David Cappello (KG5EIU)

Adventures And Interests



Building A 50Ah LiFePO4 Battery Box

Build notes on a light-weight portable 12v 50Ah LiFePO4 battery in a pelican laptop case for HAM radio and other uses – great for POTA and SOTA trips. Features include an AMP meter/gauge, main battery disconnect, dual Anderson Power Pole ports, PD/USB-C and USB QC 3.0 charge ports all housed in a lightweight easy to carry laptop case.

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POTA Activating Park K-4423

KG5EIU Activating Spring Creek Forest State Preserve

Parks On The Air (POTA) activation. I visited Texas State Park K-4423 which is “The Spring Creek Forest State Preserve” park located in Garland Texas on December 27, 2021. It was a beautiful NTX day and very warm for late December with temperatures in the mid 70’s F and a slight breeze.

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