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Re: YAESU G5400 Lessons Learned



Doug NA1DB wrote:

>Ironically, the Radio Shack azimuth rotors have no limit switches,
>and when they reach the end of travel the motor simply stalls.
>But the motor's current draw only increases 10% or so when this happens,
>thanks to the general wimpiness of the motor windings and the 
>transformer...

It may be wimpy, but it sounds like a pretty foolproof
failsafe system to me.

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
Grid: CN89lg                    pied a terre..."
ICBM: 49 16.57 N 123 0.24 W        - Hospital/Shafte

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