This is an educational presentation I gave on setting up a solar system for use with amateur radio. It goes into the components necessary and talks on how to select the right pieces for your solar project.

Sol Buck Boost Charge Controllers:
Victron Energy:
DIY Solar with Will Prowse:
Hobotech Mobile Off Grid Tech:

KB9VBR VHF/UHF Antennas:

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00:00 Introduction
01:10 Essential components for solar power
02:54 Solar Panels
04:31 Charge Controllers
08:35 PWM vs MPPT Charge Controller
13:52 Storage Batteries
21:11 Power Monitor
22:56 Putting it together: Solar powered camping trailer
29:46 Resources
30:57 Conclusion