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Re: re:Alliance Rotator Question



At 10:23 PM 3/11/2006, you wrote:

>Having a pot with good resolution is important, and I have found 
>that a second speed is helpfull in stoping at a given point. I 
>have  used a diode in one of the three motor wires to cause the 
>rotator to creep slowly, shorting it out the diode with a switch 
>alows the rotator to move at full speed. You loose torque but having 
>a way to achieve a presision stop at a given elevation is a plus on 
>2.4 GHz systems.
>Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 7:50 PM
>Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] re:Alliance Rotator Question

I just added a couple of switches, to select vernier control or auto 
position  control, and lose no power in the process..

Article appeared in July QST, but I'll put it on my web site in a 
couple of minutes....

http://home.san.rr.com/doguimont/uploads

as rotator.jpg




            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 
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