ARISSat-1 batteries decarghing

The ARISSat-1 Battery voltage is decreasing each eclipse period. It therefore
is taking longer for the Battery to charge up to 32.5V to allow the switch from
Low Power to High Power when the satellite enters an illumination period.

Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO has plotted the battery min/max for the last 8 days. We
see that the battery voltage is decreasing at a faster rate than expected.
Kenneth’s graph can be found on the arissat1.org site under FAQ
http://www.arissat1.org/v3/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=13&Itemid=134

Take advantage of the High Power mode as much as possible over the next few
days.

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