11/2/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6HC, W6HHC, K6DNR, AF6C, WB9YCJ, N8AE, KI6VEN, WB6IXN, W6JTT, and W6NKU Nice check-in, OPs! HC reported a very successful, good times T32C DXpedition, and HHC is project manager for a new DATV worldwide project Well be watching for an article on the project in a future Newsletter!...And Ken & Diane managed to dispense 12 bags of candy to trickers & treaters! YHZ put together some battery packs, and HHC told Corey to check EBay for ATV receivers. HC said the T32C was the best DXpedition ever!...And we look forward to Arnies T32C presentation to the Club! DNR did not have many halloweeners, but Bob will be NC for the 2m Net tonite! AF6C welcomes Frank, W6NKU, to the Net, and Bob Ops express their desires to keep the 2m Net on 146.550 Simplex, where the Net has been held for about the past 20 years!...Bob got a package of parts from Allied Electronics, and he announced a light duty tower for sale (horizontal in his backyard!) AE checked in mobile & is now at the QTH Carl got a CA drivers license, and, he was 56 years young yesterday Happy BD, Carl! AE also talked wid an old friend, W8ERN, in Michigan, on 21.410 MHz. VEN, wid a few kids for Halloween, moved his antennas a bit higher, now has gud DX, and had an encounter wid a falling tree branch! YCJ flew in and flew out, and IXN had bad QRN on the Net tonite, and, he is learning how to use flash cards on the computer. JTT had about 20 kids show up for Halloween, otherwise it was a quiet nite. And Ops welcomed Frank, W6NKU, in Orange, to the Net.
11/2/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/K6DNR checked in W6HHC, N8AE, KJ6LHA, AF6CF, AF6C, WB6IXN, KI6KRZ, W6FKX, KE6YHX, KJ6OML, and N2CNC/m. HHC enjoyed the very successful Club Auction, and Ken welcomed Arnies news of a successful T32C DXpedition! AE is keeping a stray rabbit from the apartment comlex as he looks for its owner (No, Carl, it is not a BD present HI!) LHA worked the 10 & 20m bands last week. CF is revamping the shack, gave all Ops gud sig reports, and has a new HF antenna. AF6C announced 2 towers fer sale, no SA winds, and a slight chance of rain tomorrow. IXN had high QRN on 10m tonite, and Bob said the new fault EQ model is coming along FB, and he watches the Jet Stream to see what WX is coming our way Bob also, on behalf of OCARC, TNX both Corey, KE6YHX, and Bob, K6DNR, for volunteering for NC duties! FKX enjoyed the FB Club Auction, and Doug also enjoys the geology field trips wid his students. Gene, OML, checked in wid popping sigs and we missed most of his transmission. Atlee, N2CNC, checked in mobile. And, we welcomed KI6KRZ, Ken, to the Net.
11/9/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in KE6YHX, WB6IXN, KB6BJZ, W6JTT, W6HHC, W6UX, W6HTW, AF6CF, K6DNR, N8AE Nice check-in, OPs! AF6C spent time at the Braile Institute repairing Talking Books, and YHX solved his WX station power supply problem & awaits our next storm for a test run! IXN read a small blurp on unsychronized time clocks in an experiment wid neutrinos which showed that neutrinos could travel faster than the speed of light! JTT had QRN on all OPs but BJZ who was loud & clear Then Robbie kicked back to listen to the rest of the Net. HHC & AF6C & IXN talked about differences & advantages of linear power supplies vs switching power supplies, and HHC said the next issue of he Club Newsletter will be up on the Website by the weekend. HTW will be at the Club Bfast come Saturday, and Hank will be off to the Quartzite rockhound event wid the XYL soon. UX reported 220 sunspots as Jeff tunes up for the European RTTY Contest this weekend, and, UX & IXN cud not hear AF6CF thru the QRN! DNR was down in the QRN until Bob increased his power Then his sigs were FB! AE did a lil job seeking on the computer and said that Dee was now comfy reading a book.
11/9/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in W6GMU, K6DNR, W6JTT, AF6CF, N8AE, KE6YHX, KJ6LHA, and KG6OML. El Presidente GMU has been enjoying 10m DX, especially a gud contact wid DJ6ZM outside Munich!...Club elections just around the corner Think about running for Club office! DNR enjoys great 10m DX, and JTT works 10m CW on a path NE to SW, also toward Japan and South America! AF6CF reoorted that the slate of officers for 2012 Club officers is about complete. AE has been out at Lake Elsinore watching some parachute gliding, and, Carl listed some restaurants that will provide free or reduced price meals for veterans before, during, and after Veterans Day! YHX wants to raise up the Ringo Ranger antenna, and, Corey is completing power supply work for the sound system and seismometer projects, and Corey awaits rain to test the completed WX station. LHA flew in & flew out, and OML had gud sigs tonite from Garden Grove REMEMBER, Net Controls for both the 10m & 2m Nets are ALWAYS WELCOME!...DONT HESITATE TO VOLUNTEER!
11/16/11 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in W6HHC, WB6IXN, W6UX, N6JTT, W6JTT, KE6YHX, K6DNR, N8AE, and N6HC. AF6C and DLA repaired Talking Books at Braille Institute today. Bob announced nominations for Club Offices is still open! IXN is looking for two young hams hams to help put new guy ropes on his vertical antenna. UX makes improvements wid the DX software, and Jeff will use his computer to decode high speed CW in contests. HHC is still getting component boards for a DATV project, and Ken said that a Christmas Dinner ticket will cost $26 The Party is scheduled for Dec. 9. IXN finished his fault model for earthquakes, and he got the old frayed guy lines off the vertical antenna. JTT had minor fading at IXNs QTH, and Sam is in the process of removing vines from the antenna. YHX had broken sigs until Corey tightened loose connections, thus solving the problem. IXN cud hear people talking in the background when DNR checked into the Net after his RACES Net, and, bob will attend Fri. nite Club meeting. AE said that XYL, Dee, is comfy in front of the TV reading a book, and Carl helped out wid ham communications on the Queen Mary today. HC checked into Net after returning home from din-din at Don Joses Restaurant where Arnie is a member of the Birthday Club HC was busy wid professional work last week.
11/16/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KE6YHX, N8AE, KJ6LHA, K6DNR, W6UX, W6HHC, W6JTT, KJ6OML, and Bob, AF6C. YHX constructed a lighter battery pack, and Corey will view IXNs fault model at Club meeting Fri. eve. AE and XYL, Dee, will attend Club meeting Fri. eve Carl & Dee expect company in frm Iowa soon! LHA lighted all bars on IXNs rig as Steve told OPs hes preparing a first aid and food boxes. DNR also checked in wid 5 by 9 sigs, and UX is thinking abt chasing DX wid a rotatable beam antenna! HHC talked about a hamfest in Europe and 10m DX improvement wid increasing sunspots!...VNI worked Deleware and Denmark, mobile, from a parking lot! JTT had much better sigs on 10m after his harmonic stripped morning glory vines off the feedline & antenna! OML checked in 5 by 9 at NCs QTH. AF6C worked the Net on the HT, and Bob is looking for Newletter articles for Dec RF!...Both IXN & AF6C invite OPs to volunteer for NC duties for a future Net for either 10m or 2m or both.
11/23/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in W6UX, AF6CF, K6DNR, W6HHC, W6JTT, KE6YHX, and K6JRW(Dick). YHX experienced feedline connector problems and UX got a new beam. Dick, JRW, lives in N. Tustin. IXN & Lee were in the San Jacinto Mts, and, we wish all OPs a gud TG!
11/23/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/KE6YHX checked in W6GMU, W6JTT, AF6C, AF6CF, KJ6LHA, W6HTW, and K6RBS. We thank Corey for NC duties IXN and brother, Lee, were up in the San Jacinto Mts. enjoying a beautiful 5-day TG vacation! GMU & CF. We welcomed Richard, K6RBS, to the Net who explained the QRN that GMU and CF were experiencing, and, a CW call sign was given for a TG T-Hunt. LHA & AF6C, and HTW all had gud sigs, and we hope all Net OPs had a nice Thanksgiving!
11/30/2011 10m Phone Net W6ZE/AF6C checked in WB6IXN, K6CCD, KB6CJZ, W6HHC, AF6CF, NI6E, N8AE, and KE6YHX. AF6C was busy wid projects and is arranging the RF Newsletter for this month. If Bobs sister gets here from the East coast, she will attend the Christmas Party! Bob and NI6E discussed the new glass-impregnated wood that is termite proof which Bob may use in a new gate. CCDs XYL is doing FB after receiving a new shoulder, and congrats, Tom, on receiving your XTRA class ticket! IXN warned OPs that San Sevaine seismometer was warbling in high Santa Ana Winds and to keep an eye on their antennas! HHC said that IXNs sigs were much better after N8AEs magic touch renewing guy-lines on Bob.s vertical!...(Many tnx, Carl!) HHC said that G4GUO will soon receive the new DATV Boards for programming software, and AF6CF reported low sigs from CJZ tonite, and, CJZ plans to attend the Club Christmas Partyas Robbie looks forward to completion & programming of the new DATV boards. Beer was a topic for AF6C & NI6E plus food at the Christmas Party. YHX will take the ailing YAESU rig to the radio doctors tomorrow and Corey warned OPs against high Santa Ana Winds.
11/30/2011 2m Phone Net W6ZE/WB6IXN checked in KE6YHX, KJ6LHA, W6MD, N8AE, W6HHC, AF6C, KJ6OML, KF6EVX, AF6CF, and KI6WZU. IXn TNXed AE for helping to put new guy-line on the vertical, and YHX warned OPs to take guard against forcast hign Santa Ana Winds! LHA, no RACES Net tonite has his traveling shoes out ready to go. I believe W6MD, Chuck, who has company in at the QTH, asked for help wid an antenna, his email: email@example.com. AE, munching on taco chips, had a gud day fishing at Laguna Niguel Now Carl has more fish for the freezer! HHC & IXN discussed San Sevaine seismometer location, and AE & HHC discussed salt water fishing & past Club summer fishing trips. Like IXN, OML has been enjoying cool WX in the San Jacinto Mts. CF & XYL enjoyed a TG trip to Phoenix, AZ., coming back on Saturday.
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