Skynet 12-8-18 Apollo 50th: Dec. 1968 & Constellation Taurus 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Apollo 50th: Dec. 1968”  and “Tour of the Constellation Taurus the Bull”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

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

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Tech Net News 12-08-2018

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Credit: Maria Sibylla Merian, from Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium II., Plate LXX.

The Winter Dinner is just around the corner! I hope to see you there.

On the contest calendar, we have the ARRL 10-meter contest in progress, for phone and CW. Yes, they have a 10-meter contest in December…for the challenge.

Did anyone participate in the FT-8 Roundup last weekend? Share your experiences on the net if you did.

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Skynet 12-1-18 The InSight Mission & The M77 Supernova! 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The InSight Mission”  and “M77 Supernova!”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The Adventures of Buckeroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension” (1984)

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

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Tech Net News 12-01-2018

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I hope I get an Osiris-REX for my birthday! Credit: NASA

The Dallas Amateur Radio Club’s annual Pizza Party will take place at our next club meeting. Don’t forget to bring your favorite pizza or side!

The DARC Winter Dinner is coming up on the 11th, too.

Don’t forget to check your email and vote for the 2018 club officers…and don’t forget to sign up to volunteer at the Dallas Marathon if you’ve forgotten to do that. The marathon is Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2018.

The contest calendar has one fun, traditional item, and one exciting new one. The ARRL 160-Meter CW Contest is keeping some hams busy, but others will be taking place in the first real FT-8 contest. As David, KG5EIU, mentioned earlier, participants must upgrade to the latest WSJT-X software (scroll way down on that page) to participate.

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