[amsat-bb] Re: U-110 Rotor Setup

Greg Dolkas ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 21:27:28 PDT 2012

I'm pretty sure this isn't the article you were thinking of, but I made my
own Az/El rotor from a U-110 and a regular Ham-type rotor, with a Basic
Stamp-based controller.  Has both manual and automatic modes.  See the
pictures and links to the design documentation at the top of:


Good luck,

Greg  KO6TH

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 3:09 PM, Joel Black <w4jbb at charter.net> wrote:

> I am looking for an old article regarding the use of two U-110 rotors for
> satellite operations.
> I have gone through all my old references and cannot find what I'm looking
> for.
> Basically, it was a setup using two U-110's (or it could have been two
> U-100's).  The homemade controller used either toggle or rocker switches
> and had a digital readout of AZ/EL using DVOM's.  As far as I remember, it
> was all manual.  I remember seeing this in the back of some publication,
> but I cannot find it.
> Does anyone have any inkling of and idea what I'm talking about?
> 73,
> Joel - W4JBB
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