[amsat-bb] Re: Balloon project / APRS based antenna control?

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Sun Nov 12 10:42:26 PST 2006

> I was wondering if anyone has come along a program that would 
> allow the use of live APRS location data from a high altitude 
> balloon to be converted for azimuth and elevation control of 
> a rotor on the ground for antenna control... to receive
> "weak" ATV signals.

The original MacAPRS did that and the APRSdos APRS-TK version
will point a simple TV rotator to AZ/EL for satelllites.  But I
neer got around to the terrestrial pointing whichi would only
take a few minutes of programming.  But I lost my source code..

However, I am slowly re-doing it and hope to have a small PIC
controller soon that will point TV rotators easily.

De Wb4aPR, Bob

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