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Re: [TenTec] Argonaut V

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] Argonaut V
From: RaySoifer@cs.com
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Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 10:11:44 EST
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In a message dated 2/14/06 2:57:55 PM GMT Standard Time, roncasa@verizon.net 
> Oh come now, it's not that bad.
> I used the 516 @ 5 watts all day (CW) using 7 AH batt in the field. 
> It works great with the VBWFP. Lot's of fun really.
> Better than being inside on a nice day! (smile)
> Ron wb1hga
> "CW, an esoteric experience"

Last fall, on ARRL's emergency power day, I ran my Argo V at 20 W (also CW) 
with a 12 AH battery.  It lasted for about 5-6 hours of operating.  Maybe if I 
had run it at 5 W it would have lasted all day.


Ray W2RS
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