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SLA Battery Cold Performance Tests: Gel vs. AGM
Viewed 14338 times since Sun, Mar 28, 2010
SLA Battery Cold Performance Tests: Gel vs. AGM UNAVCO performed cold chamber tests to evaluate possible differences in cold performance between Gel and AGM, the two major types of Sealed Lead-Acid (SLA) batteries. Two tests were performed with one... Read More
Equipment Power Usage Testing
Viewed 8715 times since Sun, Mar 28, 2010
Equipment Power Usage Testing The following power tests were conducted on GPS receivers, GPS antennas, and select communications devices using an A-D device on a computer, using LabView sampling at a rate of 20mSec. Most receiver tests were conducted... Read More
Summary Report on Forgen 500 Wind Turbine Performance (2007)
Viewed 7709 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Summary Report on Forgen 500 Wind Turbine Performance Seth White, UNAVCO August 10 2007 updated April 30 2008 Introduction The Forgen 500 wind turbine has been tested by UNAVCO in a varitey of conditions, including two Antarctic deployments.... Read More
Leica GR10 Power Consumption
Viewed 7359 times since Tue, Oct 11, 2011
The mean power consumption during a 12 hour test of the Leica GR10 receiver was: 3.51 WTesting Procedure:Input: 12 VAgilent N6705B DC power analyzerPower sampling rate: 10 HzTest was conducted at room temperatureTracking: GPS L1/L2 onlyLogging one 15... Read More
Trimble NetR9 Power Consumption
Viewed 7026 times since Tue, Oct 4, 2011
The mean power consumption during a 12 hour test of the Trimble NetR9 receiver was: 3.67 WTesting Procedure:Input: 16 VAgilent N6705B DC power analyzerPower sampling rate: 10 HzTest was conducted at room temperatureTracking GPS L1/L2 onlyLogging one... Read More
Javad Sigma Power Consumption
Viewed 6074 times since Wed, Oct 5, 2011
The mean power consumption during a 12 hour test of the Javad Sigma receiver was: 3.97 WTesting Procedure:Input: 12 VAgilent N6705B DC power analyzerPower sampling rate: 10 HzTest was conducted at room temperatureTracking: GPS L1/L2 onlyLogging one... Read More
Power Draw Profile for Trimble NetRS and Iridium Systems
Viewed 5635 times since Sat, Aug 28, 2010
Power Draw Profile for Trimble NetRS and Iridium System Test Summary UNAVCO performed a benchtop test to record a high-resolution time history of power consumed by a Trimble NetRS GPS system with Iridium communications. The test system consisted of... Read More
GNSS Antenna Power Consumption Testing
Viewed 5182 times since Wed, Nov 26, 2014
The following power tests were conducted on GPS and GNSS antennas using an Agilent N6705 DC Power Analyzer. The following tests show short, 1-minute averages of measured power consumption. The power use of each antenna was tested at two separate... Read More
Trimble NetRS - Power Draw Tests
Viewed 4488 times since Sun, Mar 28, 2010
Trimble NetRS - Power Draw Tests UNAVCO performed a short benchtop test series to determine the difference in power draw by a Trimble NetRS receiver when connected to three common geodetic GPS antennas. All tests were performed at room temperature.... Read More
Power Draw Profile for a Trimble NetRS and Iridium System (polar)
Viewed 4230 times since Sun, Mar 28, 2010
Power Draw Profile for a Trimble NetRS and Iridium System Test Summary UNAVCO performed a benchtop test to record a high-resolution time history of power consumed by a Trimble NetRS GPS system with Iridium communications. The test system consisted... Read More
Septentrio PolaRx4 Power Consumption
Viewed 3515 times since Thu, Sep 29, 2011
The mean power consumption during a 12 hour test of the Septentrio PolaRx4 Pro receiver was: 6.11 WTesting Procedure:Input: 15 V biasAgilent N6705B DC power analyzerPower sampling rate: 10 HzThe test was conducted at room temperatureTracking GPS L1... Read More
Power - Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 3
Viewed 3495 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 3 Status as of 6 Nov 2002: The wind system is up, running and charging, but not generating as much power as before. We are investigating.   The University of Colorado Mountain Research... Read More
Power - Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 1
Viewed 3396 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 1 The purpose of phase one of the wind generator testing is to become familiar with the general setup and power characteristics of the system. This includes tower construction, cabling, regulation and... Read More
Power - Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 2
Viewed 3362 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 2 This phase of the test will concentrate on answering the following questions: How will the wind generator perform in a realistic wind/solar hybrid GPS station? Assume a load of 15-20 Watts. What is... Read More
Topcon Net-G3A Power Consumption
Viewed 3178 times since Mon, Oct 10, 2011
The mean power consumption during a 12 hour test of the Topcon Net-G3A receiver was: 4.02 WTesting Procedure:Input: 12 VAgilent N6705B DC power analyzerPower sampling rate: 10 HzTest was conducted at room temperatureTracking: GPS L1/L2 onlyLogging... Read More
Remote Station Power Analysis (2007)
Viewed 3113 times since Sun, Mar 28, 2010
Remote Station Power Analysis UNAVCO has developed an engineering model to assist power system design for year-round operation of instrumentation systems at high latitudes. Currently, this model incorporates power input from solar panels and power... Read More
Septentrio PolaRx5 Power Consumption
Viewed 2708 times since Fri, Jan 8, 2016
All values were measured using an Agilent DC Power Analyzer Power consumption was measured at 12 V Measured values are given with 10% margin of error Power values will fluctuate with the number of visible satellites tracked Users must turn off... Read More
Power - Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005 (summary)
Viewed 2553 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005 Alternative Power Source for Continuous GPS Stations With an increasing number of GPS site installations in locations such as Antarctica and Alaska, it is important to examine renewable energy alternatives.... Read More
Wind Power for Remote DC Powered Stations (2003)
Viewed 2488 times since Sat, Mar 27, 2010
Wind Power for Remote DC Powered Stations Steven Borenstein, Warren Gallaher, Chuck Kurnik University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO) The University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO) Boulder Facility is assessing wind technology for powering remote GPS... Read More

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