Currently SWISSLOG supports the following Rotor Interfaces:
Before you can use the Rotor the Interface has to be configured. From the main menu select
Options ¦ Rotor-Interface
- If the Rotor supports manual operation you can turn the rotor by clicking on the Arrows. If rotor is turning, you can stop rotor by clicking on the Arrows.
NOTE: You can also enter the end position manually and press Enter.
Some Rotor Interfaces are directly controlled via a Com-Port. Press this button to select the Com-Port and set the Speed an other options.
For some Interfaces you need software drivers or programs provided by the manufacturer of the Rotor. Enter the location of the program in this field or press the Search button. (i.e.: ARSWIN.EXE for EA4TX ARS-LPT, LPROTOR.EXE for LP-Rotor, PSTROTATOR.EXE or PSTROTATORAZ.EXE for PSTRotator, etc).
A small window is available which allows you to control the Rotor manually. From the main menu select
View ¦ Rotor-Interface
If the Rotor supports also Elevation you can also control the vertical rotor. Press on of the direction button to start the motion in the corresponding direction. Press the center button to stop the motion.
You can also enter the end position manually and press the turn button.
A window is available as azimuth indicator. It's resizable and it offers different features whether a rotor interface is used or not. From the main menu select View | Azimuth Indicator.
If using a rotor interface it has the following features:
It will look like this:
If no rotor interface is used, it will display the bearing of the current station entered in the QSO Entry window. The window title will display the azimuth and also the long path bearing:
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Last modified: 07 mar. 2018