Skynet 9-28-19 “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation Aquarius” 9PM CT

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Saturday’s Topic: “The Lunar Orbital Platform – Gateway” & “Constellation of the Month: Aquarius”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mutiny in Outer Space” (1965)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Tech Net News 09-28-2019

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The galactic spiral arms as viewed by an SDR dongle. Credit: David Schneider 

Lifewalk is coming up on Sunday, Oct. 6th, 2019. Bring your friends! This is an especially good event if you know a new ham who hasn’t yet gotten active on the air—it’s an easy way to get started.

Our next club meeting is coming up on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019. Jeff Steinman, N5TJ, will present on antennas for small spaces and HOA restricted yards.

The contest calendar has only a couple of notable events, the CQ WW DX contest RTTY event, and the Maine QSO party. To my mind, though, the biggest on-air event this weekend isn’t on the contest calendar: it’s the WWV 100th Anniversary special event.

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Skynet 9-21-19 “Water in All the Right Places!” & “Einstein’s Blunder Resolved” 9PM CT

190510-mars-prSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Looking for Water in All the Right Places” & “Einstein’s Biggest Blunder: Resolved (Part 2)”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Ad Astra” (2019)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Tech Net News 09-21-2019

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Credit: AAP/Derek Onley

You won’t forget…because I’ll keep reminding you. Lifewalk is coming up on Sunday, 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.

And our next Lecture and Lab is coming up on Saturday, September 28th. Bring $10.00, and you’ll get the Wemos D1 Mini, KY-001 DS18B20 temperature-only sensor, breadboard, jumpers, servo, potentiometer, LEDs & resistors, and a USB micro cable. This will be part 1 of a 2-part Lecture and Lab, but don’t worry: you can attend either session or both.

There are tons of contest and operating opportunities this weekend. Go ahead and click to read more. You want to!

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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.

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