Lecture And Lab October 2022

Come join the DARC for October 2022 Lecture and Lab – you will build a vertical J-Pole Antenna for 146 and 455 MHz. Rollin Gary WA5RFG will be leading this build. This will be a fun in-person outdoor event at TW Richardson Grove Pavilion in Irving just off Interstate 635 and part of the Tech-Net in the park later that afternoon. Plan on attending in-person Oct 22, 2022 start time is 10am central time for the antenna build. Details below

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Lecture And Lab September 2022

Morse Code practice key kit

Come join the DARC for September 2022 Lecture and Lab – you will build a  CW (continuous wave) Morse code key kit – complete with a 3D-Printed CW key, and 3D-printed case. This will be a fun in-person event at the Dallas Medical Center on the 3rd floor. Plan on attending in-person September 24, 2022 start time is 10am central time. Details below

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DARC Lecture And Lab Sep 2021

Building an FM Radio

Geekcreit DIY Radio Kit – Sound Machine

Join the DARC for Lecture and Lab Sat Sep 25, 2021 from 11am until 2/3pm Central Time virtually via Google Meet. (The virtual meeting ID/Link is always on the W5FC event calendar) During this lecture and Lab, we’ll be building an DIY FM Radio – it is a complete kit with all the parts and a case – runs on 5 volts via USB cable. Participants can purchase a kit by coming out to the Dallas Medical Center parking lot Sep 18, 2021 between 10:30am – 11:30am central. Cost of the kit is $20.00 – KF5ZBL will be there passing out the kits – we have a total of 15 available.

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Lecture And Lab February 2021

DIY 50+AMP Shack Power Supply Kit

The DARC Lecture And Lab for Feb 27, 2021 will be virtual via Google Meet! Join us at 11am Central Time from the comfort and safety of your home/location. In this virtual Lab And Lecture, We will be building from scratch a DIY power supply that is 50AMPs+ of 12-13.8volts – complete with cooling fan, USB charger, dual output 45AMP Anderson Power Poles, illuminated on/off switch and a voltage output LED display. The kit will be available for purchase from Bill, KF5ZBL prior to the meeting. Details below.

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Lecture And Lab October 2020

LiFePO4 4S 7Ah portable battery pack

The DARC Lecture And Lab for Oct 24, 2020 will be virtual via Google Meet! Join us at 11am Central Time from the comfort and safety of your home/location. In this virtual Lab And Lecture, We will be building from scratch a 1.5lb LiFePO4 4S 7Ah battery pack – complete with BMS and much more. The kit will be available for purchase from Bill, KF5ZBL prior to the meeting. Details below.

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Lecture And Lab August 2020

DIY Calculator Counter Kit

Keeping with the times the DARC Lecture And Lab for Aug 22, 2020 will be virtual! Join us at 11am Central Time from the comfort and safety of your home/location. In this virtual Lab And Lecture, we will build a Geekcreit DIY calculator kit. You will need to purchase the kit prior to attending the virtual build. Plan on picking up the kit Aug 15, 2020 from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Dallas Medical Center Parking Lot – Bill KF5ZBL will be on site in the Dallas Medical medical center parking lot for distribution. Please see the the sign up form below and sign up if you are interested in the kit – there are 15 available and the cost is $15.00 – first come first served. You will need your own soldering tools to assemble the kit.

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