At any given time, one satellite is selected for detailed consideration
- for example the satellite you are currently listening to, or operating
through. The Info window displays a user-configurable summary of current
tracking information for this satellite. The choice of satellite is made from
among the satellites which are currently displayed on the maps, by pressing F12
in a map window, or by selecting from the list in the
The window background turns red if the selected satellite is above the horizon
at the observer location.
The information in the Info Window is organized into five groups. Each group
can be turned on or off depending on preference, or screen space available. The
The Info window can be kept on the screen while the rest of the program is
minimized (for example, to use a data terminal or telemetry decoding program
while monitoring the satellite position).
The Info window controls the information that is made available to
programs (such as a transceiver or antenna control program). By this
mechanism, you can use custom hardware without having to re-invent the
calculation part of the tracking software.
Info Window Controls
(includes discussion of the various groups.
Display and Window Overview
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