9/03/2008 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in DE, CF, YHX, and IXN. DE was using a Radio Shack TX-100 rig tonite, doing a FB job, and James, wid the power supply finished in the new amplifier, hopes to complete amplifier construction by the 3rd week in Sept. CF, wid much QRN on OPs tonite, will see us on the 2m Net. YHX said the ham down the street was a Tech, and Corey needs a ride to the Club breakfast come Saturday. AF6C & IXN talked abt the black widow spider that AF6C found in his tomatoes. Then AF6C closed the Net to try out 10m FM simplex on 29.600 MHz wid Corey.
9/03/2008 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, HC, YHX, HHC, IBH, AF6C, CF, and KØBWH/viaSKYPE. DE, wid filtering down by 40 db in the new amplifier, smoked an under-rated capacitor. YHX had a server overload problem at the office too many requests! HC checked in and 73-ed for other business. HHC reminded OPs about the Club Bfast come Saturday, and Ken was glad to be rid of the rented motorhome after a 2,600 trip vacation (all white-knuckle driving") through western mountain states to Yellowstone wid the grandkids. LBH was busy wid credentialing as a registered nurse, and AF6C had a bit of trouble wid the introduction of the new area code in the 714 call area. DLA is reading some of the Tom & Jerry radio stories of the 40s and 50s. PFA is up and around as he awaits results of recent medical tests, and CF is looking forward to the Club Bfast on Sat. morning. HHC SKYPEd Bob-KØBWH into the Net and we talked about the corn & bean harvest coming up, and, the price of hay & alfalfa in N. Dakota, and Bob is located about 3,000 ft. above sea level.
Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in LDC, HHC, CCD, DE, CF, and KØBWH via SKYPE.
LDC, copying all FB, went to the movies today
Then Larry 73d to
entertain visitors that just arrived. AF6C, vy
tired, got equipment fer the Club Auction frm a friend in
Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in DE, CF, FKX, KI6RBT(Richard), HHC, YHX, KØBWH/viaSKYPE, AF6C, IBH, and ZGR. DE finished the filter board for the new amplifier
and is working on a switching matrix for 3 control lines.
CF has no copy on Richard, RBT. FKX
has a number of student geology trips scheduled, so Doug will miss both Sept. & Oct.
Club meetings. RBT, a new Club member, has
volunteered, along wid HHC, to procure a list of perspective Club officers for
And Richard is working on a pager system
Contact Richard at:
1-714-343-7404. FKX talked abt a 6+ mag. EQ in
9/17/2008 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in KI6RBT(Rich), HHC, YHX, IXN, W6VKO(Bill), N6HC, and CF. RBT just got back frm the dentist, and Richard is looking fer a lil help wid HF. DE now has the 12 amp rotary switch to install in the new amplifier. HHC said that Bill, VKO, dropped in at Pahrump during last Baker-to-Vegas race Then Ken, not finding KØBWH on SKYPE tonite, said that he will attempt a SKYPE contact wid BWH at the 75th Anniversary Celebration Club meeting come Friday night. YHX has a gud article in RF, and Corey has ordered a TNC for use on 40m. IXN briefly discussed Club History Records, and VKO, a COAR member, just put up a Butternut vertical antenna yesterday, wid an antenna tuner to help load it. AF6C, after 49 years, makes his first 40m fm contact. HC knows VKOs ant. well, and Arnie offered assistance to VKO if needed. AF6C & HC will watch the Temple/Penn State game wid great interest!
Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in RBT, HHC,
Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in AF6DE, HHC, YHX, HC, and IXN. DE
said that Asian companies do not use
9/24/2008 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in DE, HC, HHC, FKX, RBT, YHX, VDP, CF, AF6C, EH, and W6SQQ(Roger). DE will soon give the new amplifier its initial power supply burn-in, and James will hook up the rotary switch. HC tested the 2m SP-207-R HT, wid 2m rubber-ducky ant, which Arnie will use for emergency communications. HHC deserves kudos he received for very successful SKYPE contacts wid former Club member & President, Bob Buss, KØBWH, and two other OPs, providing two-way communications between Anniversary participants & SKYPE OPs! FKX missed the Club meeting, Doug was in the Eastern High Sierra near Lone Pine planning his next geology field trip. VDP & IXN enjoyed meeting numerous old-timers at the meeting, including, Ron Cade, Art Sheldon, and Jack Hollander. CF was very happy with the turn-out and favorable comments received from OPs during and after the meeting, and HHC told Nicolas that Rich, WWK, supplied fliers to HRO for the upcoming Club Auction in Oct. AF6C said that the Drake receiver is working well and that we will try to sell it on the Website. EH missed the Anniversary meeting, Paul had to work overtime Now hes busy writing emails. SQQ, Roger, thanked HHC & CF for the invitation to the Club meeting and SQQ belongs to 2 or 3 CW Clubs, and has checked into the OCWN on Sunday previously, and also works the Whitney Classic Bicycle Race.
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