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Author Topic: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW  (Read 6290 times)

gil

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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #15 on: March 26, 2018, 12:42:52 PM »
Hello, I have used LIPO packs like these but kept losing them because I would not pay enough attention to the pack voltage. One cell would go bad and the whole pack was lost. Now I prefer packs that allow you to replace individual cells. This is why I use cell holders and 18650s. I plan on building a 3S pack in a Hammond 1590BB case along with a MPPT, BMS and voltage indicator.

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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2018, 12:07:40 PM »
For those interested in the Hobbyking Zippy packs, I've had one for some time and have just ordered another. I'm using the 4200mAH 4S 30C LiFEPO4 packs, and charge using the UMAX B6 charger, with the built in balance port. If I get chance this weekend, I hope to get out and do some field radio tests using my existing pack and a borrowed FT-817.
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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2018, 11:37:31 AM »
I am looking for an external battery tray to plug in to switch out rechargeable AA batteries for a small QRP CW radio. I havenít purchased it yet but just want to know what to look for after I make a purchase.


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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #18 on: July 23, 2018, 02:07:22 PM »
Make sure you do not take any cell below 3V.

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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2018, 02:08:14 PM »
Ok thank you.


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Re: Best portable battey pack for QRP HF/CW
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2018, 02:08:14 PM »