11/07/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/HHC checked in CF, IXN, and HK. AF6Cs
new roof is now on the QTH, but, the antennas are not up as yet! HHC just got bk frm Pgh, PA., after his 93 yr old
mom passed away, and, Ken picked up some kolbasi!
IXNs sigs were low at CFs QTH, but IXN had gud copy on Nicolas sigs
CF said that only 5 Board members were at the Sat. Bfast, and that the Club
picked up a new member! HK has a 97 yr old
mom bk in Chicago, and Ken must leave early fer a meeting
Ken also reported a 96%
control of the Silverado fire at present, and, IXN reported on increased seismic activity
in Nevada & California.
11/07/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, CF, FKX, HTW/m, AF6C/HT, KFW, EVX, and
KC6TII(Danny). JD is enjoying the cooler WX
and is looking forward to TG! CF, wid gud
sigs, changed the rig for another one. FKX
checked in using a magmount ant. upstairs tonite
Doug enjoyed the geology trip in the
High Sierra last weekend wid his geology class
Now its off to Joshua Tree wid
the family fer a lil camping! EVX must have an
OP get his low band rig programmed so that he can check into the 10m Net, and Hank,
W6HTW/m, checked in frm La Habra Heights. Danny,
KC6TII, checked in frm Anaheim. Hank said
Dannys sigs were 7 to 8 S-units in La Habra Heights.
AF6C checked into Net on the HT wid sum white noise on his sigs, and KFW was
a happy Grandpa tonite
His niece won all events at the World Rollerskating/Dancing
Competition in Australia, taking the gold!
Shell be on Cool Kids on Channel 7
tomorrow afternoon between 4:30 & 5:00pm.!
Send our congrats to her, Chris!
11/14/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C chcked in HK, IXN, AB, HHC, and HC.
AF6C abruptly left the 2m Net last week when his battery pooped out!
Bobs QTH now has a new roof, the ants. have been re-installed, and Bobs sigs
and audio are FB tonite!
And AF6C said DX was great on 20m frm JAs and the
Phillipines. HK says well soon need
digital-to-analog converters for our old TV sets, and Ken was at home when they set off
the blast at Anaheim stadium fer an emergency drill
Check out www.ocraces.org to be in the know on emergency communications and
drills! IXN & AF6C briefly discussed
municipal roof inspectors and IXN read a blurp on Baptistina meteoroids. AB had great sigs tonite, and Steve and AF6C
briefly discussed aluminum coat on plyboard. HHC
brought the 7.8 mag. EQ to OPs attention, and Ken did not participate in the
Statewide Emergency Drill since the Salt Mine demanded his immediate
attention! HC congrats AF6C on the new roof
and re-erected ants
And Arnie said the tsunami watch had been cancelled as HC was
finishing his Miller Hy-Life!
11/14/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, AF6C, KFW, HHC, and HC. Since the whole family cant get together fer
TG this year, JD, the XYL, and some of the family will become restaurant officianados on
TG! AF6C, wid IPOD ready to be loaded wid ARRL
Audio News, told OPs that the bearing in the wind monitor of his WX station went kaput and
was slowly bringing wind speed to a grinding halt!
And Bob and PFA will be bk at the
Braille Institute tomorrow to refurbish more cassette recorders. KFW and XYL will TG wid family at his daughters
home, and JD & KFW both plan to attend Club elections Fri. eve. HHC wondered if KFW had seen the signs Chris
fer President floating around
HI! Wid DLA on a Pacific cruise, HHC &
OPs were absolutely certain that Bruce missed any tsunami or shock waves frm the EQ of
And, Diane will host the clan at the QTH fer TG.
Arnie & XYL, wid not much family left arnd here anymore, will TG at a
restaurant, and, ATTN: OCARC Program Chmn: Lets have Arnie, N6HC, give us a
presentation soon on the 3BC7 DXpedition to St. Brandin Is.!
AF6C then aired the Nov 9 Edition of ARRL Audio News
Motorola makes a
bid to take over YAESU, to take over 80% of Vertex Standard (owners of YAESU)!
Bob ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:29 hrs.
11/21/2007 10M Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, LZH(in Pasadena), and HHC. Twas the night
before TG and most OPs were probably involved preparing for tomorrows festivities!
11/21/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/HHC checked in JD, AF6C, and KB6YK(Dennis), in Santa Ana. Dennis discovered OCARC at the Orange County Fair
Amateur Radio Booth. Again, TG festivities
stole most of our usual check-ins!
Normal 2M Net Control, IXN, was off near Lake Hemet for
11/28/2007 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, HC, HHC, AB, IXN, CCD, and PFA. AF6C said that there was no ARRL Audio News for TG
week, and Bob will be heading back East soon fer the holidays
Now, to get that flu
shot! CF had a lil noise at the QTH but
copied OPs well
IXN hears Nicolas Q5 now, but IXNs sigs are still weak at CFs
QTH. HHC & AF6C both had high QRN tonite, while IXN and HC had little, or
no noise! HC is looking fer an old windows 98
computer that still works
Got one taking up room?
Arnie will take it off your
And HC alerted OPs abt the 150m Contest this weekend. HHC reminded OPs that the Club Christmas Dinner is
less than two weeks away, and that the Club Bfast is Saturday next!
Then Ken gave IXN
the check-ins to the 2m Net on Nov. 21
IXN and Lee TGd in the San Jacinto Mts. AB has computer problems
Steve opens up a 2nd
window in email, and voila!
All his email disappears!
AB will be at the Club
Bfast come Sat., and Steve will attend the Club Christmas Dinner. HC gave IXN some great tips on health insurance as
Bob prepares for a cataract operation in Feb. CCD
also told Bob that he will enjoy his new lens after the surgery, and Tom picked up a GAP
ant. frm a friend in the Barstow area who is moving bk East.
PFA told AF6C to check wid DLA to see if Bruce will be going to repair audio
book machines tomorrow, and Tom told OPs abt an errant switch in an apartment rental that
made a big POP, plunging all into interior darkness
Tommy found out why the tape had
been placed over the switch!
11/28/2007 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in JD, CF, EVX, AF6C, YK, HHC, HTW, and HC. JD TGd wid family at Mimi's in Tustin, gud
food, vy reasonable!
And JD has most of the Christmas shopping done! AF6C copied YK Q5
And Bob experienced S5 to
S7 noise levels on 10m tonite!
Bob also got the DC501 Tektronix Freq. Counter wid the
precision time base oscillator working. YK,
on an HT, might find a magmount ant. will work better than a rubber ducky, and Dennis is
familiar wid the Club webpage. HHC gave IXN
the 2m Net check-ins fer the 21st, and Ken has his eye on the EICOM 756 Pro 3
to be raffled at the Christmas dinner!
HHC had 14 family members TG at the QTH wid a
gud poker party to finalize things! HTW & Judy entertained a couple frm Hacienda
Hts.on TG wid din-din at the QTH & dessert in Fontana.
HC checked in using 2W into a Ringo Ranger ant. wid the FT-207 HT, wid FB
Arnie will be unable to attend the Christmas din-din.
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