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Re: RV: Who have home-built a trakcer?



Check out here:

http://pinball.iopa.sc.edu/kc4sa

My elmer and I designed and built a tracker based on the BASIC STAMP2--must
have been about four years ago?  Been working great ever since...

73,

Mark N8MH

At 02:26 PM 12/28/00 -0500, Art Goldman wrote:
>I'm building my own az-el controller which will take az-el headings from the
>serial port output of wisp-dde. It is only designed to move the antennas - no
>internal time-tracking. I'm using a basic stamp microcontroller and it just
>doesn't have the horsepower to do that. But it is stand-alone -- it
doesn't go
>in a computer card slot. Plugs into AC only.
>
>There is already a similar design of one by Fernando Mederos, CX6DD. You
can get
>info on that from his web site:
>
>http://www.chasque.apc.org/franky/6ddrc/6ddrceng.htm
>
>Mine should be done in about a month. It is designed to control Kenpro/Yaesu
>az-el rotators, though it should work with any that have a variable
resistor to
>read positioning.
>
>good luck!
>
>73,
>Art, N3OY
>
>
>
>"Fernandez Montana, Juan Antonio" wrote:
>
>>         I have looked for a trakcer electric circuit throgh several web
>> sites, and I have only found people who sells it ready to run, and of
course
>> sofware.
>>
>>         I hope to build my trakcing system.
>>
>>         I will be gratefull for anybody who sends me some information, some
>> design or where I can found a web site about this item.
>>
>>         I hope to begin next year heating my solder.
>>
>>         Merry Christmas and Happy new year.
>>
>>         The best whises!. EA4CYQ
>>
>>
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