W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6HHC and WØMEC. IXN had a S9 noise level which drowned out voice sigs. HHC announced that OCARC made over 2500 contacts on Field Day, and, Ken would like OPs to send Field Day pictures to him! Wid S9 noise level, IXN forgot to ask Corey for further checkins!
W6ZE/KE6YHX is desperately looking for an OP to help out wid NC duties on the Nets! PLEASE HELP!! W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WB6IXN, AF6WV, WØMEC, KM6IZO, KK6TRC, KB6PAL, KD6RUP, W6JTT, KD6WZ, W6HHC, KJ6JKA, and N6CTC…Nice checkin, OPs! Please help if you can share Net Control duties steady, or now and then! IXN is knee deep in computer problems, and WV is sitting on the balcony taking in the Net. MEC says OP rigs seem quieter tonite, and WV was a wee bit too close to the mike! IZO ‘flew in and flew out’ at IXN’s QTH, and ETC and TRC were both on ECHOLINK. TRC and OPs reported no fires from the abundant fireworks! And RUP was running 5W in Irvine. Ron, WZ, is a member of the west LA Amateur Radio Club, and HHC gave interesting Club Field Day statistics…See the Club website! HHC wants to know the name of the FCC Rep. at Field Day!
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6JTT, W6HHC, KJ6OML, WB6IXN, WØMEC, and K6BTL. We are hoping that some OP will volunteer to spell Corey off on Net Control duties on either the 10m Net, or the 2m Net, or both! YHX checked in W6JTT, W6HHC, KJ6OML, WB6IXN, WØMEC, and K6BTL. Come Friday nite, HHC will be giving a presentation on visual amateur TV to OPs, etc., at JPL, and Ken praises contributions to the Newsletter by ETC! MEC gets the dipole up another 25 ft, and HHC suggest an RF amplifier to Clem. OML ‘flew in and flew out’, and IXN tnx YHX for getting his new computer by the password stage, and how to use the apps window in Windows 10! JTT checked in on a vertical dipole ant. wid S2 sigs at IXN’s QTH. And YHX gave BTL a ‘tinny’ report on his audio tonite.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in AI6WV, KG6PTL, AF6N, W6JTT, KK6RTC, WB6IXN, W6ETC, KM6IZO, WØMEC, and KK6TRC. I believe WV was seated on the balcony tonite enjoying cooler air, and PTL was on a J-pole ant. AF6N reported all OPs FB tonite. IXN copied 5 bars on MEC AND 7 BARS ON OML, WID NO COPY ON ETC ON echolink! TRC is interested in an antenna tuner for a random length antenna, and IXN agn tnx YHX for help wid the new computer! IZO suggests /team /viewer to IXN for help wid Windows 10. MEC has retreated back to Windows 8 from Windows 10.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, KK6PTL, WB6IXN, and KJ6JKA. Probably other shacks were too hot tonite for further checkins! We still need volunteers to spell Corey off on Net Control duties on the 10 and 2 meter Nets! MEC was down in the QRN at IXN’s QTH tonite, and Bob cud make out Clem’s voice in the background! Corey cud read Clem OK. JKA had FB sigs tonite, and Ops relay sigs if needed!
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, KK6PTL, WB6IXN, KJ6JKA, WøMEC, KK6TRC, and W6ETC. IZO and YHX briefly dixcussed Concerts, and congrats to PTL who passed his General last Sunday! PTL accidentally sent a high voltage thru the 440, and IXN gets reminded of the many short circuit accidents in the past! JKA says it’s a constant fight with the LIDS on the low frequency bands. YHX reminds all Ops of the Club meeting Friday nite, and Corey and MEC briefly discuss fuel pumps. TRC and ETC join us on ECHOLINK, and we thank ETC for editing an excellent Club Newsletter!
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WøMEC, KG6PTL, WB6IXN, W6HHC, and KJ6JKA. Clem’s sigs were weak at IXN’s QTH, but mostly readable at NC. PTL is installing 2m in the Jeep, and Greg is using a dipole ant. Erected over the patio. YHX is preparing for the solar eclipse trip up North next month, and IXN is struggling wid Windows 10 on the new computer. HHC tells us that Kristin (Dankert) Green, formerly N6PEQ, now residing in Australia, will be doing the Club Newsletter next month…Many tnx to Kristin! And Ops enjoyed W6IRD’s presentation on old ham gear at last Club meeting. YHX has a peculiar truck problem…overdrive switches ON at high speed! JKA checked in near Net’s end wid booming sigs at IXN’s QTH.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in Ke6PTL, WB6IXN, WøMEC, WøMAO, and N6ISY. PTL uses a horizontal dipole on 10m, and a J-pole on the garage for 2m, and, Greg experienced some QRN on 10m tonite. Instead of an Eclipse, IXN would like to see his shadow by the light of a meteor! MEC using 2 ½ W tonite, heard IXN, and IXN said Clem lit up 4 bars at the QTH. ISY participated in the Baker-to-Vegas Run and Sid he knows Ken, HHC. And MAO said there was a hot time in the Foothills in Rialto tonite!...Mike is looking forward to the upcoming solar eclipse in August!