9/05/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
in CF, IXN, and HHC. AF6C and OPs are enjoying
the cooler WX, and Bob thinks that CFs radiation frm the new antenna might have
something to do wid the recent EQs
IXN copies CF abt S1, and, wid an S5 QRN, IXN cant bring Nicolas sigs out of
the mud! IXN says that the swarm of small
9/05/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked
in JD, HHC, KSI, CCE, AF6C, and AF6CF. JD, and
OPs, are hesitant to open their next electric bills after extended use of their air
conditioners during the last heat wave!
JD registered 108 deg. F. in the backyard
near Labor Day! HHC
said that COAR got sum Kenwood TM-D700A rigs, and Ken is testing one of them on the Net
HHC plans to write up a product review on the new COAR rigs
Ken will now
set up the rigs fer an APRS test. KSI is planning to take 1 check to HAMCON this weekend
Better buy everything frm one vendor!
HI! CCE, wid no AC in the QTH, casually rode a bicycle
fer 100miles during the heat wave, early in the morning, ofcourse!
Kenan then added
65 miles more to the cycle record on Sat. morning, plus 72 miles more on Sunday morning!
CCE was off to his parents QTH to enjoy sum air conditioning and relax!
CCE will be headed off to Thailand in a couple of months. AF6C reminded OPs abt the upcoming Club Auction in
October, and HHC said to email him a list of equipment for the website that you plan to
More OPs will attend the Auction if they know in advance items to be
auctioned! AF6C told KSI to clean out the
garage in preparation fer the Club Auction. And,
fortunately, CF does not transmit or receive on seismic frequencies between 10 and 60 Hz!
we can dismiss any of CFs ham radio communications as having caused any seismic
HI! AF6C aired the 8/31/07
ARRL Audio News, wid the FCC citing 2
9/12/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked
in IXN, KF6LZH(Bob), CF, HHC, HK, and KI6DKV/m(Noel).
IXN comments on the increased seismic activity along the Elsinore Fault
system, and Bob mentioned that a backing up SUV crunched the front of his auto. IXN copied CF S3-S4 tonite, and LZH, in
9/12/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, CF, W5KGM(Al), HHC, AF6C, EVX, GMU, KG6ZCB(Tad). JD, enjoying the cooler WX, is testing a new TMD-700A rig fer COAR HHC is also testing one of the new COAR rigs tonite OPs heard both rigs FB! CF gave all OPs S7-S8 sig rpts, and Nicolas will try a dipole experiment on 10m soon CF had armchair copy on KGM in Tustin. HHC expressed interest in the new Elcraft S-3, but finds the rig a bit expensive! HHC & JD, testing the new COAR TMD-700A rigs, will use them fer APRS communications during this weekends drill. HHC and Diane will soon be off fer a two-week vacation in the Mediteranean Sea region. Ken met former Club member Ron Cade & XYL, visiting frm Tuscon, AZ, at the Convention. AF6C will be lonely tomorrow repairing audio book machines fer the Braille Institute PFA and DLA will be absent! HHC & AF6C were surprised at not finding some of the big vendors at the Convention! HHC said EVXs sigs were dwn in the noise tonite, but GMU copied EVX S5. GMU bought a new Ameritron solid state amplifier, CW 400W, SSB 600W, at the Convention, and, a new electronic paddle frm the Ukraine! ZCB, Tad, in San Bernardino, operates 20 & 40m CW mostly, using a DX-120 Chriscraft Tad was a CW operator for the airlines fer a number of years. AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News for Sept. 7 QST! FCC will lower Vanity Call Sign charge by 40% wid a new charge of $11.70 come Sept. 17! World wide research communications studies have concluded that Broadband over Power Lines(BPL) will definitely increase skywave noise propogation, the power lines acting like radiating antennas! Audio News concluded at 21:35 hrs local Tnx, Bob!
9/19/2007 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in HHC, PEQ, LDC, IXN, CF, and KC6TOA(Wayne). HHC played hookie today wid the son-in-law to watch the Angels cut the number of games to 3 to win the Division Title! Ken then summarized the Mutual Aid Emergency Drill(s) last Saturday & Sunday where W6HK was head honcho fer amateur Radio! Abt 70 communicators attended the Event! HHC reminded all abt the upcoming Club meeting Fri. eve. PEQ, announcing 3B7C DX on 14.145 MHz, listening up on 14.155 MHz, hears CF at S4-S5 And Dan has gud raffle prizes fer the Club raffle Friday! AF6C worte an excellent letter to the League in defense of re-instating Carl Gardenias name in the upcoming SW Division election. LDC was not aware that Carls name had been removed from the ballot! IXN begins the reading of a letter he received frm Bob Haven, a pre-World War II member of OCARC! And IXN is down in the QRN at CFs QTH, and Nicolas, too, did not know about the SW Division election flap! And CF is still thinking abt antenna alternatives as he wrestles wid CC&Rs. TOA, Wayne, in Tustin, cant hear CF tonite, and OPs invite TOA to a Club meeting Wayne found us thru the Club website.
9/19/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in CF, EVX, AF6C, KSI, HHC, W5KGM, WTQ(Robert), and CCE. CF described his patio 18AVQ Hygain ant. to IXN, extending abt 8 ft. above ground. AF6C & HHC briefly discussed the Carl Gardenias ARRL SW Division election issue, and, also their participation in the Emergency Drill (called VMAD) held last weekend. HHC announced that a JPL/NASA speaker will talk abt the Cassini Spacecraft at Fri. Club meeting. KSI just put up a new antenna at the QTH. WTQ flew in & flew out. CCE and a few OPs who attended the Convention in Torrance thought that fewer than usual OPs were present However, AF6C said attendance figures were around 1,400! IXN did not have W5KGM, who is a Club member, on his Net check-in list, which Bob then quickly remedied! Then, AF6C aired ARRL Audio News for Sept. 14, 2007 We heard abt the Carl Gardenias, WU6D, election flap, the upcoming TAPR meeting Sept. 28-30, where communications hardware & software updates will be discussed, and, the 1st WAS on 1296 MHz. was awarded to a Texas OP Tnx, Bob ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:25 hours local time.
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