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Re: KCT help needed



Yes, and I believe this procedure is covered in the KCT manual in later years.

Mark M. Herrick wrote:
> KCT/T did the same to me setting it up under WISP for the first time.  The
> trick that Roy used worked for me too, just remember to keep a backup copy
> of rr.ini for the next time to go to install WISP..... makes life a lot
> easier and we like that!
> 
> 73's  Mark, KL0AD
> http://www.qsl.net/kl0ad
> 
> http://www.uscg.mil/d17/staketch
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Roy Welch
> Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 3:23 PM
> To: John Becker
> Cc: amsat
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] KCT help needed
> 
> 
> In some later PCs, the rotor control bits are already set ON so the rotors
> move when connected to the KCT.  This prevents you from manually
> controlling the rotors during thcalibration setup.  The solution is to
> unsolder the DB25 plug leads from pins 3,5,7 & 9.  These are the
> UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT control leads.  Be sure to make a note of the pin
> numbers vs the color code of the leads.  Then you can run the setup program
> and have full manual control of the rotors.  After you have completed the
> Setup, reconnect the leads to the proper pins.  You should have no further
> problem like this until you buy a new PC or reformat your hard drive, etc.
>   This does not happen on all setups, but does happen occasionally.
> 
> John Becker wrote:
> 
>>while running the install program all seems to go well to the point
>>of connecting the plug to the rotor controller.
>>As soon as I turn it on both rotors take off till they hit the stops
>>
>>Any help out there?
>>
>>John, W0JAB
>>
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> 
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