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by DaveK
Mon May 15, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 18, 2017 - The NRA: Inform, Educate and Motivate
Replies: 16
Views: 4789

OAUSA Net - May 18, 2017 - The NRA: Inform, Educate and Motivate

Our net this week will be led by our very good friend, Rick Schirmer KK6CTT. Rick has invited special guest, Paul Payne, the NRA Members' Council Administrator, and "Liaison to the Executive Vice President" (Wayne LaPierre), to join us. Paul, A long time proponent of the grassroots movement to keep ...
by DaveK
Mon May 15, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: 2017 SUMMER FEST AND FIELD DAY (June 23-25)
Topic: 2017 Summer Fest/Field Day Sign-up, General Info & Planning
Replies: 7
Views: 6124

Re: 2017 Summer Fest/Field Day Sign-up, General Info & Planning

Jeff-OAUSA wrote:
Sun May 14, 2017 12:15 pm
Sign me up. I'm looking forward to the Summer Fest/Field Day! And OK, OK, no dehydrated food this time!!

Jeff WD6USA, and Brenda KM6CMH
Jeep TJ
All Three Days
Group Camp
Jeff

Welcome!!!

We'll get you started on some real food.
by DaveK
Thu May 11, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBER CHECK-IN
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Greetings!

Daniel

Welcome to Outdoor Adventure USA. See you on the net tonight!!
by DaveK
Thu May 11, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT CALDWELL LEAD SLED DFT 2 If you spend time at the range for load development, sighting in your rifle for hunting, testing a new rifle, or target shooting, you know the value of having a good shooting rest. Sand bags, jackets and vehicle hoods can be helpful, but really don't give ...
by DaveK
Thu May 11, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

ALTERNATE COMMS There are several non Ham forms of communication that are very worthy of mention here, and can be a valuable piece of your gear in the wilderness. Satellite communications have made significant strides in recent years and there are a number of consumer grade devices that can be of b...
by DaveK
Wed May 10, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

HAM RADIOS Having Ham radios on board is a must for any trip. While your 2M radio will often suffice, and is a "must have" piece of equipment, the well prepared traveler will also have his HT and his HF rig. For the Amateur community, for the most part, no case needs to be made for the value of you...
by DaveK
Wed May 10, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

APRS Briefly, APRS is a means to report your position, even when traveling, so that others can know where you are. The position data can be transmitted either to other users or to the internet. In short, it is a way of keeping track of other users. Jim Sanders did an excellent net back in February,...
by DaveK
Tue May 09, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: 2017 SUMMER FEST AND FIELD DAY (June 23-25)
Topic: 2017 Summer Fest/Field Day Sign-up, General Info & Planning
Replies: 7
Views: 6124

Re: 2017 Summer Fest/Field Day Sign-up, General Info & Planning

RogerD wrote:
Tue May 09, 2017 7:29 pm
I'll be there this year.

Camper
3 Day's Group Camping
Dutch Oven Cook Off
RogerD

Welcome. We'll get some details up on the Dutch Oven Cook-off soon. Looking forward to it, along with some good wine!!!
by DaveK
Tue May 09, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

Re: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN COMMUNICATION Most who read these net previews are licensed Amateur radio operators, but the spectrum of communication devices that can benefit wilderness travelers is not limited to the Ham world. I don't hide my preference for Amateur Radio, and I believe (and preach) that som...
by DaveK
Tue May 09, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication
Replies: 19
Views: 751

OAUSA Net - May 11. 2017 - Wilderness Communication

WILDERNESS COMMUNICATION This week we explore the many options for communications. The well prepared traveler carries the means to communicate regardless of where the trail takes him. Some communication options work better than others, some are expensive, and some are meant for very specific applic...

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