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by toms
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 6/4/2020 - Destination Hunting
Replies: 23
Views: 301

Re: OAUSA Net - 6/4/2020 - Destination Hunting

Mule Deer Hunting in North Dakota Badlands These are a selection of pictures representing our mule deer hunting in the Badlands of North Dakota. I spend some time reviewing prior year to pull out pictures that represent various aspects of hunting. Just looking at the pictures inspired me. I wish I ...
by toms
Wed May 13, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine
Replies: 20
Views: 248

Re: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine

Rawhide NV - Ghost Town Inspired by Article in Desert Magazine June 1947 When Rawhide Roared by Harold Weight Harold Weight visited Rawhide in May of 1946. It was a ghost town with many building still standing. One of the houses was used as a vacation retreat by the Grutt family. He was fortune to ...
by toms
Wed May 13, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine
Replies: 20
Views: 248

Re: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine

Norton Allan (1909-1997) norton_allen_and_crutch.jpg Norton Allan was the map maker for the Desert Magazine. In stylized line drawings of landscapes, he perfected the ability to capture the sky or a mountain in a few lines. When Norton was 21, a fall in gym class triggered a rheumatic disease calle...
by toms
Wed May 13, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine
Replies: 20
Views: 248

Re: OAUSA Net - May 14, 2020 - Desert Magazine

Quiz

Every Issue has a desert knowledge quiz. Here is one that peeked my interest.
Answers are not on page 25 for our net. We will let you know during the net where to find them.

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by toms
Tue May 05, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - May 7, 2020 - Ham Radio Antennas for HOAs and Apartments
Replies: 26
Views: 331

Re: OAUSA Net - May 7, 2020 - Ham Radio Antennas for HOAs and Apartments

2-meter Stealth I live in a HOA that has restrictions on putting up an antenna. I want to put up a 2-meter antenna in order to have a strong signal into the repeater about 85 miles away. Hence I needed a stealth antenna. A common approach is to set up an antenna in the attic. The construction mater...
by toms
Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - April 30, 2020 - Destination Kings Canyon and Surrounding Areas
Replies: 26
Views: 520

Re: OAUSA Net - April 30, 2020 - Destination Kings Canyon and Surrounding Areas

Product Spot Light 18 In. x 12 In. 1000 lb. Capacity Hardwood Dolly 63098_W3.jpg You can get a small 18 x 12 inch dolly for $10.99 at Harbor Freight. Sometimes even less when on sale. I prefer to make every thing I set on the garage floor mobile. It make it easy to store camping gear and to move it...
by toms
Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee
Replies: 25
Views: 433

Re: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee

coffee Go Bag

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In my case it is actually a Go Box.
Just add water. Coffee anytime, anywhere.
by toms
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee
Replies: 25
Views: 433

Re: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee

French Press Somehow, the presses have multiplied. I need a stainless steel press for camping. Glass just was not advised. These presses are not cheap. They have a patented double micro-filter keeps your cup extraordinarily free of grit and sludge. In the picture, I have separated the two filters o...
by toms
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee
Replies: 25
Views: 433

Re: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee

Grinder Since I have been using a french press, the ground coffee from the super market wasn't quite right, so I needed a grinder. My original thought was I would needed a grinder with 80 different grind settings. With prices in the $300 range, on refection, I decided to start simple and cheep. If ...
by toms
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee
Replies: 25
Views: 433

Re: OAUSA Net – April 23, 2020 – Camp Coffee

10 Steps from Seed to Cup In trying to get an overview of the coffee process and doing some research I found A great resource The National Coffee Association website : https://www.ncausa.org/About-Coffee/10-Steps-from-Seed-to-Cup I have summarized the 10 steps they list. On the web site each step h...

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