[amsat-bb] Re: IF-100 Interface

Howard Long howard at howardlong.com
Sun Oct 19 06:24:57 PDT 2008


Check out the code in WispDDE:

Sub IF100RotorSetAzEl(Az, El, Port As Integer)

As Tony says, you need some nasties to talk straight to the parallel port.
You may already have that in HRD for other rotators like the FODTrack.

Cheers & 73, Howard G6LVB

-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Simon (HB9DRV)
Sent: 19 October 2008 10:45
To: AMSAT.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: IF-100 Interface

I can be more specific - it's the strobing I need to set.

Simon Brown, HB9DRV

----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon (HB9DRV)" <simon at hb9drv.ch>
> Does anyone know how to drive the IF-100 via the parallel port? I am 
> sure I am send the correct commands (I've looked in the WISP code) but 
> am failing to get the hardware to recognise my commands. The same 
> hardware works fine with an old DOS program.

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