Tech Net News 01-25-2020

1c7085_9394caeaaf2f4d5292d3f03fb469870amv2Are you having fun yet? Winter Field Day begins today! Participate with a club if you can, or at home if you prefer…but this is a great day to be on the air. The DARC is participating in the K5T special event station at Alford Media Services in Coppell, Texas. This is a one-day only operation; if you get the urge to join up with a club in the small hours of the morning, the Richardson Wireless Klub will be operating for the full 24 hours.

The only other contest I noticed this weekend is the CQ 160-Meter CW Contest. There’s no reason you can’t do both.

UPDATES: Tom, N5HYP, reports that some more technical information about the satellite with the battery problems can be found here. Larry, N5PQO, reports that you can find more information about the web SDR that lets you listen to the Qatari geosynchronous satellite at this site: https://eshail.batc.org.uk/nb/

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Tech Net News 01-18-2020

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Ancient Gondwanian feathers, courtesy of the Melbourne Museum

Winter Field Day is less than 7 days away! Sign up for your preferred operating time and be prepared to have fun. The DARC will be participating in the three-club special event station K5T on Saturday, January 25th, 2020.

Remember that there’s no Lecture and Lab this month due to Winter Field Day…and please don’t forget to pay your dues if they’re due.

There are a lot of small contests and operating events going on this weekend, and one big one: the North American QSO Party is taking place right now.

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Tech Net News 01-11-2020

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The yellow-breasted Togian jungle-flycatcher (Cyornis omissus omississimus) Credit: James Eaton/Birdtour Asia

Winter Field Day is fast approaching! Sign up for your preferred operating time and be prepared to have fun. The DARC will be participating in the three-club special event station K5T on Saturday, January 25th, 2020.

Remember that there’s no Lecture and Lab this month due to Winter Field Day…and remember that you might need to pay your dues.

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Skynet 1-11-20 “The Universe is Flat!” & “Isaac Asimov at 100” 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Universe is Flat!” & “Isaac Asimov at 100: Life and Times”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: The Amazing Colossal Man (1957)

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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