Skynet 12-29-18 Oumuamua Mystery & Constellation Orion (Part 2) 9PM CT

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Saturday’s Topic: “How the Oumuamua Mystery Shook Up Search” & “Constellation Orion (Part 2)”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Doctor Who: The Movie” (1996)
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Tech Net News 12-29-2018

Hams get extra photon cards from our transmitters!

The next club meeting will be on January 8th. We’ll be talking about knots and ropes in amateur radio…no nooses allowed! And don’t forget to pay your dues if they’re due.

There’s a surprise net scheduled for New Year’s Eve. If you have an idea for a topic, or if you’d like to be net control, let the club know. I’ll need to pick a topic tomorrow so that we can spread the word and encourage participation.

Winter Field Day is coming up on January 26th, from 1 PM to midnight. Please sign up if you’ll be able to participate. More details about the three-club special event station that’s in the works can be found here.

Now that Christmas is over, there are several contests available. The RAC Winter Contest is in progress, with extra points for working Canadian stations. Sounds fun, eh? The 45th Original QRP Contest sounds fun; you get extra points for using kit-built or custom-designed radios…but if your radio is capable of operating with more than 20 watts, you may only submit a checklog. The American Wireless Association Linc Cudnall Memorial CW Contest rewards users of pre-1950 equipment. If you’ve got a boat anchor and CW skills, you can give it a try.

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