Satellite Tracking with Linux
Information about SatTrack for Unix is available at http://www.primenet.com/~bester/sattrack.html.
SatTrack 3.1 can be downloaded and used free for private, non-commercial purposes, and the author, Manfred Bester, offers version 4.0 of SatTrack with more options and a more graphical interface for commercial use.
To get a taste of using SatTrack to predict times of visibility in a satellite's orbit, check out http://ssl.berkeley.edu/isi_www/satpasses.html.
For more information about amateur radio, see the home page of the American Radio Relay League: http://www.arrl.org/.
For information about Amateur Radio satellites in particular, see the home page of AMSAT, the National Amateur Radio Satellite Corporation: http://www.amsat.org/.
For information about the Shuttle Amateur Radio Experiment, see http://www.nasa.gov/sarex/sarex.html.
Ken Harker, N1PVB has been a licensed radio amateur since October,1993, and an avid Linux user since June 1995. He's currently a graduate student in the Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin.
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