W6ZE/AF6C checked in KJ6OML, WB6IXN, WØMEC, and KE6YHX. The band had high QRN tonite, thus the reason for fewer checkins. AF6C has the new washer & dryer up & running, and Bob and OML serviced Talking Book machines at Braille today wid Bob telling Gene that 2 units were fully charged and back on the shelf. IXN reported no rain at the QTH yet, and, vy bad QRN on the Net tonite. MEC was S3/Q5 at NC, wid no copy at IXN’s QTH. YHX will let IXN do NC duty on 2m tonite…YHX is off to Disneyland! OML has a pool leak at the QTH! Tell us how you resolve this issue in a future Net!
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KJ6OML, KJ6UG, WØMEC, KK6REB, KK6FYG, AF6C, KC6TWS(Pete), KG6HLK(Jack), KJ6JKA, W6ETC, and KF6EVX. Only AF6C & OML serviced 17 Talking Booksat Braille today…DLA was busy on the Treadmill! IXN and UG have beautiful roses this year, and Bob is nursing two peony bushes. MEC, IXN, and Lee visit steam engine sights on the web. And REB has a mechanic check out truck issues. FYG reported warm winds in Rialto today, reported a small EQ near Adelanto today, and visited beautiful botanical gardens near Pasadena. AF6C updated the Club history some up on the Web, and MEC checked into 10m tonite on the 10m dipole. TWS,Pete, in Irvine, ‘flew in and flew out’. JKA reported an OP wid a problem working on 80m, and ETC reported a speaker at Burbank HRO on Fri, Apr 15, at Burbank HRO…Topic: HAM TOYS! And KF6EVX said Fullerton Radio Club is providing communications on Apr. 30 for an upcoming event that needs OPS!
W6ZE/AF6C checked in WØMEC, WB6IXN, KE6YHX, KJ6JKA, KK6REB, W6ETC, K6DNR, W6JTT, and K6PRD…nice checkin for a poor 10m propogation nite! AF6C has all Net notes up to date, and new washer is working FB, and Bob asks OPs to submit articles for RF Newsletter. IXN can only hear AF6C tonite, all other OPs are down in the QRN! YHX had a FB trip to the Harry potter Event at Disneyland last week, and JKA acted as a relay for some OPs tonite. DNR was dwn in the QRN and so was JTT…both were heard at NC but not at IXN’s QTH! REB took a trip wid his son (no copy at IXN’QTH). ETC was S9 at NC’s QTH, and Tom & Bob discussed batteries briefly. NC heard PAD well and Phil & Bob discussed termites in doors briefly.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, KG6HLK, W6ETC, K6PAD, AF6C, WB6IXN, and KJ6JKA. Band conditions we FB tonite and we thank Corey for NC duties! MEC & AF6C briefly discussed weed killer chemicals, and ETC reminded all about the upcoming Club meeting Friday eve. PAD cu hardly hear YHX on 10m and bands conditions on 10m were bad for all OPs tonite! AF6C’s new washer is FB…It brought back memories of IXN’s old Maytag washer…his ‘bouncing Betty’! AF6C had slight distortion on his voice tonite, and JKA had to do a slight antenna repair before Net…and Wil also mentioned a 75-80m group that meets during the day. Check with Wil for further info.! Jack, KG6HLK, is related to Clem. Jack lives in Westminster. NC gave sig reports to all OPs before closing Net.
W6ZE/AF6C checked in WØMEC, K6PAD, WB6IXN, and W6ETC. YHX and ETC were attending a Field Day Committee meeting tonite. PAD & XYL went shopping today, and the XYL has a dental appointment tomorrow. AF6C spent some time in the dentist chair today for a tune-up on his recent dental repairs, and Bob complained abt leaking Duracell batteries in some radio gear. IXN prepares to turn over Club Historical Records to our newly appointed Club Historian, Corey, KE6YHX! ETC is calling for volunteers to fill FD vacancies!...REMEMBER, FIELD DAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in WØMEC, KK6TRC, KE6YHX, W6JTT, W6EDS, KK6REB, AF6C, KJ6JKA, and KK6FYG. All OPs had gud sigs on 2m tonite, and MEC’s 2W on 10m was Q5 at IXN’s QTH tonite! TRC is interested in repeaters that can reach the Sea of Cortez side of the Baja Penninsula. JTT is finished wid recent prostate cancer treatment at City of Hope, and EDS installs a rig in the car, and REB spent a great weekend wid his sons in Big Bear, getting in some target shooting. JKA & FYG worked WARFA on the 75m band, where WARFA has a Net.
W6ZE/AF6C checked in E51DLD(Doug), K6PAD, WØMEC, W6SQC, KC6TOD, N6VNI, and W6JTT. TOD and VNI were guests of the Net after NC contacted them to talk with E51DLD, Doug, on South Cook Island…You guessed it!...We had DX tonite! Most of the OPs copied Doug 5/9 or better! DX is vy rare on 10m at this time of nite, so we must have had a ‘pipeline’ into So. CA.! SQC, VNI, and TOD were guests on the Net tonite. IXN got in late but Bob worked E51DLD. Phil, PAD, also got Doug in the log…Join us on the 10m Net and enjoy unexpected DX now and then! AF6C talked abt DX when the Club operated on 15m some years ago, and IXN can’t remember if JTT heard or gave Doug, E51DLD, a shout!
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in WØMEC, W6JTT, KK6REB, K6PAD, and KK6FYG. MEC had gud copy on all even wid high QRN in the neighborhood tonite. IXN talked abt the DX wid E51DLD on 10m, and IXN was surprised to discover that Sam is a CW OP! JTT was licensed in the vy early ’50s, as was IXN. REB experienced slight feedback tonite, and PAD enjoyed the contact wid E51DLD on South Cook Island tonite!