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

Michael Tondee mat_62 at netcommander.com
Sat Oct 17 09:20:45 PDT 2009

Michael Tondee wrote:
> Wow, interesting to see you admit you don't have a clue about 
> something Robert! Judging by the post I've been reading from you the 
> past few days, I thought you knew it all.
> Michael, W4HIJ
> Rocky Jones wrote:
>>> 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
>> Robert WB5MZO
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