[amsat-bb] Re: Can we get them to fix AO-40 first then?

Rocky Jones orbitjet at hotmail.com
Sat Oct 17 08:34:52 PDT 2009

> > successful. 
> On a more practical note, could there be some sort of failsafe "battery
> went phut so disconnect it" device?  I'm guessing a perfectly ordinary
> inline fuse would be too simple, but perhaps some sort of mechanical
> latch that would just pop the battery terminal if it lost power would
> work.
> Gordon MM0YEQ
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that is fairly common in many spacecraft (I have checked a few designs) and most transport category airplanes.  I dont have a clue why it wasnt put into AO-40

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