[amsat-bb] Re: Orbitron help

Eric Knaps, ON4HF on4hf at telenet.be
Fri Feb 5 09:13:19 PST 2010

Op 5/02/2010 15:44, Dads schreef:
> Hi: Some one helped me before with an Orbitron problem but I lost his e-
> mail address.
>             The problem is I got a new laptop with Vista
>            Everything works except it won,t download the keps on the
> internet.
>            The strange part it says it is doing the download but it never
> shows the update
>             on the sat /Orb info on the program.
>                When I first bring the program up on my computer it says to
> update because they are over
>              30 days old.
>              So I say yes to up date but it   never gets to the program.
>               I have worked it this for quite awhile with no success.
>                Jerry w0sat
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Hello Jerry,

I had the same problem on windows 7.
How did I solve this? I went to the windows explorer and selected the 
orbitron directory with the right mouse button and then selected 
The entire directory was read only so I couldn't update the kepler data.
Just give it a try.

Good luck!

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