Lecture and Lab – Saturday, 01/24/15 – Electronics 101 - Part II!
- Created: Tuesday, 20 January 2015 17:27
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The Raspberry Pi User Group will not meet in December. The next Raspberry Pi User Groiup Meeting will be the third Saturday, January 17, 2015. It will be at the usual place and time, at the UTD campus in Richardson in room ECSS 2.410 from 10a to 3p.
This month's topic will be "TNC-Pi - Transmit and Receive Data Using Your Radio". If you have a TNC-Pi and cable for your radio (or want to pick one up before the meeting), please bring them to the meeting. Visit https://brandenburgtech.com for more information, including directions.
There is a "Beginners Corner" after lunch to get you started. Come even if this will be your first meeting.
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UPDATE 8-30-14 - Echolink System is now back on line. Please test it out and report back any problems.
The perfect storm has occurred with new Ubuntu upgrades, a new Echolink for Linux, new virtual audio, and new sound cards all converging on the W5FC-R Echolink node. Hopefully we'll have everything set up by this weekend. Please be patient as we move to the next generation of Echolink hardware and software!
In the meantime, you can listen to all the nets at Broadcastify at this link: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/13305
Think Dallas Field Day 2014! Think Excitement! Think Fun! Think Food Lots of That is what you have rolled into one event when you come and attend the Field Day The Dallas Amateur Radio Club will have Field Day 2014 operations at Flagpole Hill. We will also continue with the celebration of our 100th Anniversary. Field Day actually starts on the air at 1 PM, Saturday, June 28th, and ends 1 pm, Sunday, June 29th, this year.
We will take over the Pavilion at Flag Pole Hill around 8 AM and start the journey of setting up equipment and antennas. Our DARC Communications Trailer and new generator will be on site for the event.
We are requesting and hoping that we have a great turn out for families or individuals who are able and would like to spend the weekend camping out with us – remember this is a City of Dallas Park and no alcoholic beverages are permitted. We have had folks that camped with us in years past and had a great time. The pavilion has plenty of seating.
We will start Saturday morning with volunteers helping to set up and being ready to CQ CQ CQ CQ dah dit dah dit dah dah dit dah, Whisky 5 Fried Chicken at 1 PM! We will be operating 4 A with a GOTA station. There will be plenty of stations to work from, whether it is CW, Digital or voice - there is room for all. We will have signup sheets to reserve time for stations and we will be operating around the clock, so if you like to stay up late at night, we have a place for you. Dallas REACT, K5UTD, Makers Space and TAS will be joining us again this year for another great Field Day, so make plans to participate and then stay around and enjoy a meal with us.
For those in attendance, DARC will provide Saturday lunch consisting of Hamburgers & Hot Dogs and our traditional BBQ Dinner being served around 7:00pm Saturday. The dinner menu will consist of smoked brisket, smoked sausage & jalapeno sausage, macaroni & cheese, baked beans, apple cobbler and the trimmings. We will have donation jar, and as discussed during our June DARC meeting, we are requesting you donate $5 per meal to help offset the cost of the event. Food will be served until it runs out! It is a "first-come first-served event".
For all members of DARC, Dallas REACT, K5UTD, Makers Space, TAS and any visitors (visitors are more than welcome), we would like to have you join us for the fun, the educational opportunity and then stay around with us to enjoy good food! Hope to see you there!
Randy, KE5JIT & Roger KE5YTA
DARC Field Day Marshalls