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, "Jim Shorney" <jshorney@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Apr 2009 04:20:04 -0000, Michael Picco wrote:
> >My attempts are stopping at the point where the boot-up is telling me it is unable to load the satellite database file to D: (the ram drive, I presume).
> Do you actually have a satellite database file? I haven't looked at
> this in a LOOOONG time, but it should be a file of (current) Keplerian
> elements for the sats you want to track. It also needs to be updated
> often, once a week for some of the LEOs.
I do have a current KEPs file, however, I'm not certain where the file should be located on the floppy, so it can be properly loaded at boot.
> >The platform is an old Toshiba Tecra laptop with a whopping 16 MB of RAM
> 16 megs should be enough, I would think. Unless you try to load every
> satellite in existence. Hamsats alone would be a pretty small file.
> Hamsats of general interest even smaller.
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