Tech Net News 01-11-2020

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The yellow-breasted Togian jungle-flycatcher (Cyornis omissus omississimus) Credit: James Eaton/Birdtour Asia

Winter Field Day is fast approaching! Sign up for your preferred operating time and be prepared to have fun. The DARC will be participating in the three-club special event station K5T on Saturday, January 25th, 2020.

Remember that there’s no Lecture and Lab this month due to Winter Field Day…and remember that you might need to pay your dues.

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Skynet 1-11-20 “The Universe is Flat!” & “Isaac Asimov at 100” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Universe is Flat!” & “Isaac Asimov at 100: Life and Times”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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

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2020 Winter Field Day

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Come join Winter Field Day 2020 fun – a tri-club event that includes the Dallas Amateur Radio Club, Metrocrest Amateur Radio Club and the Irving Amateur Radio Club. This is an open public invitation – you don’t even need to have a HAM Radio license or a call sign to participate . The tri-club event will be operating under the special event call sign K5T and operating as 3I NTX. Details below.

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Skynet 1-4-20 “Radiation Clean-up in Space” & “Magnetic Fields and Spiral Galaxy Shapes” – 9PM CT

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Saturday’s Topic: “Radiation Belt Cleanup in Space/Magnetic Fields and Spiral Galaxy Shapes”

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet” (1965)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”
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Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

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

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Tech Net News 01-04-2020

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Strain in a figure-8 knot, courtesy of Joseph Sandt.

The holiday season is now just a fond memory, and real life has returned. If you need a break, come on out to the next club meeting, this Tuesday, January 7th. We’ll hear a presentation from Dr. Tim Holzheimer, N6DIY, about HF amplifiers, and from our club leadership about our plans for Winter Field Day on January 25th. We’ll be participating in K5T, a multi-club special event station sponsored by the DARC, IARC, and MARS. The station will be in the same location as our previous Summer Field Day, Alford Media at 296 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019.

Don’t forget that the FT-8 2-meter Monday night nets are still going on at 7:30 local time on 144.174 USB. Give them a try if you can!

UPDATE: Bill, N5BB, reminded us that the Cowtown Hamfest is coming up on January 17th and 18th, 2020. The Irving Hamfest will be taking place on March 7th, 2020. Gus, W5GUS, let us know that the Garland Amateur Radio Club will host a 5-week Technician licensing class starting on Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. Also, the 2020 SKYWARN class schedule was posted today.

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Skynet 12-28-19 “When Does the Decade End?” & “Constellation: Corvus the Crow” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “When Does the Decade End?” & “Corvus the Crow”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” (2019)

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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