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by DaveK
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

Re: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

CALL THE DOCTOR This is why you follow the rules of handloading. With a massive explosion going off either in your hands or a fraction of an inch from your face, you might need to think twice, or thrice, about following the rules as you handload!!! Call the doctor-3.jpg Call the doctor-2.jpg Call t...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

Re: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

PROPELLANTS (Gun Powder) From the very first introduction of smokeless powder, it suffered from several problems, one of which was its sensitivity to changes in ambient temperatures. Under the best of circumstances, these changes would cause shifts in the point of impact. Worst case scenarios invol...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

Re: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

LOADING MANUALS AND LOADING INFORMATION EVERYONE who handloads or expect to do so, must have at least one loading manual/handbook, and preferably several. For reasons we will discuss on the net, it is essential to ALWAYS have a current manual as part of your handloading gear, regardless of how many...
by DaveK
Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

Re: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

CASE CLEANING Cleaning your brass after firing (or after storage for years) is a necessary part of the handloading process, for a variety of compelling reasons: removes fouling and dirt makes the sizing process soother and more effective makes it easier to spot cracked, split, or damaged cases keep...
by DaveK
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

Re: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT Even if you don't shoot cast lead bullets, all jacketed or plated bullets contain lead, as do some primers, and chances are that when you handload or shoot, you will be exposed to lead. Removing this lead is an important health consideration. Regular soap will not do the job. Some...
by DaveK
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading
Replies: 17
Views: 104

OAUSA Net - January 17, 2019 - Ammunition Handloading

AMMUNITION HANDLOADING This week our net will be on the subject of ammunition handloading/reloading. We plan to cover as many of these areas as time permits. GENERAL TOPICS Why should I handload Equipment and safe conditions Learning sources - how to get started Safety and common sense SPECIFIC TOP...
by DaveK
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 10, 2019 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 11
Views: 204

Re: OAUSA Net - January 10, 2019 - Driving in the Snow

DRIVING AND SURVIVING IN THE SNOW Driving in the snow means more than just having the skills to maneuver your vehicle when the roads are covered with snow. While this is important, is is but a part of what you must prepare for. This is certainly the time for doing all of this, especially if you pla...
by DaveK
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET SCHEDULE
Topic: OAUSA Amateur Radio Net Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 792696

OAUSA Amateur Radio Net Schedule

Welcome to the OAUSA Amateur Radio Net schedule. This post will be used as the most up to date schedule for the nets. Various scheduling conflicts, family, employment, or other issues may alter the subject or timing of a few nets, but we will stick to this schedule as much as possible. Join our on-...
by DaveK
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - January 10, 2019 - Driving in the Snow
Replies: 11
Views: 204

OAUSA Net - January 10, 2019 - 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!!! While California is usually not a gauge for the rest of the country, is is nice to see some storms roll into the South Land and cover the mountains with the...
by DaveK
Thu Dec 20, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - December 20, 2019 - Christmas gifts for the outdoor enthusiasts
Replies: 23
Views: 367

Re: OAUSA Net - December 20, 2019 - Christmas gifts for the outdoor enthusiasts

BREAKING NEWS For all you GPS users out there, we thought this might be of some interest. This is from the Feds (GSA, https://www.gsa.europa.eu/newsroom/news/fcc-approves-use-galileo-us) The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), at a meeting on November 15, granted in part a request from th...

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