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A novel antenna beam direction indicator uses a world globe and two selsyn motors.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 33

How to convert a Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Ham III rotor dial from a North centered meter to a South centered meter.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1980 (v.36#4) pg. 28

Side-mounted rotator assembly for an antenna tower allows a 20 meter antenna to be rotated through 120-degrees by means of an electric motor. Estimated cost: $27 (plus rotator motor).
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 17

Improving the turning torque of "Ham-M" brand antenna rotators with long leads.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1983 (v.39#4) pg. 88

Control modification for the "Hy-Gain T2X" rotator that will enable the use of thinner control cable.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jun 1984 (v.40#6) pg. 96

Tip on using roller skate wheels as a thrust bearing for a rotating antenna.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1989 (v.45#5) pg. 110

As the antenna turns. A quick and thorough tour of antenna rotators. How they work, alignment, maintenance, etc.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Aug 1990 (v.46#8) pg. 58

How to operate two antenna rotators with one control box.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1990 (v.46#10) pg. 34

Tip: Use an engine-block heater to keep an antenna rotor operating in cold weather.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1990 (v.46#10) pg. 72

An automatic beam-aimer for the HD-73 antenna rotator.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1991 (v.47#1) pg. 11
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1992 (v.48#1) pg. 8

Build a surge protector for your antenna rotator control cable.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1995 (v.51#11) pg. 30

Building a rotating tower system with Rohn 25 tower sections. The installation shown has the bottom 60-ft stationary and the top 60-ft rotatable.
DX MAGAZINE Mar 1990 (v.2#3) pg. 4
Added Info DX MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.2#5) pg. 26

Improving Ham-IV rotators or similar models from Telex/Hygain. Adding brake delay and eliminating bearing-meter drift.
DX MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.2#4) pg. 8

Choosing a TV antenna rotator.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED May 1969 (v.12#3) pg. 100

Build a remote control for your antenna rotator. Program your antenna direction to pick up any TV station just by selecting the channel number on your infrared remote controller. Est. cost: $56 (kit).
ELECTRONICS NOW Dec 1997 (v.68#12) pg. 45

Buyers guide to antenna rotators. How they work and what is available.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1976 (v.10#2) pg. 39

Build a precision antenna-rotor control system. Augment your rotor system with this circuit that allows you to aim the antenna with pin-point accuracy.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 34

Tips on adding a rotator and booster to an existing TV antenna.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1966 (v.125#4) pg. 188

Troubleshooting TV antenna rotators.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1982 (v.53#8) pg. 75