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by DaveK
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 25, 2018 - Solar Power in the Outdoors
Replies: 9
Views: 49

OAUSA Net - January 25, 2018 - Solar Power in the Outdoors

- SOLAR POWER IN THE OUTDOORS The "official" camping season starts soon, (although we know that the real camping season is year round.) None the less, we are beginning our new year with some camping nets that will help all the campers out there to make the most of their outdoor time. Like it, or not...
by DaveK
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January18, 2018 - Motorcycle Camping and Travel
Replies: 14
Views: 761

Re: OAUSA Net - January18, 2018 - Motorcycle Camping and Travel

Eighteen States, Law Enforcement, Doctors, and Firearm Rights Groups File Amicus Briefs in Lawsuit Challenging California 10+ Magazine Ban We will discuss this on the net. Two links for additional info: 1. https://www.nraila.org/articles/20180116/eighteen-states-law-enforcement-doctors-and-firearm-...
by DaveK
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January18, 2018 - Motorcycle Camping and Travel
Replies: 14
Views: 761

OAUSA Net - January18, 2018 - Motorcycle Camping and Travel

MOTORCYCLE CAMPING AND TRAVEL This week we add a new perspective to outdoor adventures - motorcycle camping and travel. The motorcyclist has many advantages that the 4 wheel crowd doesn't. Exploring your favorite location on a motorcycle is a freedom that no 4 wheeler can experience. At the same ti...
by DaveK
Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations
Replies: 14
Views: 376

Re: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

DARK CANYON, UTAH Our wilderness, remote location trips have always been amazing journeys. The American West, where all of these travels have occurred, is vast and the opportunities for exploration are enormous. The truth of the matter has always been that it would take several lifetimes to experie...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations
Replies: 14
Views: 376

OAUSA Net - January 11, 2018 - Destinations

DESTINATIONS USA

The topic this week will be destinations in the Southwest. Tom and I will be posting information about some of our favorite places to visit. Anyone with other suggestions is welcome to join us. Post up here and tell us about the trip on the net.
by DaveK
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER CHECK-IN
Topic: New member from Eagle Rock, Ca.
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: New member from Eagle Rock, Ca.

Robert Happy new year and welcome to Outdoor Adventure USA. Also welcome to the Ham Radio community and our nets. When your time permits, you can check out the net calendar as well as our many posts on outdoor activities. A good starting point will be our home page at www.oausa.net. From there you c...
by DaveK
Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 17
Views: 671

Re: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow

TRACTION CONTROL DEVICES When the snow starts, most jurisdictions in the US usually follow a graduated approach to road use before a complete shutdown occurs. Something like this: 1. Light snow - snow rated tires required 2. moderate show - snow tires and 4 wheel drive required. 3. heavy snow - cha...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:49 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 17
Views: 671

Re: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow

TIRES 1. STANDARD TIRES There are a number of variations in snow tire designs, but regardless of the differences, there are industry standards and guidelines which apply to them all. The two most common symbols or designations are M+S and the mountain snow flake. If the tire qualifies, the designat...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 17
Views: 671

Re: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow

DRIVING IN THE SNOW From all indications, it looks like the majority of the lower 48 are being treated to an arctic blast involving very cold temps, snow and ice, and in some cases it is predicted to be severe. The reports show a small sliver of the country that will be spared, but the cold even ex...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 17
Views: 671

Re: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow

KEVIN'S SNOW ADVENTURES (KD0VHD) Kevin, KD0VHD, is one of our Colorado members who will be helping us for this net. If the weather reports are right, Colorado should be just about to get its first dose of snow. Here are some of Kevin's pictures PICTURE #1 KD0VHD 1.jpg PICTURE #2 KD0VHD 2.jpg PICTUR...

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