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Re: [TowerTalk] Buzzing HAM II Rotator?

To: Steve Katz <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Buzzing HAM II Rotator?
From: kd4e <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 18:10:43 -0400
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Thanks guys!

Will crack the case, find and replace that cap.

Once working and tested will post it for sale.

Does $180. tested working for the rotator and control in
original box with the lower mast support and all the
clamps and small hardware sound fair?

 > Steve Katz wrote:
> Yep
> As I understand it, that's the classic symptom.  It happened to me.
> 73, doug
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kd4e [] 
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 10:58 AM
> To:
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Buzzing HAM II Rotator?
> I have my HAM II rotator for sale - went to test it and it
> is misbehaving.
> When I engaged the Brake Unlock it makes the usual loud
> click and disengages, then when I press Right or Left it
> buzzes but does not turn.
> I can make the rotator turn by hand so I know that the
> brake is disengaged.
> Could this be the starting capacitor?


Thanks! & 73, doc, KD4E
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