10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in N8AE, WB6IXN, W6UX, and KE6YHX. AE said he worked W6ZE from the QTH in Michigan on
June 24, 2007 during FD. Carl listened today on 10, 15, and 12m, and is trying to
sell stuff he has stored back in Michigan. Af6C said that HHC is still on vacation back in
Pittsburgh, PA. Bob said Steve Jobs, the Apple guru, passed away today at age
57, from pancreatic cancer. UX gave a quick
report on the CA QSO Party in the Park!...At least 10 different Ops dropped in
towork 10, 15, and 20m! Using HCs very
quiet generator, they amassed over 600 QSOs
FB, Ops!...They had 3 stations and worked
all states but Vermont! AE & Dee worked
Kiribati last Sunday. YHX picked up a new
Geiger Counter for emergency purposes, and is learning all of its features. IXN got the fence painted just before the rain, and
Bob is still working on his computer connection to the Internet.
10/5/2011 2m Phone Net
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in N8AE/m, KE6YHX, KJ6LHA, W6JTT, W6CMU, and AF6CF. AE checked in mobile on the way to the store and
rejoined us later also mobile
Dee was watching a program on TV. LHAs antenna came thru the rain FB. Rain stopped all work for JTT outside, but rain was A-OK fer Sam. El Presidente, GMU,
reminded all Ops to get items ready fer the Club Auction this month, and, the Club Board
Meeting this Saturday. Paul is also looking
forward to another QSO Party in the Park!
No leaking roof at CFs QTH, but the rain did keep Nicholas from moving
out & about today.
10/12/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in WB6IXN, W6HHC, KE6YHX, KB6CJZ, W6JTT, and K6DNR.
AF6C and DLA, Bruce, repaired talking book machines at Braille Institute
today. Bob managed to trim some bushes at the QTH.
AF6C has a small Heathkit article in the Club Newsletter, and, next month
will feature a larger Heathkit article! Bob managed to work a lil DX to
Portugal and France. IXN read a small article
on a diamond planet discovered in the Constellation of Serpens. HHC reported
on his cold and rainy trip back to Pittsburgh, PA. YHX,
getting ready for Halloween, reported 84 degs in the QTH after triple digit temperatures
outside today! CJZ and IXN are both preparing
for the Club Auction. JTT, experiencing some
band fading, will be looking for old vacuum tubes at the Club Auction. DNR joined us on the Net after exiting the RACES
Net, and Bob is looking forward to the new Heathkit products unvailing!
10/12/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in W6JTT, KR6J, W6HHC, K6VDP, AF6C/HT, K6DNR, KE6YHX, and KC6OML. JTT, back in school, may attend the Club Auction. HHC & Diane enjoyed the yellow, falling leaves
in PA. and VA. On their trip back East
Too bad the trip was cold and wet! VDP/7 was heard FB on the 40m CW Wireless Net last
Sunday as he and Homer, W6HKT, prepared to do some back-roading in AZ. AF6C said he has some old vacuum tubes, and Bob has
a Data Controller he got from VKZ, Frank, that he will bring to the Club Auction. DNR will visit the Club Auction if his schedule
permits. YHX is preparing a new pair of leather pants for his Darth
Vader Halloween Costume
Corey plans to bring a Kenwood TM-241 to the Club Auction. KR6J, back in school, checked in wid strong sigs.
10/19/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
checked in N8AE, WB6IXN, W6HHC, KE6YHX, and K6DNR. AE
was at a park in Seal Beach when he heard the response to the Beauty Parlor shootings,
and, Carl volunteered time working the AR station on the Queen Mary, and he heard T32C on
15m and also TV3T. AF6C heard Hawaii and San
Francisco on 10m, and Bob helped repair talking book machines
at Braille Institute today. Ixn is ready for
the Club Auction and finished making head rest covers for the auto. HHC reported 10m wide open, is looking forward to
the Club Auction Fri. eve., and is happy to have Diane back from VA. Ken also
mentioned that Tim, K6GEP, contacted wid Arnie during the T32C Dxpedition. YHX now has a microphone for the rig he will
auction off Friday eve. DNR, over from the RACES Net, has been working some
great DX on 10m, and, he and AF6C are awaiting news that Heathkit may be making ham gear
in the future.
10/19/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in KE6YHX, KJ6LHA, K6DNR, W6JTT, K6VDP, AF6C, N8AE, KI6UCN, KC6OML, and N2CNC/m. YHX is ready fer the Club Auction, but not
Halloween, and LHA will keep his eye open for old time portable gear at the Auction. DNR is NC for the International 10-10 Net, and, well
see Bob at the Auction Fri. eve. And Hart,
KI6UCN, checked into Net wid great sigs from Calla Mesa, and we hope Hart will be a
stranger to future Club nets! Gene, OML, will
attend the Auction where he expects to pick up some much needed ham gear, and VDP will
make a donation to the Club Auction
Larry has been a participant in club auctions for
the past 35 to 40 years! AF6C will need help
to get all of his auction items upstairs to the meeting room at the Red Cross. AE reported strong sigs from Atlee, CNC, in Calla
Mesa. Carl said 10m has been open mornings, but not consistently
AE has worked
26 countries and 23 states since July 1st, and Carl has some new rattle snake
pix on the laptop. Atlee, CNC, dropped into
Net wid strong sigs
We hope Atlee can attend the Club Auction.
10/26/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C
and KE6YHX (phone call fer AF6C) checked in KE6YHX, WB6IXN, W6HHC, W6JTT, K6DNR, and W6UX. YHX will be NC for the 10m Net (Tnx, Corey!) come
Wed., Nov. 2, and, IXN asks for volunteers to NC the 2m Net.
The OCARC thanks Chip, N7JA, Ken, W6HHC, Bob, AF6C, and Nicolas, AF6CF for
handling our very successful Club Auction last meeting
Congrats, OPs! HHC said the Club is once again in the blue! And Ken told us about his OP friend back in 3-land,
W3IOP, and his new antenna which helped him to work T32C.
AF6C got his flu shot. He & HHC briefly discussed MacIntosh PDF files. JTT checked in from Laughlin, NV, experiencing high
QRN, and DNR, over from the RACES Net, having other commitments last Fri. eve., missed the
Club Auction. UX has 3 computers, all wid
different operating systems!
And Jeff has 13 contacts wid T32C!
Now Jeff is
gearing up for more DX contacts this weekend.
10/26/2011 2m phone net W6ZE/WB6IXN
checked in W6GMU, W6JTT, KE6YHX, K6VDP, KI6AZQ(Phillip), KJ6LHA, K6DNR, AF6C/HT, and
KC6OML. IXNs call for a 2m NC was
accepted by Bob, K6DNR, who will be 2m Net NC on the Nov. 2 Net
Tnx, Bob! Again, OPs thank our auction crew (listed above),
for a job well done last Fri. eve. GMU has
been busy working DX. And Paul bought IXNs mutual conductance tube tester at the
Auction. YHX is researching power supplies,
and Corey awaits IXNs earthquake model that will show strike, dip, and rake. VDPs big move to AZ takes place next Tuesday,
although Larry will be around here for awhile taking care of odds & ends for awhile. Phil, KI6AZQ, checked into Net from Vista, CA, near
San Diego, wid 5/9 sigs at NCs QTH!
We hope Phil will be a regular checkin from
the San Diego area! LHA has been busy
installing ham gear in the auto, and Steve passed on info abt RACES fire danger warning
for the upcoming dry WX spell! DNR heard AZQ
in Vista FB at his QTH.
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