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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Building A HAM Radio GoBox

Operating HAM Radio GoBox From Local Park

Short slide deck and some notes on building a dual radio HAM radio gobox for Emcom use, Parks On the Air (POTA), ARRL Field Day and other HAM Radio events. Presented at the Dallas Amateur Radio Club Oct 2021 member meeting.

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Getting Started With Wires-X

A Very short overview of setting up a Yaesu Wires-X node – as presented at the Dallas Amateur Radio Club Tech Net On The Hill Sat Oct 19, 2019

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Checking Firmware Yaesu FT-991

Short video on how to check the firmware version on a Yaesu FT-991 Radio.

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Setting Up APRS Yaesu 400DR

I run APRS on most all of my radios and use it etensively for SOTA work.   Here is a well done YouTube Video on how to setup APRS on  a Yaesu 400DR by Barry 2E0DTS


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