GS232B Commands

  1. Commands
  2. Backslash Commands



Command Description
B Report elevation
C Report azimuth
C2 Report azimuth and elevation
S Stop all rotation
A Stop azimuth rotation
E Stop elevation rotation
L Rotate azimuth left (CCW)
R Rotate azimuth right (CW)
D Rotate elevation down
U Rotate elevation up
Mxxx Move to azimuth
Wxxx yyy Move to azimuth xxxx and elevation yyy
X1 Change to azimuth rotation speed setting 1
X2 Change to azimuth rotation speed setting 2
X3 Change to azimuth rotation speed setting 3
X4 Change to azimuth rotation speed setting 4
O Azimuth offset calibration
F Azimuth full scale calibration
O2 Elevation offset calibration
F2 Elevation full scale calibration
P36 Switch to 360 degree mode
P45 Switch to 450 degree mode
Z Toggle north / south centered mode
H Help


Backslash Commands

Command Description
\Ax[xxx][.][xxxx] manually set azimuth
\Bx[xxx][.][xxxx] manually set elevation
\C display clock
\D activate debug logs
\E initialize EEPROM
\Fxx change I/O pin LOW, xx = pin number
\Gxxxxxx set coordinates using grid square
\Ix[x][x] set az starting point
\I display the current az starting point
\Jx[x][x] set az rotation capability
\J display the current az rotation capability
\Kx force disable the az brake even if a pin is defined (x: 0 = enable, 1 = disable)
\K display the current az brake state
\L rotate to long path
\Mx activate or deactivate moon tracking (x: 0 = deactivate, 1 = activate)
\Nxx change I/O pin HIGH, xx = pin number
\Oyyyymmddhhmm set clock (enter UTC time, not local time)
\P park antenna
\Q Save settings in the EEPROM and restart
\R remote port receive sniff activate/deactivate
\S[string] send text out remote port
\T remote port transmit sniff activate/deactivate
\Ux activate or deactivate sun tracking (x: 0 = deactivate, 1 = activate)
\V[|]x[.][x][x][x] configure clock timezone offset in hours
\Wxxyyy turn on pin PWM; xx = pin number, yyy = PWM value (0|255)
\XM calibrate azimuth and elevation to current moon position
\XS calibrate azimuth and elevation to current sun position
\X0 clear calibration to defaults
\Y query AutoPark status
\Yx[x][x][x] deactivate or activate AutoPark and set timer time
\Z suspend automatic remote commands
\+ azimuth LCD display mode switch: normal, raw degrees, +overlap

Glenn Lyons VK4PK
Ver:gnl20220108 - pre published v0.9