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Jim Moore
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@mbarney

I have the same issue.  I have my LEC stations (GMI_ECxx) running with 2G cell service and I did have one station that the solar charge chip failed and caused battery to drop below the 3.55  volt threshold for upload.  However GMI_EC5 seems to be getting a charge during the day but is still not keeping up.  I attached a screen from MMW TSA and you can see the drop-off in voltage on this sensor station vs the others.  I also noticed a general drop off which I presume is amount of daylight.  I am using the 2.5 AH batteries.  I plan to check current draw to see if it is abnormal or caused by poor cell service.