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NETNEWS JUNE 2017

06/07/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, WB6IXN, W6JTT, W6HHC, and KI6IPH. We thank Corey, YHX, for continued NC duties on the 10m Net. And YHX gave a short announcement that the Club is planning a 2m computer net on a local repeater for Thursday evenings. IXN is involved wid programming a new AT&T phone answering service. JTT was ‘down in the mud’ at IXN’s QTH wid no S-meter reading, and HHC is too busy at present to consider NC duties on 2m…WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to share NC duties on the 2m Net! Contact YHX or IXN if interested! HHC asked IXN to publish his new email address as soon as possible, and Ken confirmed that he had no record that JTT had paid Club dues. HHC offered IXN help wid ATT email, etc. as Bob changes from Net Zero to AT&T for on line services. IPH had 5/9 sigs at IXN’s QTH and appears to have been heard by most OPs on the Net.

06/07/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, AF6N, W6JTT, WB6IXN, WØMEC, AF6CF, and KD6RUP. IZO was busy during the 10m Net, and Vijay lit up 4 bars at NC. AF6N had gud sigs on 2m tonite, wid 7 bars lit on IXN’s rig! YHX will give us further info. on the new 2m Thursday nite Net. JTT still needs to do work on a Ringo Ranger antenna needing adjustment, and IXN tells OPs that he and brother Lee enjoyed Bulgarian steam train activity on the web this afternoon. MEC said Field Day was questionable, and Clem was hearing most OPs tonite. And NC told OPs that the Club still needs RACES approval to use their repeater for the new Thursday nite Net. CF has been busy at work, and Nicolas awaits RACES approval for the new Net. RUP, wid a ’lil white noise on his sigs at IXN’s QTH, briefly discussed solid state relays.

06/14/17 10m Phone Net

Help! Help! We need a 2m Net Control, either temporary or permanent, on the 2m Phone Net! Contact KE6YHX or WB6IXN if interested! W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KG6PTL, WØMEC, W6HHC, WB6IXN, and KM6IZO. HHC checked in about 2 blocks away from Corey’s shack tonite, and IXN cud not copy anyone, having to get 10m checkins from Corey on the 2m Net. HHC reminded of the Club meeting Friday evening and gave times for meeting at the Field Day site at the Education Center near Knott’s Berry Farm. Ken said that Chip, K7JA, will speak on Field Day at Friday Club Meeting. IZO had gud sigs at NC.

06/14/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in N6TMT, WB6IXN, , AF6N, WØMEC, and . IXN must buy a new computer. His old Windows Vista program will not allow connection to the AT&T Internet, and the computer is around 10 years old. IZO is busy programming the computer for Field Day, and, Vijay offered IXN 2 older computers. TMT keeps busy around the QTH, and Tim has white noise on his sigs at IXN’s QTH. Dick got a new car and needs to install ham radio in it, preferably 2m/440. AF6N, Jim, has two sledges he can bring for Field Day setup, one large sledge and one small one. MEC plans to operate some CW at FD, lighting 3/7 bars at NC tonite. Discussed a 124 Fiat auto.

06/21/17 10m Phone Net

KE6YHX, NC, checked in at IXN’s QTH S3. W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, WB6IXN, KJ6OML, WØMEC, and Charles, KK6Y?T. Field Day…Field Day! Rigs ready, antennas ready, feedline, etc., all ready to move to the Field Day site at the Education Center near Knoot’s Berry Farm! IXN had a S9 noise level tonite, and IZO also reported noise at the QTH. And IXN cud not copy OML in the noise. Clem, MEC, was just abt S2 in the noise level, and IXN heard NC check in Charles to the Net.

06/21/17 2m Phone Net

Once agn, Corey assumed NC duties…TNX, Corey! W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, KM6IZO, WB6IXN, and KB6PAL (David). YHX & MEC briefly discuss 2m antennas, and IXN & Lee plan to tour Field Day site. IXN tells IZO that he got a new Dell computer and David, PAL, checked in from Pacific Coast Hwy and Golden West. Checkins were few and far between…Field Day, you know!

06/28/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, KE6PTL, W6HHC, KJ6OML, KI6BFD, N6CTB, W6JTT, KM6IZO, W6ATB, and Charley (no call recorded). Band was noisy and IXN had to get checkins from NC on 2m. W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WØMEC, KE6PTL, W6HHC, KJ6OML, KI6BF, N6CTB, W6JTT, KM6IZO, W6ATB, and Charley (Call given but not recorded!) IXN had a high noise level and was unable to hear most OPs! HHC gave a good report on Field Day operations…All OPs had a good time, the Boy Scouts provided good food, and we had better scores on most of the bands from last year! YHX had a gud Net checkin tonite, and IXN did not hear if OML gave a Triumvirate report for Braille Institute. Help! Help! We still need to find a temporary, or, a steady net control for either the 10m Net, or, the 2m Net. Right now Corey has been hosting both Nets!!...VOLUNTEERS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!! AF6C lost a container of Penetrex grease at Field Day…Did anyone find it? Charley and YHX briefly discussed horizontal & vertical antennas.

06/28/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, WØMEC, KG6PTL, WB6IZN, W6HHC, AF6N, and W6JTT. IZO had a great time at FD, and Vijay lit 4/7 bars at NC. MEC cud hear IXN tonite and Bob cud hear Clem FB! PTL lit all bars at IXN’s QTH in Santa Ana, and HCC once agn gave a short Field Day report. THANKS, KEN! Af6n HAD A GUD Field Day, but Jim got a ‘lil too much sun!...One of the perils of Field Day! JTT cud hear IXN well tonite, and Bob heard Sam 5/9. OPs had a gud time at Field Day…more contacts on most bands than last year…good food by the Boy Scouts…enough OPs for setup and tear down…and looking forward to next year!


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