[aprssig] info for TM-D710E in car

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 24 01:45:24 EST 2008

??  Why try to supply full capability power (50+ W) to the radio during
cranking?  Everyone is thinking another  40-60 AH battery.  It'll only be
receiving.  2 diodes and a 2 AH battery will do it whether it is a full 0 volt
dropout or a 9 volt cranking brown-out.  Then another diode and resistor for
charging.   It'll probably even do an APRS beacon.
   The 13.8 booster may do it if it gets enough voltage while cranking.

.73, Steve, K9DCI

--- Earl Needham <earl_needham at yahoo.com> wrote:

> At 18:07 1/23/2008, Rich Garcia wrote:
> >
> >I still have not been able to find the ad in QST for the product 
> >that I have seen which WILL resolve the issue but it seems that 
> >there are two more out there. I have been reading the thread and all 
> >are good suggestions but I think we are digressing here. Our Italian 
> >brothers just stated they have a reset problem, we can redesign the 
> >entire car and fix the problem or find a suitable much more 
> >affordable fix that will resolve the issue for them if it is not a 
> >simple old battery or corroded terminal.
> >
> >
> >This one may no longer be in production but I believe it is the 
> >original one originally written up as a build article in QST over 
> >the past 2-3 years.
> >
> >Again if you really need one there is one that has been for sale in 
> >QST for several years, it is in a black housing that has mounting 
> >points for under dash mount. Look in the past year's worth of QST 
> >for a small yellow advertisement with a photo of the product. I 
> >would continue looking but we just moved and
> >I can't find right now my older copies of QST.
>          I believe you're thinking of the "battery booster" by W4RRY.  See:
>          <http://members.cox.net/w4rry/index.html>
>          7 3
>          Earl
> KD5XB -- Earl Needham
> Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk
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73, Steve, K9DCI

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