[amsat-bb] DIY Projects

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Tue Sep 27 18:23:05 UTC 2016


I once used a reduction gear box set from the local electronics store

The drive went to a threaded rod

It was a tim system - very rough 


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> On 28 Sep 2016, at 2:49 AM, Gerald Payton <gp_ab5r at outlook.com> wrote:
> This may be OLD stuff to many of you experienced ops., but new to me.  I was wondering if there had been any individual DIY projects in the past for building an AZ/EL or Pan/Tilt using robotics?  Of course, for our purposes weight and wind load would be a factor.  I am not interested in "toy size", as many of the Arduino projects are.
> If anyone knows of a site or PDF, please send it to me; either here or to my personal email:
> gp_ab5r at outlook.com.  I am also good via ARRL and AMSAT using AB5R at xxxx
> Thanks,
> Jerry
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