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Emsat is a real-time satellite tracking and orbit predictions application for the [http://www.maemo.org Maemo] platform
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Emsat is a real-time satellite tracking and orbit predictions application for the [http://www.maemo.org Maemo] platform. The objective is to provide a full featured satellite tracking application that can support portable satellite communications.
  
  
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** Select a city (OVI map?)
 
** Select a city (OVI map?)
 
** Maidenhead grid square
 
** Maidenhead grid square
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* Future passes can be saved to calendar with reminder option
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** Built-in calendar
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** Gmail (TBC)
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** Emsat built-in scheduler
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* Voice announcements
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** 5 minute before pass
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** At AOS, TCA, and LOS
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** Every minute while satellite is in range
  
 
== Interface Requirements ==
 
== Interface Requirements ==
  
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* Doppler tuning
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** Full duplex: IC-910, IC-9100, FT-847, TS-2000
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** Simplex: IC-706, IC-7000
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** Receiver: FT-817, FT-857, FT-897
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* Antenna rotator tracking (is this relevant for portable ops?)
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* Electrical interface
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** USB
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** Bluetooth
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** WiFi
  
 
== Static Architecture ==
 
== Static Architecture ==

Revision as of 14:59, 6 September 2009

Emsat is a real-time satellite tracking and orbit predictions application for the Maemo platform. The objective is to provide a full featured satellite tracking application that can support portable satellite communications.


User Interface

Functional Requirements

  • Track objects in space
    • Earth orbiting satellites
    • Interplanetary spacecraft using data from JPL Horizon
    • Sun, Moon, other planets?
  • Uses location from built-in GPS (default)
  • User can specify a fixed location
    • Lat/Lon/Alt
    • Select a city (OVI map?)
    • Maidenhead grid square
  • Future passes can be saved to calendar with reminder option
    • Built-in calendar
    • Gmail (TBC)
    • Emsat built-in scheduler
  • Voice announcements
    • 5 minute before pass
    • At AOS, TCA, and LOS
    • Every minute while satellite is in range

Interface Requirements

  • Doppler tuning
    • Full duplex: IC-910, IC-9100, FT-847, TS-2000
    • Simplex: IC-706, IC-7000
    • Receiver: FT-817, FT-857, FT-897
  • Antenna rotator tracking (is this relevant for portable ops?)
  • Electrical interface
    • USB
    • Bluetooth
    • WiFi

Static Architecture

Dynamic Architecture