From: "Frank Bemelman"
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Subject: Re: V regulator input cap size?
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 17:56:04 +0200
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"Lizard Blizzard" schreef in bericht
> Frank Bemelman wrote:
> > If I were on a bounty island and these were all the available
> > parts, I would spend the rest of the day on the beach.
> Where's the suntan oil - I'll come join you.
> I goofed, I said LM317 in the other followup, substitute LM340 or
> whatever in its place. For 12V output, the unreg'd supply shouldn't
> have to be more than 18 to 20V, nor less than 15V.
> Speaking of the bare basics, quite literally and a lesson in
> improvisation, here's an interesting URL:
> Use an old aluminum drink can and a piece of wire you find down at the
> beach, and improvise a battery out of some dissimilar metals and salt
> water. Make yourself a milliwatt beacon transmitter. If you're lucky,
> you might get it to work on 121.5 MHz and summon a search and rescue
> team. Tell them, in Morse Code, to bring you some more suntan oil. :-))
Wow, that's something we need to try ! A radiotransmitter build from
parts found on the beach. Good website!
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