I've used SatPC32 for a number of years, but I have been using it in "simpleton" mode, it would seem. Now that AO-73 is in the "cubesat.txt" keps file rather than amateur, I apparently have to take the next step in my education about this program.
Here the current general question: How do "groups" work. I have googled, and the term seems to be used both for Celestrak groups and for the groups in SatPC32 (e.g. Diverse, Standard, etc). I mean the SatPC32 groups. What I want to do is to have a number of satellites selectable with the A,B,C... buttons in the lower right. But right now, I have to pull down the satellites menu and select "cubesat.txt" to get AO-73 and "amateur.txt" to get, say, VO-52 and SO-50. And whenever I switch to a new keps file, all the satellites I have selected as current for the previous file disappear from the right column.
Somehow, I suspect that 'groups' are the answer to this, but I can never get the "edit" function under groups to do anything terribly useful. It looks like I can edit "standard", for example, so that if selected, it uses the satellites selected from amateur.txt or cubesat.txt but not both.
Ok, so when I get into a pickle like this, it is usually because I don't understand the concept or the model that the program is using. So rather than (or as well as) "click x, select y, edit xxx.txt" the kind of help I hope I can get would be include "how are groups supposed to be used?" And by the way, I have read the manual, and it again seems to assume that I know what groups are supposed to be.
Thanks in advance,