Skynet 4-25-20 “Space and Astronomy in the Time of COVID-19” & “Astronaut Tips on Handling Isolation” 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Space and Astronomy in the Time of COVID-19” & “Astronaut Tips on Handling Isolation”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “A Scanner Darkly” (2006)

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 04-25-2020

Happy 146th Birthday! Credit:

I don’t have any major club announcements today. Be sure to watch this website and the club Facebook page for updates about upcoming activities.

And unfortunately, I goofed up this morning and missed the Lecture and Lab. But, if you participated, please share what you did and learned. Have you tried a new digital mode today?

The contest calendar is offering plenty of was to have fun while you stay at home this weekend. In fact, did you know there’s an award for contacting “stay home” amateur stations? The RSGB Hope QSO party is still going on, and the 10-10 International Spring Digital QSO Party is trying to add excitement to the 10-meter band. The Florida QSO Party is also this weekend, and it offers a unique bonus opportunity: the chance to spell LOVEBUG with special event callsigns.

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