Tech Net News 08-26-2017

If you attended today’s Lecture and Lab, I hope you had fun! If you need a copy of Budd’s original Buddipole plans, you can find them here. My add-on page of changes is available in this file. Some of you also had questions about the choke balun that I use. You can find more information in this “RFI-HAM” document; I followed the bifilar choke instructions on page 37. [Edit in 2020: the information about the “radio doughnut” chokes has been moved to a separate choke cookbook.]

Our next club meeting will be on September 5th. NWS radar expert Jason Dunn will present on “Reading Weather Radar.”

Don’t forget to sign up for Lifewalk! Members, check your email! The DARC will be supporting this charity run/walk on Sunday, October 1st. Club members have received sign-up links in their email. Non-members who’d like to help should send us a message using the contact form.

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Skynet 8/26/17 – “Tell Us About Your Eclipse Story” – Partial or Total

7357-eclipse_5f00_ianwardlawWe’d like to hear what you have to say about this past Monday’s Solar Eclipse.  Whether you were in Dallas, or you managed a trip to the path of totality, everyone has a story.

Tell us about it on “Skynet” tonight at 9:00 PM.  We’ll be taking check-ins looking for stories.

The complete topic list is forthcoming later today (Saturday).

146.880 Mhz, PL 110.9