Portable power

Wired up the portable solar generator for the FT-817 using Anderson powerpoles. Turned out to be pretty easy with the crimp tool. I wired up two “Y” cables. These are to connect two 7Ahr 12V batteries in parallel and two 15W 12V solar panels in parallel as well. Also wired up some harnesses to connect everything to a solar charge controller. This is all installed in an aluminum case that holds the two batteries and the radio. Will test the power supply this weekend and measure the charge rate.


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