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Old 05-06-2014, 17:28   #91
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Re: Advisability of Depending on Satellite Comms & Knowing the Transmitter Works

Originally Posted by hellosailor View Post
The solarstik may support more wattage, you'd need to call them to find out. They're small enough to accommodate individual requests. Expensive, absolutely, but not out of line for that kind of metalwork. (Unfortunately!(G)

On prices of solar panels...PANIC. NOW. Congress has just made some noises about a probable 30% tariff on Chinese solar cells and panels because of Chinese government subsidized dumping on their prices, so we can all expect to see the cheap Chinese panels go up fully 1/3 in price in the immediate future, once the tariff is applied or in anticipation of it.
Thanks for the heads-up on this!

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