Skynet 8-11-18 So You Want to be an Astronaut” & Constellation Scutum 9PM CT

john-young-geminiSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “So You Want to be an Astronaut”  and “Tour of the Constellation Scutum”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The Indestructible Man” (1958)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Facebook.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

Direct Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

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Tech Net News 08-11-2018

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Credit: Polizei Karlsruhe

The summer’s heat is still strong, but the end is in sight. That means that the DARC is becoming more active! We’re looking for short, 20-25-minute presentations for our Tech Net on the Hill event this October 27th. Please get in touch with us and volunteer! We also need folks who can share something cool in 5 minutes or less: our next meeting is a show and tell night.

Our next Lecture and Lab will be on Saturday, August 25th. We’ll have a few antenna analyzer kits for $45.00…but even if you don’t get a kit, you can still learn how to use the equipment you order on your own.

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Tech Net News 08-04-2018

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Credit: Audubon.org/Brent Cizek

The August DARC meeting is coming up this Tuesday! Our program will be a presentation by Paul Newman, KA5TYW. He’ll bring us an overview of AREDN (Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network) and an update on the City of Richardson RACES AREDN plan. He’ll also give us an update on the north Texas FSQ mesh, an informal digital chat network that’s gaining more an more VHF simplex nodes in the area.

There will be opportunities for hands-on learning at the meeting, so if you have AREDN or FSQ gear, please bring it to the meeting.

On the contest calendar, the biggest event happening this weekend is the 10-10 International Summer Phone QSO Party.  Conditions might not be at their best, but you’ll get more pride if you overcome the obstacles and participate!

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Skynet 8-4-18 “Life on Titan?” & Constellation Vulpecula 9PM CT

38531414_2608954425797391_6075217358857699328_nSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Life on Titan?”  and “Tour of the Constellation Vulpecula” 

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: 

“Meteor” (1979)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Facebook.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

Direct Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“Life on Titan?”

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