Skynet! 6-30-18 “Look at the Fine Messier You Got Us Into!” & Constellation Lyra 9PM CT

wow11SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Look at the Fine Messier You Got Us Into!” and “Tour of the Constellation Lyra”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Chappie” (2015)
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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Tech Net News 06-30-2018

SBob Ceiszenski - 2018annivWe have several special events and contests about to begin! Canada Day is tomorrow, so the Canada Day Contest will be starting this evening. The 10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO Party will get underway at 7:00 pm Dallas time this Sunday, and my favorite special event—the 13 Colonies—begins at 8:00 am Dallas time this Sunday.

Don’t forget that our next club meeting is coming up on July 10th. I’ll be presenting on simple alternatives to the portable j-pole for VHF and UHF, including an easy antenna that uses nothing but coax. You’ll are encouraged to bring your own portable, non-j-pole antennas, and they don’t have to be omnidirectional or even dual band.

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Skynet 6-23-18 NEEMO &Constellation Hercules 9PM CT

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

Saturday’s Topic: “NEEMO” and “Constellation Hercules”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM – We’re watching it LIVE at Flag Pole Hill!  Join us!  Bring popcorn & and comfortable folding chair.
“Little Shop of Horrors – The Musical” (1992)

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.

Constellation Hercules
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Photo #1 Great Globular Cluster (M13)
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Photo #2 Globular Cluster (M92)
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Photo #3 Abell-39
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Photo #4 Arp-272
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Photo #5 Hercules-A
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Photo #6 Planetary Nebula (NGC 6210)
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Tech Net News 06-16-2018

field day 2018 small mapField day is next weekend! Where will you be? How will you participate? Get ready now. Please bring announcements about area field day activities to the net.

The contest calendar has only one well-known event for this weekend, but it’s big contest for big amateurs with big antennas: the Stew Perry Topband Challenge.

Remember that we’re also looking for Tech Net net controls. If you’d like to try it—no long-term commitment required—please email w9ve, that’s whiskey nine voice of excellence, at netzero dot net.

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Skynet! 6-16-18 “The JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1) & Tour of Draco the Dragon 9PM CT

galileo_91SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1)” and “Tour of the Constellation Draco the Dragon”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Puppet Masters” (1994)

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

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 JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1)

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