4/05/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
4/05/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in VDP, KTS, AF6C, GMU, JD, EH, HHC, and FUZ. VDP
sold sum gear and enjoyed the cameraderie at the TRW Swapmeet, and KTS, just home frm an
MS meeting, had a dull work week, although David said that business is picking up! AF6C finished servicing a Tektronics TM506, wid
various plug-ins, which Bob got em all working
Now Bob will tackle an old 485
And Bob mentioned that the new time change was vy expensive for many
industries! JD & EH flew in &
flew out. GMU said an airplane flyover
increased AF6Cs sig strength, and, Paul worked the DX N8S station on 18.145 MHz. HHC reminded all abt the Club Bfast come Saturday,
and Ken said 16 to 18 hams attended the Baker-to-Vegas meeting Tues. eve
said that hams frm
4/12/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
in N6PEQ, CCD, LDC, HHC, IXN, W7KTS, and HC. IXN
asked PEQ if OCARC would be solo fer FD. Dan
said that members of the LARA group, now OCARC members, makes it a one-Club event fer FD.
El Presidente Kristin (K6PEQ) didnt catch Dans flu bug. PEQ & AF6C
briefly discussed the tower/trailer deal that fell by the wayside. CCD told OPs that the waves were really huge at the
beach today, and Tom will have paint splatters removed frm the auto tomorrow that he
picked up on the freeway. LDC checked in 700+
cycles off frequency, and AF6C rotates the beam to home in on Larrys sigs
will soon be off to the
4/12/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in JD, AUL, HC, KFW, HHC, TAI, DER, and AF6C. JD
is looking forward to a possible vacation in June, and AUL checks in using his YAESU
FT-897, wid ant. inside the house!
Nicolas lights up all bars at NCS QTH!
AUL just got home frm a hiking trip in
4/19/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in HHC, CCD, IXN, and KTS. AF6C & HHC are doing last minute preps fer Baker-to-Vegas this weekend. And AF6C mentioned that he had a friend who was from Virginia Tech, the scene of this weeks shooting spree! And HHC alerted OPs to the MIH article in the Easter Sunday Register Seems that a motorcycle club has adopted Kevin, KG6MIH, a handiham, and they are installing a downstairs bathroom fer Kevin! Right on!! CCD repaired an audio system where rf xmitting antennas had been placed in a metal cabinet! And IXN didnt copy KTS in the QRN at Net check-in, but David wished all Baker-to-Vegas OPs gud luck, a successful run, and a safe journey And KTS plans to attend Club meeting Fri. eve.
4/19/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in EVX, JD, HHC, AF6C, KTS, HK, and AUL. EVX checked out a couple of other nets before Net check-in tonite, and HHC will attend a digital photography class tomorrow evening. HHC said that abt 15 OPs will be participating in the Baker-to-Vegas Run fer the Orange PD The Running Team has a 3 pm take-off scheduled And Ken announced the MIH/MIG article in the Easter Sunday Register. AF6C took a friend to the UCI Med. Center at 8:00 am, picked up mail at the OCARC PO box, has an ARRL Audio News ready to air, and is working on a 400 cycle power supply to drive small selsun motors. KTS got the plumbing problem in the kitchen solved, told OPs abt the successful MS Walk last Sat. at UCI wid 4 to 5K walkers! HK wishes all B-to-V OPs a gud time, and Arnie hopes that they dont become victims of Murphys Law!! And Arnie, along wid AA6PW will be covering a 50 mile race at Lake Hughes this weekend. AUL has been working until midnight fer several days! Now eye irritation is driving Nicolas to the eye doctor tomorrow! AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News fer Apr. 13 Ham Radio Youth Programs are now available at www.iaru.org 23 states have now adopted PRB-1 legislation ARRL wants the FCC to reconsider reinstating 5 wpm code requirement in the Extra Class License Tnx, Bob!
4/26/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in HHC, CCD, and IXN. AF6C burned sum Baker-to-Vegas pix on disc and updated the front page of the Club webpage And Bob told IXN that they left rain behind as they went thru Cajon Pass on their way to Pahrump. HHC reported that the Orange PD Baker-to-Vegas Run was a great success wid the OPD gaining 2nd place in their Division! Ken also said that WWK, HHC, AF6C, APH, AUL, DLA, CJZ, WRM, and DDE were all involved in communications fer the Event, wid KØBWH on the side. IXN asked abt the casino slot machines, and AF6C & HHC said that coins are out! Its all dollars and cards used for the one-armed bandits now! CCD tired himself out working on lighting fer a big stage production at his church.
4/26/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in AUL, HHC, VDP, KFW, AF6C, and KØBWH/SKYPE. AUL hooked up a tuner to check the output, and Nicolas enjoyed working and watching Baker-to-Vegas while the kids played the slot machines! And HHC said that the OPD moved frm 3rd place last year to 2nd place this year in the 120+ mile Baker-to-Vegas Run Congrats to the OPD Running Team! VDP & family are still moving furniture to the new QTH in AZ, and, preparing a 2nd house on the property for a mother-in-law And Larry says they will be less than an hour away from Laughlin when they want to gamble a lil And VDP is still trying to figure out the new antenna farm! KFW & IXN commented on the gud crowd at the OCARC meeting last Fri. eve., and IXN won a set of crescent wrenches at the Club raffle. And KFW sent along congrats. to the OPD on coming up a notch in Baker-to-Vegas. AF6C acknowledged a FB job done on Baker-to-Vegas by Debbie Klein, OPD Volunteer Activities. Bob mentioned online links to the K2ORS radio stories, has a jigsaw puzzle to put together, and must finish constructing the 400 cycle power supply. Linda just arrived home in Sheldon, ND, but KØBWH/SKYPE didnt mention how she did at bingo! IXN & BWH discussed location of his business buildings and house in Sheldon, the railroad, elevation of Sheldon, etc And Bob said the grass is getting green an soon, out will come the lawn mower, and, wid warm WX already here, HHC was running around in the convertible wid the top down! AF6C then aired the Apr 20 ARRL Audio News OPs are trying to work out methods to eliminate ham repeater interference to 70 cm military radar at USAF bases in Mass. & CA Vanity Call Sign charges will soon be reduced to $11.70 5 new satellites are in orbit CAPE 1, 31126, and Libertad 1, are all transmitting, but BP3 & BP4 telemetry has not been heard! ARISS continues to be a good source of cooperation between NASA & ARRL ARRL & the Red Cross are still at odds over having credit checks run on Red Cross Hams used as emergency service volunteers Tnx Bob! And VDP alerted OPs to the Armed Forces Cross Band Event on May 12, plus, for DX openings, listen to the W6AM repeater on Mt. Wilson.
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