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

David Rush david at rushtone.com
Tue Aug 11 15:00:06 UTC 2015

Just to summarize the feedback I got:

Amsat Droid Free: Got the most recommendations.  Does the necessary 
basics needed for sat operation: pass predictions and real-time tracking 
data (if you know to tap on a prediction), one satellite at a time.  
Looks like this is my #1 choice.  Has what I need without a bunch of 
extra stuff, and the price (free) is right.

PocketSat3: I think I used a version of this back in my Palm Pilot days, 
and liked it.  Looks very sophisticated and powerful, but with a 
learning curve.  Not free (free version is fully functional except it 
won't save anything).

Here are some others that were recommended but that I have not tried:
Heavens Above
ISS Detector (not just for ISS, despite the name)

For the iDevice crowd, GoSatWatch was recommended.

Thanks to all those that responded.

73, David, ky7dr

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