What happens if one hits either LEFT or RIGHT while the rotator is turning
under control of the RotorCard? Does it terminate the computer control and
bring the rotator to a stop? If so, is that stop a controlled stop with
gradual deceleration or is it an abrupt stop?
> Hi Mike,
> The RotorCard was designed to ignore the speed control on the
> front panel, which is only needed for manual control of the
> rotator. The RotorCard
> starts the rotation at slow speed, and then speeds up to fast
> Similarly, when the rotator nears the target bearing the
> RotorCard goes to slow speed for a bit before stopping.
> Because the RotorCard accelerates and decelerates gradually
> in two steps, the wear and tear on the rotator, mast, and
> beam is no more than if the rotator went at slow speed the
> whole way. The user benefits from the microprocessor control
> of the speed by not having to wait as long for the rotator to turn.
> - Rob W7GH
> Idiom Press
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