[amsat-bb] Re: orbit tracking?

Bruce Robertson broberts at mta.ca
Mon Mar 26 03:34:59 PST 2007

Quoting Tyler Harpster <tyler881 at adelphia.net>:

> After being frustrated with trying to load very old tracking programs on
> a 
> newer, but still old Windows 98 machine, I'm going to drop some cash and
> pick up a much newer XP machine on the used market.  (because Vista
> sucks - 
> why did we have to go to an unstable OS again?)
> Anyway...   I'm looking for the real deal tracking software.   What does
> everyone recommend for the latest tracking software?
> Thanks,
> Tyler
> KM3G

I think the consensus will settle around SatPC32, which I plan on buying
with my renewal of my AMSAT membership.

Have you considered keeping the old machine and using Instant Track
http://www.amsat.org/amsat/instanttrack/ ? It is less flashy, but still
quite reliable.

73, Bruce

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