[aprssig] Digi_ned - Automatic Updating Keps

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Wed May 25 14:47:56 CDT 2005


On May 25, 2005, at 3:23 PM, Bill Vodall WA7NWP wrote:

> In particular, I'm looking for tricks on how to issue the  
> "utle"  (update
> TLE) command external to digi_ned to force reading the new info
> once it's acquired.   A clean script to fetch new TLE's would save a
> few minutes too...

I use this shell script to update the keps findU uses with predict to  
generate the ISS and PCSat positions:

wget http://amsat.org/amsat/ftp/keps/current/nasa.all
/usr/local/bin/predict -u nasa.all
rm -f nasa.all

Easy to do with predict, don't know anything about digi-ned, but the  
wget will work for getting the keps...

Steve K4HG




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