Getting Started With Virtual Club Meetings

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Because of the world-wide Coronavirus pandemic the DARC will be utilizing Google Meet for our online/virtual meetings related to club activities.  The first official club activity due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic will be the virtual BOD meeting on Apr 7, 2020 at 6pm central time. There will be additional virtual events later in Apr 2020 and in May 2020……..

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Local ARISS contact coming up tomorrow, 2/25/2020

Bill, N5BB reports:

Our Amateur Radio on the International Space Station contact is GO for Tue Feb 25 at approximately 11:34 – 11:44 CST local Texas time (17:34 UTC).

Celia Hays Elementary, Rockwall, Texas, direct via W5SO

The ISS callsign is presently scheduled to be NA1SS

The scheduled astronaut is Drew Morgan KI5AAA

Contact is go for: Tue 2020-02-25 17:35:18 UTC 31 deg

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2020 Winter Field Day


Come join Winter Field Day 2020 fun – a tri-club event that includes the Dallas Amateur Radio Club, Metrocrest Amateur Radio Club and the Irving Amateur Radio Club. This is an open public invitation – you don’t even need to have a HAM Radio license or a call sign to participate . The tri-club event will be operating under the special event call sign K5T and operating as 3I NTX. Details below.

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