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Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR problem
From: K4SAV <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 23:08:32 -0500
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Roger (K8RI) wrote:

>>I'm not at all familiar with the SteppIR design, but I've
>Nor am I, but I have many years working with process control and positioners 
>prior to moving into computer science.
>Which brings up my question:  How does the system know the motors have moved 
>the tape/elements to the proper length? Hopefully they don't just count the 
>pulses to the motors.
>Roger (K8RI)
Yes, that is exactly how it works.  It does have a recalibrate function 
which drives the elements back into the housing and oversteps the pulses 
so that it is now sure where the antenna is.


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