[TowerTalk] US Tower Remote Control?
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Wed Jun 13 18:53:04 PDT 2012
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On Jun 13, 2012, at 8:29 PM, "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <richard at karlquist.com> wrote:
> I have an HDX-5106, a superset of the HDX-589. I recommend
> you simply make a 3 wire extension for the up/down switch.
> The 3 wire extension should be only long enough to allow the user
> to stand clear of the tower and antenna while raising,
> as a safety measure. I don't recommend remoting the tower
> to some distant control point and letting the tower go up and down
> unsupervised. Too many things to go wrong.
> If you prefer, you can put relays across the up/down switch
> to allow that extension to have low voltage on it for the relay
> I have the "official" UST control box, which I have never hooked
> Rick N6RK
> On 6/13/2012 2:27 PM, Steve Jones wrote:
>> I want to add a remote raising/lowering control to my US Tower HDX-589
>> motorized crank-up. I have heard that someone out there has designed a
>> system that might be simpler/cheaper than the RMC-1000 that's offered by US
>> Tower. Any suggestions?
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