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Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 pulse switch replacement

To: Dan <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 pulse switch replacement
From: "Roger (K8RI)" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 22:51:48 -0400
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Dan wrote:
> 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 


Roger (K8RI)
> 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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