Winter Dinner 2019 Drawing

The DARC will have a Winter Dinner 2019 drawing for two radios the evening of Dec 5, 2019. At our annual DARC Winter Dinner. Tickets are available now at any DARC event and if any are left over at the day of the event – there are only 500 tickets so get your tickets early to ensure a chance to win the Grand Prize: A brand new Yaesu FT-3DR HT or a chance in a 2nd drawing for an Icom ID-4100A Mobile Rig. Each ticket is $5.00 or better yet get 5 tickets for $20.00

Tech Net News 07-13-2019

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Ferrari the lovebird during flight training in the bird wind tunnel in David Lentink’s lab. Credit: L.A. Cicero

Our next Lectue and Lab will focus on a DIY Mini UPS suitable for use with a Raspberry Pi or charging your phone. It has 5v and 12v outputs and uses only 1 18650 Battery.  The kit from the link above will be $10.  Bring your Soldering iron, hot glue gun, clippers and screwdriver.  If you don’t have any of the above, we will have extra on site. And don’t forget that Moon Day is this month. This is the big one: the 50th anniversary…and we’ll be celebrating it on the actual day of the anniversary! Moon Day is a great opportunity to get young people interested in amateur radio and science, so please save the date. More details about how to volunteer for the DARC and AMSAT will be coming soon.

The contest calendar is quiet…everyone must be recovering from the Fourth of July. Don’t forget to send away for your 13 Colonies certificate. You don’t need a clean sweep—and it’s how they support the event.

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