Tech Net News 5-6-2017

Don’t forget to check out our latest club newsletter. We’re still looking for help with our club VE sessions and for preparing for Field Day. Ham-Com is coming up in just a month! Start preparing your shopping list, and remember that the club will need your help to staff our table. Several members are also planning to have a “radio in the park” day on Sunday, May 21st, at Dreyfuss Point (Street View here) at 1:00 PM. Bring your enthusiasm, and maybe a radio and an antenna, and have fun!

There are a few contests and QSO parties in progress tonight. There are QSO parties in Indiana and Delaware, as well as one for the whole 7th call district. That one is complicated, so please check out the rules before you participate.

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News for Tech Net 3/4/2017

Don’t forget that our next club meeting will take place this coming Tuesday, 3/7/2017!

For more details about the oldest known fossils, you can check out this story here and remember that this find is both uncertain and controversial! Arguments that the Amazon rain forest has been heavily modified by humans are not new, but a new paper on that subject has made the news recently. Finally, smog is a big deal. Air pollution in the US has been tightly controlled for many years, but the air is a common resource and pollution from other countries can affect us here.

Don’t forget that the ARRL SSB DX Contest is going on right now!

Skynet Tonight! The Cincinnati Observatory & Tour of the Constellation Centaurus 9PM CT

coc20with20star20trails20by20keith20allen_keith20allenSKYNET!!!! June 18, 2016 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Cincinnati Observatory” and “Tour of the Constellation Centaurus”
Net Control: Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie at 10:30: “Mars Attacks!”
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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