17 Dec 2005 lloydwood   » (Journeyer)

A question from someone in China -- why is this a minus when this other script uses a plus? -- prompted me to look at my SaVi simulations, and made me realise that their coverage properties could be improved.

So I wound up checking all my Ballard rosette simulations, and correcting the Celestri and GS-2 scripts, because with the phasing reversed coverage was clearly much improved in them. (Celestri lost a couple of small coverage gaps that had always bugged me and now appears more regular, while GS-2 increases in evened-out diversity from mostly-one-satellite-overhead to mostly-two-satellites-overhead.)

A look at Skybridge and @contact couldn't come up with any improvement, so those rosette scripts are unchanged. But with many eyes all bugs are shallow, eh?

I'm wondering if I'll do as much work on SaVi development this Christmas as I have done in Christmases past. It's hard to get excited about anything on the SaVi bugs list.

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