Re: Wsjt for field day - newbie questions #macOS #Yaesu

Inbody, Don

Buy a lithium-ion battery such as the Jackery 1000 or 1500. That can run a
laptop for quite a while without recharge. You can recharge it from your
car, if needed.

73, Don AD0K

On Fri, Jan 14, 2022, 20:35 florida randy <> wrote:

I’ve come to enjoy FT8 on my Yaesu FT991a here in the shack with a 13”
MacBook Pro (Early 2015] and a Buddistick Pro portable antenna. I am
planning to take the radio, laptop and antenna out for field day and POTA
and plan to buy a 20ah lithium batter go box to power the radio. My
question deals with the laptop. While the battery can power the radio and
a phone all day, it can’t power the laptop. What are my options? Is there
WSJT app that would run on my iPad which could charge from the go box? To
run the laptop would require an inverter and reduce the battery life. Any
suggestions are appreciated.

Randy N4TDT

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