[amsat-bb] Recommended satellite tracking app for Android?

Greg Dolkas ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 02:35:25 UTC 2015

Tap on one of the passes, and it will bring up an Az / El compass showing the pass arc and where the bird is in real time.  Aim your antenna as indicated, and off you go.

Greg. KO6TH

On August 10, 2015 7:15:15 PM PDT, David Rush <david at rushtone.com> wrote:
>I've got AmsatDroid Free, and it's fine for seeing upcoming passes and 
>has some other useful features, but it doesn't seem to provide
>information on where to point my antenna during a pass. It provides AOS
>azimuth, max el, and LOS azimuth, but nothing real-time, unless I'm 
>missing something.
>I'll check out the other suggestions.
>73, David, ky7dr
>On 2015-08-10 16:54, Clayton W5PFG wrote:
>> AmsatDroid Free is probably the most-utilized app on my smartphone.
>> I like PocketSat3 also but it's more complex (many more features.) 
>> does a lot more advanced things you'd expect out of a desktop 
>> application.
>> AmsatDroid Free handles my primary needs very well and therefore I
>> it regularly.  It also is available at every radio amateur's favorite
>> price.
>> 73
>> Clayton
>> W5PFG
>> On 8/9/2015 17:56, David Rush wrote:
>>> Can anybody recommend a specific Android app that's good for
>>> tracking a ham satellite and predicting upcoming passes?
>>> 73, David, ky7dr
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