R: Re: Space Track API - Problems

From: satrack@libero.it
Date: Mon Aug 27 2012 - 20:22:52 UTC

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    if you use 3-line format in input, the program correctly loads 
    the TLE but then it will discharge the object names.
    However, It's not a problem to change the program to retain 
    the names.
    >----Messaggio originale----
    >Da: peterwakelin@talktalk.net
    >Data: 27-ago-2012 22.07
    >A: <seesat-l@satobs.org>
    >Ogg: Re: Space Track API - Problems
    >My bulk.txt contained 12,176 TLEs.  I downloaded the the big .gz tle 
    >file (two-line format) the old way and found it contained 14,931 TLEs. 
    >I replaced bulk.txt with this file (renamed), waited an hour or so and 
    >ran your program. It updated 842 TLEs and the total count is now 14,932.
    >So I now appear to have the full catalog which can easily be kept up to 
    >Obviously this is only a temporary solution while the big .gz files are 
    >available but, hopefully, a way will be found to get the latest tle on 
    >all objects easily.
    >A late thought:  If I had used the 3-line format file for bulk.txt would 
    >your program update the TLEs and retain the object names?  I'll leave 
    >that for someone else to try.
    >On 27-Aug-12 14:17, satrack@libero.it wrote:
    >> If you compare the bulk.txt file after the first download, more
    >> than 3000 Objects are missing!!!! (Most of them are DEB)
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