[amsat-bb] Re: Rotor Interface
kq6ea at verizon.net
Sat Jan 22 11:46:24 PST 2011
+2 for the Fox Delta kits!
After beating around with an FODTrack, and a "Satellite Tracker Sr.", I
bought one of the Fox Delta kits.
I had it built in a few hours, and up, calibrated, and running a couple
of hours after I set my station up out on the back porch.
Works *perfectly* with SatPC2 using the "Easycom" protocol, and as
someone else said here, now that I have my station under full PC
control, I can concentrate on communicating!
On 01/22/2011 07:37 PM, Liz & Tony Buckland wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> Also have a look at Fox Delta kits for there ST2 Interface, extremely
> good and a fair price.
> 73 de Tony ZL3HAM
>> Message: 18
>> Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 10:20:10 -0500
>> From: "Bill Gillenwater" <k3sv at pa.net>
>> Subject: [amsat-bb] Rotor Interface Yaesu 5500
>> To: "AmsatBBS" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
>> Message-ID: <5E846EAFD8F649CCAAB7DDDDFD2B51A8 at billpc>
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>> OK, a newbee question about interfacing rotors. I have a Yaesu 5500
>> and I run PCSat32. What do I need between the rotor and the
>> computer? I would like a few options. Do I need the Yaesu 232
>> interface box or will a generic box do the job. If a generic box
>> will work, which are the best for satellite work with PCSat32?
>> Tnx 73 Bill K3SV
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