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Re: Yaesu rotor



I also use the Uni_Trac 2000 and highly recommend it.

73 de Rick, KG6IAL

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James C. Hall, MD" <heartdoc@nwtcc.com>
To: "Paul Womble" <pwomble1@tampabay.rr.com>
Cc: "amsat-bb@amsat.org" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 2:18 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Yaesu rotor


> Hi Paul:
> 
> I made the *expensive* mistake of going with the GS232 interface.  It 
> began malfunctioning about 8 months later.  I recently purchased the 
> Uni_Trac 2000 which will control your 5500 and control the doppler 
> shift on your rig - also compatible with Nova.  Oh, and for half the 
> price.  It uses the parallel port, so if you have a printer already 
> using it, you'll need an A/B switch.  You by it here in the states via 
> Spectrum Intl.
> 
> 73, Jamie  WB4YDL
> 
> 
> On Wednesday, February 26, 2003, at 01:02 PM, Paul Womble wrote:
> 
> > I'm looking at the Yaesu G5500 rotor.  I see it listed along with a
> > GS232A computer interface.
> >
> > Is there any option to computer control the rotor other than the $500
> > Yaesu interface?  What makes the interface so expensive?
> >
> > Paul K4FB
> >
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