2016-09-09Joe Tavares, KC1BGF writes:

I’ll be presenting a Tech Talk on Solar Energy following the 7 o’clock SEMARA Business Meeting on October 6, 2016.  Topics of discussion will include the following:

  • How solar panels work
  • Different types of panels; advantages and disadvantages
  • Power calculations
  • How to wire panels to batteries and load using charge controllers
  • The use of DC-DC converters to keep battery voltage constant
I will bring a solar panel and battery pack.