Thanks to all who replied.
Consensus of opinion is that it is a connector problem, either at the
control box or at the rotator.
I'll check the connectors and clean them. Hopefully that will take care of
At 06:27 AM 1/28/2012, you wrote:
>The suggestion about connections was a good one. My G-1000DXA was erratic
>Turned out the cable wasn't plugged all the way in the back of the control
>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
> > clockwise, then starts around counterclockwise as it should. But when I
> > 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
> > N6ZAE
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