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I take exception to the letter from Mr. W.J. Kaszeta in the No. 6 issue of Home Power. The implication that Solar Retrofit Consortium's is of some unknown quality that has not yet stood the test of time, is totally misleading SRC only manufactures two Fluorescent LIGHT FIXTURES, a 20-watt and a 40-watt valance model. (the 40-watt uses a 32-watt tube). The reason being no other size bulbs are readily available in the Third World We DO NOT MARKET OUR BALLASTS SEPARATELY The reason we ship the...

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Maximimum Vertical Ad size is 9 inches Maximum Horizontal Ad size is 7.5 inches We use Macintosh computers to publish Home Power. We can set up and lay out your display ad. Camera ready advertising is also accepted. For current, detailed reader demographics, call us. Long term display advertising is discounted, so buy ahead and save. Home Power is published bi-monthly. Ad Deadline for the Dec Jan 88 89 issue is 15 Nov 88. Call 916-475-3179 for further details. Due to the high cost of...

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Free to those with US ZIP CODES ONLY. For international subscriptions see page 22. If you want to receive Home Power Magazine, please completely fill out our free subscription form below, fold it up, tape it, put a 250 stamp on it & drop it in the mail. You need only do this once. Once you have responded to Home Power, we will send you each and every subsequent issue free. We encourage you to use this form to communicate with us. Please check the box(s) below that apply to your...

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Radio Links Provide Phones Far From Telephone Lines Home Power readers have in common more than just the need to generate their electricity. Many are also miles away from the public telephone service, and are denied hardline communication with the outside world. Recent advances in electronics, and new laws freeing more of the radio spectrum for personal and business communication, are rapidly changing the way people can use radio equipment to provide rural telephone service. In the past, as an...

And 120 Ampere Photovoltaic Charge Controllers

The CC-60 is a series Pulse Width Modulated charge controller providing complete and failsafe battery recharging. State-of-the-Art MOSFET technology gives the fullest possible charge by trickle charging the batteries once they reach float voltage. This is not possible with unreliable relay series Standard features include temperature compensation, 12 24 Volt selectable, 16 easy to select S.O.C. voltages, remote voltage sensing and low voltage warning. The CC-60 and CC-120 will interface with...

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Home Power tests Backwoods Solar Electric's Battery Charge Controller This battery charge controller operates in two modes. As series resistance to control incoming energy from any DC source. And as a shunt regulator which connects loads to the batteries in order to control system voltage. Steve Willey's battery controller operates either or both ways. The strong points of Backwoods Solar's controller are versatility and quality. Shipping Container & Documentation The unit arrived in fine...

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Windy Dankoff KE5HV & Brian Green N6HWY We are proposing a new schedule for hams Regional Home Power Nets 7.230 MHz on Sundays at 1330 Pacific, Central, & Eastern time. 3.900 MHz on Wednesday at 2000 Pacific and Eastern time. 7.110 MHz on Wednesday and Saturdays at 0500 UTC. Regional nets will keep the same times when we resume normal Standard time this fall. Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI) Another one of SERI's partnership efforts is paying off. The biggest news in solar cell...

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You install and save. Illustrated instructions, 96 page manual, 10.95. Dept. HP, 6905 White Rabbit Road, Battle Creek, MI 49017. Essential & Complete Information for battery users Covers 15 types including lead-acid & nicads, 19.45 ppd. Electron Connection Ltd. POB 442, Medford, OR 97501 Alternative Energy Engineering - 2 Backwood's Solar Electric- 35 Carlson Electronics - 33 Electron Connection - 14 & 31 Energy Depot- 21 Enermax- 21 Flowlight Solar Power- 29...

Flowlight Solar Pumps

SLOWPUMP & MICRO-SUBMERSIBLE lift water slowly and reliably from shallow or deep water sources. FAR cheaper than windmills or jack pumps, easy to install and service, RELIABLE FLOWLIGHT BOOSTER PUMP provides Town-Pressure quietly and efficiently, from 12 or 24 volt DC power. FAR cheaper and more effective than an elevated tank Outlasts DOZENS of cheap, noisy diaphragm pumps (no plastic parts). CALL US for ASSISTANCE with WATER SUPPLY DESIGN Most all single cylinder gasoline engines use a...

How To Install A Solar Water Heater

Cook (ISBN 0-9619932-0-0) published by Save On Solar, 6905 White Rabbit Rd., Battle Creek, MI 49017. Details on closed loop anti-freeze systems, 89 pages. What is a free lunch In physical space time, the free lunch is defined as a system which creates more energy than it consumes. Despite the protestations of modern science, this goal is attainable. In fact, there are at least two ways to do it. One way is through an inorganic transformation system, using self-regenerative feed back...

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