A little advice for a newbie.

Started by Cardcutter, September 30, 2020, 11:10:12 pm

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Cardcutter

Once upon a long, long,long time ago, I was an electronics technician.
I am looking at getting back into building some things.
I have my tech license and I am wanting to set up my first ham shack.
I figured I would start by building a power supply and work my way up from there.
What are some of the parameters that you would recommend for a power supply that I can use to power most if not all of what I will need ? Voltage? Amperage? Will 5 amps be enough or should I go higher? Do most radios and tuners run on 12vdc? As you can see I have more than a few questions.
Thanks for your help.
73
Jim
KN4KWP

JS6UEY

My $.02

13.8VDC with 2x your radios max Amp draw

Cardcutter

JS6UEY
Thanks. That is a good starting point.
I have not decided on witch radio to start with yet.
I am thinking may 10 amps. That should handle pretty much anything,
Thanks again
Jim
KN4KWP