Tech Net News 06-01-2019

2019_ARRL_Field_Day_Logo_version_2Our next club meeting on June 4th, 2019, will focus on Field Day. We have exciting plans in store, including a new location—with air conditioning—and great opportunities to get on the air. Get ready, and join us for our next meeting!

Ham-Com is coming up this weekend! The club will have a table, as always. If you can help us out by hanging out at the club table, please contact us or sign up at the next club meeting.

The contest calendar for this weekend has a few events: Ten-Ten International is hosting a PSK “Open Season” QSO Party on the 10-meter band, for all amateurs; the 070 club is putting on a PSK contest for all the non-WARC bands; and the Kentucky QSO Party is in progress now, but ending soon.

Remember, if you have news or announcements to share, let the club know, and we’ll add them to the announcements post before, during, or even after Tech Net.

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Skynet 5-25-18 Desert Research and Studies Analog Mission (Desert RATS) 9PM CT

Lunar Electric Rover (LER) Desert Testing in Flagstaff, ArizonaSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Nightfall” (1988)

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

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Direct Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

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Tech Net News 05-25-2019

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Credit: Allen Institute

Our next club meeting on June 4th, 2019, will focus on Field Day. We have exciting plans in store, including a new location—with air conditioning—and great opportunities to get on the air. Get ready, and join us for our next meeting!

There’s one notable contest this weekend, the CQ WW WPX Contest, CW weekend. What’s this? It’s a CW contest where countries count for more points, but callsign prefixes are multipliers. If you’d like to be part of a new and different “country,” possibly a rare one, then this contest is for you.

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Skynet 5-18-19 : Microbots: Visions of an Interstellar Future 9PM CT

quads_combined-01-editedSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Microbots: Visions of an Interstellar Future”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Terminator” (1984)

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 05-18-2019

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Become a tomato geneticist and see the world!

Our next club activity will be Lecture and Lab, on May 25th, 2019. Our focus will be Anderson PowerPoles, and there will be kits available for you to build. Check out the details, and let us know which kits interest you!

The contest calendar doesn’t list much of significance for this weekend, but if you catch a good opening to Europe, you could try for the Portuguese Navy Day Contest.

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Skynet 5-11-19 Remember Miss Carolyn KC5OZT 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Miss Carolyn KC5OZT Remembered and the AAVSO”
Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Science Fiction: Double Feature” “Rakka” (2017) and “Prelude to Axanar” (2014)

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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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening

Saying “Goodbye to Miss Carolyn (KC5OZT) and a discussion of her favorite astronomy group “American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)”

Miss Carolyn KC5OZT

Tonight’s topic will be about one of her favorite organizations, the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO).

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