[amsat-bb] Re: SatPC32 12.8b and Win7

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Fri Jul 13 19:51:49 PDT 2012


OK, that's identical to the Fox Delta ST1 kit.

Have you calibrated it?

The procedure is here, on the Fox Delta page:

http://www.foxdelta.com/products/st1.htm

Scroll down to *Setup Guideline for SatPC & Nova for Windows**

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On 07/14/2012 01:40 AM, Matt Severin wrote:
> A Sat688 rotor interface.
> Matt
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea at verizon.net 
> <mailto:kq6ea at verizon.net>> wrote:
>
>     What rotor interface are you using?
>
>     Jim  KQ6EA
>
>
>     On 07/14/2012 12:02 AM, Matt Severin wrote:
>
>         While working with the 8 teachers at Teachers' Institute II, I
>         had a
>         variety of computer operating systems.  We had some odd
>         behavior with the
>         Win7 machines, but I am not sure if this was a fluke or a pattern.
>
>         We were using SatPC32 v12.8b with the SAEBRTrackBox setting in the
>         software, and the students with issues were running Win7.  The
>         G5500's did
>         not always respond as expected.  For example, if we commanded
>         it to move to
>         45 degrees elevation, it would, but if we manually entered 179
>         degrees it
>         would drop down to about 25 degrees.  The fix seemed to be to
>         set the
>         turning point of azim rotor under the 'Rotor Setup" to S
>         instead of N.  I
>         am running v12.8a and have not trouble with the exact same set
>         up and I am
>         set to 'N".
>
>         Has anyone else experienced this?  In my trouble shooting, I
>         believe I was
>         able to trace it back to the computers/software.  Any thoughts?
>
>         Thanks in advance.
>
>         Matt, N8MS
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