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CB hook up to car battery for home use

G'Day

I live in rural Queensland Australia, I have an old 18 channel Midland & Electrophone which I would like to hook up to a car battery for home use.
My question is if it is possible to do this using two 12V car batteries & is there a way where you could have one battery charging the other somehow without using an alternator unlike a car & if a fuse is required also & if it possible to talk to friends in the USA depending on the size of the antenna. Having power outages all the time & bad weather I would like to have a backup system for communication if internet & cell phones fail.
Your help would be much appreciated down under here.
Cheers Mate
Stevo

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Yes you can do it..
even use wind-mill to make power to charge battery(s)


Serial and parallel battery configurations
http://batteryuniversity.com/partone-24.htm

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