Tech Net News 02-01-2020

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One Puffin coin issued by Martin Coles Harman I, King of Lundy, in 1929.

Our next club meeting presentation—this Tuesday—will be by Jim Eatman, KG5WAW.

What are “standing waves”? What causes them? Why is “high SWR” a problem? How do antennas affect SWR? And, what are the properties of various types of transmission lines (coax and ladder line)? Come find out and see a short standing wave demonstration using a NanoVNA.

Come to the meeting and learn more!

The K5RWK fox hunt may be back on this weekend, on 144.50 MHz…but I haven’t been able to confirm that.

The contest calendar for this weekend mentions several QSO parties, including the a 10-10 phone event,  and state parties for Vermont and Minnesota.

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Skynet 2-1-20 “Finding Life in the Universe” & “Constellation Taurus the Bull” 9PM CT

1350_drank-equation1280SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Finding Life in the Universe” & “Constellation Taurus the Bull”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Curse of the Mayans” (2017)

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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