12 Volt Battery Calculator
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12 Volt Battery CalculatorIf someone is using this wait until they are done.
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How many minutes per hour will you be transmitting?15Example 20
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How many minutes per hour will you be listening?45Calculated
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How many amps does your radio use when transmitting?
3.25example 5
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How many amps does your radio use when idle?1.5example 0.5
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How many hours of operation are you planning for?24example 12
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Transmit Calculation: 3.25 amps x 0.25 hours0.81amp hours
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Idle Calculation: 1.5 amps x 0.75 hours1.13amp hours
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Total Amp Hours = 1.94 + 10% Peukert Factor2.134amps per hours used
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51.216Estimated total amp hours of battery storage required
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42Amp Hours of your battery
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1.219428571Number of 12 volt batteries needed
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204.864
Number of AA Batteries Needed (Based on a 2 Amp Hour Battery
AA Alkaline battiers are rated at 1.8 to 2.5 Amp Hours
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