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Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator

To: Dennis Vernacchia <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 01:11:05 +0000
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I thought prop pitch motors went the way of the battleship and dinosaur !!
73, Dick, W1KSZ/7

Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2007 16:24:27 -0800From: n6ki73@gmail.comTo: 
w1ksz@q.comSubject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s RotatorCC: 
towertalk@contesting.comTalk to the guys that repair them for a living, just 
like one would research a carSuggest you contact Norms and C.A.T.S. , a Google 
search should lead you to themlet them tell you how wonderful the Yaesu 
rotators are to repair and that may guide you A small prop pitch would be the 
cats meowThat's what I use in a LM-470D to turn a MonstIR SteppIR and a 80 mtr 
F12 Rotatable Dipole(photo at )You get what you pay for and most times 
less ....... Learn all about what a REAL rotator is all about at  www.k7nv.comI 
have NO pecuniary interest in this matter.73, Dennis N6KI
On Dec 26, 2007 2:53 PM, RICHARD SOLOMON <> wrote:
Now there's a comment that begs for more info !! I am considering the YAESU  
G-2800DXA for my LM-470.Am I making a mistake ??73, Dick, W1KSZ/7> Date: Wed, 
26 Dec 2007 21:54:29 +0000> From: > To:> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator> > 
Before you open the rotor check the resistance of the indicator pot as it> 
rotates from end to end. There are many more problems with Yaesu indicator> 
boxes than with the rotor pot itself.> > > David Robbins K1TTT> e-mail: mailto:> web:> AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or 
telnet://> > > > -----Original Message-----> > From: [mailto:towertalk-> >] 
On Behalf Of Scott Stembaugh> > Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 20:36> > To:> > Subject: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator> > > > I 
have acquired a Yaesu G800s that I have been told has a problem with> > showing 
the actual position
 . The original owner knew how long it took to> > rotate and occasionally 
stepped outside to verify that he was pointing> > where> > he thought h 

 e should be. I am planning on opening up the rotator to see> > if> > I can 
correct the problem before I put it up next spring. While I have it> > open is 
there anything else I should do preventive maintenance wise? Any> > "common" 
failures/problems that I should be on the lookout for?> > > > And if the pot, 
or any other parts, has failed what is a good resource for> > parts for this 
rotator?> > > > Thanks and vy 73,> > --Scott N9LJX> > > > --> > ------> > 
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