[aprssig] Backpack Portable Battery Specs

gerheim at cox.net gerheim at cox.net
Tue Feb 26 08:26:14 CST 2008

I'm probably off-topic, but I've operated terrestrial and satellite APRS from the White Mountains (NH) using just AA's.   All it took was the D7 and a GPS receiver.  

I'm wondering where the 2 amp figure comes from.  

---- Ev Tupis <w2ev at yahoo.com> wrote: 
> I'm thinking about "backpack portable" operation with
> a full-blown TNC/transceiver(.  I'm figuring the draw
> to average 2 amp-hours, but haven't decided just how
> long to need that draw.
> Before I go considering choices, I wonder if anyone
> on-list has any experience with "backpack portable
> friendly batteries/configurations" and would care to
> comment on their trials/tribulations/successes?
> Regards,
> Ev, W2EV
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