02/07/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in IXN, AB, and HHC. IXN
read a short news item abt outgassing on the moon, and HHC told OPs abt a 5x5x8 tower hole
soon to be filled wid concrete at PEQs QTH. AF6C
has an ARRL Audio News ready fer the 2m Net, and Bob mentioned a couple of new Club
members! AB, HHC, and AF6C are interested in
the Heil replacement audio mixer fer the MX-6, and IXN quizzed OPs abt the DX Store on the
Internet. HHC gave OPs a rundown on the COAR
Baker-to-Vegas meeting last nite, telling OPs that logistics are pretty well worked out
Ken said that a S. Carolina OP is interested in NGOs tower
HHC also talked abt
a possible E-link, or SKYPE, for Baker-to-Vegas communications.
02/07/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in AB, HHC, AF6C, KTS, KØBWH, AUL, KFW, and JD. AB
is familiar wid NASAs APOD website, and AF6C informed IXN that the DX Store is
virtual on the Internet. BWH, scarf arnd neck
wid extra padding, is braving the cold while distributing fuel in cold, cold Sheldon, ND! HHC told OPs that S. CA. has only had abt 1 ½ in.
and Ken said that Baker-to-Vegas race will take place on Apr. 21 & 22. HHC told OPs that Field Day will be held at the Los
Alamitos Airbase agn this year. BWH is unable
to open the file that AF6C sent him
a Quicktime Pro problem mybe?
, and AF6C
will visit KFWs QTH next Wed. arnd 2 pm on Club generator storage business. KTS just got bk frm a MS Bike Tour meeting, and BWH
braved blizzard, sub-freezing temps. delivering 1300 gal. of fuel to the local Sunflower
Plant in Sheldon. AUL, wid the YAESU rig
non-functioning, switched over to the Kenwood rig
Nicolas hopes the YAESU rig is
still under warranty! HHC, AF6C, WWK, APH,
CJZ, and PFA were among those attending the COAR Baker-to-Vegas meeting. KFW spent the day taking apart & cleaning the
dishwasher which is nw bk together, up & running!
JD is glad to be batching it while the XYL flies to frigid Sioux
Falls, SD., to join her sister on a Carribean cruise soon after.
02/014/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C
checked in JD, LDC, CCD, HHC, and IXN. AF6C,
wid sister in frm the East Coast, asked HHC to assume NC duties while Bob ate din-din wid
the family. JD, gud to be bk on 10m, is
staying warm and dry while the XYL basks in the warm Carribean sun wid her sister on a
cruise ship. LDC is enjoying his new hearing
aids as he does household chores while the XYL recuperates frm surgery, and HHC is looking
forward to sum skiing up at Mammoth in 1½ weeks. CCD
is recuperating frm cataract surgery so Tom will put off skiing until next year. HHC says Carl, WU6D, Section Mgr., will be speaking
at Club meeting come Fri. eve., and IXN tells OPs that we are on a possible collision
course with the asteroid Apophis in 2036!
02/14/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in JD, KTS, AUL, HHC, CCE, AF6C, and KFW. JD
commented on hearing the stange voice(CCE) on the Net, and, wid the XYL on a
cruise ship, Lowell spent Mon. afternoon wid his brother.
And KTS, planning to eyeball wid OPs at Fri. eve. Club meeting, is looking
forward to his nephew picking up a Tech license in April.
AUL and IXN talked briefly at the OCA meeting last Fri. eve. before Nicolas
& buddy found a seat in the crowd. HHC,
welcoming CCE bk to Net after a month of Sundays, has been busy wid
communications logistics fer the City of Orange Racing Teams 5 base stations,
support vehicles, etc
And HHC is in the market fer a new camera. CCE is preparing for a cycling event that begins in
Redlands, up to Big Bear, and back!
Kenan has been practicing on roads up to Mt.
Baldy, on the Glendora Mt. Road, 7½ % grade, rising 4000 ft. in 8 miles!
bought a new toy, a cycling computer that measures vital signs, cadence, distance, etc.,
everything but the kitchen sink! Kenan
also wants to pick up a Canon FE-800 camera, and, CCE says that WK6O, Mike, is now in
Africa, S. Sudan, setting up communications stations fer missionary groups. AF6C returned to the 10m Net after dining on
lobster, giving tnx to HHC fer interim NC duties
Then Bob aired ARNewsline #1539
you were interested in the research program on morse code and retention skills, being
conducted at the Univ. of Pittsburgh, send comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in SLR
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neutik.com fer further info
Tnx Bob! KFW,
unable to eliminate water frm his left ear, found immediate relief after a large chunk of
wax was removed frm his ear canal!
02/21/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C
checked in KTS, IXN, AB, and HHC. KTS, wid S7
sigs, enjoyed last Club meeting, and, wid a quiet weak thus far, David kicked back
to listen to the rest of the Net. IXN, AF6C,
and HHC all discussed the problem of an errant fuel valve on the Club generator. AB is looking forward to the Club Bfast in a couple
of weeks, and Steve got a call frm an Orange County Register reporter concerned wid doing
a story on CW. Ken, Chris, and
Rick all met at Dans QTH to take the Club generator to KFWs QTH for servicing
and storage, and HHC discovered AF6Cs weak sigs was a result of missing coax
feedline on the back of Kens rig. HHC
& family are off on a skiing vacation to Mammoth next week, and Ken told OPs that he
now has a check for the sale of SK NGOs tower!
Then HHC said editors for Mar,
Apr, and May RFs is Nicolas, Christin, and Ken respectively. AF6C said that Baker-to-Vegas OPs will miss Apr.
Club meeting, and Bob has an ARRL Audio News ready to air on the 2m Net
And, AF6C is
in the market for a 60 position switch!
02/21/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in JD, KTS, HHC, AUL, KFW, AF6C, EVX, and KF6TZJ(JD)(near Sun City!) JDs XYL & sister had a ball on their
Carribean boat trip around the various islands. KTS,
warm in the shack on a cool evening, is preparing for a Fri. morning Bfast. HHC is looking forward to skiing wid family next
week in the High Sierras, and AUL, hearing sigs S2 to S9, says that DX might be gud later
And HHC told Nicolas to get a magmount wid a large base for the auto. AF6C & HHC did not copy TZJs sigs frm
near Sun City, but IXN and KFW cud read JDs sigs well.
EVX joined us after listening to two
other nets, and Robert had teeth x-rays at the dentist today. KFW took the air compressor to the errant generator
gas tank valve, blowing out the orfice wid great success, and soon after, Chris fired up
the generator in preparation for Field Day. We
interrupted Net at 9 pm to allow JD, KF6TZJ, to make contact wid other OPs to see if
communications with them was possible from near Sun Valley
(nil!) Then AF6C aired Feb. 16 ARRL Audio News
while using cellular phone bills in several state legislatures may threaten Amateur Radio
Congress will now study the interference potential of BPL
If you know a young ham
that you wud like to recommend for the Hiram Percy Maxim Award, do so thru your SCM
02/28/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C
checked in KTS, AB, IXN, KE6HER(Jeff), and HK. AF6C
told OPs that HHC was in the High Sierra skiing, and that he has an ARRL Audio News to air
on the 2m Net. KTS said that more OPs are
upgrading now that the CW requirement has been eliminated, and David also picked up a
History of the Sea DVD. IXN thinks
that CW will lose its high points value in future Field Day competitions, and Bob hopes
that HHC wont return home wid new bruises & bumps!
AB attended a VE session last Sat. wid 29 out of 30 OPs upgrading! HER used to be a member of the Hospital Group, and
HK will try to attend the Club Bfast on Mar. 3, and, maybe next Club meeting fer an
Jeff is a member of Orange County RACES and will be providing communications
fer the OC Sheriffs during Baker-to-Vegas.
02/28/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in TAI, AUL, KTS, AF6C, KFW, and HER. TAI checked in mobile on his way to his mothers
QTH, and AUL and IXN dont have any leaks frm the recent rains in their new roofs. KTS expects an onslaught of upgrades now that the
CW requirement has been removed, and David and KOS attended a SCARC meeting in Mission
Viejo. AF6C and KFW discussed operation and
cleaning of the Club generator, and KFW removed and cleaned the gas tank, finding a hard,
round disk the size of a dime in the bottom of the tank!
AF6C told OPs that the QTH will soon need a new roof, and Bob then aired
ARRL Audio news for Feb. 23
5,000 VE sessions are on the calendar for this year!
more at www.arrl.org
FCC will not reassign an SK
call as a vanity call for 2 years after the death of the OP!
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