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Re: G-5400B Vs G-5500



I've been running a G-5400B here in Alaska for about 16 years....not one 
problem at all, from -40 temperatures to 125 mph winds.

73,
Joe
WL7M

At 04:31 PM 03-11-2002, Paul Willmott wrote:
>The 5500 differs from the 5400 thus:
>
>1). It comes with a bolt to go through the pole to stop it twisting in the
>wind, ... good!
>
>2). It has south stop and 450 deg azimuth range rather than 360, ... good
>for AO-40 in the northern hemisphere.
>
>3), it has nice connectors at the mast rather that screw terminals!
>
>4). An off black finish rather than green!
>
>5). I've bought 2 5500 units in the last 9 months (after my 5400 failed
>after 10 years -  The elev rotor motor burnt out). I wish there were some
>alternate suppliers, .... it seems that anything I buy from Yaesu needs
>fixing soon after purchase, ... that said who else is there for az/el
>rotors?
>
>:^( Paul, VP9MU
>
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