[amsat-bb] Re: Can't download keps in Nova

Michael R. Owen nlsa at nlsa.com
Mon Jun 25 15:22:54 PDT 2007

Joe -

Make sure that you have entered your Space-Trak username and password 
correctly.  Remember that they are case-sensitive.

If you manually download, take a look at the file with a simple text 
editor like Notepad.  Remember that the file as it comes from 
Space-Track is Zipped... you can't drag-and-drop it until you un-Zip it.


Joseph Trombino Jr wrote:
> Haven't used Nova in several months and saw the alerts on the amsat BB about 
> problems caused by Celestrak.
> I brought up Nova and used Space-Track to try and download via the Internet.
> It doesn't appear that Nova is not connecting to Space-Track via the 
> Internet...I get a dialog box that says "downloading" but only receive 618 
> bytes or such and then the Nova program locks up.
> Looks like something is missing or messed up in Nova 2.2b.
> I just downloaded Satscape from the Amsat web page and tried downloading 
> keps and it appeared to work perfectly.
> Something is wrong with Nova and I can't figure it out...any ideas out there 
> that might help me in finding the problem???
>                                     73, Joe W2KJ 
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Michael R. Owen, Ph.D.
Northern Lights Software Associates

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