The Battery Presentation will be given by Ed, NZ1Q at Upper Pinellas ARC on Saturday Jan 6. If you have an interest in batteries and missed the original presentation at SPARC you can attend the meeting at UPARC. The presentation focuses on rechargeable storage batteries of all types and touches on how to get the longest life out of your batteries as well as charging and discharging tips.
Battery Presentation to be given at UPARC
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Ed first learned code in 1955 at age 8 from his dad, U.S. Navy, who sent code between ships via light and semaphore flags in the Pacific in WWII. Ed's Elmer in 1961 was W2ADC John Rogers who's first call was 2ADC (27th ham in 2 land). Novice license granted to Ed in 1961 WV2TKE, general in 1962 WA2TKE, moved to 6 land WA6YMC, then to 1 land N1GSW and finally extra class NZ1Q. He worked 40 years in high-tech, Electrical Engineer (BSEE), worked in semiconductor technology, digital communications, then management (MBA), now a free-loader. Ed is a member of ARRL, Florida Contest Group, Florida AM Group, past member of Yankee Cliper Contest Club, member of White Mountains Amateur Radio Club (NH) and has confirmed 319 countries (DXCC entities). His ham family: Ed Sr - N2HWI [SK]; brother Paul - N5MAB; bff Mike - WA2WHI [sk - died in the north tower on 9-11-2001]. Ed has survived 7 Solar Cycles, while completing 71 orbits around the Solar System.