Gpredict Changelog

New in version 1.3

March 3rd, 2011
  • Feature request 2873824: Flip Passes.
  • Feature Request 3022617: Malaysia's location.
  • Automatically refresh the Sky at a glance view every minute.
  • Added more checks with hamlib communications.
  • List satellite as available or selected when configuring module.
  • Fixed bug 2116691: Leave network connection open.
  • Fixed bug 3099314: Rotator Thrashing.
  • Fixed bug 2167508: problems in rotator controller.
  • Fixed bug from Ubuntu #706452: Update from local files won't work with files in UPPER case
  • Fixed bug 3171615: Searching for satellites in the satellite selector
  • Fixed bug 3113190: .desktop file error
  • Address bug 2945538: Pass in polar display going outside the circle (Improve the graphical portion).

New in version 1.2 (October 12th, 2010)

  • New layout engine that allows any combination of views to be created in a NxM grid.
  • Closes feature request 2821408.
  • Sky at a glance is now more interactive. Show pass summary when mouse hovers over pass and
  • click on pass shows the details.
  • Added satellite tooltips in polar view showing current Az, El and time to LOS.
  • Added satellite tooltips in map view showing current SSP Lat, Lon, Az, El and time to AOS/LOS.
  • Fixed bug 2877974: Incorrect uplink Doppler.
  • Fixed bug 2918672: Trailing whitespace and newline in satellite names.
  • Fixed bug 2914679: Unable to save Future passes.
  • Fixed bug 2674626: Process 100% CPU load with one kepler element.
  • Fixed bug 2792349: Segfault on certain satellites (Geo).
  • Fixed bug 3050068: Unable to update TLE from local files.
  • Fixed bugs 3057771 and 3058753: Crash if module file is empty.
  • Fixed bug 3074990: Crash if directory does not exist
  • Fixed bug 3080019: Corrupted hw file cause crash.
  • Applied patch 2876485: Fix a memory leak in the rotator controller (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2877878: Change Flag to Lock in tle-update (thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2877918: Fixes segfault in TLE updater (thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2881367: Updated Flags to Locks (thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2893617: Patches for fixing Windows build (thanks to Valentin Yakovenkov).
  • Applied patch 2916646: Minor fixes to documentation (thanks to Paul Schulz).
  • Applied patch 2929816: Fixes Bound Checking in gtk-rot-knob.c (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2930342: Improved robustness of pass prediction (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2933879: Check for AOS before burning computational resources (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2943018: Potential Double Free in qth-data.c (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2942658: Ground Tracks with Narrow Windows (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2943024: Eliminate Segfault in gtk-sat-map.c (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2943448: Remove Segfault from corrupted module (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2945525: Sort list of modules in open module dialog (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2947459: Make Module List Scrollable (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 2951724: Allow TX Doppler correction for FT-817, 857 and 897 (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3002344: Remove Uninitialized Jump (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3002345: Free catfilename (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3002348: Option context never freed (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3005548: Cut and Paste Error In print_pass.h (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3009725: Delete Explicit Call to gtk_set_locale (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3009727: Free satellite hash references (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Applied patch 3050047: Improve sat search and prediction of upcoming passes (Thanks to Patrick Strasser OE6PSE)
  • Applied patch 3059022: Fix gpredict crashed with NULL pointer exception (Thanks to Charles Suprin AA1VS).
  • Slightly improved UI for the single-satellite view.
  • Command line options for cleaning user's TLE and transponder data, see --help for list.
  • Satellite Map: Added shadow to satellite marker and label to enhance visual appearance
  • over light background map regions.
  • Fixed incorrect uplink and downlink frequencies for HO-68, mode V/U packet.
  • Modules that are docked in the main window can be reordered by dragging the tabs.
  • Updated translations for CS, DE, EN_GB, EN_US, FI, FR, IT, LT, RU and TH

New in version 1.1 (October 8th, 2009)

  • This release includes a new satellite data management module and a database that includes all satellites from CelesTrak.
  • Several bugs have been fixed.
  • This release also includes several bugfixes and minor user interface improvements.

New in version 1.0 Beta 5 (May 25th, 2009)

  • Added new transponder files received from David VK5DG.
  • Fixed some bugs that caused the Doppler shift to be calculated incorrectly in some cases.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the transponder frequency to "drift" away from the set frequencies.