It used a geared DC motor for rotation, turned in one direction for 5 minutes, followed by a 20 minute delay, then 5 minutes in the other direction, ad infinitum while it was powered.
In other words: a cycle timer!!
GPS Receiver -get GPS time for on-screen clock -also used for resetting turn counter at midnight
-Adafruit RGB backlight negative LCD 20x4 + extras (RGB on black) [ID:498]There are four navigational buttons (down, up, confirm, escape) which are used to navigate the menu and change settings. One additional button to pause the action
displays number of turns since midnight
Will this really be useful information?
Have you already worked out what you would like the LCD screen to display? Have you worked out what the menu structure is to be? Or will the programmer be doing this?