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6th Annual Connector Workshop

September 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hi, All,

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.


How (To):

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

assemble cables

Hands on use of other crimp-on connectors, PL-259 connector

installation, etc.

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 (**humbert1js@gmail.com* <mailto:humbert1js@gmail.com>*)

and include the number of people you’re bringing with you.



Jeff – KB3SPH

humbert1js@gmail.com <mailto:humbert1js@gmail.com>

Cell/Text: 301-848-8043


September 19, 2021
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center (NCEEC)
5300 Turkey Tayac Place
Nanjemoy, MD 20662 United States
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