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[aprssig] Rotor control

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Mon Jun 19 17:45:14 UTC 2006


I saw that, but I don't see any details on the RS-232 interface.

Scott
N1VG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of Ron Tonneson
> Sent: Monday, June 19, 2006 10:40 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Rotor control
> 
> Scott,
> 
> Idiom Press sells rotor control boards that have a serial interface: 
> <http://www.idiompress.com/>
> 
> Ron - K0QVF
> 
> scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> > Someone on the Yahoo APRS list was asking about using APRS 
> to control a
> > rotor and track a station automatically for ATV.  Does 
> APRSdos do this?  I
> > thought I heard something about APRSdos and rotor control.
> > 
> > Second, is there any sort of serial interface standard for rotor
> > controllers?  If not, then what's most common?  If there's 
> anything out
> > there with a relatively simple interface, it wouldn't be 
> hard to add rotor
> > tracking to the Tracker2.  It's already got the math needed 
> to calculate
> > distance and bearing, so it wouldn't take much code to have 
> it send rotor
> > control commands to the second serial port to track a 
> designated station.
> > 
> > Scott
> > N1VG
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
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