Winter Field Day 2017 is over and was a first for the DARC. The DARC spent the better part of Sat Jan 28, 2017 out at Dreyfus Point on White Rock Lake Park in Dallas TX.
SKYNET!!!! Jan 28, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “The Lunokhod Program” and “Tour of the Constellation Gemini”
Net Control: Billye KF5PDS
The Whit And Anne Griffith Community Service Award
A memorial service for club member Bill Krueger, AE5BK, will take place at 2 p.m. this coming Wednesday, January 25, at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas.
William L. “Bill” Krueger was born May 8, 1941, in Woodstock, Illinois. He passed away January 13, 2017, in Reggio di Calabria, Italy. He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Sue Krueger (nee Golladay); his parents, Leroy and Gracia Krueger; and his sisters, Judith Kranz and Cynthia Sue Bailey. He is survived by his four children and his long-time companion Louisa Weigler, as well as her family.
More information is available from the attached flyer.
SKYNET!!!! Jan 21, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Eclipse 2017: Filters and Eye Safety” and “Tour of the Constellation Lepus the Hare”
Net Control: Kelly K5KTX
With a sad heart the DARC Family mourns the passing of AE5BK (SK) – wonderful mentor and friend.
SKYNET!!!! Jan 14, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “MA-9 The Last Solo American in Space” and “Tour of the Constellation Orion the Hunter”
Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
ITF-2 CubeSat designed and built by the University of Tsukuba Japan is set to deploy from ISS on Monday, Jan 16 at 0910 UTC – the Downlink frequency is 437.525 MHz.