10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in CCD and IXN. CCDs solder burn has healed nicely, but
hell have a scar to help him remember it!
And Tom did a lil sailing frm
Newport Beach after the fog lifted, and CCD will be off to England fer three weeks in Oct. Then Tom told AF6C that he wud check up on VKZ to
see how he is doing. AF6C repaired an
indoor/outdoor thermometer, and Bob is still contacting oldtimers fer attendance at the
Clubs oldtimer get-together at Sept. meeting. Bob
mentioned talking wid Ron Cade, W6ZQ/ex-WA6FIT. Ron
may try to attend a future Club meeting. AF6C
reminded OPs abt the Club Bfast at Cowgirls II Sat. morning, and IXN confirmed that
WA6DIJ, Jim Tripp, was a Club member in 1969
He lived in Anaheim then, and held a
Advanced Class License.
2m Phone Net
W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, AF6C, and BSV. Seems
that many OPs must have been glued to their boob tubes watching the Republican
Nat. Convention. Wid the City of Orange Street
Fair this weekend, JD will be participating wid the COAR group providing
JD will miss the Club Bfast on Sat.
AF6C continues to contact old time Club members and download Sherlock Holmes audio
frm the Gutenberg Project
And Bob said that HHC might be bk frm Europe by this
weekend. Wid the sparse Net check-in, BSV
called this the quality not quantity net.
And Carl will miss the Club Bfast Sat. morning
Hes off to Bakersfield
fer the weekend. AF6C asked BSV what his
future plans for the big insulator boat anchor entailed
Carl said he
might use it for a lamp base.
40m OCWN CW Net
NCS/UEB checked in IMW, IB, HKT, KS6CW, KA6G, KFW, RND, OIO, VDP, and NT. UEB, enjoying the long weekend, plans to take a
hike wid Ian & Jill after the Net. IMWs
visitors have left, the QTH is quiet, and Ian is putting on his boots
HI! IB, wid 98 deg. WX in Loomis, finds working around
the place is a gud way to lose weight
missed last weeks Net, He was in Phoenix at the ARRL SW Div. Convention
Goldwaters gear was set up, but alas, no key for Net checkin!
Homer told UEB
that the food was vy expensive! CW told OPs
that the Sat. W6MTC Net will nw be at 20 WPM by popular demand! KA6G, wid QRN at the QTH, said the W6MTC new net
speed started two weeks ago, and KFW & XYL are off to the harmonics house fer a
lil barbecue. RND, wid temp. already 82
deg. at the QTH, is enjoying the warm, beautiful WX. OIO,
10 days past the eye surgery, has 3 weeks to go before shes measured fer new
glasses. VDP sold his Argonaut to a QRP ham in
Chicago, and Larry, a past tennis player, has been enjoying watching the tennis matches at
Wimbledon. Wid the old rig expected bk by next
Sunday, the barn and horses gone, NT will soon leave The Hill fer a new QTH!
10m Phone Net
W6ZE/AF6C checked in LDC, CCD, N1AB/GZ, IXN, HHC, and VKZ. AF6C told OPs that IXN will be bringing Club
memorabilia to the Sept. Old-timers Club meeting. LDC
attended the Elks Labor Day Rally at the Elks Club, and Larry suggested that the
Club investigate Elks Park as a possible FD site. El
Presidente has changed his call!
Hes now N1AB
OPs responded wid suffixes
such as AttaBoy, Atom Bomb, and Always Broke, etc. IXN
read a blurp about Black Holes, and Bob told OPs about intestinal drop in the elderly. CCD gave a brief medical news report on VKZ. And VKZ joined us to say that the Doc will visit
him Fri. to see what is going on! VKZ asked
HHC if he ran into Franks brother on his German river trip
HHC said that he
didnt think they were on the same tour. Up
the Main and down the Rhine, tasting beer, sausages and wine, partially sums up HHC
and Dianes recent trip to Europe.
2m Phone Net
W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, AF6C, and KFW. JD
said COAR will have to raise the 1.2 GHz ant. in order to get reliable communications back
to the Command Post
And JD will be off to the Opthomologist to get his eyes checked
soon. AF6C proposed next Tues. fer a visit to Elks
Park, near Trask & Newhope, to check it out as a possible FD site. Lee Evans has volunteered to watch the door for
late arrivals come Sept. Club Meeting, and KFW said he had temps frm 101-103 at the
And Chris told IXN that UEB hasnt sent back OCWN notes out as yet. UEB, out hiking wid IMW last Sunday, left NC duties
in RNDs hands.
40m OCWN CW Net
NCS/UEB checked in IMW, IB, KS6CW, KA6G, GVG, VDP, HKT, KFW, and NT. UEB & XYL went to the XYLs company picnic
at Seaworld, San Diego, yesterday
And Rick will Net session reports today. IMW put a whip ant. on the truck yesterday and
worked a few 6m stations in the VHF QSO Contest. IB
has a gud friend, Marc, W6SQL, who just got his General ticket
Casey hopes to hve him
check into Net soon! CW is now in a Spanish
Now Kathy will be able to enjoy the Net in its entirety for the whole year! KA6G reported 3 Morse Telegraph Club nets on
one on 20m, the regular nets, and a fast one.
GVG spent three weeks in Italy, eating too much pasta, drinking FB vino, and
returning to exotic Bonsall
HI! VDP is
working on the Hiram Percy Award by working /135 stations
Today is the last day, so
Larry will go bk to 20m SSB after Net. HKT
isnt hving much luck making Route 66 contacts, getting only Victorville and St.
Next week hell be in Laughlin and visit the Kingman Hamfest sponsored by
the Hualapai ARC. KFW, trying to keep cool,
announced the OCARC past members reunion at next Fridays Club meeting. The City paid NT fer The Hill, wid a Dec. 31st
deadline to vacate
And Ray got the old rig bk and it still doesnt work!
10m Phone Net
W6ZE/AF6C checked in LDC, HHC, IXN, VKZ, and CCD.
LDC needs info on Photoshop, and Larry tuned up on the 6m vert. At
Nets beginning. LDC, HHC, AF6C, and N6TM
all met fer lunch at the Elks Club. Then they
viewed the park fer a possible FD site. LDC, wishing to lose sum weight and get sum
exercise, joined a weight training class at Golden West College
Nw LDC is preparing
fer a 4-day Halloween party at the Elks Club. HHC
enjoyed lunch at the Elks Club, and Ken said we hve a possible new FD site! HHC & AF6C mentioned DIJ, a former Club member
who moved to Silicon Valley a number of years ago, and IXN said that the Elsinore Fault
has been vy quiet frm the 55 Fwy to the Mexican border.
When you talk wid AF6C at Club meeting, ask him who Frankenstein
without the electrodes is?! RND needs a
ride to Club meeting Fri. eve., and AF6C has made sum new Club member badges. VKZ has a ride to Meeting, and Frank will soon be
off to Portland, OR, to visit harmonic Susie. CCD
got bk frm Phoenix frm a vy hot visit wid the harmonic & the grandharmonics.
2m Phone Net
W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, AF6C, BSV, TWA, KFW, CCE, MIH, and MIG. IXN learned that Jeannie Talcotts sister,
Pepper, passed away. Jeannie is in Texas at
present visiting her older sister. IXN told JD
that the warm WX might be drying his eyes, thus making them red. And JD is preparing fer the COAR drill come Oct.
And Lowell said that PFA has another tumor and will undergo removal this Fri. AF6C said oldtimers interested in RF
can pick it up on the Club website. KFW will
make a sign-in sheet fer oldtimers at Club Meeting. BSV
will resist bifocals as long as possible. And
Carl first checked in mobile. TWA, still on
dialysis, had a heart attack 3 wks ago and the docs discovered that Charles has an
TWA has a lot of stuff fer the Club Auction!
KFW will have name tags fer old timers nite sign-ins, and Chris enjoyed a
nice dinner at the Elks Club in Santa Ana. CCE
told Ops abt a ham wid a tower trailer that we might use at FD, and Kenan wants to see the
possible FD site at the Elks Club in GG
Kenan is now gainfully employed and is
practicing up on his roller hockey skills. MIH
is home resting in bed and doing home schooling since his operation fer scoliosis 2 wks
ago, and Kevin and MIG told Ops abt a model rocketry event, sponsored by the So. Ca.
Rocket Assoc., which will take place at the Lucerne Dry Lake Bed launch site south of Barstow
near Victorville. If you are interested in
attending rocket launches, call (714)529-1598 evenings.
40m OCWN CW Net
NCS/UEB checked in IMW, IB, KS6CW, KA6G, GVG, OIO, KFW, RND, VDP, and NT. UEB, wid OP sigs down this morning, hoped all were
hving a nice weekend. And IMW, blaming any
mistakes on Thunder (HI!), is sacrificing radio time to remodel and re-tile the kitchen. IB, wid a feel of Fall in the air, told Ops that he
became a grandfather fer the first time last week
Casey will miss Net nxt
Hell be in Washington to see his new grandaughter! And CW flew in and flew out
to attend a picnic fer the entire day. The
King of Anaheim, ie: KA6G, questioned his royal status after NCS
anointed Jim wid the new title (HI!)
And Jim still hasnt found the source of
the Saturday QRN at the shack! GVG, wid FB WX
in Bonsall, is glad to be bk fer a couple of weeks. OIOs
carving club spent last weekend at the Dana Point Tall Ships Festival, wid the group
having enuf carving to last fer a year! Chris
told Ops abt the successful Oldtimers nite at the Sept. OCARC meeting, and RND also
enjoyed Oldtimers nite at the Club, hving missed VDP at the Meeting
congrats to IB on becoming a grandpa! VDP
finally worked 71/135 stations, and Larry had a nice visit wid NT up on The Hill last
Now Larry has to repair the loop ant. that wont load!
10m Phone Net
W6ZE/AF6C checked in LDC, CCD, and IXN. LDC
leaves tomorrow fer a 3-day weekend campout wid the Burbank Elks at a lake near San Dimas.
And Larry said that steel has tripled in price as he explained the cost of a barbecue
constructed frm a 55 gal drum cut in half lengthwise
LDC also alerted Ops to the need
to make reservations fer the Club Christmas dinner. IXN
gave kudos to AF6C, XO, and HHC fer arranging and executing the excellent program fer
old-timers at the Sept. Club meeting. CCD
flew in, gave a gud sig rpt on all Ops, and flew out to din-din. HHC went to visit PFA tonite, and AF6C and IXN
discussed meeting wid old-timers at Club meeting last Fri. eve.
2m Phone Net
W6ZE/IXN checked in TRA, BWH, and KFW. IXN
told Ops that HHC was visiting PFA tonite after Tom had surgery last week. TRA had a busy summer getting the house texture
coated and taking care of chores while the XYL had surgery fer the removal of two
And Gene explained the difficulties of getting his antennas
connected properly after the texture coating was completed.
BWH checked in mobile and IXN told Bob that Robin, HNY, didnt make it
to last Club meeting. KFW and IXN talked abt
early snowfall in Utah, Idaho, and CA mountains, and Chris said that Bill Hall, CQR/N6EDY,
has re-joined the Club! KFW said 35 people
attended last Club meeting. And IXN passed
kudos along to all that helped arrange the excellent old-timers night
And to those who missed last Club meeting, you missed a good one!!
9/26/2004 40m OCWN CW Net NCS/UEB
checked in KS6CW, KA6G, RND, KFW, OIO, VDP, and NT. All
stations had 599 sigs but OIO, whose sigs were 569. NCS
surveyed Net members to determine what type of keying device they use: straight key,
paddle, bug or keyboard. CW, using a Bencher
paddle, E-mailed Ops a pix of the CW Boys.
And KA6G uses a CMOS 3 keyer and a Vibroplex paddle. RND uses a Bencher paddle into a homemade kit, the
CMOS Super Keyer 2. KFW, using a Bencher
paddle, will soon be off to visit the 11 month old harmonic who is just beginning to walk. And OIO, picking up her new glasses tomorrow, is
using a Bencher paddle to a Logikey keyer here. VDP
was using a different rig today, a Yaesu 840, wid a Vibroplex paddle to an Idiom Press
keyer. Up on the Hill, NT uses a home-brew
keyboard, but Ray generally uses an old McElroy bug through a processor that shapes the
10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in IXN, LDC, NOL, CCD, and HHC. IXN answered questions frm LDC and AF6C on current
events at Mt. St. Helens, and, recent EQ activity on the San Andreas Fault, and, the 5
mag. Event near the White Wolf/Kern-Breckenridge Faults.
LDC cannot attend a Thurs. nite Board meeting, and HHC said there cudnt be a
Sat. morning Board meeting until after 11 am due to the COAR-RACES exercise taking place
earlier that morning. NOL & JAY got bk
9/14 frm the World T-Hunt Championship event in Austria, where NOL operated as OK5FOX and
enjoying every minute of the pileup on his end!
Now Richard is looking forward to the
CA QSO Party this weekend. CCD felt the 5 mag.
Parkfield event up in Fresno, and Tom said hell be off to England, and then on to Italy
fer three weeks
Then Tom went QRT fer din-din. Other
than CCD, no Ops felt any EQ activbity here. And
HHC said the Club Board meeting will be reshceduled fer Oct. 9 at 8:00 am. And most Ops on the Net favored OCARC-Ham.org as
our new website address.
2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, KFW, and AF6C. JD was gone most of the day attending a retirement
luncheon for a retiring buddy, and now, Lowell is preparing fer the COAR-RACES drill come
Sat. KFW said the OCWN had a gud check-in last
Sun., and AF6C said there might be a OCARC Board meeting after the COAR-RACES exercise on
Sat. AF6C is looking forward to the
Octoberfest at Boeing next Wed., and Bob asked IXN which direction to point his EQ ant.
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