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6th Annual Connector Workshop
September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mark your calendars for the *6th Annual Connector Workshop*
(Red-Righting, Tongue-Upping the World since 2016) to be held at the
Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center (NCEEC) on *Sunday,
9/19/2021*. This year’s theme is *“Solar Sunday.”*
Details so far:
Who: Any interested person. This email is being sent to local area
amateur radio operators. Please feel free to forward this email to any
individual/group that may have an interest.
What: Free Connector Workshop*focusing on learning about and
constructing power cable assemblies using Anderson PowerPole
connectors. Planned speakers include Charles – AA3WS and Jeff – KB3SPH.
Also: “Solar Sunday” Presentations on Various Solar Power Systems:
Kato – KB3LIB: Home/Cottage Solar Project
Steven – KC3DSO: Camping/Hiking/Vehicle Solar Systems
Jeff – KB3SPH: Field Deployable/Portable Solar System
When: Sunday, 19 September 2021 from 1300 – 1700 (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM).
Where: Home of KB3SPH/KB3SWS, directions to be provided at a later date.
Briefs on how to use Anderson PowerPole connectors (the ARES/RACES
standard) and demonstrations on various configurations to assemble
Hands on use of PowerPole crimpers and insulated connector crimpers to
Hands on use of other crimp-on connectors, PL-259 connector
Briefs and demonstrations on preparation of cables and soldering various
connectors and Crimp-the-Shield/Solder-the-Pin connectors
Hands on use of soldering equipment
Note: No experience or bringing of equipment is necessary, *come and
learn from others! If you have a situation where you need assistance in
getting a connector/advice on equipment, please bring that equipment to
the workshop and let the “Brain Trust” have a crack at solving the issue.
Why: Get the creative juices flowing!
If you are interested in attending the workshop, please let me know via
return email (**email@example.com* <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>*)
and include the number of people you’re bringing with you.
Jeff – KB3SPH
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