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Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable
From: "Dick Green WC1M" <>
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Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 02:36:57 -0400
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Right! I did, and it works.

73, Dick WC1M

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> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable
> Don't forget to also buy the K7LXC mast clamp.
> To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] OR2800 rotor cable
> From: "Dick Green WC1M"
> Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 12:25:53 -0400
> I have no way to prove this, but there's reason to believe that the noise
> problem is specific to the M2 controller (or, rather that it doesn't deal
> properly with the noise.) Green Heron told me that OR2800 rotors will not
> have the noise problem with their controller and that they've sold many
> controllers for OR2800 rotors and none has had the problem. Accordingly, I
> purchased a GH controller for use with my OR2800PX via more than 350' of
> standard rotor cable and have never had a noise or missed pulse problem.
> good news is that M2 will sell the rotor without the controller (at least
> they did when I bought mine.) I've seen the M2 controller fail at a number
> of installations, so I believe there are other good reasons to go with GH.
> The GH alternative is more expensive, but well worth it in my opinion.
> 73, Dick WC1M


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