While we were there Rocky, Jeff, and others on the Saturday crew installed the three 12v batteries that will power our compartment as well as other equipment throught the aircraft. Once they have all of thier wiring completed we'll be able to test the 12v and 24v distribution in the radio compartment. One step closer to powering things up.
|left to right.....Kenwood TS-480SAT HF radio, Kenwood TM-D710A VHF/UHF radio, RR4005C Rig Runner Power Panel|
|Underneath the Radio Operators table looking toward the left|
|Underneath the Radio Operators table looking forward|
|Handing a box of wire up to Rocky thru the crew entry chute|
|Rocky up in the forward belly of the plane installing battery system|
|One battery to give us 12v for amateur radio gear and two batteries in series to give us 24v for the original radio gear|
|Simple sketch of power distribution plan in the radio compartment|