10/03/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in PEQ, CF, KC6TOA(Wayne), IXN, and WP. PEQ said that E-mail is buzzing wid comments on the
Gardenias ballot rejection. PEQ tnxed AF6C fer the excellent e-mail concerning Carl
Gardenias re-instatement to the Southwestern Division ballot. The designer of
Dans new amplifier found the problem to be an errant capacitor
Now all is well!
Dan said that Kristin (K6PEQ) loves the I-works program on her new computer. PEQ will miss the Club Auction, as will IXN and
brother, Lee. IXN and Lee will be visiting in the San Jacinto Mts. wid family. CF has been overseeing incorrect spelling on the
Club website, and Nicolas told IXN that antenna experimenting will continue, and CF thinks
that we sho uld invite Dick Norton to Club meeting to tell us about what projects,
directions, etc. that the SW Division should be taking!
AF6C mentioned the Club Bfast Sat. morning, and Bob got Art Goddards
perspective on the upcoming new SW Division Director
Bob will be off to service more
audio book machines at the Braille Institute tomorrow, and AF6C has an IPOD ARRL Audio
News to air on the 2m Net tonite. TOA, hiltop
testing his mobile rig tonite, heard all OPs FB, and
10/03/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in CF, VDP, KFW, and AF6C.
CF, wid gud sigs on all, improved his 10m sigs by re-positioning the coax
Nicolas plans to work on better grounding. VDP
heard breath noise on IXN, and Larry now a building permit to improve hia mothers
house on the new property in
10/10/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, W6MD(Chuck), TOA, N9FAA/m(Dave), IXN, and HC. CFs new ground system improved his sigs abt 2
S units! MD didnt have a sig rpt fer
Nicolas, and Chuck said it was warm in the shack. TOA
wasnt aware that ARRL had made a final ruling in the Gardenias case, and OPs were
not familiar wid Winlink 2000 communications. IXN
told OPs that there has been a significant increase in seismic activity in CA, wid an EQ
swarm taking place in th Geysers area in
10/10/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, TOA, HC, ASP, HTW/m, CF, and AF6C. JD welcomed his 1st great great grandaughter into the world. TOA txned OPs fer news abt Carl Gardenias being dropped from the SW Div. Director ballot. HC, wid the 2m/440 rig in service on a 2m DX cluster, was using 2 watts frm the HT, wid gud sigs at NCs QTH! KI6ASP(Tom), in Torrance tonite, (QTH in Mira Mar, will be helping out wid a hundred mile run in San Diego at the time of the Club Auction. W6HTW/m(Hank) is awaiting permits to put up a tower HTWs long wire antenna is now lying on the treetops! Busy wid a call abt a computer problem, AF6C checked in near Ntes end, telling OPs that Pitt lost to Navy! Bob will be off to do mor talking book repairs tomorrow, and AF6C then aired Oct. 5 ARRL Audio News AD1B has antennas fer HTs Carl Gardenias is disqualified to run for SW Div. Director Audio News ended at 21:27 hrs. local time Tnx, Bob!
10/17/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in YCJ/6, LDC, IXN, HK, HHC, CF, and JOR. YCJ has known HK since the old days in the Wheaton
10/17/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, KFW, YCJ, CF, AF6C, KSI, EVX, TOA, AC6LX(Gene), and
HHC. HHC told OPs that Auction rules can be
found in Sept. RF on the Club website. JD
told OPs that he has an attic ant., then
10/24/2007 2m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in CCD, HHC, LDC, IXN, CF, and WP. CCD,
just bk frm a trip to
10/24/2007 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, HHC, W6FKX/m(new vanity call!), AF6C, KFW, and FVX. FVX checked in wid a RACES report on the southland fires, wid 57% containment fer the Santiago fire. IXN reported auto damage (wind & paint) frm high winds last Sunday nite on the Ramona Expressway, and JD said that when he was growing up in Nevada, one could expect to change auto window glass and get a paint job abt every other year! And Lowell & XYL have been staying in the QTH out of the foul air frm the fires. HHC has sum great pix of fires in Orange County, and Ken has been trying to avoid the smelly air at work. Ken asked KFW & IXN if they had heard any news abt Rick, EUB Nil on both accounts! HHC gave FKX/m a gud sig rpt. AF6C put the IPOD on battery charge in preparation for airing ARRL Audio News, and HHC & OPs send along thanks to CF, VDP, and Paul fer auctioneer services last Fri. eve. Also OPs tnx HHC & AF6C fer gud records keeping at the Auction. AF6C reported a twisted anemometer frm the high winds, and KFW & AF6C reported a Boston win 13 to 1! Congrats are in order fer Doug, FKX, on his upgrade to XTRA and new vanity call! AF6C said auction proceeds will pay for Club yearly insurance wid leftover money fer the kitty! KFW can still smell heavy smoke at the QTH. AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News fer Oct. 19 The WRC 07 meeting begins Monday Oct 29, wid new U.S. shared freq. allocations between 5.140 - 5.260 MHz There were 160 items fer the ARRL Auction! Want to make more contacts in a contest? CALL CQ! ARRL Audio News ended at 21.36 local time Tnx, Bob! AF6C then told OPs abt Art Goddards upcoming DXpedition to Madeira Is. off the coast of Morroco near the Azores Art will run a DX Contest to see how many Club members can make contact! Wid contact success, Art will give a presentation to the Club on the DXpedition!
10/31/2007 10m Phone Net HALLOWEEN! Many OPs are busy taking care of ghosts & goblins! Wid AF6Cs antennas out of order due to roof repairs, HHC assumed NC duties for the Net. W6ZE/HHC checked in CF, IXN, DKV, and AB. CF, a bdchelor for the evening, resurrected a 30 yr old YAESU amplifier (FL2100B) to boost his sigs wid great success! HHC says Club OPs are making contact wid Art Goddard and the CQ9K Dxpedition on Madeira Is. Off the coast of Morocco, and IXN gives CF a gud sig rpt at the QTH Then Bob read a short description of Madeira Island. DKV, whose name is NOEL, not Noil, checked in frm the Hollywood Hills, and IXN gave Noel and OPs parameters of the 10/30 5.6 mag. EQ on the Calaveras Fault near Malpitas, CA. AB, wid audio distortion, remedied the problem by re-arranging a few wires, etc. HHC said that Club OPs have made abt 20 contacts wid the CQ9K Dxpedition Now fer that Club Presentation frm Art Goddard on the Dxpedition!
10/31/2007 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in CF, HHC, and AF6C. CFs old amplifier was purchased wid less than ½ the funds to purchase an amplifier at todays prices! HHC said that a design review will probably be done by next week, and that Ken has another management employee taking care of the foreign trips abroad! And Ken & OPs have had a steady stream of ghosts & goblins at their doors! IXN said most of the kids had tapered off by 8:40 pm. AF6C checked in wid gud audio and white noise on a HT wid rubber ducky ant Bob is pleased wid present roof work and plans to have roofers put in a conduit to the attic for roof cables Bob also had lots of trickers & treaters!
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