[amsat-bb] Is there satellite tracking software for smart phones?

John Brier johnbrier at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 01:13:26 UTC 2017

Heavens-Above is my favorite. Others like ISS Detector but it requires a
special paid addon to do ham sats (and other sats and astronomical objects
aside from the ISS).

On Apr 13, 2017 20:34, "Mike Lemons" <becalmed9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can anyone recommend a satellite app for Android phones? Preferably
> something that shows where the satellite is above the horizon.
> SkEye looks promising. I think that if I Velcroed my phone to the boom of
> my Arrow antenna, the app would give me realtime feedback of where to point
> the antenna. People use the app for pointing telescopes. That would be
> greater precision than what I need.
> The SkEye website says almost nothing about satellite tracking. From what I
> can discern this function only exists in the paid version. ($6)
> (This is the third time that I have tried to send this message. Maybe if I
> put my callsign in, it will be accepted)
> 73
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