In his blog Peter Goodhall 2M0SQL looks at satellite tracking Apps for Android devices
He says “Satellite tracking applications play an important part in using the transponders available to radio amateurs, of course, experiences of them all vary and are very subjective however we are going to explore what is available on the Android platform.”
Read his blog post at
David Johnson G4DPZ has announced that his AmsatDroidFree satellite tracking App for Android devices is now open source.
This App predicts future passes for amateur radio satellites for a specified location and period of time.
– Calculate passes for up to the next 24 hours
– Graphical pass display
– Map view showing current satellite position and next two orbits
– Update keps from a file on SD card or directly from AMSAT’s webpage using your phone’s internet connection
– Set home coordinates from User Input (Lat, Lon, Grid Square), Network or GPS
Open source code https://github.com/g4dpz/AmsatDroidFree
AmsatDroidFree App on Google Play