//Discovery TX 500 DIY599 PA500 Ham Radio Go Kit

Discovery TX 500 DIY599 PA500 Ham Radio Go Kit

Hello operators
In this episode of OH8STN ham Radio, we are building a portable ham radio go kit for the Lab599 Discovery TX-500. This solar powered go kit will allow us to quickly deploy the TX-500, DIY599 PA500 amplifier, charge the microsoft surface and manage all wires,cables and accessories in a neat and clean installation while off-grid.
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Julian #oh8stn
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Chapters
00:00 Intro
00:30 Important points
01:15 Discovery TX-500 Overview
01:42DIY599 PA500
02:20 TX500 PA500 Frame
03:05 Digirig Mobile
04:18 Microsoft Surface Go 2
05:35 Portable Off-Grid solar power
07:28 Battery packs
08:44 Genasun charge controller
10:10 Tactical briefcase
11:18 Final Thoughts

Discovery TX-500 Go Kit Loadout
Station
Lab599 TX-500: https://pileupdx.com/product/discovery-tx-500/
DIY599 PA500: http://www.diy599.com/
Digirig Mobile: https://digirig.net/product/digirig-mobile-1-6/
TX500 PA500 Frame TheQRPStore: https://theqrpstore.com/product/tx-pa-frame-hd-heavy-duty/
Portable Power
PowerFilm 60 watt folding solar panel: https://www.gigaparts.com/powerfilm-60-watt-foldable-solar-panel.html?affiliate_id=oh8stn-20210909
Genasun GV10L GigaParts: https://www.gigaparts.com/genasun-10a-mppt-solar-charge-controller-for-lifepo4-batteries.html?affiliate_id=oh8stn-20210909
DIY 5ah LifFePO4 pack: https://youtu.be/CVvXfxXzXDU
Microsoft Surface Go 2:
Gigaparts: https://www.gigaparts.com/microsoft-surface-go-2-tablet-10-5in-pentium-gold-8g-128g-1gf-00001.html?affiliate_id=oh8stn-20210909
YouTube playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKMrdrsNkFA6_xdYAArM4kJhfkS_-EBFN
Antenna
Primary
Chameleon MPAS 2.0: https://www.gigaparts.com/chameleon-mpas-lite-portable-hf-antenna-160m-6m.html?affiliate_id=oh8stn-20210909
Secondary
Packtenna Mini Random wire end fed: https://www.packtenna.com/store/p1/PackTenna_Mini_Random_Wire_Antenna_%289%3A1_UNUN%29.html#/
Antenna reels & cables
TheQRPStore RG-316U spool/reel BNC: https://theqrpstore.com/product/reel-for-50-of-316-coax/
RG-316U jumpers BNC: https://ebay.us/npQOxa
RG-316U BNC 10 meters/33feet: https://ebay.us/npQOxa

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