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Release Notes

V2.4 - 17 June, 2002
bullet PocketSat can now be run from a memory card and will keep its data on the card. Note that it still expects to find import (TLE) databases in the Palm's main memory.

V2.3 - 17 May, 2001
bullet Added the ability to edit a satellite's name in the "Satellite Details" form. The name will survive a data update.
bullet Fixed a bug that caused menus to close by themselves on Kyocera SmartPhones.
bullet Added upgrade information to both the program and the documentation.
bullet Fixed a bug that could cause PocketSat to come up with a solid black screen on color devices.
bullet If MathLib was not present the program used to crash.
bullet Fixed the calculation progress bar for situations when only a couple of satellites are involved in a calculation.

V2.2 - 29 November, 2000
bullet Fixed a bug when calulating passes for periods less than 3 hours long overlapping either sunrise or sunset.
bullet Fixed the very infrequent but fatal "Bad Category" error.

V2.1 - 11 November, 2000
bullet Added GMT+13 timezone for New Zealand during Daylight Savings Time
bullet Fixed the "between 0 and -1 degrees Lat or Lon" bug (again.)
bullet Selected pass is now maintained even if it scrolls off the screen
bullet Fixed inverted bitmaps
bullet Fixed a bug that could hang "visual pass" searches at very high (or low) latitudes
bullet Added section to docs to describe "twilight" preference

V2.0 - 14 June, 2000
bullet Added user-customizable color support, including night vision preserving "red mode."
bullet Merged PocketSat.prc and SGPLib.prc into a single file.
bullet Now allows multiple selectable observer locations.
bullet Removed "visibility optimizations" as a preferences choice.
bullet Added new optimizations.
bullet Changed Latitude and Longitude entry (now takes N/S and E/W instead of +/-)

V1.5 - 10 August, 1999
bullet Added the ability to set alarms that go off at or near the beginning of a pass.
bullet Added tests to make sure there is enough memory before performing operations that need it.
bullet Progress bar now shows completed fraction of entire calculation instead of just one satellite.
bullet If "All Passes" is selected in Preferences, pass "goodness" in main list just reflects maximum altitude, not visibility. This is for radio people.
bullet Added 24:00 to time choices dialog.

V1.4 - 15 June, 1999
bullet Satellites are organized into PalmOs categories.
bullet You can now add to a pass list, without clearing the results of previous calculations.
bullet Added half-hour timezones.
bullet The Pass Details form can now be copied to the clipboard.
bullet Added a visibility optimization to test for times when the Sun is "too low."
bullet The Pass Details form now shows 9 points, rather than 5.
bullet If no satellites are selected, the program will tell you so if you try to perform a calculation.
bullet The Satellites database is no longer backed up during a HotSync. This saves a lot of time.
bullet Fixed a bug that prevented you from entering a longitude or latitude between 0 and -1 degree (kind of a bear for people in London.)

V1.3 - 23 April, 1999
bullet Fixed DB import bug which could cause a crash if extra data was at the end of an import database.
bullet Added GMT+9.5 timezone for South Australia.

V1.1 - 30 March, 1999
bullet Added live elevation/azimuth display to plot.
bullet Import process now rejects high-orbit satellites.
bullet Added 'invert plot' option to prefs.
bullet Added a "No satellites in list, use import feature..." message to satellites form.
bullet Changed time zones from '-2' to 'GMT-2' for clarity.
bullet Revamped memo import.
bullet Added potentially useful error messages to both import methods.
bullet Both import methods now verify data checksums.
bullet 'Thru' time now gets immediately set to requested end time rather than waiting for calculation to complete.

V1.0 - 11 March, 1999
bullet Initial release

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