normanlizeth at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 19:23:49 UTC 2017
I use W9KE's tle tools. It will store a copy of the TLE's returned to
locations specified in the setup. I.E. Satpc32, Orbitron, PSTrotator,
Keeps all the TLE's updated. One click, no mess...
On Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 2:48 PM, Armand SP3QFE <kontakt at sp3qfe.net> wrote:
> Hello Everybody,
> Here you are you can download the Orbitron:
> a) Update process:
> Left Alt + F5
> Chose Tab TLE updater (Left Alt + L).
> Then select right Group, eg.: www.celestrak.com - I have done it many times
> since a few month. There are only four files: amateur.txt, iridium.txt,
> tle-new.txt and visual.txt.
> After that, press button on the top of this tab - the first from the right
> (Earth with the thunder).
> Update process should start.
> At the end click OK. And close setup window (OK).
> b) Now check the date of update.
> Select some satellite (eg. the ISS).
> Then select tab: "Sat/Orbit info" and check line with Epoch (UTC).
> There should be date from today or yesterday eg. for ISS from today is
> (right now):
> 2017-04-08 20:39:01
> c) if the update is wrong, you should start Orbitron with administrator
> permission, or select another location of the TLE data (in the user folder).
> You can do it in Setup widnow (Left Alt + F5) and tab Miscellaneous (Left
> Alt + M) area Personalization.
> Good luck!
> 73, Armand SP3QFE
> On 2017-04-09 17:44, Joe wrote:
>> Thanks Pedro,
>> And I fixed it, or at least I remembered how to make it work right at
>> least on a Windows 10 machine here.
>> If I right click on the ICON, and choose "Run as administrator" Then
>> the whole BIG list appears, I download, and now orbitron matches the
>> other programs and web pages again.
>> Try that.
>> Joe WB9SBD
>> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
>> Idle Tyme
>> On 4/9/2017 10:32 AM, Pedro Converso wrote:
>>> Hello Joe,
>>> I have same situation with Orbitron.
>>> You can try http://amsat.org.ar/pass as alternative, as it renew
>>> automatically keps several times a day.
>>> These updated keps can be downloaded/seen at http://amsat.org.ar/keps.txt
>>> 73, lu7abf, Pedro
>>> On Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 11:42 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net <mailto:nss at mwt.net>>
>>> UG I Like this program a lot. the ability to predict future passes
>>> is cool BUT...
>>> I started it today to do a NO-84 pass that was coming up, and it's
>>> been a while so it said to Up-Date the TLE's.
>>> Sure I did it as someone told me How to do. But when i got into
>>> the area that you download at, there was no longer this list of
>>> like 30 that it would download, only one was there, for a nasabare
>>> file just that one file only.
>>> I grabbed it anyway,
>>> But it's not any good, because it did not agree with any other
>>> software's, and or web pages for the up-coming pass.
>>> Is there a way to do a like return to factory default downloads of
>>> like it did before of like 20+ files?
>>> Joe WB9SBD
>>> -- Sig
>>> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
>>> Idle Tyme
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