Skynet 9-28-19 “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation Aquarius” 9PM CT

dsg_largeSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation of the Month: Aquarius”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mutiny in Outer Space” (1965)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

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Tech Net News 09-28-2019

The galactic spiral arms as viewed by an SDR dongle. Credit: David Schneider 

Lifewalk is coming up on Sunday, Oct. 6th, 2019. Bring your friends! This is an especially good event if you know a new ham who hasn’t yet gotten active on the air—it’s an easy way to get started.

Our next club meeting is coming up on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. Jeff Steinman, N5TJ, will present on antennas for small spaces and HOA restricted yards.

The contest calendar has only a couple of notable events, the CQ WW DX contest RTTY event, and the Maine QSO party. To my mind, though, the biggest on-air event this weekend isn’t on the contest calendar: it’s the WWV 100th Anniversary special event.

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