[amsat-bb] Re: help with pcsat32 - predictions wrong -e verything else is correct

Mark L. Hammond marklhammond at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 18:03:03 PST 2011

Hi Zach,

Couple quick things to check:

1--make sure you're using the same TLE file for both WinAOS and the regular part of SatPC32

2--make sure you go into Setup/Observer and get your lat/long, time zone, etc. correct

I suspect it's one of those...


Mark N8MH 

At 05:07 PM 1/24/2011 -0800, zach hillerson wrote:
>I recently downloaded pcsat32 and find it pretty amazing.  I have verified that the keps are current and the time and coordinates are all correct.  The program also shows all of the sats that I track in the proper place.  When i click the countdown, these times are correct as well.  However, when i try to get a prediction through WinAOS, the times are off by approx. 15 minutes and the coordinates for the pass are wrong.  I am comparing the satpc32 results to both amsat and satscape.  
>Any ideas what might be causing this?  I'd love to find a solution!
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