Solar charger for AA

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Re: Solar charger for AA

Post by Precision » Fri Feb 17, 2017 3:38 am

randy wrote:
Precision wrote:in theory
In theory. Part of the fun of Ham radio is trying to make the theory match reality.

As I said, it might work. It might not. I've had mixed results with several different brands and models of HTs and charging set ups over the year. I'll be interested to see if this particular set up works since I've had no experience with the low cost Chinese radios that have come out the past few years.

Good to see you have plans B and C on tap.

I just didn't want you to get discouraged if it doesn't work right off the bat. I've spent hours and hours over the years analyzing, trouble shooting and tweaking power set ups. (Let's no even get into how much time I've spent on antennas, packet/digital set up, portable station set ups...) It's all part of the fun!
I am not that easy to discourage. I get annoyed but not that often discouraged. It works or it doesn't. B and C will work though.
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Re: Solar charger for AA

Post by oilcrash » Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:11 pm

Necropost: I haven't been on in a while, how many of us are licensed amateur operators?

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Re: Solar charger for AA

Post by Weetabix » Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:01 pm

Can't watch the video at work, but I have a General license. (I'm assuming you meant amateur radio operators and not licensed amateur Operational Operators?) :D
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Re: Solar charger for AA

Post by Rumpshot » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:12 pm

I am a general class. First licensed in 1980 or 81.
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Re: Solar charger for AA

Post by randy » Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:50 pm

Amateur Extra. First licensed in 1978.

We've had several threads about the subject. Do a search on "ham radio" or "amateur radio": ... io#p206611 ... io#p252204 ... io#p306367
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