[amsat-bb] Re: Gpredict
ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 4 22:36:33 PDT 2011
I use it all the time. See below.
Let me know if you need any screen shots or have any additional questions.
> From: clintbradford at mac.com
> Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 15:36:57 -0700
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Gpredict
> I need a couple user comments regarding Gpredict, please. A friend just told me it needed to be
> added to my TRACKING page at ...
> ... and I just cannot devote time to play with it until late in the week.
> Easy to install?
Yes. I use it on my Linux system, and it "just works".
> Easy to enter current location?
Yes. Edit->Preferences->Ground Station->New. Put in your Lat/Lon and you're done.
> Painless Keplerian data updates - and able to choose WHICH Kep data you want to use?
Automatic update via Web, or manually read in text Keps file. Web fetch is configurable as to source. which element files to use, and when to update.
> MANY thanks!
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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