[amsat-bb] Re: usb rotor control

Goody K3NG goody.k3ng at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 12:43:04 PST 2014

If you're willing to try an Arduino and some homebrewing, there is this:


It emulates both Yaesu and Easycom protocols, can have an LCD display, and
the current development version of code has moon and sun tracking.  M0UPU
offers a PC board that will work with the software, mated with an Arduino
Uno or Mega:



On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 9:15 AM, Jeff Griffin <kb2m at comcast.net> wrote:

> My tried and true KCT card  setup is in failure mode. I've been using the
> KCT for 17 years ! The hard drive controller in the ISA slotted PC  appears
> to have failed. I'm not going to look for yet another ISA motherboard.
>  I'm looking for a USB solution that will work with 32/64 bit WIN7/8,
> SatPC32, and my 5500 Yaesu rotor.  I was thinking of building a LVB
> tracker,
> but there doesn't seem to be any kits available. Anyone have any
> suggestions
> on what will meet my requirements?
> 73 Jeff kb2m
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