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Re: [TowerTalk] Weird Yaesu G-1000DXA

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Weird Yaesu G-1000DXA
From: Mike <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 09:27:06 -0500
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The suggestion about connections was a good one. My G-1000DXA was erratic like 
Turned out the cable wasn't plugged all the way in the back of the control box.

73, Mike NF4L

> Hi all,
> My Yaesu G-1000DXA rotator has started acting weird.
> If I turn it clockwise, say to 180 degrees, the needle goes around to 180
> degrees but when I take my finger off the button the needle jumps back to
> 150 degrees. This is fairly consistent, although occasionally it jumps back
> less than 30 degrees and sometimes it doesn't jump at all.
> When I turn it counterclockwise, the needle initially moves 10 or so degrees
> clockwise, then starts around counterclockwise as it should. But when I take
> my finger off the button, the needle continues on clockwise for another 10
> or 20 degrees.
> Checking the antenna, it appears to be pointing in whatever direction the
> needle ends up pointing after all its gyrations.
> Anyone ever had a G-1000 behave like that? Any suggestions as to whether the
> problem might be in the control box or the rotator? Any help on what to do?
> John


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