Afterglow Movie Net Field Trip: Ad Astra Saturday, 9-21-19, 1PM

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Afterglow Movie FIELD TRIP!

We’ll be seeing the new, critically acclaimed “Ad Astra” at the Cinemark 17 in Dallas. (I635/I35).

We are shooting for the 1PM matinee. Wear your nice spacesuit – not the training one – that thing smells. Afterwards we’ll go for an early dinner and discuss the movie.

1 PM Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Cinemark 17 IMAX
 
 
The Cinemark 17 is located near I-35/I-635 on Webb Chapel.  
I have seat E12.  Plenty of seats available!
 

 

Tech Net News 09-14-2019

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Apparently, it only takes three contaminated seeds to make this cute bird stop eating. Yikes!

You know I’m just going to keep reminding you, right? Please sign up to help at Lifewalk on Oct. 6th, 2019. This is an easy event you can use to begin your public service career, or a fun chance to see your friends and keep up your public service skills.

On the contest calendar, we’ve got several fun events in progress: There’s the ARRL September VHF Contest and the Alabama QSO Party, as well as a fun contest sponsored by the other DARC: the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club’s Worked All Europe DX Contest. But if you’re in Texas, you’ll be most interseted in the Texas QSO Party. Get on the air and say “Howdy!”

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Skynet 9-14-19 “Is Interstellar Travel Possible?” & “Einstein’s Biggest Blunder 9PM CT

Screen Shot 2016-05-30 at 10.44.00 PMSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Is Interstellar Travel Possible” & “Einstein’s Biggest Blunder”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Knowing” (2009)

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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Skynet 9-7-19 “Fast Bursts from Space” & “Constellation Corona Borealis” 9PM CT

image_3484e-fast-radio-burstSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Fast Radio Bursts from Space” & Constellation Corona Borealis

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Island of Dr. Moreau” (1996)

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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Tech Net News 09-07-2019

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More volunteers are needed, and the clock is ticking. You should sign up to help at Lifewalk on Oct. 6th, 2019. This is an easy event you can use to begin your public service career, or a fun chance to see your friends and keep up your public service skills.

The contest calendar has a number of events week, including the Hiram Percy Maxim 150th birthday celebration which is drawing near to its end. There’s also the Nebraska QSO Party, if that’s a state you need. But what’s more exiting is that the Route 66 Special Event is just now getting underway. Enjoy your trip!

In news from the world of ham radio:

The Hurricane Watch Net has shut down for now, but might re-open by the time you are reading this. Stay alert!

If you’ve been participating in the Richardson Wireless Klub’s weekend fox hunts, you could also help amateurs in Washington catch dangerous interfering signals.

The famous and widely respected ham vendor FlexRadio will share in a government contract to help bring software-defined radio to the USAF. It’s good to see a ham vendor making an even bigger contribution to the world of HF radio.

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Skynet 8-31-19 “The Carrington Event” & “Robert Goddard” 9PM CT

carrington-event-featuredSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Carrington Event” & “Robert Goddard”

Net Control: Chaz KF5JHA

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Capricorn One” (1975)

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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