Tuesday 28 February 2012

Air conditioning

Another winter-sensitive part is the heat exchanger of air conditioning unit on the end of the RF container. This is completely exposed to the elements and there was a large potential of ice and snow building up and causing problems.
The the heat exchanger of the air conditioning unit is located at the end of the RF-container. 
We asked around a bit, and heard of this type of a snow shield specifically designed to keep snow and ice out of air conditioners, without interfering too much with the primary function of dissipating heat.
Snow shield
Here is a picture of the snow shield installed on the RF container:
The snow shield, GPS antenna, and the already slightly weathered hawk owl's nest box. 

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