Lecture And Lab October 2022

Come join the DARC for October 2022 Lecture and Lab – you will build a vertical J-Pole Antenna for 146 and 455 MHz. Rollin Gary WA5RFG will be leading this build. This will be a fun in-person outdoor event at TW Richardson Grove Pavilion in Irving just off Interstate 635 and part of the Tech-Net in the park later that afternoon. Plan on attending in-person Oct 22, 2022 start time is 10am central time for the antenna build. Details below

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Skynet 10-1-22 “JWST’s First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology” 9PM CT

SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “JWST’s First Glimpses of Early Galaxies Could Break Cosmology” & “Delphinus, the Dolphin and Equuleus, the Horse.” 

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “War Between the Planets” (1966) 

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

Skynet 9-24-22 “How Realistic are SciFi Spaceships?” & Constellation “Cygnus the Swan” 9PM CT

SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How Realistic are SciFi Spaceships?” & Constellation “Cygnus the Swan” 

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Beneath the Planet of the Apes” (1970)

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

IO Group: https://groups.io/g/DARCskynet/topics

Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

Skynet 9-17-22 “How Do Planets Get Rings?” & Constellations “Vulpecula” and “Sagitta” 9PM CT

SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How do Planets Get Rings?” & Constellations “Vulpecula the Little Fox” & “Sagitta the Arrow” 

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Lost World” (1960)

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

Skynet 9-10-22 “How Do Astronauts Navigate in Space?” & Constellation “Aquila the Eagle” 9PM CT

SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How Do Astronauts Determine Where they are in Space?” & Constellation “Aquila the Eagle” 

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey” (1991) 

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

Lecture And Lab September 2022

Morse Code practice key kit

Come join the DARC for September 2022 Lecture and Lab – you will build a  CW (continuous wave) Morse code key kit – complete with a 3D-Printed CW key, and 3D-printed case. This will be a fun in-person event at the Dallas Medical Center on the 3rd floor. Plan on attending in-person September 24, 2022 start time is 10am central time. Details below

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Skynet 9-3-22 “Artemis 1 Nuts and Bolts” & Constellation “Aquila the Eagle” 9PM CT

SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Artemis 1 Nuts and Bolts” & Constellation “Aquila the Eagle” 

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Monster from the Ocean Floor” (1954)

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