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Re: [SPAM] RE: Re: Making your own rotator controller



It also comes with a CD that has the parts list on it.
You're kinda on-your-own to gather up the parts.
Jim  KQ6EA

--- William Liporace - NA2NA <will-na2na@nycap.rr.com>
wrote:

> I just looked on the AMSAT WEB site... All I see is
> the PCB & the box. Did I 
> miss some thing??
> 
> Will WC2L
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Howard Long" <howard@howardlong.com>
> To: <vk4tec@people.net.au>; "'Henk, PA3GUO'"
> <hamoen@iae.nl>; 
> <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2007 9:44 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: [SPAM] RE: Re: Making your
> own rotator controller
> 
> 
> > Hi Andrew
> >
> >> Is there a one stop shop for the LVB ?
> >
> > AMSAT-UK sells worldwide: bare boards for the
> tracker and USB option, as
> > well as a complete kit of parts but without a box.
> >
> > AMSAT-NA sells a number of different options, all
> the way up to a 
> > completely
> > built unit in a rather slick looking box.
> >
> > I have been very surprised by the regular requests
> for completely built
> > units, as well as the kits of parts. One of my
> design criteria was to use
> > easily available parts (many in the average ham's
> stock), but the
> > convenience of a kit has been very popular, as
> have the completely built
> > units. I was blown away by the popularity of the
> boards at Dayton this 
> > year,
> > and yet again at the Symposium where Gould
> announced the ready-built 
> > units.
> >
> > I'm old fashioned I guess! I hand wired four or
> five on perf board before
> > doing the PCB. FWIW I estimate there are now 650
> boards out there. Not 
> > sure
> > how many are actually built and how many are on
> the "things to do" pile!
> > Judging by the number of enquiries I get, I am
> sure plenty are built.
> >
> > One final thing, the 0.8a firmware (needed to
> ignore the NUL characters
> > generated by Predict) is at
> >
>
http://www.g6lvb.com/Articles/LVBTracker/LVBTrackV0_8a.hex.
> I've yet to 
> > put
> > a link to this on my website.
> >
> > Cheers, Howard
> >
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