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[aprssig] Rotor control

Ron Tonneson ron.tonneson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 19 18:44:01 UTC 2006


I have one but have not used the RS-232 interface.  According to the 
manual it is compatible with the HyGain DCU-1 protocol.  If you want i 
could send your that section of the manual.

Ron - K0QVF

scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> 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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