hobergenix at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 21:49:17 UTC 2018
Yes Makerbeam and Open beam are both possibilities.
Another one to look at is Open builds. They are more like 8020 and
are sold by a number of sites. They have much cheaper connecting
The places like 8020, Misumi, and some Open Builds resealers
will cut the material to size for a small fee per cut. I do not have
a cutoff saw and my hack saw skills would not make the nice square
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 12:39 PM, Don KB2YSI <kb2ysi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm surprised they are not using makerbeam or openbeam instead of 8020...
> I guess it would depend on the "duty" requirements for the frame.
> 73, Don KB2YSI
> On Feb 18, 2018 02:13, "Sterling Coffey" <kawfey at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have all the parts except for these: https://8020.net/shop/33450.html.
> a pop! The frame requires 44 of them; even at bulk prices
> those connectors take up the majority of the expense! When I get a minute I
> want to redesign the frame to not use those suckers.
> Sterling, N0SSC
> On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 3:11 PM, Mike Hoblinski <hobergenix at gmail.com>
> > Has anybody built the open source V3 antenna rotor from the SatNOGS
> > Website https://satnogs.org/
> > Wiki https://wiki.satnogs.org/Main_Page
> > They promote an open source ground station and link them up. They use a
> > Raspberry Pi as the computer board and have a controller board that
> > steppers or DC motors for Az and El.
> > Mike Hoblinski
> > N6IMF
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