[amsat-bb] Re: Portable power source

Graham Shirville g.shirville at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 21 08:32:19 PDT 2010

Hi Drew,

I have one of these... probably a similar sort of thing 

I intended for use with my two 817s but have not had the real opportunity to 
test it yet...It will certain run them for a while...I have a suspicion that 
it may generate some RF noise in the near field - also not yet fully 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Glasbrenner" <glasbrenner at mindspring.com>
To: "Amsat-BB" <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 4:06 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Portable power source

> So I'm trying to move away from my big, dumb, heavy sealed lead acid
> batteries for portable work, at least when I have to lug the gear very
> far. Has anyone had any experience with something like these:
> <http://cgi.ebay.com/Portable-12V-li-ion-Rechargeable-Battery-Pack-9800mAh-/230469117735>
> ? That looks like it's pretty compact, and will run a pair of 817s a
> good while. Any suggestions for a more domestic source would be
> appreciated as well.
> 73, Drew KO4MA
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