Re: Satellite Tracking Software

Earl Needham (
Tue, 24 Nov 1998 22:48:38 -0700

At 12:21 AM 11/25/98 -0500, JAY RESPLER wrote:
>Earl Needham wrote:
>>         STK can quite quickly load down a Pentium processor.  My 133 can
take an
>> hour or longer to make a calculation of 100+ satellites.
>An HOUR?!  QUICKSAT takes a second on the same machine!
>Jay Respler

	Well -- that's for a 30-day prediction.  STK is really meant for a MONSTER
of a PC or UNIX-box, and has a nice output.  But be prepared to wait, if
you have an "average" PC.


Earl Needham, KD5XB    mailto:KD5XB@AMSAT.ORG
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