[amsat-bb] Re: Rotor Interface

Howard Long howard at howardlong.com
Sat Jan 22 14:17:08 PST 2011


The ST2 is a copy of the LVB tracker but with the PCB laid out differently. The schematic is identical to all intents and purposes. It uses my firmware.

LVB Trackers purchased from AMSAT support AMSAT projects, but those from Fox Delta do not.

73, Howard G6LVB

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On 22 Jan 2011, at 19:37, Liz & Tony Buckland <buckland at scorch.co.nz> wrote:

> Hi Bill,
> Also have a look at Fox Delta kits for there ST2 Interface, extremely 
> good and a fair price.
> http://www.foxdelta.com/products/st2.htm
> 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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