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Powerbank I made a while back
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Hi All

Well when I got on the ARES team I figured I might need portable power for my radio so I made this up.
It also works ok with an inverter for small stuff.

12 volts at 18 Amp Hours


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Anyways just sharing
Kid
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#2
What is an “ARES team” Kid?

Those are motorcycle batteries?
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(11-09-2017, 10:28 AM)alukban Wrote: What is an “ARES team” Kid?

Those are motorcycle batteries?

ARES=Amateur Radio Emergency System

Group of HAM radio types that work with Fema or local emergency types to establish communications in grid down scenarios.

Batteries are Sealed Acid Type [SLA]
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#4
That's a pretty cool setup. What does it weigh?
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#5
Im guessing about 15 pounds
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#6
Yeah that's a great set up you made there Kid... Cool  awesome job!

I think HAM radio operations and communications is a must have SHTF skill...so important! I'd like to get into that in the future.


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Im hoping to set up a new antenna soon
Sometime between working on a certain persons quiver and some holsters I need to make.
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#8
That's a neat set up, but I misread your topic and was expecting to see a "Powder Bank!"
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(11-09-2017, 05:23 PM)Kid Couteau Wrote: Im hoping to set up a new antenna soon
Sometime between working on a certain persons quiver and some holsters I need to make.

Big Grin Big Grin

I too have a to do list which includes mailing a certain package for a certain person who is working on said quiver...

been away at my first deer hunt...getting on that asap!

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"When government fears the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny."--Thomas Jefferson

"Buy land- they are not making it anymore"- Mark Twain

"An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile €”hoping it will eat him last." -Winston Churchill

"Wilderness is in our hearts first and always. All of us can't have a cabin in the mountains. It's the wilderness within we must strive for first."- R. Sullivan
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(11-13-2017, 01:51 PM)Adapt-Overcome-Conquer Wrote:
(11-09-2017, 05:23 PM)Kid Couteau Wrote: Im hoping to set up a new antenna soon
Sometime between working on a certain persons quiver and some holsters I need to make.

Big Grin Big Grin

I too have a to do list which includes mailing a certain package for a certain person who is working on said quiver...

been away at my first deer hunt...getting on that asap!

AOC

No biggie
Looks like we are both behind in our work.
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