04/2/2008 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, IXN, GEN, and HHC.
CF asked GEN if he received his email abt SKYPE, and, Nicolas finishes the
kitchen renovation project! IXN turns over
findings on John Christopher to AF6C & HHC. AF6C
lists Net check-ins fer last Wed., and Bob tells OPs that the Club will be buying a new
tower. HHC fills OPs in on the big COAR
meeting concerning plans fer the upcoming Baker-to-Vegas Run
25 hams were present
& will be participating, including el Presidente, WP!
HHC will be wid the communications group at
04/2/2008 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in GEN, AF6CF, HHC, AF6C, FKX, and KØBWH via SKYPE. HHC gave last Net check-ins list to IXN, and Ken,
running 3 computers, caught a glimpse of BWH on SKYPE, and, wid AF6C & IXN discussing
weed control, HHC said it sounded like the Farmers Net! GEN said that 40m was booming in tonite, but wid
QRN at S6! CF is vy glad that the kitchen
refurbishing is finally finished, and AF6C will plant sum tomatoes this year,and wid his
new drill press, Bob will be making sum porch repairs.
Tomorrow, AF6C & DLA plan to repair reading machines fer the visually
impaired. BWH, wid 34 deg. temps in
04/9/2008 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in GEN, CF, CCD, IXN, and HHC. GEN hears
04/9/2008 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in GEN, KI5BJS(Brad), HHC, TWF, and AF6C. GEN had gud sigs on all OPs tonite, and Brad, BJS,
04/16/2008 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in HHC, IXN, and KI6JVU(Andre), in
04/16/2008 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in AF6C, HHC, and BWH via HHC(SKYPE). BWH told OPs that he can hear the Net via Global Tuners/X-Tuners at Long Beach Just bk frm delivering a load of fuel, BWH plans to feast on sum pizza Bob told OPs that XYL Linda wont be home until Apr 22 due to the death of her brother Bob is having a lil high wind but the WX is terrific, and Bob is anxious to try out his late purchase, a 49-50 vintage John Deere 5 HP tractor fer sum Spring planting on 35 acres! HHC said OPs leave Sat. to set up communications centers at Baker, Pahrump, Shoshone, Sandy Road Valley, and the Las Vegas Hilton, where the Baker-to-Vegas Run will end A cross-band repeater will allow communications between OPs on both sides of the Nevada mountains HHC, AF6C, and CF will be located at the Pahrump center. AF6C has cleaned out the tool shed on the back 40 Now to mount the new drill press! AF6C then aired the Apr. 11 ARRL Audio News Director of the National Hurricane Center praises ham radio on its past & continued service to NOAA Kansas passes, and the Governor has signed into law, HB2805, a PRB-1 bill that limits any community restrictions on antennas, antenna heights, etc., which restricts the use of amateur communications for emergency services! Tnx, Bob! Audio News ended at 22:00 hrs. local time.
04/23/2008 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, HHC, N1AB, and IXN. CF heard all sigs FB tonite and he was part of the communications support group fer Baker-to-Vegas along wid AF6C, HHC, WWK & APH, DDE, N8WP, DLA, and CJZ. AF6Cs knife, left at Pahrump, is in HHCs possession A collapsed OPD runner is now OK after treatment at the Pahrump Hospital. HHC inquired abt Carl Gardenias presentation at Club meeting Fri. eve., and IXN told Ken that Carl spoke on ham language & shortcuts used on the air Coming up this weekend, HHC & Diane & neighbor are off to a bridge party in Palm Springs, and, later this year, HHC & family will be off on a motor home trip to Yellowstone Ken said that OPD placed 4th in its Division in the Baker-to-Vegas run. IXN said that KFWB made periodic announcements on Baker-to-Vegas during the event. HHC also has AF6Cs soup and oranges left in Pahrump, and AF6C told IXN that he has ARRL Audio News ready to air on the 2 meter net.
04/23/2008 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in HHC, CF, AF6C, N9QE(Larry), and EVX. QE, frm Harbor City, said that 25 ARES OPs frm Fontana helped wid Baker-to-Vegas communications. AF6C, during a 20 minute wait fer a seafood dinner in Pahrump, deposited sum pennies in a slot machine and hit a jackpot! That bought Bob to badly needed slide switches fer the IPOD! IXN will send CF an email wid info. on David Corsiglia, WA6TWF, who has volunteered to speak at a future Club meeting. QE, Larry, helped ARES, Southwestern Division, wid the Baker-to-Vegas run They operated frm Vegas westward. IXN cud not find any record of Baker-to-Vegas run on the web! EVX announced a need fer OPs fer the Donate For Life event, Apr. 26, in Fullerton, ph: 714-680-4258, or, contact Gene Thorpe, KB6COM@arrl.net. AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News for 4/18 The Teachers Institute in Tampa, Fla., will update classroom teachers in wireless technology & basic robotics, May 15 enrollment deadline, check it out on the ARRL website Dayton Hamvention outside Dayton, OH, May 16-18 The ARRL Technology Taskforce will coordinate activities in amateur radio with ARRL Apr 26 is International Marconi Day Pick up your JARL awards at the Dayton Hamvention ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:25 hrs. local time Tnx, Bob!
04/30/2008 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in N8WP, HHC, IXN, GMU, CF, HC, and GEN. El Presidente, WP, checked in, and, wid noise on the band, Willie flew out after saying HI to OPs. HHC & Diane spent last weekend in Palm Springs playing Bridge wid friends and dining at John Henrys Restaurant BWH has the computer turned on in Sheldon ND., but no Bob Buss! IXN tells OPs that he expects Steve, KI6PMR, in Orange, to check into the 2m Net tonite, and AF6C is preparing fer his sisters arrival frm the East Coast come Monday. IXN then looked fer any Club info on NO6W nil! And IXN also checked old NARSmen records wid no success! AF6C will air the late ARRL Audio News, and IXN has weak audio gain on GMUs sigs tonite. Since John L. Reynolds, NO6Ws call has been re-assigned, John is either a silent key, or is unable to operate on the air any longer! Too bad BWH/Æ wasnt at the QTH tonite, for HC, on a doctor job near Fargo, ND, was only a few miles NW of Sheldon, ND.! Arnie said that QSL cards for the Clipperton DXpedition are not yet available, and, HC will be speak to the Club in Oct. on the St. Brandon DXpedition. CF told OPs that the 7.5 version of the antivirus program AVG has been discontinued, but that the 8.0 version should be available without further charge. AF6C got the new drill press mounted & ready to go, and Bob put together a new work stand. GEN shud be able to make the final move to New Mexico by the end of May Now Chet will have to climb those new telephone poles that he installed to put up his antennas!
04/30/2008 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in HHC, GMU, GEN, FKX, HC, CF, AF6C, KFHQC(Fred), W6HCM(Craig), and KI6PMR(Steve). HHC sees "traces" of KØBWH on SKYPE, but Bob must have been to a bingo game HI! HC had been in Wheatland, ND, abt 25 miles W. of Fargo HHC will send BWH an email. IXN let OPs hear seismic waves on 163.795 MHz frm a 4+ mag. event in the Anza-Borrego area near Palm Springs. GMU cudnt copy too well thru the QRN on 10m, and GEN agreed. FKX, enjoying the break in the heat, said his geology class had a great time on their visit to study rock formations, etc., in Grand Canyon Now Doug is looking forward to Field Day! HC cudnt hear HQC, Fred, in Rancho Cucamonga, and HC plans to Field Day wid the the Red River AR Assoc. in Wheatland, ND., not too far frm KÆBWH in Sheldon, ND. IXN tol CF that he listens to the San Servaine seismometer located on the San Servaine flats in the San Gabriel Mts. IXN forgot to tell Fred, HQC, that amateur radio seismometers usually dont register earthquakes below 3 magnitude! That way, you dont have to listen to an oscillator tone all the time! ACM, Craig, in Orange, uses a home-made J-pole ant. up abt 20 ft., and Steve, PMR, also lives in Orange, and we invited HQC, ACM, and PMR to Club meeting fer an eyeball! At 21:39 hrs. local time, AF6C aired ARRL Audio News for Apr. 24, 2008 The U.S. Court of Appeals agreed with at least two arguments in the Leagues challenge to BPL interference issues with the FCC, but disagreed wid two remaining issues in favor of FCC rulings which were in the regulatory powers of the FCC Get ready fer emergency operations during the upcoming hurricane season In less than 20 days, the Dayton Hamvention is upon us! Need more info.? Try www.daytonhamvention.com . ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:49 hrs. local timer. Tnx, Bob!
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