3/04/2009 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in DE, HHC, CF, YCJ, IXN, and N6IFY(Dick). DE, unable to hear his CAP Net well tonite, told OPs that his AR Station will be abt complete when he picks up a 1.2 GHz rig. And AF6C has two Christmas presents he hasnt played with yet! HHC, also left wid Christmas Toys to play with, said that all equipment for Baker-to-Vegas checked out well at last nights meeting. IXN will forward Chapts. 17 & 18 of the Club History to HHC, and Bob is still wrestling wid an antenna problem! CF, wid rain at the QTH, was dwn in the QRN at IXNs QTH, and YCJ cant get enough rain as Ken asks OPs if we spring ahead one hour this weekend. IFY, who was at the Baker-to-Vegas meeting for Orange PD last nite, is all prepared to help wid communications out in the desert.
Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in DE, CF, KI6VEN(Phil), KG6WRU(David), HHC, YCJ, AF6C, and KI6TND(
Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in YCJ, HC, HHC, CF, IXN, and AB. Kudos
to Bob, AF6C, who sold the Drake amplifier for the Club and shipped it off to
3/11/2009 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in AF6C, HHC, CF, YCJ, CVX, and N6PRX, Marty. IXN heard mention of Baker-to-Vegas on the broadcast bands, and HHC said that the Baker-to-Vegas Event had to cut off entrants Too Many!! CF, using his new chimney mounted ant., is glad to have the XYL back from a visit to family in South America, and HHC, CF, and AF6C will all enjoy a delicious Italian Sandwich on their way to Pahrump for Baker-to-Vegas on Friday afternoon! Kielbasa (Polish, English), Kovbasa, or, Kolbasa (Ukrainian), Kubasa, etc Take your choice!....a sausage that can be eaten plain, with other foods, or between a bun, like a hotdog. AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News for 3/6/09 at 21:06 hrs. local time FCC continues to sit on the Court ruling last year concerning BPL interference Laura Smith, Special Council for the FCC, the new Riley Hollingsworth for the FCC, visited League Hdqtrs on Mar. 6 to learn how to best proceed on matters concerning amateur radio, the League, and the FCC Pres. Obama has nominated Julius Genachowski as Chairman of the FCC ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:26 hrs. local time Tnx, Bob!
Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in LDC, YHX, IXN, YCJ, HHC, CF, GEP, and KF6LZH(Bob). AF6C & HHC said the OPD team didnt break
their old record of 16 hrs 2 min 6 sec. in the Baker-to-Vegas Run. But, Orange PD did move up to 45th position in the
B2V race out of total of 245 teams...up from 60th position finish last year. AF6C got the
Jet Blue earphones fixed, and LDC said that he hasn,t been active lately. YHX got the ant. tuner repaired, and Corey told OPs
abt a series of Orange City Maps which would be useful in emergencies. IXN had the new MFJ ant. at ground level trying it
out. Most OPs cud not hear Bob too well,
including CF and HHC. YCJ said the Obama
3/18/09 2m Phone
checked in YHX, IBH, KG6RWU (David), AF6C, CF, and HHC.
YHX announced that the next sunspot cycle has started. AF6C introduced RWU, David, as a new Club member. IBH flew in and flew out, and AF6C said
that RWU & brother, Mike-KG6WRM, and also Kathleen-IBH all helped wid communications
in the Baker-to-Vegas Run. El Presidente, CF,
announced Fri. Club meeting, and AF6C said the program will be on
3/25/09 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in YCJ, IXN, YHX, HHC, and CF. AF6C asked IXN to get 2000 Aug. RF to scan into the website, and Bob worked on the yard last weekend Get sunburned, Bob? IXNs new antenna leaves something to be desired, but, the old antenna had leaking traps and had been snapped into two pieces by a falling tree! IXN also has a defective ant. tuner. YCJ will skip the Advanced Ticket and go for the Extra! And Ken is still waiting fer broadcasters to leave 7100-7200 KHz. YHX, about to disconnect a charging battery, must calibrate an oscilloscope, and HHC is impressed wid detail on a fire map produced by the City of Orange And Kens wallet is lighter after buying new tires fer the T-Bird! CF, like IXN, has high noise tonite, and AF6C & HHC, along wid Nicolas, looked over projects in an old copy of Popular Mechanics that CF brought along on Baker-to-Vegas.
3/25/2009 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN checked in CF, YHX, HHC, RWU, YCJ, EVX, and AF6C. CF told IXN & OPs abt the Aug. 1955 issue of Popular Electronics that OPs enjoyed during Baker-to-Vegas, and YHX breaks out the steel wool to clean joints to be soldered. HHC & IXN briefly discuss the Santiago Creek/Santa Ana River Flood Plain, and Ken mentions the two Apple Computer founders: Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak, wid Wozniak now a contestant on Dancing With The Stars on TV. HHC tells YCJ that Field Day will once again be held at the Los Alamitos Joint Services Base, and YCJ is glad to see that the recession has not closed a lot of ham radio stores. Whats this!? AF6C has a recipe fer gopher stew, gopher pizza, and gopher steak! FD must be just around the corner! RWU, David, checked in wid gud sigs, and EVX, recovering frm back surgery, stayed wid us to hear ARRL Audio News. AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News for 3/20/09 at 21:11 hrs. local time FCC denies an OP request to increase the size of the licensing Question Pool Sat., April 11, 2009, will see the IARU Emergency Preparedness Exercise for IARU Member Groups EOCs Read more in the Mar 20 Ed. of the ARRL Letter TNX, Bob!...The ARRL Audio News concluded at 21:31 hrs local time.
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