[amsat-bb] Orbitron Question

Armand SP3QFE kontakt at sp3qfe.net
Wed Apr 12 08:51:46 UTC 2017

Hi Paul,

TLE data about the amateur satellites are in file: amateur.txt

Click on the button "Load TLE" or use Left ALT + L then select file: 

On the right side you will see list of satellites connected with HAM 
radio. You can select items that are interesting for you (check the 

In a case, when you want to follow a lunch of new satellites 
(CubeSat’s), then you can use also tle-new.txt (instead of amateur.txt). 
There will temporary names (not real names of satelites).
When CubeSat’s are recognized in the sky and confirmed their position, 
then items with "right name" should appear in amateur.txt file.

73, Armand SP3QFE

On 2017-04-11 16:18, Paul Ecker wrote:
> I read about Orbitron on this list, never have used but just 
> downloaded. Is
> there a way to have it just list the amateur satellites?
> Paul
> kc2nyu

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