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Re: Anyone with a Yaesu 5400 or 5500 rotor



Hi Rich -

The Yeasu rotators require a 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inch mast per the manual.  I
used a 2" pipe.

Mal, NP2L
AMSAT Area Coordinator
St. John, USVI
NP2L@amsat.org

----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Parry <rparry@qualcomm.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 4:43 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Anyone with a Yaesu 5400 or 5500 rotor


> Anyone with a 5400 or 5500 should be able to answer this. I am planning on
> getting the 5500 and placing it on a 1" mask. Can the 5500 fit on a 1" OD
> pipe or does it require 1 1/2" or perhaps 2" inch pipe to sit on.
>
> The weather in San Diego is very mild (not much wind) and I am putting
> small satellite yagi's, each about 5 lbs on it.  So I don't see the need
> for a large pipe and just want to make sure the 5500 will accept it.
>
> thanks in advance,
> Rich Parry, W9IF
>
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