I have used both of these rotors during my radio career.
I switched to the Yaesu G1000-DXA for several reasons, the most important to
me were the large illuminated compass dial, the 90 degree overlap, the variable
rotor speed pot, and the position preset with ramp up/down speed at the rotor.
I have turned a HyGain TH-5DXX, a Mosley Pro-67B, and currently a HyGain
TH-11DXX & Cushcraft 5 element 6 meter yagi stack.
The only failure I had on these rotors has been the compass dial lamp and one
rubber drive belt which drives the pointer. This was an early failure (within a
couple months) and the replacement has been working for over ten years.
73 de Bob - KØRC in MN
Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2006 05:40:42 EST
Subject: [TowerTalk] Ham IV vs Yaesu
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I am writing for a friend who is not Internet enabled.
He has been a Ham IV user since it's introduction. As a moicrowaver, his
towers see a good load. He keeps a spare rotor to swap out when one in service
fails, which is often.
He is now considering replacing these (as they fail again) with Yaesu
You opinions between these two rotors (only these please) is greatly
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