David has the answer. This presumes that the indicator is consistently lags
or leads the actual position by the same amount. If however the needle
overshoots or undershoots at the limits of rotation it is another problem,
possibly with the rheostat inside the rotor.
73 and MC/HN
Jim Montgomery AG4KM@arrl.net
From: David Robbins K1TTT [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2004 4:11 PM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G1000DXA Problem
Pull the needle off the dial and turn it to show where the antenna is really
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G1000DXA Problem
> I've got a Yaesu G1000DXA rotor that's been up on my 55 tower turning a
> F12 C31XR for about 3 years. I had a lightning strike about 2 years ago
> that destroyed my control box but didn't seem to affect the rotor. But
> recently I have developed an annoying problem.
> The direction indicator on the control box will not sync up with the
> rotor. The rotor still points south at the far CCW stop and points west
> at the far CW stop. But for some reason the control box seems ot be 20 to
> 30 degrees out of sync and it can not be adjusted to account for this
> Has anyone ran into this before or can someone offer advice on how to
> resolve it?
> Thanks & 73s,
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
> Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with
> any questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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