40M CW Net NCS/UEB
checked in IMW/6, KS6CW, IOA, IB, OIO, VDP, KFW, NT, and RND
Nice check-in, OPs! UEB, feeding a loop ant. 40W wid no coax or baluns,
asked OPs fer sig rpts. Next Sun. will find Rick hiking in the San Bernardino Mts.,
wid IMW or JIL assuming NC duties. IOA is
still puzzled abt the balloon ant. performance
Maybe Ian will write up something fer
the RF Newsletter! KS6CW said
UEBs dipole & loop ants. are vy gud, and Kathy placed a low bid on a sounder and
her vy 1st bid!
Itll arrive in the mail shortly. IOA gave all OPs 599 sig rpts, wid Ron not getting
lost on a FB ride last weekend
(Gud fist, Ron!) IB,
in Loomis, gave UEB a 549 w/QSB; solid cpy. Casey
copied all OPs, RND taking the prize wid 589 sigs. OIO
went to Descanso Gardens wid SAC yesterday,
and Norton Simon
Walked abt 5 miles! VDP
copied UEB 589, no QSB
Larry helped take dwn an A4 beam, at SK Jim Talcotts
shack, wid IXN and KFW. KFW gave UEB a 579,
all others 59, RND the strongest. (Hey Chris, tnx fer getting up early fer us; HI!) NT gave UEB a 599; guess the new ant. is working
Nothing new on Goat Hill. RND had gud
cpy on all OPs
His ground rods were watered yesterday!
5/07/2003 10M Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in IXN, HHC, CCD, and TWA. AF6C &
HHC were a lil leary abt a promo.dll file they received, via E-mail, frm LDC. IXN said he got a virus frm a .dll file. CCD said that he & the XYL will be off to Montreal soon, then Tom
flew off to din-din. HHC & AF6C discussed
upright/upside-down Anderson connectors,
and IXN and OPs discussed past FD sites. AF6C
met a new ham while out walking
Hell hve BWH send NWL an RF. TWA, hving a bout wid allergies, says he has tomato
plants coming up all over the place!
5/07/2003 2M Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in JD, KTS, AF6C, VDP, MIH, HHC, TWA, RMR, BWH, and KYJ
Nice check-in, OPs! JD said that we hve no speaker yet fer Meeting, and
El Presidente is hearing all OPs loud & clear tonite.
MIH, using a 707 rig at 50W, talks wid NOA every Mon. eve. IXN & brother, Lee, saw VKZ, PA & XYL, up
at St. Joes Hosp. Tonite just before Net
Seems that VKZ has infection in his back
muscles. KTS, BWH, and 12+ other hams,
provided communications for the MS Bikeathon last weekend
David said Sat. was a
pretty hectic day, but Sunday went smoothly. AF6C
got excused frm jury duty, seems that the defense attorney was more interested in a
female, than a male, jury! VDP got a 386
computer frm LDC
Anybody got a 5.25 disc drive arnd that they arent
using? HHC got the Baker-to-Vegas pixs up on
the website, and Ken is getting ready to put RF to bed. TWA alerted IXN to changeovers being made in
Tessman Planetarium at SAC. KYJ has had enuf
mud to last him quite awhile after attending the Car Rally in the Angeles Nat. Forest last weekend! BWH aired Newsline file #1342
We nw hve a
2-man all-ham crew aboard the ISS
Any OPs wid Mizuho radio gear can obtain parts thru
the mizuho.com website
Tnx, Bob! Stan,
K6RMR, checked in near Nets end
Stan has been a ham fer many, many
Welcome aboard, Stan!
5/11 OCWN 40m CW Net NCS/UEB checked
in IMW/6, VDP, OIO, RND, and NT. IMW greets
OPs wid a gud morning, sorry fer late start
TX on split by mistake
Happy MD to
all moms! VDP worked 3 stations fer Armed
Forces Day. Larry gave IMW a RST 589, wid QRN
on OPs today, unable to copy OIO or UEB today! RND
reported gud sigs on all, got his kids mom out fer an early Bfast. NTs big disappointment fer the year was the
QSL Bureau telling him it had 2 envelopes in his file, and now, after a year of no cards,
they told him theyve never heard of W6NT! Bummer!
UEB, up in the mountains, QNId wid 569 sigs, then he got weaker &
weaker. During Ricks last
words, RND thought Rick said something abt his battery, before IMW doubled on him.
5/14/2003 10M Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in LDC, HHC, CCD, and IXN. LDC,
checking in on the beam was a lil weak at IXNs QTH. And Larry camped on the beach near the LA Airport
wid the Burbank Elks group, and tomorrow, LDC & XYL are off to Palm Desert for the
weekend. IXN announces a 3.7 event near Mecca at 3:52 pm PDT
HHC & AF6C, Wheres Mecca?
No belly dancers there!) AF6Cs
June retirement date looms closer, and Bob has no sigs cutout on his repaired mike. HHC tells OPs that Mosquito Lakes 1, 2, & 3, in
the High Sierras, live up to their names!
And Ken visited Frank, VKZ, at the
convalescent home this afternoon. AF6C said
that we can call Frank at: (714) 633-1749, and suggested that we do so! Ken said that snail-mail OPs shud soon be getting
their RFs. CCD & XYL had a
nice weekend campout at Carlsbad State Beach, then it was
up to Visalia yesterday, wid
the rain following them back home today!
5/14/2003 2M Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in AF6C, KTS, JD, MPW, VDP, HHC, MIH, MIG, MIF, and KYJ. AF6c asked OPs to bring their Anderson Power Pole
orders to Club meeting Fri. eve. And KTS,
using Anderson Power Pole connectors fer sum time, said hell be at Meeting Fri. eve. JD has been training wid CORE, and Lowell is looking
forward to April Moells hospital communications talk at Meeting. MPW, recovering frm surgery to replace a burned up
pacemaker, has doctors convinced that it may be those RF fields at AT&T that are
causing the problem! IXN then discussed RF
fields arnd the Sprint installation in the steeple of St. Anne Church in Santa Ana. VDP made Armed Forces Day contacts on 15, 20, &
40m, and Larry is in need of a 5 ¼ disk drive for his 386 computer. HHC said that RF went out a day late,
and Ken asked OPs if they got their E-mail copy OK. PA
is attempting to get VKZ to FD if at all possible. Ken and OPs invited MIF, MIG, and
MIH to FD
And IXN cud hear MIF giving bits of info to MIG in the background! KYJ had a quiet week, but Carl clearly enjoyed a
foxhunt wid Joe Moell abt a year ago. Then
KYJ told OPs not to forget the lunar eclipse tomorrow eve. at sunset.
5/18/2003 OCWN 40M CW Net NCS/UEB
checked in KFW, VDP, IB, OIO, NT, JIL/6, and RND. UEB
got locked out of Club meeting last Fri. eve.!
No one was monitoring 146.55! And Rick did sum hiking in the Santa Ana Mts.
yesterday, climbing Silverado Motorway to Bedford Peak. KFW had surgery last Wed. to repair a hernia, and
Larry gave NC a 559 wid QSB
VDP said the Red Cross now locks the doors at 7:15 pm by
computer. The Club will nw start meetings at 7:00 pm, and will hve
someone on the doors! IB gave NC a 559 wid
QSB & QRN, wid the WX near Sacramento clear &
windy, & yesterday, Casey helped rescue sum starving horses! OIO gave NC a 339, plans on doing yard work this
week, and 73s to go to Long Beach. NT reported all critters doing FB on Goat Hill in
the gloomy WX this morning. JIL/6
reported chaos during painting of the QTH over the past week, and RND has gud cpy on
And John & XYL are off to CT next week fer a FB family reunion wid a brother
frm VA and a sister frm Maine!
5/21/2003 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in LDC, HHC, PFA, IXN, and CCD. AF6C
finished orders for the Anderson Power Pole Connectors, and Bob announced Club meeting
time change to 7:00pm local time. AF6C and LDC have both submitted their retirement
requirements, and LDC will know if he is retiring by Fri. morning! LDC inquired abt programming a new Palm
HHC recommended that Larry go on their website to the frequently asked
questions. HHC welcomes PFA bk to the low-band
Net, and Ken tells OPs abt Baker-to-Vegas pix now up on the website
And Ken, after a
visit wid VKZ on Sun., says that Franks back pain is decreasing! PFA dried off the wet golden retriever just before
Net, thus guaranteeing a dry shack during Net
And Tom said that Windows XP has been
loaded into the computer wid most problems nw solved!
IXN reminded OPs not to forget pix on the website when considering material for
Huell Howser, and Bob also read a short item on Pulsars. CCD
was a late check-in, but AF6C logged him just before the 2m Net.
5/21/2003 2m Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in LDC, HHC, KFW, MPW, VDP, CCD, BWH, AF6C, and Kurt(WA6JQC). LDC will send an E-mail to Palm Pilot Tech Support
to help him re-program his Palm Pilot
And VDP found a 5 ¼ disc drive for
LDCs 386. HHC welcomes MPW to the Net
and the Club, and Ken agrees wid IXN
If we dont get Huell Howser this FD, what
abt next year?! Hm
discussion on VPPs injured foot and baby foreskins!
Well have to ask Bud
all abt this when we see him! IXN announced
that Jim Talcott, former N6JSV, was listed in the July issue of QST Silent Keys. KFW is recovering frm a inguinal hernia repair (and
we didnt get a chance to torture Chris wid laughter right after the surgery!) MPW tnx OPs fer his warm welcome to the Club, and
IXN tnxed Frank fer the valuable microwave info. on the Sprint ant. installation in St. Ann Church Tower in Santa Ana. BWH is concerned abt earlier Club meeting
OPs told Bob that the Club WILL be listening on 146.55 for late comers, and IXN
said that his brother, Lee, will be in the coffe & snack room, which has a window to
the outside on the 2nd level balcony
Simply tap on the window to get
Lees attention, and he will go let you in!
(Tnx, VDP, fer the idea!) VDP will repair JSVs old ant.
The screws are all rusted and must be broken & cut off! CCD found ZLs and the island of Guadalupe in the
Carribean on 10m arnd 3:00pm.
Tom said that he & the XYL will be in Montreal by tomorrow
eve. on business. BWH aired Newsline file
#1344, wid Andy Jurima, N6TCQ, once agn asking fer contributions to keep Newsline on the
And, interested T-Hunters, dont forget to check out www.homingin.com fer the latest on foxhunting! AF6C said the Toms and Bobs tied on 10m tonite,
but that the bobs won the name game on 2m! WA6JQC(Kurt)
is working on his teaching credential for Science.
is a former Public Seismic Network member, and Kurt & IXN discussed memories, and the
time that Dorothy & Jerry Darby gave an earthquake presentation to OCARC. We hope to see Kurt at a Club meeting fer an
eyeball in the near future!
5/25/2003 OCWN 40M CW Net NCS/UEB
checked in MW/6, VDP, KFW, OIO, IB, and NT. UEB
purchased a 12V battery for emergency/portable operation.
He, IMW, and IOA will try it out in the mountains later today! And IMW/6 is off to the Pacifico Mts. shortly
after Net. VDP told UEB that Sears sells nice
battery cases for marine batteries, and Larry said he worked TX on 6m after Net last Sun. KFW gave all OPs 569s, and Chris is still a
lil sore frm the hernia surgery. OIO
went to the Strawberry Festival, devouring a humungous piece of shortcake, but, she burned
up all the calories walking both ways! IB frm
Loomis, 569-529 wid QSB, had gud cpy on all OPs, and Casey is preparing fer EMCOMM
03 in Reno nxt weekend. NT got EUBs E-mails FB, and Ray spotted an
errant racoon on Goat Hill
Hell pen the chicken in at night!
5/28/2003 10M Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in LDC, GZ, CCD, IXN, HHC, and JD. LDC
said it was 101 deg. in Long Beach
And Larry cant believe the paperwork attached to retirement! LDC also has a 4-drawer file cabinet at the QTH,
yours for the taking. GZ passed tnx along to
LDC, AF6C, and HHC fer their help wid the installation of his new ant. pole. And CCD & XYL got bk frm Montreal on Mon. IXN said that brother Lee will let late comers into
Club meetings after the Red Cross computer locks the doors
Go upstairs to the
balcony, walk arnd to the coffee room window, ant tap on it to get Lees attention! HHC will be looking fer sum temporary help when his
company tackles a new crytography contract, and AF6C & HHC, after visits wid VKZ, said
that Franks leg is healing nicely! JD
said that VKZ is experiencing weak eyesight, and AF6C said that he has the Anderson power Pole
orders in hand!
Hell begin distribution at the Club Bfast! And AF6C has a June 1st date confirmed
5/28/2003 2M Phone Net W6ZE/IXN
checked in VDP, JD, AF6C, HHC, KFW, KYJ, MIH, MIG, and MIF.
VDP, servicing JSVs old ant. rotator, laments over the non-use of stainless
steel parts in rotator construction
And Larry buys stainless steel hardware fer $7.00
a lb.! All OPs received JDs E-mail
concerning VKZ update, and OPs visited Frank over the holiday weekend. HHC sent out inquiries to 5 former Club members
wid 3 positive responses, renewing their membership
Tnx, Ken! And AF6C & IXN think building a high rise
structure in the Banning area is a shakey proposition! KFW is still healing frm hernia surgery, and, KYJ
has an easy-up shelter for use at FD!
And Carl plans to attend and help
out at FD. MIH and friend MIZ, plan to attend
scout camp at Camp Witsett near Lake Elizabeth after school
is out, and MIF, MIG, and MIH will be attending FD wid a repeater group.
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