Note to sell -

NEVER EVER use radiator clamps to hold steel L beam brackets to a Trylon
steel tower leg...

Microburst winds snapped the brackets right off the tower, shattering the
panel...

Hard lesson learned :(

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Marlon K. Schafer 
<o...@odessaoffice.com>wrote:

> Are you really saying that less than 500 bucks will build a solar system
> good enough for our radios these days?
>
> Dude, if that's true I can open up a LOT more doors!
> marlon
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike" <m...@aweiowa.com>
> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:50 AM
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] solar site
>
>
>  >I bought two of the Northern Tool $79.00 15 watt panels, their $49.00
> > charge controller, a deep cycle marine battery from Walmart and built
> > my own.  So far, the "fully charged" light comes on every day.  The
> > battery should run my two radio repeater for more than a week.  Might
> > not be the club way to do it, but it works.
> >
> > Mike
> >
> > At 11:09 PM 8/24/2009, you wrote:
> >>Hi All,
> >>
> >>Sorry for the cross post.  Time is short on this project and I need a lot
> >>of
> >>help.
> >>
> >>I've never done a solar project.  Never really even looked at them due to
> >>the costs I've seen tossed about.
> >>
> >>Now I have a customer that's willing to purchase the initial equipment
> >>needed to cover his community.  The ONLY way into the area is a hill
> >>that's
> >>within sight of my tower and NOT anywhere near power.
> >>
> >>I'll be able to just run a single MT board with two radios in it for this
> >>site.  One backhaul and 1 distribution.  I'll guess that I'll have less
> >>than
> >>a 2 amp draw (probably much less than 1 amp in reality).
> >>
> >>We don't often get long periods of no sun.  Could be days of fog or low
> >>clouds in the winter, but mostly we'll have a lot of sun.  On the foggy
> or
> >>cloudy days we often don't have enough wind to worry about wind
> >>generation.
> >>I think.
> >>
> >>So, please clue me in on what to buy, who to buy it from (vendors
> >>welcome!)
> >>and anything else I'm missing.
> >>
> >>Thanks all!
> >>marlon
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
> >>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>WISPA Wants You! Join today!
> >>http://signup.wispa.org/
>
> >>--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >>WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org
> >>
> >>Subscribe/Unsubscribe:
> >>http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless
> >>
> >>Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > WISPA Wants You! Join today!
> > http://signup.wispa.org/
> >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org
> >
> > Subscribe/Unsubscribe:
> > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless
> >
> > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/
>
>
>
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> WISPA Wants You! Join today!
> http://signup.wispa.org/
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org
>
> Subscribe/Unsubscribe:
> http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless
>
> Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/
>


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WISPA Wants You! Join today!
http://signup.wispa.org/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 
WISPA Wireless List: wireless@wispa.org

Subscribe/Unsubscribe:
http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless

Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/

Reply via email to