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Re: A new trakbox like device?



On 26/04/06, David Carr <dc@dcarr.org> wrote:
>     I was playing with some satellite prediction code yesterday that
> could be fairly easily ported to a 32 bit microcontroller.  That got me
> to wondering if there would still be any interest in a trakbox-like
> stand alone rotator controller.
>
> What applications would such a device have?  Should it control radios as
> well?  I'm curious to see if laptop computers have supplanted the need
> for such a device.  Ideas and comments welcome...

As a homebrewer I would find such a device an interesting project. On
the other hand, taking into account the relatively low price of a
standard PDA with color touchscreen,  network and usb interface, I
would prefer some free software for that.

>
> 73s,
> David Carr
> KD5QGR


73
Alex OZ9AEC
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