Re: Maintaining TLE files.

From: paul (
Date: Mon Sep 02 2002 - 05:19:44 EDT

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    ...or it could be used for the dark side of the force,
    ie, eg, to extract TDF 1  ;-)
    At 10:32 9/2/2002 +0200, you wrote:
    >On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Dale wrote:
    >> One of the biggest hassles that I encounter with satellite watching is
    >> maintaining a list of TLE's for visible satellites that I have not
    >> observed.
    >> The solution was to write my own program.
    >> "Extract" is the result of this endeavor.
    >Hi Dale
    >Is this an extreme case of (great?) minds think alike or not?
    >Back in 1998 I wrote a similar element manager program by exactly the same
    >name - see  This was later taken up
    >in the Visual Satellite Observers Home Page "Tracking Programs and TLE
    >Resources" page
    >I'm not sure of the actual use of my little program still but it might be
    >confusing to have two similar programs by the same name.
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