[TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator

David Robbins K1TTT k1ttt at arrl.net
Wed Dec 26 16:54:29 EST 2007

Before you open the rotor check the resistance of the indicator pot as it
rotates from end to end.  There are many more problems with Yaesu indicator
boxes than with the rotor pot itself.

David Robbins K1TTT
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: towertalk-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:towertalk-
> bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Scott Stembaugh
> Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 20:36
> To: towertalk at contesting.com
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Yaesu G800s Rotator
> I have acquired a Yaesu G800s that I have been told has a problem with
> showing the actual position.  The original owner knew how long it took to
> rotate and occasionally stepped outside to verify that he was pointing
> where
> he thought he should be.  I am planning on opening up the rotator to see
> if
> I can correct the problem before I put it up next spring.  While I have it
> open is there anything else I should do preventive maintenance wise?  Any
> "common" failures/problems that I should be on the lookout for?
> And if the pot, or any other parts, has failed what is a good resource for
> parts for this rotator?
> Thanks and vy 73,
> --Scott N9LJX
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