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rotor tracking interfaces




FODTrack works with the Wisp DDE client by Fernando Mederos CX6DD, and the
DDE client reportedly will interface with NOVA, and WISP among others.

On my machine the Wisp DDE client links beautifully with WINORBIT, and 
SATSCAPE, but I have yet to try it in practice.

73,
Andrew Ojwang (5Z4FT)

At 08:36 28/01/03 -0600, you wrote:







>>Wayne replies:
>>
>>I don't know about PCI interface cards, but there are several "plug and 
>>play" rotor control interfaces that connect to a parallel port and plug 
>>into the DIN connector on your rotor. These interfaces cost much less 
>>than the Kansas City Tracker card.
>>
>>"Fodtrack" is most often homebuilt, but a guy in Chile sells pre-built 
>>units.  The driver software is basically a stand-alone tracking program.
>>It doesn't interface to other tracking programs.  It also supports radio 
>>Doppler tuning via a serial port.
>>http://www.qsl.net/ve2dx/projects/fod.htm 
>><http://www.qsl.net/ve2dx/projects/fod.htm>
>
>
>I do not believe this is true.  Some one please correct me if FODTrack can 
>not be used with WISP, NOVA, and Instant Track.
>
>73,
>Joe
>
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