Tech Net News 08-24-2019

HPM-Granite_2Thanks to Tom and everyone who participated! We had a great time at the Lecture and Lab today, and we built quite a few simple, 2-element Yagis. If you built one, you could use it to get started in fox hunting right now. Andrew Koenig, KE5GDB, gave a short presentation on fox hunting after the build and he let us hear the humorous signals from the RWK foxes. Remember, the K5RWK foxhunt series is continuing every Saturday, including today.

The next club meeting on September 3rd, 2019, will be the annual show and tell night! Bring something cool to talk about. It doesn’t have to be unique, and you don’t have to talk for long—you just need to enjoy what you’re sharing.

Remember, it’s never too early to sign up to help at Lifewalk on Oct. 6th, 2019. We’ll need your participation to help make the event a success.

There are no big contests on the calendar for this weekend, but there are several fun events including the Hawaii QSO Party, a U.S and Canadian Islands QSO Party, and still more QSO parties for the Young Amateurs Radio Club, Ohio, and Kansas.

Remember, I have less and less time to write Tech Net announcements…bring your own and share them with the club. Your contribution will be appreciated!

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Skynet 8-24-19 “NASA In-Situ Resource Utilization” & “The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation (Part 2) 9PM CT

z2gfSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA In-Situ Resource Utilization” & “The Tyranny of the Rocket Equation (Part 2)”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Coneheads” (1993)

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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