[amsat-bb] Its not your Keps
g7hia at btinternet.com
Fri Oct 7 12:29:12 PDT 2011
I doubt the problem is your keps if you have an up to date set from any of the
You might want to check the following:
Your PC clock may not have the correct time
There may be something in an initialisation routine that has set a default time
zone, or an offset from UTC
This can be tricky with some PC's and software. You might have to set your PC
clock to UTC.
Entering your lat/long, East or West of the Grenwich (0) meridian. There is no
convention on this some programs want a plus sign ahead of your longitude some a
Those are the things that have caught me out in the past.
BTW - dont expect agreement to the second between different tracking software.
Its only a prediction and not all programs use the exact same algorithms to do
73 John G7HIA
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