06/4/2008 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/ AF6C checked in DE, HHC, IXN, CF, HC, W6JDB(
06/4/2008 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, HHC, HC, FNT, FKX, ACM, AF6C, KFW, and AF6CF. DE is re-outfitting the shack wid a new used rig
and an assortment frm Amidon, including various toroid cores, etc., and an Amidon
catalogue. HC will not be wid us fer the July,
Aug., and Sept. meetings
Well see Arnie agn in Sept. IXN asked Arnie to repeat the website address to
cast a vote fer Best Article in June QST: www.arrl.org/members-only/qstvote.html
Tnx, Arnie! We hope OPs will vote fer
Steves (9M6DXX) write-up of the 3B7C DXpedition!
FNT listened to, but did not xmit on 10m as Phil is not quite ready wid the
antenna, which will be a G5RV. FKX, wid
a couple of weeks off, then a summer class before a 6 weeks vacation, and Doug is looking
at investing 15 to 20 big ones for solar power
at the QTH! And ACM just put up a Junior G5RV
ant., fer 10m, that he won at Club raffle! CF
says the amplifier is OK after smoking when Nicolas left an SWR switch in the wrong
position! AF6C will go to the manule to see
why his 24-hour clock stopped registering the temperature.
KFW just got bk frm
06/11/2008 10m Phone
Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in CF, LDC, DE, HHC, FNT, IXN, N8WP, QXG, and
06/11/2008 2m Phone
Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, FNT, HHC, KØBWH (via SKYPE), CF, and AF6C. DE
finished construction of a 20-10-6m dipole ant. which will now service his Alinco 6m FM
radio. FNT is looking forward to receipt of a book on hidden antennas frm IXN, and HHC
SKYPEs KØBWH into the Net from soggy, wet, Sheldon, ND.
BWH may or may not see HC who will be FDing wid the Red River ARC in
06/18/2008 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN/AF6C checked in DE and FNT A special FD planned meeting kept most OPs frm checkin into Net. IXN opened the Net because AF6C was busy wid his sisters birthday matters. IXN will give FNT the antenna book at Club meeting Fri. evening, and DE and FNT have military antenna poles , a full G5RV & a ½ G5RV to use at FD if necessary. Both James & Phil had 5/9 sigs tonite, and city repairs to a street lamp post wiring solved IXNs QRN problem! FNT got a new Cuisnart Ice cream maker! Hmmm! Homemade ice cream at Field Day?! WOW! And FNT told OPs to check out KFC Honey at their next visit The bees are now making HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP Honey!! HI! AF6Cs tomato vines now have 9 or 10 tomatoes!
06/18/2008 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, FNT, HHC, ACM, AF6CF, KØBWH (via SKYPE), AF6C, EVX, and CCE. DE & FNT, wid 2 rigs, two ants., antenna tuner, and possibly a 160 meter ant., are now ready fer FD! Wid 2 days of beautiful WX, Lake Buss is dropping in Sheldon ND, wid crop stubs sticking up above the water, and Bob said that most of the corn crop will go into corn flakes and ethanol And OPs learned about 3 new hybrid sweet, yellow, and white corn ears: ambrosia, cotton candy, and bodacious! Whatever happened to good old field corn?! HHC, bk frm a FD planning meeting, team captains & logistics being the main topics, is looking for the Club 10M beam Where is it?! And HHC & AF6C will be helping to operate the 20M FD station. OPs were relieved to hear that HHCs grand-daughter is recovering nicely from her skull fracture after 2 weeks in ICU! AF6Cs sister, who lives in Celtics land, will probably expect AF6C to don a Celtics shirt after the Lakers defeat! And HHC said that we would have to meet in AF6Cs backyard wid burgers in hand to help Bob eat those developing beefsteak tomatoes! IXN corrected an error in Craigs call on the check-in roster, frm W6CMA, to W6ACM, and Craig is looking forward to Field Day. EVX, trying to find a hotspot wid the HT, flew in and flew out. CF checked into Net after a meeting in Tustin, and, stopping at his daughters house Nicolas will help OPs on Friday to set up for FD. CCE checked into Net, planning to be captain the 20m station. Kenan will not be at Club meeting Friday Hes celebrating his BD! AF6C then aired the June 13 edition of the ARRL Audio News: Hams help out wid emergency communications wid flooding, tornadoes & thunderstorms across the midwest, including Indiana & Wisconsin ARRL Extra Class exam manules are now available ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:40 hrs. local time Tnx, Bob! AF6C has a crockpot fer Kenan if he wants it!
06/25/2008 10m Phone Net - W6ZE/AF6C checked in LDC, IXN, CF, DHT, and DE. Some OPs were at another pre-Field Day meeting during Net. LDC is looking fer a stamp collector to check the value of sum 1st Day Covers, and, Larry is preparing fer FD. AF6C has baterry packs #s 3, 4, and 5 fully charged & ready fer the Contest. IXN told OPs abt tremendous, long lasting lighning storms on Saturn, and CFR will try to make FD setup on Friday and help in the Contest on Sat. DHT & AF6C mentioned that HC is bk in N. Dakota fer FD, and DHT mentioned a stamp collector of old named Stanley Givens. DE was at the FD meeting tonite, and James is looking forward to the Field Day Contest. AF6C announced that HHCs grandaughter has finally home frm the hospital.
6/25/08 2m Phone Net - W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, FKX, HHC, FNT, AF6C, KØBWH, CF, VDP, and KTT & N8WP/m. DE wil meet HHC at 1:00pm on Friday at the Alamitos Air Station to help erect a 10m beam, and James can provide backup on 160, 80, 40, and 30m if needed. And congrats to FKX who just upgraded to Extra Class! Doug, wid the trailer ready, is looking forward to his 1st FD working 40m. BWH (via SKYPE), wid ups & downs N. Dakota WX, fighting mosquitoes & snowballs, said that crop damage has been minor so far! BWH plans to meet HC, Arnie, who will be FDing wid the Red River ARC a few miles north of Sheldon, ND. HHC, bk frm the FD meeting tonite, has most of the FD supplies ready to go, and Ken told OPs abt a neat 4-min. long ham radio video that K7JA, Chip, had on his laptop computer. OPs prayers were answered when HHC announced that his grand-daughter went home from the hospital. If BWH threw the right switch, the mayoral train will be side-tracked fer another 4 years! Stay tuned fer results! WP & KTT checked in mobile after the FD meeting tonite Willie has the club's new 50 ft tower to put together, and also has a new generator fer FD. CF will be at the FD site sum on Fri., Sat., and Sunday. VDP is finishing up work arnd the QTH, and Larry will give out a few points on FD VDP said that gas in AZ was $3.95/gal! AF6C failed to check into Net as usual, he was off freq. by 600 KHz! However Bob arrived in time to say that he is all ready fer FD and to air June 20 ARRL Audio News at 21:31 hrs local time: Santa Cruz hams support fire fighters in Monterrey Bay area fires SO-29 & AO-16 birds will be packed wid FD contacts. WARNING July 1st , OPs cud be sited for operating their HTs while driving in CA! EME is the most demanding communications operations in ham radio! ARDF Championships will be held in North Korea over more at: email@example.com ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:50 hrs. local time Tnx, Bob!
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