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 Satellite Tracking & Prediction Interface

FD-ST2-RS232

 

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ST2-RS232 is an advanced Satellite Antenna Tracking Interface for Yaesu (Or similar) Rotor Controllers based on LVB Tracker Firmware. Project uses PIC16F976A, 28PIN DIP. Firmware uses full A/D and EEprom capability of 876A and make setup a smooth process.

ST2 measures 14x8cm and is designed on a double sided PTH board.

Screw Terminals are used for Rotor Connections to simplify installation. 

ST2 has Bi-Directional data flow, from PC to ST2 & St2 to PC. A Max232 level converter is used to obtain full RS232 compatibility.

ST2 supports GS232, Extended GS232 and Easycomm commands, making it a suitable interface to use with NOVA, SatPC32 and many more, having above interface servers.

ST2 may work without an LCD Display. However, Kits are supplied with LCD and 4 Push Button Keyboard, keeping in mind Operation at Radio Amateur Stations.

ST2 Kits & Assembled now includes a free powder coated metal case.


Few pictures of ST2 in operation:
 
K0ATC
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Completed ST2-RS232: Main Board

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View of the Complete ST2-RS232 KIT:

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ST2-RS232 Schematics, Details & Parts List:
 
ST2-RS232 Tech Info Doc. 0-500MHZ RF Sensor Document
   
ST2-RS232 Schematic & Parts List 0-500MHZ RF Sensor Document
  
ST2-RS232 Schematic - JPG JPG
  
 ST2 Config Guide

0-500MHZ RF Sensor Document

G5400 Setup Guide by Larry/W4AUE (Yahoo Group)

Analog Device AD8307 Datasheet

 
 ST2 Setup Guide for SatPC32 & G5500

0-500MHZ RF Sensor Document

   
Reviews

0-500MHZ RF Sensor Document

LVB Tracker Web Page

Analog Device AD8307 Datasheet

   
Datasheet PIC16F876A 

Analog Device AD8307 Datasheet

ST2 PIC16F876A Firmware

PstRotor Satellite Antenna Tracking Software by YO3DMU:

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 PstRotor Details: 
 
  
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ST2-RS232 Complete Kit  65.00

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