‘iPhone 3G – Satellite Finder on the Move’

by Jon Thompson on November 18, 2008

For those of you who have never heard of Dishpointer it is an online service that gives direction and angle to satellites nearest your location and plots it all in Google Maps.  The service is free and has a full repository of available satellites.  Now you can fire it up on your iPhone for those times that you need to get your satellite fix on the move.  (You can also fire it up in Google Earth when you get home.)

Read on…

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Jan November 21, 2008 at 11:38 pm

It’s not a “satellite finder”.
It’s a “satellite calculator”!
How to point a satellite dish and finding a satellite with this?
Only with “satellite biper” or if you have PC DVB-S card, with “FastSatfinder” + mobile phone/iphone/pda

Jon Thompson November 22, 2008 at 1:02 am

Links please! I’ll post on FastSatFinder in a bit.
Many thanks,
Jon

Jan November 22, 2008 at 7:48 am

The FastSatfinder official site http://www.fastsatfinder.com
There is the tutorial “FastSatfinder+mobile phone…” on wordpress blog
http://boxier.wordpress.com/2008/11/01/satellite-finder-on-your-cell-phone-iphone-pda/

alex December 19, 2008 at 11:57 am

i was interested in the dish pointer for i iphone as i have one and would find this app useable. under further investigation i found NO dish pointer app through iphone. i also tried satellite finder and nothing came up when i looked at the screen shot of the iphone it looked strange, as if the image was altered……the phone looks far to large in the mans hand. is there an app for this and if so where do you get it? i’m not convinced by the site info!

Jon Thompson December 21, 2008 at 5:34 pm

No App. Just pull it up in Safari.
Cheers,
Jon

ahoora April 12, 2009 at 1:00 am

tanks

Alan August 17, 2009 at 11:40 am

New iPhone app coming soon, see video

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