W6ZE/AF6C checked in WØMEC, W6ATB, KE6YHX, W6HHC, KK6RED, KK6UAN, WB6IXN, N6HC, and W6ETC. MEC was weak at IXN’s QTH tonite, but Clem relayed sigs fer other OPs. And ATB provided a 2-tone sig on the Net!...Gary is rearranging antennas on the roof and now has the beam up 32 ft. AF6C’s beam withstood the rain & wind well during last storm, and Bob has dental work and plumbing repairs about done. ATB & brother(in Oregon) will soon be experimenting wid moonbounce, and YHX perfected his crouton recipe and took the truck in fer a minor repair, and HHC checked in wid new additions to the family…a new WIFE, Debbie, and a new dog, Buttercup! Congrats, Ken! Ken and Debbie were married last Saturday, and Ken met his new relatives! HHC is now preparing for Baker to Vegas Run. IXN read a small article abt magnetic fields around the Milky Way Galaxy black hole. RED, in Cypress, is busy working and having fun working Contests. UAN, in Fountain Valley, ‘flew in and flew out’. HC volunteered fer BtoV duty, and Arnie wil help ETC fix his dipole damage after the last storm.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KK6FYG, KWB6IXN, W6ATB, KK6TRC, AF6C, KJ6JKA, W6ETC, and WØMEC. FYG said SA winds are blowing in Rialto tonite…and Mike described the Huntington Gardens…FYG lives in the San Jacinto Fault zone! Tnx to Cass, SQC, Arnie, HC, and AF6C, Bob, IXN’s antenna withstood the terrific wind storm in Santa Ana! We await results of ATB’s attemps at moonbounce wid his brother in Oregon, and TRC came through the wind & rain storm well wid only a few trees down and a short power failure. AF6C was on both base station and handheld as he was having din-din during the Net, and Bob survived the high winds! KJA asked IXN abt Dark Matter being concentrated in strands when planets, etc., pass thru the dark matter. ETC & IXN both have antenna mounts that sing in the wind! MEC checked into Net after re-erecting a blown over antenna!
W6ZE/AF6C checked in KJ6OML, WB6IXN, WØMEC, KK6RED, W6HHC, KE6YHX, N6HC, W6JTT, KK6PAD, and KJ6JKA. OML said DLA was at Braille last week, and Gene has been working some on the trailer. AF6C said Fullerton was hottest place in the Nation yesterday. Bob got the beam slightly reoriented and talked abt the fine job the plumber completed at the QTH. MEC put together a new Elecraft amplifier kit, and IXN said the San Jacinto Fault branches off the San Andreas near Wrightwood. RED is doing well as he tackles a new project at work. HHC experiences QRN tonite…Can’t hear Steve too well, and, Ken loses AT&T on the cable…Cant’ get his email!...Ken and Debbie enjoyed a beautiful, sunny trip to Laguna Beach today, and YHX visited ACE Hardware to pick up parts. HC congrats Ken & Debbie on their recent marriage, and Arnie tells OPs to check into the So. CA. DX site to get info on DXpeditions. JTT ‘flew in and flew out’, and PAD commented on plumbing repairs at the QTH, and JKA puts an old radio on the 80m dipole tonite wid Q5 sigs.
W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KJ6OML, W6JTT, KE6YHX, K6PAD, KK6RED, AF6C, KK6FYG, KK6YEG, KK6YUP, WØMEC, K6TDC?, KK6TRC, and KF6EVX. OML said no Braille this week…everyone recuperating or busy! JTT: Got cat urine on the rig and it took off the paint!...And Sam is thinking abt replacing the 2m Discone ant. YHX builds a side table in the garage for tools, and Coreu has perfected his croutons recipe! PAD enjoys the nice WX, attends a baby shower, and does baby sitting! AF6C gets plumbing jobs at the QTH done below estimate, and, works on an errant voltmeter. FYG’s antennas withstand strong SA winds, and Mike gets a new LED light fer the QTH. EVX says to contact Gene at KA6OMO.ARRL.NET if you can help at an upcoming Donate For Life gig coming up on Apr. 30. YUP has strong sigs tonite using a HT & magmount ant., and MEC looks at steam train European railways films on the web. TRC & IXN discuss working on golf carts.
W6ZE/AF6C checked in KE6YHX, WØMEC, WB6IXN, KJ6OML, N6HC, K6PAD, and KJ6JKA. YHX still works on truck projects, and AF6C tells Corey work will never stop as long as he owns the truck! Rain spoils a bike ride for MEC, and Clem hears most OPs well tonite, and AF6C’s dental work far exceeds IXN’s dental bill of $7,000 last year!...And Bob will give Corey a code book. AF6C also gets the beam turning but Bob says it needs further attention. IXN says entangled LEDs are now a reality…Within the next 10 years, you will not recognize your super-fast computers! OML gave the Braille report wid AF6C, OML, and DLA servicing Talking Book Machines today. HC reports rain on and off at the QTH as do all OPs…And Arnie doesn’t read reviews of appliances…AF6C is in thee narket for a new washer, dryer, and auto! IXN just finished blood tests frm his yearly physical, and AG6UG was in fer blood tests also. PAD is looking forward to Club meeting Fri. eve…Phil had S3 sigs at IXN’s QTH tonite. IXN read short item on discovery of gravitational waves: Einstein’s ‘Ripples in Space-time’. JKA reports the washer & dryer are doing fine business at present, and Wil plans to be at meeting Fri. eve., and, JKA has S5-S6 QRN tonite!
WB6IXN assumed NC duties as Corey suddenly became very tired. Bob checked in KJ6JKA, KJ6OML, WØMEC, and K6PAD. KJA is doing a ’lil cleaning in the shack, and IXN listens to raindrops bouncing on the awning outside the shack window. OML reported 16 machines were serviced by the Triumvirate: OML, AF6C, and DLA, at Braille today…Tnx, guys! MEC hears all well tonite as Clem busys himself wid other things, and PAD hears all OPs FB as Phil looks forward to Club meeting Fri. eve.
W6ZE/AF6C checked in KJ6OML, WB6IXN, W6HHC, KE6YHX, and K6PAD. AF6C & OPs focus attention on Mar. issue of QST, p. 114, that alerts us about a HEATHKIT ANTENNA! The Triumvirate AF6C, DLA, and OML, were at Braille today where they serviced 16 Talking Book Machines!...Tnx, guys!! HHC esperiences high QRN tonite as Ken wrestles wid the checkbook, money matters, and the IRS. OML says that UG, June, is doing FB, and IXN reads blurp on JASON III satellite that monitors El Nino by measuring warm water ocean rise. YHX is finishing work on the interior of the truck, and AF6C says Boeing is involved in using scrap airplane materials in a porous concrete that will allow excess water to escape into the ground. PAD mentioned something abt a battery.
W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in WB6IXN, KJ6OML, K6PAD, W6JTT, and KJ6JKA. IXN will visit his tax man come Friday, and YHX comments that the IRS keeps lots of employees busy! We thank Corey fer NC duties tonite, and OML mentions the HEATHKIT antenna item in Mar. QST, p. 114. PAD was a ’lil weak on 10m at IXN’s QTH, and Phil relayed between NC & JTT tonite…Tnx Phil! JTT hopes to have a new 2m home station operating in abt 2 weeks, and JKA and a OP continued communications after Net.