[amsat-bb] Re: LVB tracker display problem

Gould Smith gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 15 15:58:07 PST 2008

Hello Fer,

I have seen that display when there is a bad connection between the 
mainboard and the LCD display.

Gould, WA4SXM

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Fer IW1DTU" <heliox694-iw1dtu at yahoo.com>
To: "AMSAT" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2008 3:13 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] LVB tracker display problem

> Hello
> Wondering if someone can help.
>  I just finish to build an LVB tracker for a friend of mine. All works 
> fine with NOVA but during a satellite pass the display stuck as in the 
> picture:
>  http://it.geocities.com/supertrackmoon/lvb_display.jpg
>  All other functions are OK and the tracker is still tracking the 
> satellite. A quick restart (power off / power on) and display works again 
> but after some minutes it is again stuck. It seems just only a display 
> problem.
>  Same behavior with other satellites passes.
>  I  built a couple of LVB units and I have been using an LVB tracker with 
> NOVA  for years without problems.
> Any ideas ?
>  Fer  IW1DTU
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