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Oct 6 Program: A Look at the Internal Workings of AGM VRLA Batteries - Get Maximum Battery Life Print E-mail
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Thursday, 01 October 2015 10:36

Tuesday's program will be "A Look at the Internal Workings of AGM VRLA Batteries; Insights on How to Achieve Maximum Battery Life" by Dan Eddleman, KR4UB.

Dan reports: “This presentation will take a very brief look at the internal construction differences and the gas recombination process that allows VRLA batteries to be sealed, common failure mechanisms, and new charging practices that have been implemented by the major UPS manufacturers to achieve up to 50% longer life. The new charging methods would be easily for a ham to implement.”

Dan is a long time member of both OCRA and the DFMA.  He has also served as the OCRA Repeater Manager and OCRA Treasurer for many years.  In recent years he has been on the DFMA Board and is currently the DFMA Secretary.   Earlier this year Dan presented a program on the use of the antenna modelling program EZNEC.

Last Updated on Monday, 19 October 2015 08:40