[Moon] Encoder in Spid
g3ltf at btinternet.com
Sat Jun 10 15:48:10 CEST 2017
It is still there in the EME2010 archive on the NTMS website
73 Peter G3LTF
From: Michael Kohla
Sent: Saturday, June 10, 2017 11:30 AM
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Subject: Re: [Moon] Encoder in Spid
Look for a copy of my presentation some years ago held during EME
conference in Dallas, shows a mechanical solution. Have used it for many
years on all our DXpeditions. Think it is still available somewhere in the
Am 10.06.2017 12:26 schrieb <moon-request at moonbounce.info>:
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1. Re: [ukmicrowaves] Fitting MAB25 type encoders to a Spid RAS
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Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2017 09:01:55 -0400
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Look at the controller on web pages following .
This will use
2.) z-index incremental encoders
pulse encoder "MUST" be quadrature data or will not count correctly. The
system is 100% error free, also capable of .001 degree accurate or better
This is partial explain how this system
PULSE TYPE ENCODERS works.
z-index incremental encoders quadrature data (100% error free)
hope this will enlighten those of on going error problem of "simple pulse
that type can not be fixed for the count error.
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Subject: Re: [Moon] [ukmicrowaves] Fitting MAB25 type encoders to a Spid RAS
> Yes I've successfully completed the mods and will write up the work in
> 73 John
> On 9 Jun 2017 10:01, "Donald Hawbaker donaldhawbaker at yahoo.com
> [ukmicrowaves]" <ukmicrowaves at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> Have you made any progress on this project? I recently began using a DRO
> Machine readout for elevation. It's the only way I can tell where my
> elevation is pointed. After only a few minutes of bumping the elevation
> and down, the SPID readout is off by 6 degrees. Don't have a solution for
> azimuth. I am experimenting with the higher bands now, so something has
> got to be done. I guess I will first take a look at what is going on,
> do the pulses look like, do I have excessive noise. I have already moved
> the sense circuits to a seperate cable, but no help. It still miscounts.
> Maybe look at shielded cable, but in such a system, it's hard to tell
> exactly where is ground. 73
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> On Thursday, February 9, 2017, 12:58 PM, g4bao john at g4bao.com
> [ukmicrowaves] <ukmicrowaves at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> Befefore I reinvent the wheel this spring and before I strip down my RAS,
> has anyone out there fitted absolute rotary encoders of the MAB 25 style
> a SPID RAS and more importantly documented it?
> Also if anyone has stripped down and rebuilt a RAS I'd be interested in
> tips, pitfalls and gotchas.
> I used to regularly strip down and rebuild a a Suzuki T500 charger engine
> in my youth,so I'm not scared to have a go but I had a Haynes manual!
> You could save me a lot of time and headscratching.
> Also an exploded diagram of the rotator would be nice
> Answers on a postcard to.......
> John G4BAO
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