Category: Interfaces

CAT or other computer interfaces

Rotor management hardware update

Rotor house

In the time we are building on the PCB with the electronics (for PIC controler) I had to bring the old hardware inside a new box. Also the rotation of the Antenna rotor I have to do by hand. But safety first .. the old hardware is build together in a plastic ‘box’ with on …

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New rotor management with PIC-controler

1st stage

“Start to build a new management system with PIC-controler for the Antenna-rotor” The next pictures will give the few of the development of the antenna-rotor interface with a PIC 16F84 controler. The development is started on a breadboard to find the correct parts and programming of the PIC controler. I have started with the most easy …

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CAT interface FRG8800

Schema of the interface

First homemade project ready, Finished the CAT-interface for the FRG 8800 Receiver. This small project is easy to make I used the schema from J.F. Kok with the MAX 232 and his ‘special made’ software to handle the RX. The interface is┬ámade in the ‘open space’ of the 144 Mhz transverter who is not in …

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