Tech Net News 02-03-2018

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Don’t forget, our next club meeting is coming up this Tuesday. Come on out! You’ll get to hear Bob Coelln, KG5JL talk about coax and connectors.

There is one well-known contest in progress this weekend: the 10-10 International SSB QSO Party. There’s also a neat event for those interested in the first voice mode, AM: an AM Rally! The event runs until 07:00 UTC Monday.

In club news, our Winter Field Day results have been submitted. Our 19 phone and 27 digital contacts should produce about 5,230 points. It was a fun event, and I hope you were able to make it.

If you’re interested in travel, you could always volunteer to help at the Boston Marathon. If you’re interested in storms, you could always go to Skywarn training! Our Dallas county training will be Saturday, February 17th.

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Skynet 2-3-18 The Saros Cycle & Constellation Canis Major 9PM CT

saros136-smallSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Saros Cycle” and “Tour of the Constellation Canis Major”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Things to Come” (1936)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
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.

The Saros Cycles and Eclipses

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