[TowerTalk] 8 pin rotor quick disconnects
n4zr at contesting.com
Fri Aug 29 13:05:13 EDT 2003
At 11:47 AM 8/29/03 -0400, Jerry Keller wrote:
>Maybe that's because the rotator manufacturer didn't say to pin it? (refer
>to K7LXC's Law...) :-) Jerry K3BZ
Actually, both of my Yaesu rotators have a fifth bolt that is intended to
be passed through the mast clamps and the mast. I think they originally
did this because they despaired at getting people to tighten the mast
clamps properly, so they kept breaking. In any case, my pinned G-1000SDX
turned a C-3E and an EF-240S short 40 yagi for 8 years with no hint of
problems until a lightning strike took it out.
73, Pete N4ZR
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