Tech Net News 09-29-2018

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Credit: Museo scienza e tecnologia Milano

Don’t forget to sign up for Lifewalk! Volunteers must be on the list before October 1st to be eligible for lunch. If you’d like to participate and you haven’t signed up yet, just use the handy on-line contact form, or email Randy, KE5JIT, at his callsign at the club domain, W5FC.org.

The next club meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 2nd. David Dennis, N5BOC, will talk about digital hot spot fabrication and construction.

The contest calendar has a few events this weekend. The one that’s most special for us is the Texas QSO Party! It’s operational until 21:00 local time tonight, and then from 09:00 to 15:00 local time tomorrow. There’s also the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest, if you’re a RTTY fan, and the Italian QRP Quarterly Marathon. A strange and enigma-tic event is also taking place…more information follows below.

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Skynet 9-29-18 NASA Analog Missions: Part 3 & Constellation Pisces 9PM CT

498141main_drats2009_suitport_hiresSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA Analog Missions Part 3” and “Tour of the Constellation Pisces”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

The Last Woman on Earth (1960)

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 09-15-2018

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Credit: http://www.radioforeveryone.com/p/group-ads-b-test-19-dongles.html

Don’t forget to sign up for the October 7th Lifewalk by using the contact us form or by reaching out to Randy Patterson, KE5JIT, directly. The club needs your participation!

And if you need a public service event right now—you just can’t wait until October 7th—the Plano Balloon Festival could use your help. You can sign up and find out more at their website. The festival is coming up next weekend, so you’ll need to get moving.

Next weekend—Saturday the 22nd, to be exact—also marks our next Lecture and Lab. Come out to the Dallas Medical Center from 10 am to 3 pm and you can join in the DARC RTL-SDR Roundup: a chance to get technical help, show off your skills, share your discoveries, and indulge in all things SDR.

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Skynet 9-15-18 “How Long Does it Take to Get to Mars?” & Constellation Cassiopeia 9PM CT

1200px-a_trip_to_mars_aka_himmelskibet_advertisement_1920SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How Long Does it take to Get To Mars?” and “Tour of the Constellation Cassiopeia”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mission Mars” (1968)
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.

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

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