SatFinderAndroid

SatFinderAndroid


SatFinder Android is an Android-based geostationary satellite location and dish alignment tool. It has a database of all current geostationary satellites worldwide, and it provides detailed pointing instructions for all of them. It also has a list of popular satellite receiving dish models with pointing data for them as well. And more, it has a way to superimpose the locations of your selected satellites directly on a live camera picture of the sky at your location. The picture on this page shows a typical display of three user-selected satellites, positioned on the sky in their correct locations. SatFinder Android also has another pointing method, meant for Android devices without cameras, that uses your Android device as an azimuth and elevation signting tool.

SatFinder Android takes what was once a rather complex technical job requiring a knowledge of ZIP codes, city and state names, or geograhic positions, plus a hand bearing compass and an inclinometer, and collapses it into an easy-to-use Android application that locates itself, finds your satellite, and then tells you where it is by pointing to it.

The SatFinder Android Home Page is located at http://arachnoid.com/android/SatFinderAndroid

Recent changes:
05.16.2014 Version 1.5.0. Replaced the magnetic declination computation code with a better, more accurate algorithm.
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3.7
User ratings
163
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
0
File size
86 kb
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About SatFinderAndroid
SatFinder Android is an Android-based geostationary satellite location and dish alignment tool. It has a database of all current geostationary satellites worldwide, and it provides detailed pointing instructions for all of them. It also has a list of popular satellite receiving dish models with pointing data for them as well. And more, it has a way to superimpose the locations of your selected satellites directly on a live camera picture of the sky at your location. The picture on this page shows a typical display of three user-selected satellites, positioned on the sky in their correct locations. SatFinder Android also has another pointing method, meant for Android devices without cameras, that uses your Android device as an azimuth and elevation signting tool.

SatFinder Android takes what was once a rather complex technical job requiring a knowledge of ZIP codes, city and state names, or geograhic positions, plus a hand bearing compass and an inclinometer, and collapses it into an easy-to-use Android application that locates itself, finds your satellite, and then tells you where it is by pointing to it.

The SatFinder Android Home Page is located at http://arachnoid.com/android/SatFinderAndroid

Recent changes:
05.16.2014 Version 1.5.0. Replaced the magnetic declination computation code with a better, more accurate algorithm.

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A Google User
May 14, 2014
Nothing in skyview No instructions on setting level. Is phone held horizontal or vertical?
A Google User
Apr 18, 2014
عالی عالی
A Google User
Jun 13, 2013
Poor Niet voor de Nederlandse regio astra's niet aangegeven.
A Google User
Jun 5, 2013
Awesome App Helps me to find phone signal in the most precarious spots :)
A Google User
Nov 18, 2012
Good app Good app as previously rated gives a coarse guide then your able to fine tune