Lemon powered FD radio

Doug Wetzel seatcp@wetnet.ampr.org
Mon, 26 Jun 2000 14:22:24 -0700


Is a grapefruit a 6 ma device?

Doug Wetzel
Systems Engineer, WRQ Inc.
http://www.wrq.com
1500 Dexter Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
206-217-7862
mailto://dougwe@wrq.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-seatcp@wetnet.ampr.org
> [mailto:owner-seatcp@wetnet.ampr.org]On Behalf Of Ken Koster
> Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 1:49 PM
> To: seatcp@wetnet.ampr.org
> Subject: Re: Lemon powered FD radio
> 
> 
> >From the pictures, he's running 2 parallel banks of 200 lemons each
> connected  as an array of 4 series lemons paralleled with 50 more 
> of the same.
> 
> The end result in volts and ma. is left as an exercise for the reader.
> 
> Ken
> 
> 
> On Mon, 26 Jun 2000, Dennis Rosenauer wrote:
> > According to Scott Cronk N7FSP:
> > > 
> > > 
> > >  Dennis, what was the voltage/amps of this station, and the
> > >  expected duration on this operation?
> > > 
> > I don't know very many of the details except that he was getting
> > about 0.9 V from each lemon at around 3 mA.  He played around
> > with different electrodes and finally settled on copper and iron
> > as giving the best performance.
> > 
> > Dennis.
> > 
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> > Dennis Rosenauer			AT&T Wireless Services
> > drosenau@mccaw-stg.com			Strategic 
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