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by RogerD
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: 2018 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 22-24, 2018 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: 2018 Field Day Equipment & Participation Sign-Up
Replies: 6
Views: 152

Re: 2018 Field Day Equipment & Participation Sign-Up

Dave, Here is what I plan to bring - RADIOS Icom 271H (2m All Mode for Side Band Operation) Yaesu FT-450D (HF although I'm more interested in trying out digital modes than contesting) POWER SUPPLIES 160 Watts of solar + 2 GC2 6V batteries in series for radios+ 45AH gel cell for the fridge COAX 100' ...
by RogerD
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: 2018 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 22-24, 2018 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: 2018 Summer Fest & Field Day Pot Luck and Wine Tasting
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: 2018 Summer Fest & Field Day Pot Luck and Wine Tasting

For the potluck:

Main Dish: Chicken and Rice

Side Dish: Garlic Potato Wedges

I may make some hot snacks during the day depending on time, weather, and number of people around.
by RogerD
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 830

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

All,

It looks like we'll have an opportunity to do a comparison test and write up on shower tents for a future net.

RogerD
by RogerD
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 830

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

I plan to bring my shower tent. I've started using a converted pressure garden sprayer as a shower. I fill it with warm water heated on the stove. I find that it's less hassle than using the Zodi and uses much less water. I can get a decent shower and wash my hair with about 3/4 of a gallon of water...
by RogerD
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: MEALS
Replies: 15
Views: 268

Re: MEALS

All,

If anyone needs a large pot I will have a 5qt pot with high and low steamer/collendar baskets and a 5 1/2 qt enamel lined dutch oven (stovetop or oven type, not for charcoal cooking).

RogerD
by RogerD
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: MEALS
Replies: 15
Views: 268

Re: MEALS

All, I'm bringing all the ingredients for my meals but I would appreciate some sous chef assistance from those with frying pans in my group. For my breakfast if we will be spending a leisurely day in camp I'm assuming people will be getting up at different times so the breakfast bar will be open for...
by RogerD
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: MEALS
Replies: 15
Views: 268

Re: MEALS

Dave, 1. Are there any restrictions where we are going regarding the use of open fires or charcoal (for Dutch ovens)? 2. Are we planning on having campfires? I wasn't planning on bringing any Dutch oven equipment due to the weight, need for charcoal, and not knowing about fire restrictions. The same...
by RogerD
Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 830

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

You might want to try Sportsmans Guide - https://www.sportsmansguide.com/productlist?k=fuel+tanks I have a spare U.S. military style 5 gal can you can borrow. It's the kind with the large spin on cap. Unfortunately, they can only be transported upright as fuel tends to leak slightly around the rivet...
by RogerD
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL HAM RADIO & APRS
Replies: 9
Views: 249

Re: GENERAL HAM RADIO & APRS

Does anyone have experience with newer APRS software than UIVIEW? I pretty much gave up on any moving map software for APRS since UIVIEW. It was all getting pretty old and was not always compatible with newer versions of Windows. It seems that most newer software required a real time Internet connec...

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