Skynet 4-28-18 “10 Weird Objects” & Constellation Canes Venatici 9PM CT

cfbdsir2149SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe”  and “Tour of the Constellation Canes Venatici”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: Battlefield Earth (2000)

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

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

The 10 Weirdest Objects in the Universe

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Tech Net News 04-28-2018

Armed Forces Day 2018On the air, we have a few operating activities in progress this weekend. The 10-10 International Spring Digital Contest is probably the biggest, but there’s the Florida QSO Party, too.

If you like an interesting communications challenge, don’t forget that the annual Armed Forces Day cross-band communications test is coming up on May 12th.

Because it will take place on the first day of the month, our next club meeting would be easy to miss by accident. Don’t do that! Our next meeting will be this coming Tuesday, May 1st. Tim, K5TCJ, is going to give us a high-level overview of what the new FT8 digital mode is—and what it isn’t. We’ll see a video of an actual FT8 QSO, too.

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