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by Hmfigueroa
Thu May 17, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May17, 2018 - Ham Radio (Installation, Use Tips, Pitfalls, and more)
Replies: 24
Views: 263

Re: OAUSA Net - May17, 2018 - Ham Radio (Installation, Use Tips, Pitfalls, and more)

Good clean power is essential for having a reliable high-quality signal second only to a great antenna installation. Getting power to your radio is usually accomplished by sending power wire through your firewall. Hazards from running power through the firewall are chafing and grounding out the wire...
by Hmfigueroa
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - April 19, 2018 - 5 Minute Destinations
Replies: 16
Views: 2585

Re: OAUSA Net - April 19, 2018 - 5 Minute Destinations

Well, I was going to write about Galleta Meadows but that was already taken. Instead, I will write about a location suitable for a nice day trip or quick weekend getaway. The Santa Rosa mountain is a great trip with scenic vistas and enough of a challenging road. High clearance and 4x4 are preferred...
by Hmfigueroa
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 800

Re: Fuel (Jerry) Cans

I ordered four jerry cans from Deutsche Optik (per Dave's suggestion), which seems to have a decent price on what is apparently a sturdy, standard NATO can at four for $156 ($39 each). The Wavian jerry cans seem to be going for around $80 each. https://deutscheoptik.com/20-liter-jerry-can-set-of-fo...
by Hmfigueroa
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 800

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

GEAR REQUIREMENTS, SET-UP, SAFETY A lot of general stuff here. 2. All - Does anyone need help setting up either Ham radios or APRS? I have a small portable low power tracker that will run off a cigarette lighter if needed. 3. All - best to tell family and friends where you will be along with our it...
by Hmfigueroa
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: 2017 BORREGO FEST - OCTOBER 6-8, 2017
Topic: Special Event Station W6O
Replies: 0
Views: 170

Special Event Station W6O

Borrego Fest 2017 - California Desert Appreciation Event Bands in Operation 80 meters: 3.900   40 meters: 7.187 20 meters: 14.245 15 meters: 21.365 Outdoor Adventure USA (OAUSA) hosts Borrego Fest, a family friendly event that takes place at Butterfield Ranch RV Resort in the Southern California De...
by Hmfigueroa
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: 2017 BORREGO FEST - OCTOBER 6-8, 2017
Topic: General Info and Sign-up - 2017 Borrego Fest
Replies: 19
Views: 769

Re: General Info and Sign-up - 2017 Borrego Fest

Warren, Hector and Larry are in charge and you can coordinate with them, here on the website. Warren, Hector and Larry - where are you planning to set up the antenna, and what type? We're going to be putting up a fan dipole that basically spans the whole area around the cabins in a north-south orie...
by Hmfigueroa
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: 2017 BORREGO FEST - OCTOBER 6-8, 2017
Topic: General Info and Sign-up - 2017 Borrego Fest
Replies: 19
Views: 769

Re: General Info and Sign-up - 2017 Borrego Fest

hmfigueroa
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by Hmfigueroa
Sat Sep 02, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: COMMUNICATIONS GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: MultiPlatform Network Field Day Log
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: MultiPlatform Network Field Day Log

Don't forget dupe checking and log output/score calculation.

Sounds like a great project.

Hector
by Hmfigueroa
Sat Sep 02, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: 2017 SUMMER MEET & GREET - AUGUST 26,2017 - BASS PRO SHOPS, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA
Topic: 2017 SUMMER MEET & GREET - GENERAL INFO AND SIGN-UP
Replies: 12
Views: 6233

Re: 2017 SUMMER MEET & GREET - GENERAL INFO AND SIGN-UP

Amateur Radio Testing Report

We had four new license candidates take their exams. All four earned new licenses.

I just checked ULS and the licenses are already active. Congratulations and see you on the air. :D

Hector
by Hmfigueroa
Thu May 04, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 5/04//17 – Coolers, Fridges, & Batteries
Replies: 25
Views: 1265

Re: OAUSA Net - 5/04//17 – Coolers, Fridges, & Batteries

tenpmonitor.PNG Totally not ready to post but I will try I use and Engel refridgerator and an ARB fridge like Dave posted so I wont go into that. I keep air movement to a minimum by keeping water or lightweight sealed empty containers to help keep the temperature stable. I use a dual display temper...

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