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Re: G-5500 WISP question



Wisp outputs azimuth as 0-359 degrees so it doesn't take advantage of the
450 degree rotation. However KCT can be set up so that the rotator stop is
north.

73,

John
KD6OZH

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Schmitt" <KK5YY@arrl.net>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, 24 May 2001 13:29 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] G-5500 WISP question


>
>
> Howdy,
>
> The time has come to rebuild the antenna array and I am thinking of
> replacing the AZ/EL rotator. I like the idea of the 5500 Az rotator
> with 450 degrees of movement but I wonder if WISP or any of the other
> control programs take advantage of this. My old system spent way
> too much of its time swinging from one side to the other as the
> approaching satellite crossed the North South line.
>
> Any info or experience would be greatly appreciated.
>
> 73 Jerry KK5YY
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