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Re: [Nova-Net] KCT and NFW32 ver. 2.1n (build #14)

Walt -

This is called "hunting."  You need to increase the deadband by going to
Setup/Antenna rotator/Advanced.  It may also help to increase the A/D
smoothing factor.


"Walter R. Jones, Jr." wrote:
> I have finally got my tower up, antennas installed on the Yaesu G-5400B
> rotor system controlled by the KCT and the NFW 32 ver. 2.1n (build #14).
> The rotor is tracking the satellites to some degree, it hops around, in
> front and behind the satellite @5 degrees.  I have the program stay ahead of
> the satellite (lead it) by 10 seconds.
> I need some guidance to aid me to have a smooth tracking system.  Hate to
> see those antennas dance around like that.
> Thank you for your time and assistance.
> 73
> Walt
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Michael R. Owen, Ph.D.                      Dept. of Geology
Northern Lights Software Associates         St. Lawrence University
http://www.nlsa.com                         mowen@stlawu.edu

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