On-Line Repeater Feed Available

broadcastify-cropIf you’d like to listen to one of our nets without using Echolink, or if you’d like to introduce non-ham friends to the 88 machine, I’ve been working on a resource that can help: a Broadcastify feed. After experimenting for several evenings with a RTL-SDR dongle, I’ve decided that I can get better audio quality by wiring an old HT up to a computer…so that’s what I’ve done.

Be aware that there is 30-40 seconds of latency between the repeater and the feed, so don’t try using this for checking in to SKYNET. Broadcastify also claims to provide archives of recorded audio, but I haven’t tested that feature yet.

https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/29333

Let me know if you need to report a problem: just email my callsign, nt5tm, at w5fc.org.

2017 Whit and Anne Griffith Award Winner announced

As President of the DARC, it was my honor to present the 2017 Whit and Anne Griffith Community Service Award to a very deserving person at the April DARC General Meeting.  This Ham Operator was mentioned by several members and other Ham operators from other clubs.

With no further to do, I present Your 2017 Whit and Anne Griffith Award winner

David Cappello, KG5EIU

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Tech Net Announcements 3-25-2017

Don’t forget that the DARC trailer—and many of your favorite DARC friends—will be at the Wings of Freedom event at the Frontiers of Flight Museum tomorrow, from about 10:00 am to about 5:00 pm. We might shut down early, or stay a little late, depending on what the warbirds are doing. We also have Geek Net this Monday, and the CQ WPX contest is going on RIGHT NOW.

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