A Pocket Solar Generator for portable ham radio, on today’s episode of OH8STN Ham Radio.
Today we are discussing a pocket-sized solar power generator for popular QRP radios like the Lab599 TX500. Icom IC-705, Elecraft KX2, KX3, and Yaesu FT-818. We will look at how to size your solar panel for off-grid ham radio, build a suitable capacity LiFePO4 battery pack, and choose the right solar panels for portable ham radio.
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Video URL: https://youtu.be/HgQ3m6rzJko
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