[amsat-bb] Software Problems
nss at mwt.net
Sun Oct 23 16:58:04 UTC 2016
Qrz useds the middle of the square.
Here I am
And on SatPC did all that, and in the demo you have to do it every time
ya open it. so re-opening it won't help.
By the way gang! Thank You for trying to help!
My EME program was on of all thngs a Timex Sinclaire, and it worked
perfectly he he he amazing isn't it?
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 10/23/2016 11:30 AM, Rolf Krogstad wrote:
> My apologies if this has been covered already.
> Have you double-checked what you have designated as your home location?
> QRZ.com shows this location info for you:
> Latitude 43.610010 (43° 36' 36'' N)
> Longitude -90.082150 (90° 4' 55'' W)
> Grid Square EN43xo
> I have never used Orbitron, but in SatPC32 this is how to set it:
> Open SatPC32. Towards the top center of the window, click on Setup, then
> click on Observer. A small pop-up window will appear with the title
> "Observer Setup".
> The second item from the top on the left side of the window is "Station
> Grid Locator".
> Click on the 2nd value down in the center of the window, to the right of
> "Station Grid Locator". Now enter your six character grid square in the
> field on the right side of the windows. Your Grid Square is EN43xo. Then
> click on the button [Locator>Degs], then click on [Store]. I am not sure,
> but you may need to close and reopen SatPC32 for the change to take effect.
> Rolf NR0T
> Grid EN34it
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 9:55 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
>> I am really excited about getting back on the Birds after a 40+ year
>> I've done EME, MS, AU, and all sorts of weak signal stuff on 144Mhz.
>> I've played the DX and contesting on HF.
>> All has been fun, but none except for the EME has given the most happiness
>> than the memories of playing with the birds in the late 70's
>> Now let me know, I can take this off list if members here want me to, But
>> This excitement is quickly turning into disgust. To the point I'm just
>> about to say screw it and forget about Sat work again.
>> I am in the need of help with prediction programs.
>> Man in the late 70's it was the ARRL bulletin with keps etc. and a Oscar
>> Now we got ultra cool software programs that all are incredible! Except
>> for me, I can not trust ANY of them. I have been testing several to see
>> what I will make my primary program. BUT...... and there always is a "BUT"
>> isn't there? I can not say what one to "Trust"
>> The four I have installed are...
>> Now of course they all use the same computer clock. And it is accurate to
>> less than a tenth of a second.
>> Each one periodically ask to Up-Date the TLE's and I say "YES" and let
>> them do it all on their own. I change NOTHING on where they get their data.
>> The run them.
>> SatLookDown1_28 & HRDSatTrack, both agree very closely. Almost to the
>> But the Orbitron, is off, WAY off. like 15 minutes off.
>> And the SatPC32 is even worse the sat is like 1/2 an orbit off!
>> Now the ones that agree also match the page
>> So my guess they are the ones showing correct data.
>> Now what to do about the other two. How can I make them show correct
>> Remember I can take this off list if no one wants to read about this...
>> Just let me know,
>> Joe WB9SBD
>> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
>> Idle Tyme
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