[TenTec] Gel cells

Dr. Gerald N. Johnson geraldj at storm.weather.net
Sun Feb 8 16:38:35 EST 2009

On Sun, 2009-02-08 at 16:14 -0500, wbeach wrote:
> Hi   I wish to run my Ten Tec argonaut V at 5 watts using a  gel cell 
> or gel cells. I require info re -charging the gel cells the proper way.
>     any suggestions      tnx   Walter ve3fjc
Gel Cells demand current limited charging, generally to lower voltage
than wet cells. The maker's web page should have an applications note
and the value of the maximum charging current.

Constant voltage charging with current limiting is optimum.

73, Jerry, K0CQ

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