Technical Mentoring and Elmering Net – Thursday July 9, 2015

The timestamps below are best followed by downloading the Mp3 file here and listening with Windows Media Player.

The Technical Mentoring and Elmering net on Thursday, July 9th had 9 check-ins plus net control “Shackmaster” Dave (K6HWN) plus 8 in the chat room at Questions included:

10:15 – Jim (KK6SXB) asked about how to tell how much current is being drawn by a transceiver when there are no manufacturer specifications available.

16:55 – Garrett (AG6RQ) asked about the AllStar Link system and how to use it.

35:40 – General discussion regarding marine and other batteries (Gel, AGM, etc.) and which might be best to power your rigs in the shack especially when commercial power goes down i.e. which batteries would provide the longest run time without damaging the battery, maintenance considerations, etc.

Tune in to the SBARC Technical Mentoring and Elmering Net next Thursday at 8:00 PM or 2000 Hrs  and see what interesting questions will arise or ask some of your own! All club members and visitors are encouraged to check in to the Technical Mentoring and Elmering net each week and join in with questions and /or answers to and contribute the knowledge of new and seasoned amateur radio operators alike.

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