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Emergency Power for Radio Communications - 2nd Edition

When all else will you communicate?


    Tools for...
  • Emergency or Backup Power
  • Energy Independence
  • Portable Energy

With Emergency Power for Radio Communications, you will explore the various means of electric power generation for every application–from charging batteries, to keeping the lights on. This book covers the foundation of any communications installation—the power source. Use this book to plan ways to stay on the air when weather or other reasons cause a short-term or long-term power outage. Find ways to reach beyond the commercial power grid. Identify methods for alternative power generation that will work best in your particular situation, perhaps taking advantage of possibilities already on hand.


  • Keeping the Signals on the Air
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Solar Power
  • Charge Controllers for Photovoltaic Systems
  • Generators: Gas, Wind and Water
  • Load Sizing
  • Battery Systems and Storage
  • Systems for Emergency Power
  • Inverters
  • Station Instrumentation
  • Safety
  • Emergency Practices

Plus, Emergency Power Projects from the pages of QST.


Product Details
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: The American Radio Relay League, Inc.; Second Edition/First Printing (January 2012)
Language: English
ISBN: 978-0-87259-615-3
Product Dimensions: 8 3/16 x 10 7/8 inches

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