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Re: AO7



Perhaps none of the panels were facing the sun, therefore not getting
any power.  Just a thought.

73 de Pat --- KA9SCF.

On 5/2/05, Piero Calvi-Parisetti <pcalvi@bluewin.ch> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> 
> I have a question: AO7 signals vary A LOT from day to day, and a few minutes
> ago it "died" on me in the middle of a qso (30+ degrees elevation, full sunlight)
> - what is the reason?
> 
> I thought that every time the bird would wake up it would do so in "full
> power". Is there still a power control system working? And if that is the
> case, what does it base its "decisions" on? There are no more batteries to
> measure... Do solar panels give a wide range of voltage?
> 
> Thanks for your wisdom.
> 
> 73 Piero HB9DSU
> 
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