Skynet 7-27-19 Haughton Mars Project & Coma Berenices 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Haughton Mars Project Analog Mission” & “Coma Berenices” 9PM CT

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Altered States” (1980)
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Lecture and Lab 7/27/2019: A UPS for your RPi!

raspberry pi FMV34K4JU31TTMJ.LARGEThis Saturday’s Lecture 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 cost 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.

If you’ve got something else you need to work on, don’t worry! All the “regulars” will be bringing our tools, and we’ll do our best to help.

K5RWK Fox Hunt Tomorrow!

k5rwkThe Richardson Wireless Klub will have its third weekly fox hunt tomorrow, 7/27/2019.

Time: 8:00AM until battery dies — should last through lunch on Sunday
Frequency: 144.5MHz
Transmitter Power: 5 watts (or whatever “LOW” is on this particular Yaesu FT-212RH).
Constraints: Within the City of Richardson

There will be a log sheet with the fox so you can record what time you found it and your callsign.

If you’re new to fox hunting and you’d like to tag along with a group early Saturday morning, please contact ke5gdb via his callsign at gmail.com or contact Phil, N5UH via his callsign at arrl.net.

Skynet 7-20-19 “The Director’s Cut – er – Loop!” & Coma Berenecies 9PM CT

1965_04_gene_kranz_nasa_photo_s-65-22203SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Landing on the Moon: The Director’s Cut – er – Loop!” & Asterism Coma Berenecies

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Destination Moon” (1950)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”
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Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

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