Miscellaneous Functions (Main Window)
Tracking (alt-T) selection box. Allows selection of one satellite, from
those currently being tracked, for detailed display in the
(and for antenna pointing or radio control via the
The selected satellite also becomes the
for any Map Windows in which this option is selected.
can also be selected for tracking, even though there are no keps available for
them - just scroll backward past the first satellite selection.
UTC Date and Time (alt-U). Shows the epoch for the currently displayed
satellite positions. In
mode, this field may be edited to specify a different time. The calculation
will be done when "return" is typed.
Res (sec) (alt-R). Time Resolution for tracking. This is the size of a
step for calculations in all modes. In
mode, it is also the interval between updates of the display. Note: When the
value is changed, the new resolution will take effect at the completion of the
The following controls appear in
Fwrd (alt-d). Advance the epoch by Res seconds and update the
Back (alt-B). Decrease the epoch by Res seconds and update the
The following control appears in
Delay (msec). A new calculation will be done every Delay
milliseconds, with the epoch advanced by Res seconds and the displays
updated to the new epoch. If Delay is too short and the CPU is too
slow, the updates will be done as fast as the computer can process them, but
the screen may not be redrawn.
Display and Window Overview
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