[amsat-bb] AMSAT-BB Rotor Interface Yaesu 5500 Digest, Vol 6, Issue 45

Louis House, KD5GM kd5gm at sbcglobal.net
Sun Jan 23 04:27:40 PST 2011

Hi Bill,
I am using the LVB tracker with the G-5500 and controlling them with the 
SatPC-32 software.
My experience with this system has been very pleasing, straight forward and 
plug & play.  The documentation for the LVB is excellent and the same is 
true for SatPC-32.  Setting the calibration between the LVB and the G-5500 
was a snap, with very easy to follow instructions.
Supporting AMSAT by purchasing the LVB is icing on the cake.
My 2 cents.

Best wishes,

LOUIS, KD5GM in EL29kq
CW, The original digital mode
AMSAT #37061: FIST #3606

>>> 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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