[amsat-bb] Re: App for iPad

Clint Bradford clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 17 10:46:50 PDT 2012

I have been a user of PocketSat since its old Palm PDA version (still supported, BTW!). 
It has since been updated/upgraded to PocketSat3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch - 
and there's an Android version, too.

The "OSCAR News" review was, IMHO, a little weird. "Too many options," the 
reviewer wrote. For me, it is a simple program to use, and painless to update the 
Keps of my choice. I can go to any date and easily search for passes of the sats I 
am interested in. Both a "radar" map and a Earth view map is viewable.

Of all the apps in that review, the author does note, "... [PocketSat] has the best web site 
for support, including a manual." For me, support is important. And being able to contact the 
program author with questions and ideas - and receiving timely replies - is valuable to me.

Of the 300+ apps of all categories that I have downloaded/purchased for my iOS 
devices, PocketSat3 was the most expensive - at $25. When I consider the ease of use, 
the feature set, the available author, and the support message group that you get for that 
one-time fee, I have absolutely no reservations recommending PocketSat to all.

Links to ...

PocketSat+ for Palm, Pocket PC - $25
PocketSat3 for iPhone, touch, iPad - $25
GoSatWatch - iPhone/touch/iPad - $10

... on the TRACKING page at http://www.work-sat.com

Clint K6LCS

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