Tech Net News 01-05-2018

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Humans are tasty! They look so funny after I disembowel them, too. Credit: en.wikipedia.org

The next club meeting is this Tuesday! I’ll be presenting on knots and ropes in amateur radio, also known as “why not to buy rope from a home improvement store,” and why dyneema—or even paracord—is amazing. Don’t worry about being bored! We’ll all practice some fun and important knots right there at the meeting.

And don’t forget to pay your dues. Check Ham Club Online to see if they’re due.

And after you pay your dues, why not sign up for Winter Field Day? It would be great if we knew you were coming.

The contest calendar is fairly quiet, but the Linc Cudnall Memorial CW contest—where you get points for using pre-1950 gear—is still going on.

I’m not clear on the dates, because their website is out of date, but the Italian QRP Quarterly Marathon might be going on now. Some sites put the dates as 0800Z, Jan 7 to 2000Z, Jan 13, 2019.

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Skynet 1-5-19 China and the Moon Missions & Constellation Lepus 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “What’s Up with China and the Moon Missions?” and “Tour of the Constellation Lepus the Hare”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Destination Space” (1959)
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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