Satellite Tracking

This is the user guide for the Satellite Tracking application.

Introduction
If you are new to satellite tracking visit www.amsat.org maintained by The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) for excellent articles written for ne...
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Satellites
The software requires information about the satellites you will be tracking, this information is known as Keplerian elements. Johannes Kepler (1571 – 1630) ...
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Observer
In the Observer window you enter your location and height above sea level in meters or feet (for users more familiar with imperial measurements: 1 metre ...
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Ground control
This window is used to adjust your radio's TX (uplink) and RX (downlink) frequency to compensate for the Doppler effect (the apparent shift in f...
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Information on specific radios
Kenwood TS-2000 The computer can only update both main and sub frequencies either: In receive mode, or In transmit mode with SAT selected. A spec...
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Linear Transponders
Check [X] the Linear Transponder Tracking option if you are using a linear transponder such as HAMSAT / VUSAT / VO-52. These satellites receive a specific r...
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Schedule
This window shows the pass schedule for the satellites selected in the Satellites window. Continue to next section
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Current data
This window shows all computed information for a selected satellite. This window provides the data for the Ground Control and DDE windows. Press Viewe...
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Mutual visibility
The mutual visibility window answers the question 'when is a satellite simultaneously visible from two or more locations'. The information i...
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Visibility
The visibility window gives you an overview of the satellites you have selected in the Satellites window. Select the satellites that are displayed: ...
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