Last release :
Date : October 10th 2020
Author : F6DQM
Freeware to track the Moon, the Sun, artificial satellites and
to control antenna interfaces.
OS : Windows XP and higher, 32 & 64 bits.
Supported languages : English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Linux/Ubuntu users may run SAT_EXPLORER through WINE 1.0 or CROSSOVER.
Handles the following antenna tracking interfaces :
PourSat, FODTrack, EA4TX, GS232, EASYCOM, TRAKBOX, KCT, PROSISTEL, M2-ORION, EGIS and other compatible interfaces such as LVBTracker and SatDrive.
SAT_EXPLORER is compatible with TRX-Manager for piloting transceivers and other antenna systems.
SAT_EXPLORER computes satellite positions from any standard 2-line orbital elements of radioamateur satellites such as this one :
SAT_EXPLORER computes the positions of the Moon in using built-in algorithms. The accuracy is reputed to be better than 0.1°. EME Doppler shifts are computed for your own echo and for any DX station.
SAT_EXPLORER can upload on your personnal pages, with the period you like, the map of the world showing the current position and coverage of a satellite. See for example the position and coverage of QO-100 such as SAT_EXPLORER will create and upload the HTML page and the map. Note that this is just an example which is not refreshed but as QO-100 is geostationnary, its position never changes !
To install SAT_EXPLORER,
download one of the three following files, according to your own convenience:
- Zip file (Delphi7 compilation)
- Install file (Delphi7 compilation)
- Zip_DX file (Delphi10 compilation)
- Install_DX file (Delphi10 compilation)
If you experiment sone
difficulties to start with Sat_Explorer, please click this
quick guide to
The same guide is available in the install package of Sat_Explorer.
Example of Moon window :