DARC Lecture And Lab March 2021

Anderson Power Pole Workshop

Anderson Power Pole

Join the DARC for Lecture and Lab March 27, 2021 from 11am until 2pm virtually via Google Meet. This will be an Anderson Power Pole Workshop – This Workshop will give you a complete overview of Anderson Power Poles and how they are used in HAM Radio. Participants will have a choice of five different Power Pole accessory kits to purchase and build. Like previous virtual LnL events, participants will need to come to the Dallas Medical Center March 20, 2021 from 10:30 – 11:30 to pick up their kits from the Dallas Medical Center parking lot from Bill KF5ZBL.

Lecture and Lab participants will have the choice of purchasing and building one each of the 5 options noted below. The DARC has 15 kits of each item, you may purchase one of each item per attendee. You are strongly encouraged to have some Anderson Power Pole Crimpers and cable strippers on hand to terminate the cables and connectors. Some projects require soldering – so be sure to have your soldering gear and other necessary items to complete the assemble of the kits. See the form below to request which kits you would like to purchase.

Inline Voltmeter including 3D-printed case

Kit Cost: $10.00


power pole kit

DARC Compact power pole distribution box kit

Kit Cost: $15.00


Handy polarity/power checker – LED lights GREEN if red wire is +volts and RED if black is +volts.

Kit Cost: $5.00


Power Pole accessory cable kit includes these 4 items:

  • 18″ 12ga cable with ring terminals
  • 36” 12ga cable 30amp extension cable
  • 18″ 12ga cable with alligator clips
  • Radio T- power Connector with 12″ of cable and power pole
  • Kit Cost $20.00


Fused power pole distribution box with LED voltmeter read out, USB ports and comes complete with a 3D-printed case. (USB Power Meter NOT included)

Kit Cost: $30.00

 Use the following form to chose your kits.

Inline Anderson Powerpole Voltmeter assembly video:

Polarity Checker Assembly

Assembling The Power Pole Polarity Checker

DARC Compact Distribution Kit Assembly

Assembling Compact Powerpole Distribution Kit

Anderson PowerPole With LED and USB Distro Box

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