[amsat-bb] Re: AO51 Tracking Gadget

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Wed May 18 10:33:40 PDT 2011

My guess would be that he is passing the DDE satellite position output from some 
tracking program to Google Maps via KML (Keyhole Markup Language)...

See http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/ for more info on KML.

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----
> From: Zachary Beougher <zack.kd8ksn at hotmail.com>
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Sent: Wed, May 18, 2011 10:24:43 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] AO51 Tracking Gadget
> Hi All,
> Can anyone tell me how/where I can get the code for the AO51, AO27, ISS, 
> SO50, etc., Google tracking gadgets powered by N2YO?  See AO27’s gadget 
> here: 
> (halfway down)  I see these things on a couple different sites, so there 
> must be an easier way to get it on my page without creating an entire new 
> gadget.
> BTW, for those of you that will be commuting to Dayton, you can board the 
> ark in Cincinnati. ;-)  It does look like the rain is going to hold off for 
> most of the weekend:
> Friday, 20th:      Partly Sunny, 74F
> Saturday, 21st:  Partly Sunny, 76F
> Sunday, 22nd:  Mostly Sunny w/ a 30% chance of storms.  80F
> 73,
> Zack

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