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Re: Radio Shack rotators



http://www.dougbraun.com/rotor_mod.html

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Chris N8PHU
ET1(SW) USN Retired
Transmitter Engineer
SES-Americom


On 7/11/06, George Henry <ka3hsw@earthlink.net> wrote:
> If it can be made to provide a  0 to 5 volt DC position feedback voltage
> thru 360 degrees of rotation (or 90 or 180 degrees of elevation, if you are
> planning to use it as an elevation rotor), and can be made to turn in either
> direction by a corresponding switch closure (closing switch "A" makes it go
> clockwise, switch "B" makes it go counter-clockwise), then it should work
> with the FOD-Track interface under Nova.
>
> George, KA3HSW
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert C. Rice" <rcrice@speakeasy.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.ORG>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2006 7:54 PM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Radio Shack rotators
>
>
> > At a hamfest last weekend I picked up a RS rotator (model 15-1245) for not
> > much more than lunch money.
> >
> > Now the question is whether I can put it to use in an automated way under
> > Nova.
> >
> > Bob Bruniga wrote a nice little article on controlling this rotator under
> > his APRS program.
> >
> > Is anyone aware of an easy method to have Nova drive one of these for
> > automated pointing at LEOs?
> >
> > Robert
> > WB5PKN
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