3/02/2005 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in IXN. There must have been something really special on the boob tube, for only IXN answered the call fer Net check-ins! IXN and AF6C discussed relativistic frame dragging, aching hips and pulled muscles, a new wireless mouse that AF6C picked up fer the computer, a retired luncheon that AF6C enjoyed wid other Boeing retired co-workers, and sum DX, including Cook Is., VKs, ZLs, Guadal Canal, and JAs on Monday on 10, 15, & 20m, garnered by AF6C.
3/02/05 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in
JD, AF6C, BWH/m, KFW, WTQ & MPW. JD is
looking forward to a gud Club turnout fer the upcoming Sat. Bfast. And AF6C is enjoying a FB crop of tangerines frm
the backyard, pulled out a tub of weeds frm othe lower 40, enjoyed a luncheon wid other
retired Boeing employees, including Ross, N6GGD, one of the flight test guys, and primed
& painted a little bench. KFW & IXN
discussed the 25 deg. WX bk in PA &
3/06/2005 OCWN 40m CW
Net NCS/UEB checked in IMW/6, IB/6, KFW, HKT, RND, CW, OIO, FU, IXN, KA6G,
NT, and VDP. UEB, in heavy traffic Saturday
afternoon, went to LA to pick up some books at the OpAmp bookstore, and IMW and VDP had a
FB visit wid NT on Goat Hill, where they viewed the famous DX antenna! IB participated in a VE session, helping to make 4
And one non-ham took Extra Class, including CW, in one shot!
Some feat! KFW is looking forward to a sunny week, and next
Sunday, HKT will be on the
3/09/2005 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CCD, IXN, and HHC. CCD filled trash barrels with weeds, made a few contacts in the VHS Contest, and is assembling a computer. AF6C is fighting off a bug, Bob woke up wid chills! And AF6C told IXN abt Internet fraud sites to check out E-mails. HHC is down to the last article in RF, and Ken told OPs abt the Mammoth ski trip on a 20 ft snow base! Then Ken told us abt a TV mini-series being shot in the Orange Traffic Circle park. Its planting time, and IXN has flowers ready to bloom.
3/09/2005 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, AF6C, and BWH. JD told OPs that a TV Pilot progam is being shot in the Orange Circle, abt a gal that can see into the future! They have covered the old fountain with statues for background. AF6C gave a quickie rundown on Boeing CEO life & times wid hanky-panky, and Bob is working on his income tax, and he watched Dan Rathers last newscast. BWH was mobile on the freeway some distance up north, wid gud sigs thru a lil white noise. IXN has his taxes all done and sent in, and hopes he didnt make any mistakes!
3/16/2005 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
in LDC, IXN, HHC, and CCD. AF6C, wid no jury
duty this week, queiried OPs abt changing the 10m Net to 15m. LDC, nursing a cold, plans to attend Fri. Club
meeting, and Larry had fun riding the dune buggy at an outing wid the motorhome group near
3/16/2005 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in JD, WTQ, MPW, CCE, AF6C, BWH, MIH, and MIG. JD
said the XYL is soon off to S. Dakota fer a week, and
3/20/2005 OCWN 40m CW Net - NCS/UEB checked
in IMW/6, GVG, KFW, IC, VDP, OIO, RND, KS6CW, KA6G, NT, and IXN. Rick an family spent a nice Day yesterday in Anza
Borrego State Park picnicing and viewing oceans of wildflowers, and IMW checked in on the
HI! GVG, in Bonsall,
just got back from field work in central
3/23/2005 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
in LDC, IXN, and HHC. LDC had a gud time at
Univeral Studios yesterday, but coming home, Larry experienced heavy rain the whole way! IXN will soon hve to go to the Doc to see abt his
dizzy spells, and Bob told AF6C abt a new hands-on science demonstrations book published
and distributed to teachers by Boeing. HHC
completed a 2m demonstration on electromagnetic waves for a physics video tape, finished
the final phase of a new dental crown, and Ken goes to a dentist that fishes for tuna off
the Clipperton Islands
HHC, soon to be off to Laughlin wid Diane fer sum R&R,
went wid PDQ and CCE to visit wid VKZ, where they picked up sum military antenna masts. And AF6C will be off to
3/23/2005 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in MPW, WTQ, JD, HHC, AF6C, KFW, MIH, MIG, and W6KAT, Don. MPW kicked back and let WTQ do all the talking. And JD will clean up a lil around the house while the XYL is off visiting her mom and siblings in COLD S. Dakota Lowell will pick her up at the airport Easter Sunday evening, and theyll be off to din-din. HHC cudnt find the 2m feedline in the maze of wires in the shack, so he used a mobile ant. stuck to the top of the rig fer check-in Ken and family will be off to his youngest daughters QTH fer a cook-out brunch, an Easter egg hunt, and a high stakes poker game on Easter! And our new Extra, MIH, wid dad MIG on the side, checked in after finishing his chemistry homework. W6KAT, Don, in Whittier, checked in and told OPs that he is a member of the Rio Hondo ARC, in whose Net meets on the Repeater at 146.175 MHz at 8:00pm on Wednesdays Don also mentioned that he bought a pristine (new/old) KW711-A. We will undoubtedly hear it on the air in the near future.
3/27/2005 OCWN 40m CW Net - NCS/UEB checked in KS6CW (early QNI),
HKT, VDP, OIO, IMW/6,
3/30/2005 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in IXN and HHC. AF6C enjoyed watching the Painted Lady Butterflies on their migratory journey during his afternoon walk, and Bob said that his noisy phone line was OK now. IXN had a chest x-ray, and will have a carotid artery test and bone density test abt mid April. Wid two articles in frm PEQ, AF6C has started April RF And Bob mentioned something abt a 30m surprise in the Club raffle!? Hm! HHC didnt see AF6Cs Painted Ladies this afternoon, but XYL Diane did! And Ken said that nets come and go because some OPs are people-oriented while others are not, and, as club memberships change, the nets rise and fall with people-oriented membership Then HHC was off to dig out a battery charger to charge a portable battery.
3/30/2005 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, HHC, AF6C, KFW, and BWH/m. JD is glad to hve the XYL bk home after a visit wid family up north Now its out to do sum catch-up shopping! HHC is playing wid visitor counter technology, trying to replace a vy delicate Microsoft Front Page program counter wid a CGI counter, which will be more efficient if Ken can make it work. Ken said that COAR is shaping up fer the Baker-to-Vegas Run the weekend after Club meeting. AF6C has a very prolific wild clover growing in the yard which he wishes to eliminate, has a rubber foot missing on his Heathkit Q Meter, and got the signal generator running and calibrated. KFW and AF6C briefly discussed the frequency range of their signal generators, and Chris said that he & the XYL had a gud time at the daughters home on Easter Sunday. HHC announced the up-coming Club Bfast come Sat. morning, at the Katella Grill at Katella Ave. & State College Blvd. BWH checked in mobile wid QRN frm the freeways, and upon arrival at the QTH, Bob aired Newsline file #1441 We heard that the FCC is ignoring ARRL petitions concerning New York Ambients BPL interference frm their experimental BPL experimental system! Tnx, Bob! And BWH said that any Club OP interested in airing Newsline file can pick it up over the Internet at arnewsline.com.
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