Supported Rotators

Nate Bargmann

Supported Rotators

Currently supported:

  • Easycomm I and II protocols
  • Fodtrack, a parallel port interface designed by XQ2FOD, which handles up to 2 rotators. It has been reported to work correctly with ktrack (see the applications page).
  • SARtek
  • Rotor-EZ, RotorCard, DCU-1/DCU-1X, DF9GR's ERC
  • GS-232A, GS-232B, GS-232 (not A or B), and F1TE Tracker
  • PcRotor
  • HD 1780 Intellirotor
  • SPID
  • EA4TX's ARS RCI classic and SE, with or without Elevation unit
  • M2/Orion RC2800
  • ts7400 by LA7LKA
  • Celestron NexStar, e.g. Orion TeleTrack AZ-G GoTo Telescope Mount
  • AMSAT IF-100

If you would like to see your favorite rotator controller supported, please feel free to contact us through the hamlib-developer mailing-list.

Rotator list from rotctl

The rotor list as of Hamlib 3.0.1:

 Rig #  Mfg                    Model                   Version         Status
     1  Hamlib                 Dummy                   0.2             Beta
     2  Hamlib                 NET rotctl              0.3             Beta
   201  Hamlib                 EasycommI               0.4             Beta
   202  Hamlib                 EasycommII              0.4             Beta
   204  Hamlib                 EasycommIII             0.4             Alpha
   301  XQ2FOD                 Fodtrack                0.2             Stable
   401  Idiom Press            Rotor-EZ                2010-02-14      Beta
   402  Idiom Press            RotorCard               2010-02-14      Untested
   403  Hy-Gain                DCU-1/DCU-1X            2010-08-23      Untested
   404  DF9GR                  ERC                     2010-08-23b     Alpha
   405  Green Heron            RT-21                   2014-09-14      Alpha
   501  SARtek                 SARtek-1                0.2             Untested
   601  Yaesu                  GS-232A                 0.3             Beta
   602  Yaesu/Kenpro           GS-232                  0.1             Beta
   603  Yaesu                  GS-232B                 0.2             Beta
   604  F1TE                   GS232/F1TE Tracker      0.1             Beta
   701  WA6UFQ                 PcRotor                 0.1             Untested
   801  Heathkit               HD 1780 Intellirotor    0.1             Beta
   901  SPID                   Rot2Prog                1.0             Stable
   902  SPID                   Rot1Prog                1.0             Stable
  1001  M2                     RC2800                  0.1.1           Beta
  1101  EA4TX                  ARS RCI AZ&EL           0.1             Beta
  1102  EA4TX                  ARS RCI AZ              0.1             Beta
  1201  AMSAT                  IF-100                  0.1             Untested
  1301  LA7LKA                 ts7400                  0.1             Beta
  1401  Celestron              NexStar                 0.1             Untested
  1501  DG9OAA                 Ether6 (via ethernet)   0.1             Beta
  1601  CNCTRK                 CNCTRK                  0.1             Untested

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