[amsat-bb] KENPRO ROTORS Going KRAZY - SOS

Rich/wa4bue richard.siff at verizon.net
Sun Jun 29 20:03:49 UTC 2014

Problem solved.

WX Sat program running at the same time with our OSCAR program - No Ghost.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rich/wa4bue" <richard.siff at verizon.net>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2014 8:50 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] KENPRO ROTORS Going KRAZY - SOS

> Guys,
> I think we have a GHOST haunting our OSCAR antenna system
> We use a KENPRO AZL ROTOR with AMSAT Tracker Interface Box, SATPAC 
> program, and HP computer.
> This happened at the beginning of the passes on VO 52 and FO 29, but not 
> on AO 7 which we did not even hear.
> The AZ rotor just took off spinning.  Shutting the rotor control box off 
> and resetting the program corrected the problem each time.  The reset also 
> included parking the rotor.
> Has anyone had these GHOSTS before?
> Happy FD 2 U
> Rich
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