Wid AF6C nursing recent dental surgery, there was no NC for the 10m Net tonite. We had a roundtable wid WØMEC, KE6YHX, W6JTT, K6PGH, and KJ6OML. Some OPs will check into the 2m Net at 8:30pm local time.
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in WØMEC, WB9YCJ, KK6KMM, KK6FYG, W6JTT, KK6REB, KE6YHX, KK6TRC, KJ6OML, KK6VNB, and new checkin, Bill, K6MET. MEC heard most OPs FB, including IXN tonite!...And Clem enjoyed TG wid family. KMM enjoyed being home and resting fer TG after much travel. FYG mentioned the horrible massacre in San Bernardino, and Mike spent TG in San Diego and came home to blowing SA winds! JTT, family & animals spent TG in the San Jacinto Mts…Vermin had chewd thru 5 transmission cables roofside at his mountain home!...Now it’s back East to see his daughter receive a masters degree in pharmaceuticals. REB had a great TG, wid good food, a week off, and visiting wid his son. And YHX and family had turkey wid all the trimmings, as did IXN & Lee wid their niece and husband in Indio wid Ron’s relations. TRC & VNB ‘flew in & flew out’. DLA & OML checked out Braille Institute today. And Bill, K6MET, was a new checkin to the Net…Welcome, Bill!
W6ZE/AF6C checked in WØMEC, WB6IXN, KE6YHX, KJ6OML, K6PGH, KJ6JKA, W6ETC, and KI6VH. AF6C has been somewhat incapacitated having had oral surgery and a couple of implants…Now Bob is dealing wid a sore spot on his gums! IXN had high QRN tonite (from either fog or Xmas lights)…And Bob only copied MEC 3/9 tonite. IXN noted the Field Day Report in Dec. QST, and, OPs noted heavy fog as far inland as Santa Ana at present. YHX is working on his costume, and Corey is ready to install a mobile station in the truck. OML reported no work for the Triumvirate at Braille today, and HHC sent pictures of a vy successful Club Xmas Party to AF6C to put up on the website. PGH is getting the QTH decorated fer Xmas, and Doug mentioned planning a Club winter FD for the last week in January! Jka had gud sigs on both his 80m dipole & R7 Vertical ant. tonite, wid S8 sigs at IXN’s QTH, and ETC reported on Holiday company at his QTH at different times during the Holidays.
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in W6ETC, KK6TRC, KK6RED?, K6PAD, WB6IXN, KI6VH, KK6FYG, K6RMR, AF6C, and W9YCJ. YHX & IXN did not attend the Club Xmas Party…Did WØMEC go to the party? MEC had high QRN tonite as did IXN. TRC said fog had already rolled in at Huntington Beach, and Jeff got back after spending some time in Mexico. RED? Raised his antenna 4 ft. and PAD had high QRN st the QTH tonite ( fog or Xmas lights?) VH ‘flew in and flew out’ as did YCJ. For the 1st time in years, IXN experienced QRN on the Net! RMR gave IXN a CONDOR freq. of 224.820 wid offset of 156.7 to try on his new 220 MHz HT. RMR reported heavy fog in HB, and AF6C reported no fog yet, and Bob is seriously thinking of buying a new car.
W6ZE/AF6C checked in WB6IXN, WØMEC, KE6YHX, and K6PGH. Christmas activities limited Net check-ins as usual. AF6C has one sore spot left to be checked out by the dentist, and Bob commented on growing snow pack in the High Sierras. IXN has been completing physical exam tests, and Bob commented on the Republican debate. MEC commented on most hams antennas surviving the strong SA Winds, and Clem isn,t looking forward to the cold nite forecast for tonite. YHX now has 2m installed in the truck, and Corey is looking forward to viewing the latest Star Wars movie. PGH heard all OPs well tonite, and AF6C mentioned a $10 fee to ge into the park where the OCARC will hold their ‘mini’ FD meeting in January.
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KE6YHX, WØMEC, and KK6TRC. YHX will NC the 2m Net next week…Tnx, Corey, and YHX continues installing more electronics in the truck. And MEC had gud sigs on OPs tonite in Westminster…Clem was using 2W power tonite. TRC and Clem discussed MEC’s Slim Jim antenna, and Jeff’s XYL did most of the Christmas shopping chores.
No formal Net. OPs are busy wid Christmas chores. WØMEC talks wid Steve (didn’t get call)
KE6YHX was NC for the Net…Tnx, Corey! W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, W6TRC, K6BAD, KK6REB, WB6IXN, and KJ6OML. MEC is ready to welcome guests in fer Christmas, and Jeff, TRC, described an antenna. BAD’s XYL has the flu. YHX is making a fruit cake for Christmas, and IXN and Lee are off to Palm Desert, and REB described his Radio Shack CX-10 and the 10m dipole ant. OML and IXN are feeling better, both having had bad colds!
NC/N6HC checked in WØMEC, W6JTT, KJ6OML, W6ETC, K6PGH, K6PAD, KK6REB, and KE6YHX. IXN got home too late to get Bob’s (AF6C) call fer a NC tonite, and Arnie, N6HC, had already assumed NC duties fer the Net. HC, IXN, and many other OPs are recovering from winter upper respiratory infections, and Arnie worked DX in Chili…HC is also on tap for Jan. Club meeting wid a talk on thee recent DXpedition to Chesterfield Is., and Arnie recabled his tower and put a crossbar on the tower to mount new antennas. Clem had a Christmas feast at home, and now MEC is getting ready fer New Years. OML found an opening to the northeast on 6m today, and Gene wishes al a HNY! JTT, too, shared other OP’s colds, and Sam heard all sigs well tonite. PGH had FB audio at IXN’s QTH as Doug looks forward to the Club mini Field Day in January. ETC was weak at PGH’s QTH, and Tom had an early Christmas this year…Looking forward to HC’s talk in January! PAD had gud sigs at Arnie’s QTH, but Phil cud hardly hear PGH…HC will bring an SWR meter to REB to use on his Radio Shack rig… and PAD worked some DX on 17m yesterday afternoon. And it appears that YHX may be having a problem wid crimping Anderson Power Pole connections at the right point
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KE6YHX, KJ6OML, WØMEC, KK6REB, W6JTT, K6PAD, KG6CVC, KJ6ZPQ, KG6OXD, and KK6UJW. YHX has trouble wid power poles not seating all the way. And OML said all was quiet at Braille Institute. The Triumvirate will check wid Braille Institute after Holidays. MEC had great company in fer Christmas. All went well!...Now fer New Years! REB said no DRAMA at Christmas…All was quiet and all was well! JTT ‘flew in and flew out’, and so did Huy,CVC, in Winchester, CA. PAD, wid the XYL sick over Christmas, got the antenna up another 5 ft…Now Phil lights up all bars on IXN’s rig! Vern, OXD, in Orange reported that his girlfriend is also a HAM…the handle is Janice and her call is KK6UJW…Tnx fer the info., Vern.