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Re: [aprsisce] AutoZooming NWS Views? (Dev: 2011/12/01 22:26)

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  • Colin 2E0XSD
    I was just thinking of using the Satellite Number (I think that is unique), so I would just put all the similar ones into a group (perhaps all the AO-## ones
    Message 1 of 9 , Dec 2, 2011
      I was just thinking of using the Satellite Number (I think that is unique), so I would just put all the similar ones into a group (perhaps all the AO-## ones together).

       I wasn't thinking of anything clever that automatically grouped them but something the user could setup in the Config to enable quickly enabling the ones of interest at that moment.

      On 02/12/2011 12:18, Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:

      Save you a search:


      101–01Line number1
      203–07Satellite number25544
      308–08Classification (U=Unclassified)U
      410–11International Designator (Last two digits of launch year)98
      512–14International Designator (Launch number of the year)067
      615–17International Designator (Piece of the launch)A
      719–20Epoch Year (Last two digits of year)08
      821–32Epoch (Day of the year and fractional portion of the day)264.51782528
      934–43First Time Derivative of the Mean Motion divided by two−0.00002182
      1045–52Second Time Derivative of Mean Motion divided by six (decimal point assumed)00000-0
      1154–61BSTAR drag term (decimal point assumed)-11606-4
      1263–63The number 0 (Originally this should have been "Ephemeris type")0
      1365–68Element number292
      1469–69Checksum (Modulo 10)7

      On 12/2/2011 7:05 AM, Lynn W Deffenbaugh (Mr) wrote:

      Look inside the TLE and tell me which of those numbers defines a "type" suitable for grouping?

      All the Satellite details window has to (reliably) go on (especially for future 'birds) is the information provided in the TLE.  Every other source of satellite data I've seen is humanly readable, but not formatted for programmatic consumption and interpretation.

      Lynn (D) - KJ4ERJ - Author of APRSISCE for Windows Mobile and Win32

      On 12/2/2011 6:08 AM, Colin 2E0XSD wrote:
      Thanks Krzysztof,

      I had worked that out (after a bit of playing) but I currently only see the first 61 at most.
      So a scroll bar would be very nice.
      I was also wondering if they could be grouped by type, so you can select the particular groups you are interested in.


      On 02/12/2011 10:58, Krzysztof SQ5NWI wrote:  


      you can stretch the window - try.
      Anyway, scroll bar still welcome.


      -----Original Message-----
      From: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com [mailto:aprsisce@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of Colin 2E0XSD
      Sent: Friday, December 02, 2011 11:51 AM
      To: aprsisce@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [aprsisce] AutoZooming NWS Views? (Dev: 2011/12/01 22:26)

      x2. I have just copied the keps from here:
      http://www.amsat.org/amsat/ftp/keps/current/nasa.all and now can't get to
      the bottom of the list. I guess I could wait until the Satellites I can't
      currently see reach the top but a scroll bar would be nice.


      On 02/12/2011 10:24, Krzysztof SQ5NWI wrote:
      > Small change request to Satellite Details window - scroll bar would be
      > useful.

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