Plans for Solar Powered Station Stress Test

I have just acquired an LDG Z-11proII autotuner. This is a low power autotuner made for portable use. I am planning a full power stress test of my solar powered portable station with this. My plan is to deploy the 30 foot vertical end fed wire antenna using the portable fiberglass mast and use the FT-817ND with the 45W amplifier to run at full portable power. I will also run a laptop by powering through its 12V travel adapter. My goal here is to see what my worst case power consumption would be using this configuration. Hopefully I can also try some digital with the FT-817ND for the first time as well. This should be good practice for Field Day coming up in June.


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