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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: 1
Views: 106

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: 337

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: 337

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: 27

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: 661

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: 661

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: 661

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: 661

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...
by DaveK
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 4, 2018 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 17
Views: 661

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

DRIVING IN THE SNOW Happy New Year!! Welcome to our first net of the new year. This net usually occurs at about the time when we start seeing snow, more or less!!! Driving to and from your favorite outdoor adventure can be a lot of fun, but doing it safely requires a whole different set of skills a...
by DaveK
Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: OFF-TOPIC DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Merry Chritmas and Happy Holiday 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Merry Chritmas and Happy Holiday 2017

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAY

With the help of our members and the Bopard, 2017 was a very good year for Outdoor Adventure USA. We want to wish everyone a very Mery Christmas and happy holiday.

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