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Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G-2800DXA Not Rotating

To: "Paul Price Jr." <>,
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G-2800DXA Not Rotating
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 16:01:18 -0400
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There's a lot of good info on this in the archive of this 
reflector.  You're well this side of a decision on sending your 
rotator back to JA-land.

73, Pete N4ZR

At 02:22 PM 6/11/2009, Paul Price Jr. wrote:
>I just turned on my control box last night and tried to work some 
>stations when I noticed when I tried to rotate my beam the control 
>box was very slow, in addition, it would only turn in the range of 
>60-180 degrees. This morning, I went outside and disconnected the 
>ICE spike protector and went back inside to find out nothing had 
>changed. I climbed the tower to see if anything looked kinked or 
>twisted but didn't find anything out of sorts. Does anyone have any 
>experience with a similar problem and any ideas as what I need to do 
>before I pack this thing up and send it back to Yaesu in California? 
>Using my Fluke meter it would be nice to be able to determine that 
>it's just a bad cable. However, the fact that the rotor turns slowly 
>and only partially makes me think its in the rotor its self... Ideas?
>PS: I love the rotor but I'll be darned if I ever buy something that 
>can't be worked on by Norms or Rotor Dr. This thing may have to go 
>back to Japan since Yaesu doesn't keep parts on hand, from what I've read!
>Best of 73s,
>Paul - <>
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