Wouldn't it be simpler to design a proper line driver that would
interface the SteppIR controller to a long cable?
Kelly Johnson wrote:
> Would it be possible to locate the SteppIR controller at the base of
> the tower and remotely control the controller itself from the shack?
> I think there are software programs that allow you to control the
> controller via computer. You could have a computer at the base of the
> tower connected to the SteppIR controller. The computer could then be
> remotely connected to a computer in the shack via ethernet cable,
> WiFi, or whatever.
> On 6/18/07, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Bill, I would be very concerned about using a 650' control cable for this
>> antenna after reading about all of AH6FC's problems with a four element
>> SteppIR and a 500' cable. You'll need the factory to assure you that this
>> antenna is designed to work with such a long cable before purchasing it and
>> shipping it to Hawaii.
>> John KK9A
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