“He [God] equips his children with an amazing assortment of abilities and resources and then strategically places them on the same playing field. Then we advance to the goal line together. In 2016, SonSet Solutions experienced this kind of partnership on every level”- David Russell, President.
No-one wants meticulous notes made of their failures; but helping protect broadcast equipment designed to communicate the gospel from erratic electrical power is a different story. The Power Data Logger is part of that process – a device monitoring and storing power fluctuation data to help engineers determine how best to stabilize it and keep the gospel message on the air.
Smaller than one foot square, it simply plugs into an electrical wall outlet and begins working. Detailed key data such as power drops, electrical noise, or surges – even lightning strikes – are saved to a Secure Digital (SD) card, and if needed, relayed via satellite to SonSet Solutions’ engineers for monitoring and analysis.
Although development has included a partnership with summer interns, the bulk of it was done in-house over the last eight years. The Power Data Logger exists as a subset of each Equipment Power Protection (EPP) unit and can operate as a standalone device working in the background by being temporarily isolated from the EPP. This enables ministry partners to gather and relay their power data to us, allowing any necessary operational adjustments to be made to the EPP before activation.
Its first use for Pioneer Christian Hospital in the Republic of the Congo provided the answer to their power switching problem; a simple increase in power solved the issue. And it may soon see use in Haiti to help gather power usage there – all for God’s glory by ensuring that the gospel message continues with minimal interruption.
the HCJB Global Technology Center
After 28 years of effective worldwide ministry under the names of HCJB Global Technology Center and HCJB World Radio Engineering Center, our team of missions-minded technologists is now SonSet Solutions (find out why), an independent ministry to help spread the gospel through technology. Our workers are mostly engineers and technicians, and over the years we have developed great expertise in listening to our partners tell of their ministry dreams and needs.
Jesus said, “…I have come that they may have life and have it more abundantly.” John 10:10 ESV