[amsat-bb] Hamsatdroid .9 or 1.0

Douglas Phelps dphelps1 at ameritech.net
Fri Jun 7 06:59:35 PDT 2013

I know you have been having some problems getting the new Hamsatdroid into 
Google Play.  Any estimate as to when we will be able to upgrade?  I am happy to 
pay for the new version as I know it takes much programming time to develop and 
improve apps.  Thanks,


From: David Johnson <dave at g4dpz.me.uk>
To: "ka8gkt at yahoo.com" <ka8gkt at yahoo.com>; AmsatBB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Fri, June 7, 2013 2:37:01 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Missing helpful feature request

Hi Greg,

Yes that is on the wish list for HamSatDroid already. Unfortunately, there
is no centralised repository for this information that is available as a
web service which could be polled to get updates..

Mike Rupprecht DK3WN and a number of AMSAT sites have a rich set of info as
web pages but it is not in a suitable form for off-line use.

I was approached last year at the AMSAT-UK Colloquium to see if I would be
interested in extending the IARU satellite co-ordinantion database to
support such a function. Unfortunately FUNcube work has precluded this.

If there is a general interest in this I should be happy to implement it,
but it would need management by a team.


- Dave

On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 4:42 AM, ka8gkt at yahoo.com <ka8gkt at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi, and thank you for the app !
> Being in the field, its not practical for me to know the modes nor
> associated access frequencies and other details.
> Is there any way this can be built into the app?
> Thanks,
> Gregg.
> Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4GLTE smartphone
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