10/03/2012 10m Phone Net – W6ZE/AF6C checked in KE6YHX, W6HHC, WB6IXN, KJ6OML, and K6DNR.  YHX checks out polyphasers for the TVs, and Corey & AF6C discussed feedline sizes and connectors, and YHX continues work on the Darth Vader costume for Halloween.  HHC’s comment after the Presidential debate tonite was “Tax everybody!”  AF6C updated OPs on ‘Log Book of the World’, telling OPs they must remember the date they were put up on Log Book of the World.  AF6C bought a new Epson printer and now deals wid the intricacies of ‘Epson Work Force Pro’.  HHC and Diane had a wonderful time vacationing in France, finding the city of Nice one of the highlights of the trip!  HHC is the Newsletter editor this month, and Ken is looking for OPs to list items for the Club Auction to be placed on the Club website.  IXN updates OPs on cooler WX coming our way, and OML helped service Talking Books at Braille Institute wid AF6C & DLA today.  AF6C gave DNR a quick explanation of how the Club Auction works.


10/03/2012 2m Phone Net – W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KJ6LHA, KJ6UJA, KE6YHX, KJ6OML, and AF6C.  The Presidential Debate trimmed down checkins tonite on both Nets, and LHA made a 2m/440 J-pole ant out of 300 O TV twin lead.  UJA, on vacation & back from din-din out tonite, prepares to work upcoming busy holidays at Disneyland.  YHX continues upgrading his Darth Vader Halloween costume as he searches for reasonable leather prices.   OML’s 10m sigs may be skipping over IXN’s QTH, and Gene says his 10m dipole is oriented N&S…IXN’s 10m ant is vertical.  AF6C ‘flew in and flew out’ to work on an ‘intense problem’.


10/10/2012 10m Phone Net – W6ZE/AF6C checked in WB6IXN, KE6YHX, W6HHC, KJ6OML, K6DNR, and N6NBV.  AF6C reminded OPs about the Club Bfast Saturday wid details on the website, and Bob got an old digital clock working once again…Now, Bob must ge ‘spider web lights ready for Halloween.  YHX continues to work on RF feedline, got a radio controlled clock, and prepares for an upcoming calculus test.  IXN brings attention to increasing seismic activity north of Mt. Laguna on the Elsinore Fault zone, and Bob says light shower activity Thursday.  HHC & IXN both hear OML tonite, and Gene and XYL, June, attended the Talking Book repair session today wid AF6C, and HHC has October Newsletter mostly completed including Anacapa Island pictures!  DNR plans to auction off a Yaesu FT 301-D at the Club Auction at Oct. Club meeting…DNR will be NC on the 2m Net tonite.  NBV, unable to hear NC well, used DNR to relay sigs.


10/10/2012 2m Phone Net – W6ZE/K6DNR checked in WB6IXN, AF6C, KE6YHX, KJ6OML, KJ6LHA, KJ6UJA, and N8AE/m.  IXN has been invaded by the 5th Army of ants at the QTH, DNR,too!   AF6C got a 40 yr old digital clock working but needs a new 12V transformer to brighten the display, and Bob reminded OPs abt the upcoming Club Auction at next meeting, and, the Club Bfast come Saturday.  N8AE/m checked in  wid a ‘Hello All’.   YHX attended a disaster meeting at the Red Cross today wid Lucy Jones from Caltech Seismic Laboratory the speaker.  LHA & UJA participated in a City/County RACES exercise over the weekend.


10/17/2012 10m Phone Net – W6ZE/AF6C checked in N6HC, W6HHC, KJ6OML, KE6YHX, and WB6IXN.  AF6C alerted all OPs about the Club Auction this Friday evening, and HC thanks HHC for a very good Newsletter!...And, wid no DXpedition news at this time, Arnie is looking forward to the Auction!   AF6C has been too busy wid legal matters to help Michael wid the amplifier as yet.   HHC announced that our very capable Chip Margelli, K7JA, will once again be auctioneer Friday evening!   And HHC enjoyed HC’s DXpedition article in the Newsletter.  HHC is still updating the DATV transmitter board, and, getting TAPR DCC artiles uploaded on the Internet.  OML helped service talking book units at Braille Institute.   YHX & AF6C discussed Band Pass Filters.  IXN told OPs that canyon Valle Marinus on Mars exhibits right lateral motion for opposite walls of the canyon. 


10/17/2012 2m Phone Net – W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KJ6LHA, W6JTT, KE6YHX, KG6FCT(Lou), AF6C, N6NBV, W6HHC, KJ6UJA, K6TDI(Terry), KJ6OML, KJ6GTX, and K6TW/m(Tim).   LHA continues to do work on 2m and 10m antennas, and JTT is back from a 3 week trip to Europe…Sam’s son is on his 2nd engineering tour of duty in Afghanistan, and JTT hopes to have him home for Christmas.  YHX checks out a USC cable fer the laptop computer, and FCT, Lou, Extra, in Mission Viejo, checked in using a Diamond X-200 ant. mounted on a balcony up 25 ft.  AF6C said Lou was ‘booming in’ from Mission Viejo, and Bob & YHX briefly discussed computer business.  NBV and FCT know each other, and HHC is looking forward to the Club Auction come Friday where Ken said an old ‘Johnson 1KW antenna Tuner will be up for grabs!  UJA, busy around the QTH, ‘flew in and flew out’, TDI, Terry, General, in Riverside, was down in the QRN at IXN’s QTH, and HHC relayed Terry’s QSO.    OML volunteered at Braille Institute today.   IXN told Gene that his 10m sigs are stronger.


10/24/2012 10m Phone Net – W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WB6IXN, AF6C, N6HC, W6HHC, KJ6OML, and K6DNR.  No YHX and no 10m Net or 2m Net next Wednesday…IT’S HALLOWEEN!!  Af6C was using a HTX 1000 rig tonite that belonged to GEP, Tim, and Bob copied some DX wid the rig, too.  AF6C and Gene, OML, serviced talking book machines today at Braille Institute and they also looked over cassettes that are no longer used in the new digital machines.  We thank Chip Margelli, K7JA, for another auctioneering job done at the OCARC auction last Friday nite, and, Dino, KX6D, will postpone the Antenna Expo program until September, 1013.  HC told AF6C to check wid Arnie before Bob buys a TV for his mom.  All OPs are waiting for HC’s DXpedition talk at Nov. Club meeting.  HHC and HC briefly discussed a very successful JOTA meeting over the past weekend in Tonner Canyon, and HHC and HHC said 54 items were up for auction, 47 items were sold, wid a profit of $660+ for the Club treasury…Nice going, OPs!    DNR checked in near Net’s end and briefly discussed the Club Auction.


10/24/2012 2m Phone Net – W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KJ6OML, KJ6LHA, KJ6UJA, KE6YHX, K6DNR, W6GMU, and N6NBV.  IXN and OML both have YAESU FT-897 rigs, and DNR checks into the insomnia net.  IXN said both 10m and 2m Nets are cancelled next week…HALLOWEEN!   LHA & UJA are kicked back listeneing to the Net, and YHX is off to pick up some more leather for the Darth Vader costume.  El presidente, GMU, worked sum DX in South America.  NBV and another OP are interfacing the YAESU 950 wid the computer.


10/31/2012 10m Phone Net – Halloween - no net!!

10/31/2012 2m Phone Net – Halloween - no net!!

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