[amsat-bb] Satellite software

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Sun Dec 25 00:46:50 UTC 2016

To get started quickly try Orbitron for tracking. Some believe SatPC32 is
harder to setup than Orbitron, which is no longer updated, but more simple.

73, John Brier KG4AKV

On Dec 24, 2016 18:20, "Kim Hansen via AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:

> Hi, all
> Getting into sats and I've been poking around for software (windows).
> Seems like most are using SATPC32, is that the go-to tracking program? Any
> others that I should also consider?
> How about logging software, any favorites for sats? I've been using DXLab,
> (great for DX, not so much for sats.) Used to use LOGic, may try to
> configure it for satellite logging. In any event, want to use whatever I
> end up with just for sats and dump their logs into DXLab (hold complete
> station logs).
> Also, how about grid square chasing? I see paper (printed) grid maps for
> US, abut anything for windows?  Found "WorkedGrids_v7, but seems to be for
> terrestrial, not sats. Would like something that could show current
> worked/confirmed grids other than on paper. Again. any ideas?
> Thanks -- Lee
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