Tests of General Instrument Corporation Model G1OC-X Thermoelectric Generator.
COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT DIV
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The thermoelectric power supply was developed for use in unmanned aids to navigation. The Model 1 G1OC-X has a rated output from the voltage converter of 7 watts. It is an air-cooled, propane-fueled generator which uses bismuth telluride thermocouples and a catalytic flameless burner. The generator was equipped with a manually-operated electrical ignition system which operates from a 12-volt DC source.
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