Tech Net News 08-25-2018

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Kansas is awesome! “Helianthus Whorl” by L. Shyamal,

Hey, you. Pssst! Please sign up! Our club show-and-tell is coming soon. It won’t be a fun meeting this September 4th if you just wait and watch…plan to participate instead!

The contest calendar offers some great QSO parties for your enjoyment this weekend. The Hawaii QSO Party ends tomorrow evening; the islands are divided into 14 multiplier zones. There are lots of stations and locations to work. The Ohio QSO Party ends at 11 pm Dallas time today, so get moving.

And last but not at all least: the Kansas QSO Party is one of the most elaborate special events I’ve ever seen: it’s their 10th anniversary, and so there are special rules and tons of prizes, including t-shirts, sweaters, and antique radio postage stamps. Some of these prizes are not hard to earn at all, and they encourage “stamp collecting.” They have put 61 1×1 special event stations on the air this weekend, leaving me just a little bit amazed. Check them out and get working! Your time will be up at 3:00 pm tomorrow.

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Skynet 8-25-18 NASA Analog Missions (Part 2) & Constellation Aquila 9PM CT

Lunar Electric Rover (LER) Desert Testing in Flagstaff, ArizonaSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA Analog Missions (Part 2)”  and “Tour of the Constellation Aquila”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Moon” 2009

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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