[amsat-bb] Recommended satellite tracking app for Android?
steve.w5iem at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 02:42:52 UTC 2015
I am a fan of ISS Detector. It certainly isn't just for the ISS, either.
The developer has all of the amateur radio satellites in the app, and you
can set alerts for certain satellites along with a minimum elevation.
Great widget as well, which allows for a quick glance at the objects you
On Mon, Aug 10, 2015, 10:35 PM Greg Dolkas <ko6th.greg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Tap on one of the passes, and it will bring up an Az / El compass showing
> the pass arc and where the bird is in real time. Aim your antenna as
> indicated, and off you go.
> Greg. KO6TH
> On August 10, 2015 7:15:15 PM PDT, David Rush <david at rushtone.com> wrote:
> >I've got AmsatDroid Free, and it's fine for seeing upcoming passes and
> >has some other useful features, but it doesn't seem to provide
> >information on where to point my antenna during a pass. It provides AOS
> >azimuth, max el, and LOS azimuth, but nothing real-time, unless I'm
> >missing something.
> >I'll check out the other suggestions.
> >73, David, ky7dr
> >On 2015-08-10 16:54, Clayton W5PFG wrote:
> >> AmsatDroid Free is probably the most-utilized app on my smartphone.
> >> I like PocketSat3 also but it's more complex (many more features.)
> >> does a lot more advanced things you'd expect out of a desktop
> >> application.
> >> AmsatDroid Free handles my primary needs very well and therefore I
> >> it regularly. It also is available at every radio amateur's favorite
> >> price.
> >> 73
> >> Clayton
> >> W5PFG
> >> On 8/9/2015 17:56, David Rush wrote:
> >>> Can anybody recommend a specific Android app that's good for
> >>> tracking a ham satellite and predicting upcoming passes?
> >>> 73, David, ky7dr
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