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Re: Fw: Rotator/Elevator controled using LAN?



We do it all the time at work, but not in the sense you are speaking.  At
one of our smaller hubs, we have an OC-12 feeding an MDR-6000 digital m/w
radio.  Not so far fetched, the technology is there...

73,
Joel, K2SAT

----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Braun NA1DB" <na1db@yahoo.com>
To: "Douglas Cole" <n7bfs@qwest.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Friday, January 19, 2001 21:59 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Fw: Rotator/Elevator controled using LAN?


> At 09:13 PM 1/19/01 , Douglas Cole wrote:
> >Art Goldman wrote:
> > >
> > > I've been toying with the idea of digitizing the receive signal at the
antenna
> > > and transporting it to the shack via fiber. Goodbye coax. But, so far
haven't
> > > gotten any farther than thinking about it. It will probably take some
pretty
> > > fast DSP chips though...
> > >
>
> When they figure out how to send power up a fiber-optic cable, then
> you will finally be able to get a lightning-resistant antenna setup...
>
> :-)
>
> Doug
> NA1DB
>
>
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