Archive for date: January 25, 2008

Script to predict satellite passes…

January 25, 2008 | Amateur Radio, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, my plan13 library has been joined with a library that decodes grid squares and the like, and another which downloads orbital elements and stores them in an sqlite3 database. The combination of all these allows you to write simple programs like the one I illustrate below, which gives predictions of the named satellites from […]

Gravner-Griffeath Snowfakes

January 25, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I still read stuff that isn’t radio relate. Some of it I’m sure most of you wonder “what kind of a nut are you, that you are interested in that?” Oh well. Here’s more reinforcement for the idea that I find crazy stuff interesting: a bunch of articles on models for snowflake formation: Gravner-Griffeath Snowfakes