[amsat-bb] Question wrt Arduino and Satellite tracking

Albert van Deursen avdeur at home.nl
Fri Jun 10 22:48:47 UTC 2016


Hi Mike, yes will definitely have a look at the K3NG software as well. Great feedback from all of you. Thanks yr advice. Keeping you posted. 73 Albert PD0OXW 

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-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Sprenger <mikesprenger at gmail.com>
To: "Franklyn A. Ballentine, Jr" <art.ballentine at gmail.com>
Cc: Mvivona <Mvivona at yahoo.com>, Albert van Deursen <avdeur at home.nl>, amsat-bb at amsat.org
Sent: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 21:42
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Question wrt Arduino and Satellite tracking

 I have built a 4 arduinos each with the K3ng code running G5400 rotors.

Add 4 transistors and a few resistors and life is good. 

2 line LCD is nice but can be omitted by querying the com port to calibrate.  

They work Great !

Thanks,
Mike

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> On Jun 10, 2016, at 2:28 AM, Franklyn A. Ballentine, Jr <art.ballentine at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Please let me know how you make out.
> I'm in the same spot with a Yaesu G5400B.
> I'm trying the K3NG route and using M0UPU's board (the EAGLE CAD files are
> on his site and I just submitted them to OSH Park for creation)
> Everyone here has been really helpful and I'm sure you'll be able to come
> up with a solution.
> 
> 73
> Frank
> kb1qzh
> 
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 8:36 PM Mvivona via AMSAT-BB <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> Albert,
>> That is my YouTube video you listed there.
>> In my video, I walk the viewer through the steps to make HRD control the
>> Arduino. It works great.
>> Everything I have is listed in the comments section of the video.
>> 
>> Michael/KC4ZVA
>> 
>> 
>> On Jun 9, 2016, at 3:52 PM, Albert van Deursen <avdeur at home.nl> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi, Just a quick question on Arduino and Satellite tracking. Was looking
>> for
>> an easy setup to demonstrate Amateur Satellite tracking using HRD
>> (EasycommII for driving the rotator) ) via an Arduino Board for our HAM
>> Club
>> I came across an interesting program written by K9VUG
>> (https://sites.google.com/site/k6vugdiary/home/satellite-tracking-system)
>> and demonstrated on YouTube  https://youtu.be/00SW1ExS2es. Unable to
>> contact
>> the author or other kind of feedback from the net  I was wondering if any
>> of
>> you out there  ever tried this setup. Any advice would be welcomed. 73
>> Albert PD0OXW
>> 
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