Radio In The Park Day – Sep 17 2017

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Save the date!  On Sunday afternoon 1pm Sep 17, 2017 KF5ZBL and KG5EIU will be out at Dreyfus Point at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas TX for Radio In The Park Day.  This is a “Shine ONLY” event, if it raining we will not be there.  We plan on meeting at 1pm at Dreyfus Point Park  (32.836591, -96.714532) on the east side of White Rock Lake in Dallas.   This is an open invite and anybody that wants to enjoy an afternoon in the park is welcome licensed or not.   Will be working out some kinks in go-boxes, AREDN nodes, home-built batteries, solar setups, antennas – including the home-built buddy pole and of course radios and rigs, D-Star, Fusion, Wires-X.   This is the same location that the DARC was at for Winter Field Day 2017.  See the map below for details or look for KF5ZBL or KG5EIU-i on APRS.  Important – this is a SHINE only event, if there is weather or rain this event will be postponed.

Dreyfus Point At White Rock Lake Park – Dallas TX

Try Wires-X

If you have a newer Yaesu radio that supports Wires-X  you can try it out by tuning in the W5FC 442.425 repeater and hitting your Wires-X button on your radio.  Providing you are within repeater range you should connect up to the node. (you don’t have to connect to use or talk on the node)  No code plug needed – just tune your radio to the correct frequency and join in the fun.   There is also a very handy web site to bookmark called https://fusionlive.net that will show you where other Wires-X nodes are located that perhaps you can connect with.  Lots of exciting rooms out in Wires-X land and now there are several nets around the world as well.  Here is a short video on how to get connected:

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