[amsat-bb] Re: orbit tracking?
ka3hsw at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 26 14:54:24 PST 2007
I'll second Bruce's praise of SatPC32.... been a registered user for a
couple of years now, and love it! And as far as InstantTrack goes, it will
run just fine in a DOS window on XP - just don't minimize the window, or the
timer ticks that IT relies on go away.........
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Robertson" <broberts at mta.ca>
To: "Tyler Harpster" <tyler881 at adelphia.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2007 6:34 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: orbit tracking?
> Quoting Tyler Harpster <tyler881 at adelphia.net>:
>> After being frustrated with trying to load very old tracking programs on
>> 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?
> 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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