WaveTalkers Gear Guide: PowerPoles

PowerPoles Information and Resources

The gold standard when it comes to power connections in Amateur Radio are Anderson PowerPoles. These are commonly referred to as simply PowerPoles or PP. The sysem uses system of colored hard plastic wire tips that can be mated together in varios configurations that ensure both compatibility and safety for 12v DC equipment that is common in ham radio.

In episode 91 of WaveTalkers LIVE, W6AH walks through the process of crimping PowerPoles onto the power leads of a ham radio. Below are a list of tools that you will need for your Ham Radio Wire Making Kit. All links provided on this page are Amazon Affiliate Links.

WaveTalkers Basic Wire Making Kit: