[amsat-bb] Re: Tracking Program

Joseph Armbruster josepharmbruster at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 07:12:01 PDT 2011


I intended to release an android app that would allow you to map ARISSat-1
and receive the telemetry for it.  However, I never did put the finishing
touches on it and publish it <grin>.  I did show it to a few AMSAT people
though and they seemed to like the idea.  My implementation consisted of a
2D map view using the Google Maps API.  There were options to control the
rendered tracks, including:
- minutes before / after to show
- number of tracks to show
- how often to update

I would like to turn this into a generic tracking app down the road.  This
app would only provide a 2D map, to start out.  Some features I wanted to
add include:
- ground footprint of satellite
- one-touch-predictions

Are you a developer?  Would you be interested in helping out with it?  If
you have not done mobile development before, maybe think twice :-)  It's Not

Let me know,
Joseph Armbruster

On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 9:15 AM, H. Vordenbaum <tower2 at stx.rr.com> wrote:

> Has anyone found a tracking program for the Droid system?
> 73, Harvey
> K5HV
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