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Agronomy Journal Abstract -

Modification of a 360-Degree Antenna Rotor for Continuous Stepped Rotation1


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  1. Vol. 63 No. 3, p. 514-515
    Received: Dec 12, 1970

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  1. E. R. Perrier,
  2. J. S. Rogers and
  3. G. R. Stahl2



An antenna rotor was modified to operate continuously stepwise automatically. The rotor was used to support a vertical profile of micrometeorological apparatus and swept a large surface area above crop rows and bare soil surfaces. The necessary modifications are easy to perform by modifying the control unit of the AC shaded-pole induction motor.

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