[amsat-bb] Re: 5500 rotor problem

Alan Cresswell alancresswell at xtra.co.nz
Sat Oct 8 12:22:38 PDT 2011

For what its worth, I replaced my 5500 azimuth motor with one from a 650 a
couple of years ago.  Direct replacement, no problems.


-----Original Message-----
From: amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On
Behalf Of Jeff KB2M
Sent: Saturday, 8 October 2011 12:08
To: 'R Oler'
Cc: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 5500 rotor problem

And why wouldn't it be accurate, especially if it is the same part? They're
both 450 degree systems.

73 Jeff kb2m

-----Original Message-----
From: R Oler [mailto:orbitjet at hotmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, October 07, 2011 22:41 PM
To: glasbrenner at mindspring.com; kb2m at comcast.net
Cc: Amsat BB
Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Re: 5500 rotor problem

LOL I bet that was accurate...Robert WB5MZO

> From: glasbrenner at mindspring.com
> Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 21:53:44 -0400
> To: kb2m at comcast.net
> CC: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: 5500 rotor problem
> My 5500 has had a 450 motor in it for about 8 years :)
> It was cheaper to buy a used rotor than the motor from yaesu parts.
> 73, Drew KO4MA

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