Come join the DARC for the August 2023 Lecture and Lab – In this lecture and lab you will solder/build a 12volt 14Ah LiFePo4 battery box complete with BMS, charger, volt/amp meter, LED lights and more. The build will take place at the Dallas Medical Center on the 3rd floor. Plan on attending in-person Aug 26, 2023 start time is 10am central time. More details below.Continue reading
Come join the DARC for the Apr 22, 2023 Lecture and Lab – POTA 101. This lab will be a shine only event at a nearby POTA Park (Parks On the Air) in the Garland area just off the Geo Bush. In this event you will make at least 10 radio contacts and “activate” Park K-4423. Join the DARC on site at Spring Creek Forest Preserve Apr 22, 2023 start time is 10am more details below.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
Just because NPOTA (National Parks On The Air) is over for 2016 doesn’t mean you have to eBay all your portable/QRP rigs and gear.