[amsat-bb] New release of G0KLA Tracker
Kenneth P Alexander
ve3hls at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 12:11:39 UTC 2019
This is really great! It looks like it provides 95% of all the information
I would need when out roving. What I can't find is info about a given
satellite's azimuth at AOS and LOS. I do see there's a toggle to display
either elevation or Azimuth information but I'm not sure what the azimuth
display is telling me. Partial screenshot included. Is there a scale
missing on the vertical axis that is intended to show azimuth? If the
vertical axis had a scale from 0 to 360 degrees then the display would make
perfect sense to me. Maybe I have the scale toggled OFF, but I don't think
Many thanks for this. It's so easy to use!
On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 9:50 PM Chris Thompson via AMSAT-BB <
amsat-bb at amsat.org> wrote:
> I have released version 1.01a of the G0KLA Satellite tracker. I had hoped
> to get it out further in advance of field day, but work pressures got in
> the way. Anyway for those of you in the US, here it is the day before :)
> This version has a few tweaks, most requested by users.
> * Key display settings can be changed on the main window from a set of
> icons bottom left. e.g. showing spacecraft in eclipse vs sun.
> * You can display horizontal lines for 30 and 60 degrees.
> * You can display horizontal lines for all labels on the vertical axis if
> you want
> * Time labels have a slightly more sensible gap between them, e.g. 15 mins,
> vs a random amount that fit in the window like 13 mins
> * Past mins can now be as short as 10 mins, though you can also specify a
> long period if you want
> The downloads are in the usual place here:
> g0kla / ac2cz
> Chris E. Thompson
> chrisethompson at gmail.com
> g0kla at arrl.net
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