Lecture And Lab February 2021

DIY 50+AMP Shack Power Supply Kit

The DARC Lecture And Lab for Feb 27, 2021 will be virtual via Google Meet! Join us at 11am Central Time from the comfort and safety of your home/location. In this virtual Lab And Lecture, We will be building from scratch a DIY power supply that is 50AMPs+ of 12-13.8volts – complete with cooling fan, USB charger, dual output 45AMP Anderson Power Poles, illuminated on/off switch and a voltage output LED display. The kit will be available for purchase from Bill, KF5ZBL prior to the meeting. Details below.

The DARC hosts a Lab and Lecture on the fourth Saturday of each month that is open to any licensed or unlicensed individual – no need to even be a member of the DARC. Due to the on-going pandemic situation of the COVID-19 virus, we will be doing Lecture And Lab virtually using Google Meet with a start time of 11am. See the DARC event calendar for any and all meetings and links to join them via Google Meet.

The February 2021 DARC Virtual Lecture And Lab DIY Power Supply Build will get started virtually Sat Feb 27, 2021 at 11am central. For this LnL you will need to purchase the complete power supply kit from Bill – KF5ZBL for $25.00. Plan on meeting Bill the week before on Saturday Feb 20, 2021 from 10:30am – 11:30am (central time) in the parking lot of the Dallas Medical Center – The same meeting location for the club meetings. The kits are offered on a first come first served basis for $25.00, please one kit per person unless we have some left over. Access the DARC virtual LnL meeting with a supported device of your choice – Please review our getting started guide to virtual events prior to attending for a positive virtual meeting experience. (Google Chrome browser works best with speakers and a Mic on your computer, if you don’t have MIC or speakers you can use the dial in using your POTS line, info in the meeting link on the calendar)

For the meeting link and Google Meet access information see the DARC Event Calendar details on the day of the event.

If you want a kit then plan on meeting Bill/KF5ZBL Feb 20, 2021 from 10:30-11:30 in the parking lot of the Dallas Medical Center – please fill out this form(below) and let us know you want a kit – we have enough for 20 kits. AS OF JAN 26, 2021 ALL KITS HAVE BEEN SOLD (You can add yourself to the wait list) You will need your soldering iron and tools to assemble the kit along with some Anderson Power Pole crimpers. Questions or comments catch us on the a W5FC repeater or feel free to drop us a note at https://w5fc.org/contact/ and we will respond.

Preview the DIY Power Supply Kit presentation and assembly directions below:

We hope to see you at the Feb 2021 DARC Lecture and Lab – for more photos of the Power Supply see this photo gallery: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmRKxnSM or this Gallery: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmTLbLjn

Check the list below to confirm you are signed up for a kit – there are 20 available.

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