port the app over to the new palm os , but the Palm Pre for example can run most of the older palm/os apps via an emulator
On Nov 16, 2009, at 5:54 PM, Ronald Nutter wrote:
> I am probably the one you are talking about. There appears to be a
> misunderstanding. What I was trying to say was that with the palm
> having been end of lifed by the Palm folks in terms of the PalmOS that
> other solutions would have to be sought. Since I seem to be one of the
> few that doesnt have an iPhone, I hadnt had the reason to look for that
> type of solution and had moved to a netbook as the next best option that
> I was able to find.
> Clint Bradford wrote:
>> Unfortunately, I heard "one of us" report last week that "PocketSat
>> isn't really popular any more, with the demise of the Palm computing
>> platform ... "
>> That's woefully incorrect on many fronts.
>> Palm users are plentiful, and Jim is still supporting us. PocketSat+
>> is still the best Palm-platform satellite tracking software available,
>> IMHO. Support still at ...
>> But Jim has not let his programming skills stagnate. We now have
>> PocketSat3 for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch devices. It provides
>> gorgeous screen graphics for our passes. Available in the Apple Store.
>> Docs and support at Jim's new site at ...
>> It works marvelously on my new 32GB iPod touch. AMSAT's keps are one
>> of the four default sets for painless download. Recently added is a
>> "View Constellation" mode - which overlays your view of the heavens on
>> a sat pass.
>> There are several "satellite trackers" in the Apple Store ... from
>> free to $.099 to a few bucks. I have tried five others. NONE of them
>> come close to the feature set, ease of use, and product support that
>> one receives with PocketSat3.
>> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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