The Shack

My shack is currently only doing packet radio. I power the shack with a Kenwood PS-6 5-Amp power supply. I float the power to the radios over a 650-CCA Automotive battery at 13.25V. This appears to be the sweet spot for my setup. The power float gives me the ability to use the PS-6 to power the radios in receive, which has almost no draw. When transmitting, or during a power emergency, the battery can take the load, with all cabling (connected with Anderson Power-pole Connectors) designed to handle up to 45-Amps. All-in-all, I am quite happy with the setup. Continue reading “The Shack”