[amsat-bb] Orbitron Prediction Output - More than three lines?
johnbrier at gmail.com
Fri May 8 12:37:37 UTC 2015
Thank you Tom and Pavel. I actually already installed Sat32PC but found it
hard to setup, and I found an easy setup guide for orbitron on YouTube.
Gpredict I have heard of but not tried. Will look into that too.
John, KG4AKV, Raleigh, NC, FM05
On May 8, 2015 2:16 AM, "Pavel Milanes Costa" <co7wt at frcuba.co.cu> wrote:
> Give Gpredict a try.
> It's a linux soft but on the internet there are Windows versions, This is
> the way I doit.
> It prints he pass data in about 20 lines (1/3 of a letter sheet) and I use
> to draw by hand the polar view below it.
> Select the sat, right click, next pass, list view, print.
> El 06/05/15 a las 01:44, John Brier escibió:
>> You can select Brief or 3 lines (AOS, MET, LOS) but what I would like
>> is a line for every minute or two during the pass, maybe selectable.
>> Also, can I get directions instead of AZM? I haven't gotten used to
>> that yet. All this would be very helpful to me instead of having to
>> bring my laptop, which will be hard to see outside anyway. Something I
>> can just print out, and look at my watch to know where it is, and
>> where to point, would be more convenient, I think.
>> PS, I got into SO-50 this morning and this evening, meaning I could
>> hear myself clearly on the downlink. someone in a Delta grid square
>> came back to me this morning, but I didn't have the bird well enough
>> to receive very well and had to apologize for that. This evening I
>> heard myself multiple times but everyone was trying to work W4T. I got
>> a good audio recording of the evening pass too. If someone wants it,
>> let me know. My next attempt at SO-50 will be the Thursday morning
>> pass and the evening pass too perhaps if I don't get anything in the
>> morning. I must say, working this bird is very hard with such a low
>> power signal. It is still very fun, but I am definitely thinking about
>> a preamp! Hah!
>> 73, KG4AKV, Raleigh, NC, FM05
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