6/02/2010 10m Phone Net W6ZE/W6HHC
& AF6C checked in WB6IXN, W7HO(Ron, in
6/02/2010 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in W6HHC, N8UZE, AF6C, and UE6ZW, Niko, in HB.
OPs were pleased wid the sporadic-e opening on 10m tonite, and UZE, with
plenty of power, is not being heard by all OPs
6/09/2010 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in KE6YHX, KD6LDC, WB9YCJ, W7CAR(Dave), and WB6IXN.
10m DX is improving!...Dave, W7CAR, in
6/09/2010 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in KE6YHX, W8UZE, K6VDP, W6FKX, AF6C, W6HHC, and AF6CF. Congrats to Corey, YHX, who finished his trig class
wid an A! UZE forsook the roll-up j-pole ant
wid a homebrew ant wid gud sig reports frm Net OPs!...
6/16/2010 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in KE6YHX, W6HHC, W6UX, WB9YCJ, and WB6IXN. AF6C announced the 15th anniversary of APOD (NASAs Astronomy Picture of the Day) It might be possible to make this wallpaper on your computer screen!...And Bob will complete his eye surgery tomorrow! QST!...Bob will continue the ARRL Audio Newscast on next weeks 2m Net! YHX is looking for an outside 90 deg. angle fitting for an air conditioner.
HHC participated in
an Emergency Drill with the City of
6/16/2010 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in KE6YHX, N1AB, W6HHC, AF6CF, AF6PS(Loren), K6VDP, and W6HTW. YHX reported a rolling motion at last Tues. eves
5.7 EQ centered SSE of Ocotillo
IXN had vy strong rolling motion, with a chandelier
swaying in an 18 arc! N1AB bought a new
GPS rig and Steve is awaiting software for it
The battery charge only lasts five
hours! HHC announced that the Dayton
Hamvention pix are up on the webpage, and Ken said that VK3CH, in
6/23/2010 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in WB9YCJ, W6HHC, KE6YHX, and WB6IXN. AF6C has FD tent & table in the garage, and Bob & Elmer, PFA, repaired talking books at the Braille Institute today AF6C told IXN that he has ARRL Audio News ready to air on the 2m Net. YCJ & OPs enjoyed the Club meeting speaker, and AF6C told Ken that he doubts there will be mosquitoes at the FD site YCJ hopes that there will be 10 & 6m openings on FD! Wid an eye problem, HHC has been restricted to 50 lbs. lifting fer FD!...And Ken will contact AF6C after the 2m Net HHC said food fer FD is in gud shape, and Ken said one key fits all at the FD site! YHX is looking fer a geophone locally or on the web, and IXN reported on the 5.0 mag. Quake near Ocotillo.
6/23/2010 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in N1AB, KE6YHX, N8UZE, K6VDP, AF6C, AF6PS, W6HHC, and AF6CF. IXN picked up his new glasses today, and, at present, the double vision problem is gone! AB checked in on the new HT with GPS Steve lit up 4 bars on NCs rig wid 5/9 sigs, but other OPs cudnt hear Steve! YHX expects to pay around $100 for a geophone unless he finds a better deal on the web. OPs enjoyed an eyeball wid Dee, UZE, at last Club meeting, and Dees sigs tonite were 5/9, lighting up all bars on NCs rig! VDP took down the 6m beam in preparation for FD Then Larry will replace some hardware on the beam and re-locate the beam at the AZ QTH. AF6C got the IPOD ready to air ARRL Audio News at Nets end, and, wid PFA, got 30 talking Books repaired fer Braille Institute today PS, using a HT, was relayed to NC by AF6CF Loran will help out where needed at FD, and CF, Nicholas, is ready fer FD. HHC reported gud sigs from Dee, UZE, wid her new mobile mount ant Dee lit up all bars on NCCs rig! IXN forgot to record beginning and ending times on AF6Cs podcast of the ARRL Audio News fer 6/17/10!...The FCC is looking fer comments on 50m operation Reducing spread spectrum power from 100W to 10W might destroy amateur experimentation with spread spectrum!...And OPs came to the rescue once more in the disastrous Arkansas Wilderness Floods!...Tnx, Bob!
6/30/2010 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in KE6YHX, WB6IXN, WV6V, W6KJC, W6HHC, N6HC, and WU6U Gud check-in, OPs! HHC has compiled preliminary Field Day contacts & scores, and Ken is looking fer a picture of the W6ZE Information Table at the Field Day site!...W6ZE operated FD 4A. IXN asked YHX to be NC fer the 2m Net July 7, and Corey was NC fer the 2m Thurs eve. Net June 24 wid 2 check-ins. IXN said the Mexican EQ today was located in the State of Guanajuato, NW of Mexico City abt 200 mi., in the Mexican Seismic Zone. WV6V & WU6U will send FD photos to HHC, and Cam enjoyed a relaxed, exciting FD, working 2m, 440, and satellite. IXN enjoyed seeing all the boyscouts at the GOTA station The Knott school is a great FD site! AF6C twisted his back at the eye docs office, and Bob found AF6CFs solar power station interesting. KJC operated 40m phone, and HC and ham friend operated 40, 15, and 10m on their own.
6/30/2010 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in W6GMU, N8UZE, WV6V, W6KJC, AF6C, KE6YHX, K6VDP, KR6J, W6HHC, and KJ6TK Great Check-in, OPs! GMU sent kudos to HHC & FKX fer a well organized and fun Field Day! UZE brought 3 friends from work to view FD operations, and Dee worked CW on 6, 40, and 15m. WV6V said the Covenant Group were impressed wid the FD setup, and Cam got some 440 contacts during the last hour of FD. KJC will upload FD photos to HHC, and AF6C said that AF6CF might have a photo of the Club FD table, and Bob sent kudos to HHC & FKX fer a FB FD! HHC thanked AF6C fer excellent upkeep of the Club generator, which work flawlessly during FD! AF6CFs solar panel station created a lot of interest at FD, and YHX will look into purchasing a solar panel by years end!...IXN tnxed Corey fer assuming NC 2m duties on July 7. VDP said 220 was dead fer most of FD, but Larry enjoyed 60 contacts on 6m. OPs welcomed long-time Club member, John, KJ6TK, who checked wid a HT NC cudnt hear TK well, but HHC & Ken easily heard John. KR6J flew in & flew out! AF6C then aired ARRL Audio News fer 6/24/10 at 21:03 hrs local time Ihere was a 1% increase in ham licenses in 2009 Our playground is the World, says ARRL Audio News!...National Hurricane Center, or, WX4NHC, or, Hurricane Preparedness, are all good sites to be added to your favorites!...Take your pick!...ARRL Audio News ended at 21:22 hrs local time TNX, Bob!
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