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Before installing Orbitron and use it with UISS for Doppler correction with the Yaesu FT-847, you must first follow the "UISS" setup tutorial for this software.

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1) Go to the "Links" area and download Orbitron.


2) Open "PlayOnLinux" et click on "Setup  a program".

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3) Click on "Install an unlisted program" at the bottom of the window.

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4) Click on "Next".

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5) Select "Modify or update an existing application" then click on "Next".

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6) Another window appears and propose to choose UISS software. Check the box "Display Virtual disks" at the bottom.

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7) A new list is displayed with the virtual disks installed. Select "HAMRADIO" then click on "Next".

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8) Don't check anything here and click on "Next".


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9) In the next windows, select "32 bits windows installation" even if your Operating System is 64 bits.

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10) Click on "Browse" button.

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11) Select the Orbitron software setup you've already downloaded and click on "Open".

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12) Click on "Next".

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13) Wait some seconds...

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14) Software installation begin. Choose your language then click on "OK".

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15) Click on "Next".

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16) Don't change the path of installation and click on "Next".

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17) Uncheck the box "Screen saver Orbitron" then click on "Next".

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18) In the next window, uncheck all boxes then click on "Next".

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19) Click on "Install".

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20) Uncheck the box "Launch Orbitron" then click on "Finish".

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21) In the next window, select "Orbitron.exe" in the list to place a shortcut on your desktop then click on "Next".

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22) Confirm the shortcut name by clicking on "Next".

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23) Next step : Choose the first item on the list as below then click on "Next".

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24) Setup is finished. Close the PlayOnLinux window.

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25) Click on "Yes" to confirm exit.

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26) Download the archive "Updates.tar.gz" that is located in the "Orbitron" folder of the  "Downloads" section of the website.

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27) Go to the place where the file has been saved.

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28) Right click on the archive and select "Extract here" in the menu.

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29) Open the "Updates" folder which has just been extracted.

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30) Inside the directory there are two folders. Leave this window opened and use the file explorer to open an other one.

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31) In the new window, open the "PlayOnLinux's Virtuals drives" folder.

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32) Then open the "HAMRADIO" directory.

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33) Now open the "drive_c" folder.

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34) Continue with opening the "Program Files" folder.

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35) To finish, open the "Orbitron" folder.

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36) Now copy the "Data" et "Lang" folders from to the Orbitron installation folder by dragging the icons from a window to the other with the mouse.

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37) Run Orbitron by clicking on its icon.

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38) The main window of Orbitron is now opened.

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39) Click on the setup icon : 16.png

40) Now click on the "Worldmap" tab.

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41) In the "Map picture" list, select "Coloured-HiRes".

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42) Now Orbitron have a a high resolution woldmap and a better french translation than the original included by default in the software

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© David OLIVARES - F4BPP