[amsat-bb] Re: simplest USB rotor interface

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:26:14 PST 2011

Take a look at:


Something for every taste and budget.

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Wayne Estes <w9ae at charter.net> wrote:
> As an AMSAT Area Coordinator, I occasionally get questions about rotor
> interfaces.  So I need to become better informed about the interface
> options.
> I'm well aware of the LVBtracker, but to me it seems to be overkill for the
> intended purpose.  It's not necessary for a rotor interface to have a big
> box, display, and control switches.  The interface really only needs to
> contain A/D and D/A converters.  All displays and controls can be
> implemented "virtually" on the computer's screen.
> Is there a simple and cheap USB interface for the G-5500 rotor? Something
> small and simple like FODtrack, but with a USB port?
> I'm aware of WinRotor USB, but nobody in North America seems to use it.
> Wayne Estes W9AE
> Oakland, Oregon, USA, CN83ik
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