[amsat-bb] Tracking Program Window off screen

Joe nss at mwt.net
Fri Jun 2 15:44:54 UTC 2017

Isn't that interesting.
I have for years been running it just fine in stand alone mode and has 
always worked fine till today.

I tried what you said fired up HRD first, ( never ever use it for anything )
got it opened then through it Opened the sat track part. it opened just 

I closed HRD  then closed the sat track,  then tried re opening the sat 
track standing alone and it opened just fine.

weird huh?

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On 6/2/2017 10:33 AM, w4upd wrote:
> Have you tried to bring just HRD itself up? Looks like you are 
> bringing up the satellite portion in stand alone. As far as I know, it 
> requires that HRD be in the background. I know if I bring up HRD then 
> select the satellite, then stop HRD but leave the satellite portion 
> up, I have to use task manager to stop it then.
> It looks like the windows init file has saved the satellite portion 
> off screen, and starts it up there each time. If HRD is not running as 
> well, you may have this problem.
> Again, I don't use it much, but that is what I have observed. I don't 
> run the satellite portion without HRD itself running as well. That was 
> one of the earlier complaints and I assume was suppose to be fixed in 
> later versions.
> Reid, W4UPD
> On 6/2/2017 11:23 AM, Joe wrote:
>> I have not ever had this problem either till today.
>> I always run it under administrator.
>> Every other Sat program is fine as well as any other windows.  here 
>> is a video of whats happening,, be sure to have your volume up.
>> https://vimeo.com/220021400
>> Joe WB9SBD
>> Sig
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>> On 6/2/2017 10:02 AM, w4upd wrote:
>>> I don't seem to have that problem. I am running 64-bit Windows 10 
>>> and it seems to run. However, I am running the last "free" version 
>>> (Version 5). I do find it very slow coming up (HRD itself).
>>> You might try running under administrator. Also, check your display 
>>> settings.
>>> About all I can tell you. I really don't use it much due to being a 
>>> cpu hog, and stick with SatPC32 and others. I occasionally use just 
>>> HRD by itself on some of my rigs.
>>> Reid, W4UPD
>>> On 6/2/2017 9:20 AM, Joe wrote:
>>>> I know this is probably more of a Windows 10 issue,
>>>> But when I try to open HRD Sat Track, it starts up, But 90% of it 
>>>> is off screen down low so that only the top 1/4 of the window is 
>>>> visible.
>>>> Clicking on the usual middle box thing only causes a beep, clicking 
>>>> anywhere on the program just causes a beep.  even the "X" to close 
>>>> it, just causes a beep. the only way to make it go away is via the 
>>>> task manager.
>>>> what to do?
>>>> Joe WB9SBD
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