[amsat-bb] SatPC32 auxiliary files

Paul Stoetzer n8hm at arrl.net
Sun Feb 4 18:03:37 UTC 2018

I can create a page on the AMSAT website to host updated aux files for all
the satellites if someone wants to share them. Since all my operation is
portable and using manual control, I don’t have all the various files on


Paul, N8HM

On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 12:46 JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net> wrote:

> Mike inquired,
> > What would be nice if one location had all the files  (even Amsat). A
> > newbie like me just starting out using SatPC32 has a big learning curve.
> > Making these available would be a big help
> One thing to try is to have a page with a template of the files you'd need
> to update in SatPC32. At least you'll have an idea of which files you need?
> Populating the data content depends on the satellite so once that data is
> known it can be edited into your local copy of the template ... or the
> missing information could be the basis of specific queries.
> The AMSAT News Service, the AMSAT web, and AMSAT Journal use templates to
> keep track of the things to do ... but, of course, all of the work comes
> from making the content to fill out the template. Keep those cards and
> letters to the editors coming folks!
> But, I digress, if we'd like to try a SatPC32 template could an
> experienced user send a trial copy to me at the e-mail at the signature
> line. Also try to add a bit of descriptive text to the data elements that
> are needed to complete the template. (BTW, I'm not a SatPC32 user.)
> I'll post a PDF to our 'Station and Operating Hints' page:
> https://www.amsat.org/station-and-operating-hints/
> --
> 73 de JoAnne K9JKM
> k9jkm at amsat.org
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