From: Jeff (firstname.lastname@example.org)
--- "Karl F. Larsen" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Get a IBM Laptop. Mine runs from the 12 vdc in my
> airstream that
> comes from a large solar panel. Parked in a wild
> place next to the Gila
> Wilderness Area I get my e-mail everyday with that
> laptop, a Kam TNC and a
> Yaesu Ft-817 radio.
Speaking of laptops in a car. I read an article a
while back (in QST?) about how you can use 12 volts
with most laptops even though they call for a higher
voltage. My Canon laptop's power supply puts out 18
volts. I tried 12 volts instead and it worked fine!
Booted up and did all the usual stuff and what not.
The times before I always used an inverter with the
power supply that came with it when I was out in the
field. Had to put up with some RF noise from the
inverter when I did that. So being able to use 12
volts instead is going to be real nice.
NorCal QRP Club #65, QRP-L #1780, ARCI 10071
Radical FIST Member 6798
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