> I have one of these rotators with a faulty pulse reed switch and am
> curious how difficult it is to replace it.
I wonder if these are the same as the ones used in the old C-band dish
> Has anyone on the list done
> that? I understand the switches are available from M2. I would like to
> avoid the shipping of this heavy brute.
> I believe the switch is near the bottom of the unit and would
> apparently require removing most of the gears. Do they come out piece by
> piece or is it possible to remove them as one or several assemblies?
> During a recent conversation with Wyatt he indicated they were
> looking into the possibility of providing an access plate to allow
> replacement of the switch. As I recall he indicated they were studying
> whether the present casting could be machined for the mod or a new
> casting would be needed.
> I have been using 2 of the OR2800's for about 8 years. During that
> time I have had 2 pulse switch failures, both during electrical storms.
> 73, Dan, N5AR
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