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11/01/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in KM6IZO, KJ6OML, and W0MEC. Vijay IZO had a fine Halloween; all the kids have grown up and gone away. Gene OML doesn’t have much to say, but has been sleepy; he is feeling great now and looks forward to seeing everyone at the next meeting. Corey YHX receives him fine business. Clem MEC doesn’t hear Net Control very well, but Gene OML relays a call to him. Vijay is having problems with SWR; his antenna tuner is kicking-off, and Corey YHX notices him dropping out. Gene OML isn’t receiving Corey as clearly as last time. QRT 19:41 PDT

11/01/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W0MEC, AI6WV, KM6IZO, KJ6JKA, and AF6N. Clem MEC had noise at over an s9 with his KX-3 on 10m, and is running 2.6 watts on 2m. He copies Net Control fine, and Jim AF6N solid. Roger WV is borrowing a rig, running 20 and 50 watts and Corey YHX hears him well at both. His antenna is about 25ft in the air. Vijay IZO needs his 10m rig checked out, and Corey YHX offers to help. Will JKA comes in clearly to Net Control with his antenna raised another 6ft up to a height of over 30ft, at both 5W and 50W. Will reports on the interference problem on the WARFA Net, and is putting a second story on his garage. Will JKA offers Clem an older 25W Kenwood free to Clem. Jim AF6N has been working on the coming RF Newsletter. He set up a Pan-Adapter on his Yaesu FT-DX1200 and it seems to be working okay. Corey YHX is receiving each at 3 bars, 4 bars, 4 bars, 6 bars out of 7, and full-quieting, respectively. QRT 20:56 PDT

11/08/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W0MEC, W6JTT, W6ATB, N6TMT, and K6PAD. Clem MEC in Westminster is running 40W with his KX-3 and Elecraft KXPA100 Amp, and Corey YHX receives him fine. Sam JTT could tell Corey was in there, but not readable. On the second go-round Sam comes in strong to Net Control on Sam’s 40m dipole. He has wind damage to both antennas. Greg ATB is eating dinner; he changed his antenna, and Corey is reading him well. Later, Greg tries his 40m inverted-v bazooka vs. his vertical. Corey receives well on both. Tim TMT hears Greg and Corey well, and Clem is fine, but quiet; he can’t hear Sam. Tim TMT is working on the computer. Phil PAD, in Huntington Beach receives Corey at about an s2 to s3, Clem at s9, Sam at s5, but no one else. He is doing some projects around the house and wishes everyone a happy Veterans Day. Corey YHX is receiving each at s5.8, s3.8, 12dB over s9, s5.9, and s2.7, respectively. QRT 19:48 PST.

11/08/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6JTT, W0MEC, K6PAD, AI6ZV, KM6IZO, and KK6TRC/M. Corey YHX gets a late start at 20:33 PST. Sam JTT copies Net Control, Phil PAD, and Clem MEC, but has interference. He reports he has antenna damage from the winds. Clem MEC is difficult copy for Net Control. Corey YHX receives him just fine on the second go-round. Clem receives Sam, Terrence, Phil, and Net Control fine. Phil PAD went down to 40m between the nets, and contacted ZD7FT Peter Constantine, on St. Helena Island, at 7.1633MHz, 8000 miles away! Terrence AI6ZV, an Extra Class in Costa Mesa is new to the net, and Corey welcomes him to the OCARC Meeting on the 17th. Vijay IZO has been on DMR. Jeff TRC checks in by relay with Terrence. Thank you, Terrence. Corey YHX reads each at 4 to 5 bars, 2 to 3 bars, 5 bars, 6 bars, 3 to 4 bars, and 1 to 3 bars out of 7, respectively. QRT 20:53 PST

11/15/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6JTT, W0MEC, K6PAD, and after the net KJ6OML. Sam JTT is faint, and having difficult copy from Corey YHX also, so Clem MEC relays. Sam JTT switches to his 40m dipole, improving his signal. Clem MEC is having marginal copy from Corey, but Corey receives him well. Phil PAD receives each at s1, s3, and s9, respectively. He is running 100W, and Corey receives him just fine. Phil reminds us of the meeting this Friday. Corey YHX reads each at s3.3, s5.9, and s2.6, respectively. QRT 19:43 PST

11/15/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W0MEC, W6JTT, KK6REB, KJ6OML, K6PAD, KM6IZO, and N6CTB. Clem MEC is having a 100W amplifier worked on. Sam JTT needs repair on his 2m ground plane, and reports on his place in Idyllwild. Steve REB’s son won the Division 6 Water Polo CIF Championship last Saturday. Gene OML is waiting on Thanksgiving and Christmas. He is going on a cruise in December. Phil PAD is running 40W; Corey YHX receives him full copy. Phil made some 12m contacts this afternoon on a dipole, reached New Zealand and talked to Arnie N6HC. Vijay IZO has some antenna projects to work on. Chris CTB had a late day, and congratulates Phil on his New Zealand contact. Corey YHX reads each at 3 bars, 3 bars, 4 bars, 7 bars, 6 bars, 2 to 3 bars, and 6 bars out of 7, respectively. QRT 20:55 PST

11/22/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/W0MEC checked in K6PAD, KJ6OML, KE6YHX, AF6C and KJ6JKA. Clem MEC tells Phil PAD that there is no meeting in December. Phil PAD is running 100W into his vertical. He reports an outdoor temperature of 90° today. Phil is working FT8, and contacted Japan and South America. Clem MEC is running 40W into his vertical. Gene OML is busy with room projects. Corey YHX is without his usual digital s-meter. Bob AF6C is working on his rig and wishes us a Happy Thanksgiving. Will JKA is down in the background-noise to Corey; Clem receives him at an s5. Thank you, Clem for hosting the net. QRT 19:56 PST

11/22/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W0MEC, K6PAD, KM6IZO, and KJ6OML. Clem MEC is in Westminster running 2.5W into a Slim-Jim, and receives Corey YHX at an s4-5; Corey receives him in Orange fine business. Clem reports the 10m check-ins to Corey, and is getting ready for Thanksgiving. Phil PAD changed antennas from a Tram to a Diamond; Corey receives him nearly full-scale on both. Phil is going to his sister-in-law’s for Thanksgiving with all the kids. Vijay IZO is taking a vacation and is working on his new HAMNET dish network. Gene OML wishes us a Happy Thanksgiving. QRT 20:45 PST

11/29/17 10m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W0MEC, K6PAD, and KJ6OML. Clem MEC is running 40W with his amplifier, and reads Net Control at an s2 or s3. Corey YHX reads him full-copy, and reads Phil PAD nearly full-copy. Phil, in Huntington Beach, reads Corey YHX at an s2 to s4. Phil had a great Thanksgiving, and had fun with the kids. Gene OML had a good Thanksgiving and had excellent cranberry sauce. Corey finds that he likes cranberry sauce too. Corey YHX has a background noise of s0.4, and reads the check-ins at s1.9 to s2.2, s0.4, and s2.9, respectively. QRT 19:42 PST

11/29/17 2m Phone Net

W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in K6PAD, W0MEC, and KJ6OML. Phil PAD in Huntington Beach reads Corey YHX s7 to s8. Phil is looking forward to the OCARC Christmas Dinner. Clem MEC in Westminster has other plans, and has a lot of birthday parties in the family, but had a fine Thanksgiving. Gene OML also has other plans. Corey won’t be going to the Christmas Party either, but hopes they have a good time. Corey YHX reads the check-ins at 4 to 5 bars, 2 to 3 bars, and 7 bars, respectively. QRT 20:41 PST

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