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Rotor AC Interface & managed by PC

Prepare the box

The DIY rotor interface is ready. The rotor interface is connected to the PC via USB and will use the standard Yaesu GS232 protocol. You can move the antenna rotor by hand via the ‘joystick’ and via the software on the PC. In the download section you will find (asap) the complete building manual. Credits …

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Rotor management extra info by PE1ANS


The rotor soft- and hardware you can find on this site is in the development fase. PE1ANS (OM Jan) had picked up the mean time stage of the development fase with his own few on the software. I nice small movie will show an error in the source code, when you push the button to …

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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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