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[aprssig] STK Updating

Ryan Tourge k2rrt.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 10:08:13 UTC 2005


Mine is a similar setup to yours except mine has an incandescent lamp.
The owners manual for mine does say for longer run time it can be
connected to another battery with the provided cables.


On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 21:42:12 -0800, scott at opentrac.org
<scott at opentrac.org> wrote:
> I'm going to have to get back to you on that... I set up the scenario last
> year, and I think I've got it saved.  I may have been using a trial license
> for the CHAINS module, come to think of it.  I'm thinking there might be
> another way to do it, though.  I'll look up the old scenario when I get to
> work.
> 
> To take this off-topic in a completely different direction... I've got a
> power question for the list.  I just picked up an all-in-one portable power
> station thing, with a SLA battery, 400 watt inverter, charger, air
> compressor, fluorescent work light, and jumper cables.  The internal battery
> isn't all that large, though, and I want to hook up an external deep cycle
> battery.
> 
> Does anyone know of a good reason I shouldn't be able to hook the external
> battery up via the jumper cables to run the inverter?  I'm assuming it'll
> just connect the two batteries in parallel.  For what it's worth, I've had
> it set up like that and running for about an hour with nothing exploding or
> getting warm, so I think it's working.
> 
> The jumper cable connection looks like a 120 amp Anderson Multipole.  If
> this works out, I'll have to rig up a nicer cable system.
> 
> Scott
> N1VG
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Earl Needham
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 9:20 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> 
> Subject: RE: [aprssig] STK Updating
> 
> At 10:19 PM 1/31/2005, scott at opentrac.org wrote:
> >Much closer... maybe if you updated manually you got newer TLEs than I did.
> >I'll mess around with it in the morning and try to get the sunlight
> >constraint added.
> 
>          Do you have the CHAINS module?  If not, how do you get the program
> to show you accesses between two ground stations, via both satellites, and
> only when PCSAT is in sunlight?
> 
>          Earl
> 
> Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
> http://kd5xb-2.no-ip.info
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