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Re: Rotators



Joe,
It looks like the U-100 and the U-110 are only one plane and won't handle both the azimuth and the elevation control.  Would you have to use two or is the picture deceiving?  How would PCsat32 control such a device?

73s,
Eric W4OTN


>As far as the U-100 and U-110 are concerned, Norm's bought what was left and
>is selling both new and refurbished at very reasonable prices.  You can find
>them at:
>
>http://www.rotorservice.com/
>
>I know several Hams quite happy with Norm's work.
>
>They are quite common on eBay as well.
>
>73,
>Joe kk0sd
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
>Behalf Of David Donaldson
>Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 9:56 PM
>To: 'AMSAT-BB'
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Rotators
>
>Let me join the question...The Yaesu are great rotors but are there any
>options anymore that don't cost the price of a new rig?  I wish now I had
>not sold my Allient (spelling not right) U-100 TV rotor a few years ago now
>that I want to get back into satellites.
>
>Dave WB7DRU, MN
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org] On
>Behalf Of Thomas M. Webb
>Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 8:59 PM
>To: Eric Christensen; AMSAT-BB
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Rotators
>
>The Yaesu 5X00 series (5400, 5500, 5600).  They are in general use in the 
>AMSAT community so there is lots of support.
>
>Tom, WA9AFM/5
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Eric Christensen" <eric@christensenplace.us>
>To: "AMSAT-BB" <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
>Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2007 7:57 PM
>Subject: [amsat-bb] Rotators
>
>
>>I know this is a general question but I'm hoping to get some insight.
>>
>> What's the best azimuth and elevation rotator available these days?  I'm
>> hoping to get some antennas up before the end of the year and this is
>> one of the pieces of the puzzle I don't have any idea about.  Any
>> information would be appreciated.
>>
>> 73s,
>> Eric Christensen, W4OTN
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