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Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator Wires

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotator Wires
From: Tom Anderson <>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 15:40:23 -0700 (PDT)
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Do you have a supplier for the Molex connectors?  I
used to use the 8 pin one, but when I redid my coax
and rotor cables I couldn't find the 8-pin ones
anywhere incluing Mouser.  Ended up using a pair of
the rubberized 8 pin trailer plugs at both the Ham IV
rotor and the control box.

Tom, WW5L

--- wrote:

> Although I subscribe to documenting the wire colors
> - in the rotator's manual, 
> I always cut a 6 foot pigtail and use molex
> connectors to join the two ends.  
> That way I can quickly disconnect the rotator for
> lightning and it is easy to 
> see what color wire connects where.  I never take
> the pigtail off the 
> controller; I treat it like it is permanently
> connected.
> Keith
> AC9S
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