[amsat-bb] New release of G0KLA Tracker

Kenneth P Alexander ve3hls at gmail.com
Sat Jun 22 12:13:56 UTC 2019

Ha!  There it is!!  Duh!  "Show Vertical Axis Labels"!

Now I'm really happy!

Thanks and 73,

Ken Alexander

On Sat, Jun 22, 2019 at 12:11 PM Kenneth P Alexander <ve3hls at gmail.com>

> Hi Chris,
> 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 so.
> Many thanks for this.  It's so easy to use!
> 73,
> Ken Alexander
> 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:
>> http://www.g0kla.com/klatrack/KlaTrack_1.01a_windows.zip
>> http://www.g0kla.com/klatrack/KlaTrack_1.01a_linux.tar.gz
>> http://www.g0kla.com/klatrack/KlaTrack_1.01a_mac.tar.gz
>> 73
>> Chris
>> g0kla / ac2cz
>> --
>> Chris E. Thompson
>> chrisethompson at gmail.com
>> g0kla at arrl.net
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