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by toms
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping
Replies: 21
Views: 131

Re: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping

Tips Light snow.jpg Stay dry Don’t leave tools on ground outside Use metal stakes – extra loops on tents Keep guns, Outer jacket and pants cold Use cooler to keep stuff from freezing Hot water in Nalgene bottle Hot coals under your camp chair Whisk broom Fill coffee pot or a pot with water the nigh...
by toms
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping
Replies: 21
Views: 131

Re: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping

Camp Fire Sweetwaterm.jpg o A camp fire is particularly welcome on a cold weather campout. For the ill prepared, they may be up all night feeding the fire. o Build fire first – still daylight, hands warm o Starting a fire may be a bit more challenging in cold weather due to cold hands, wind, snow a...
by toms
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping
Replies: 21
Views: 131

Re: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping

Vehicle Prep As we have said many times, most of our activities are vehicle dependent travel. As such you want to make sure your vehicle will not let you down in cold weather. Cold weather will find any weakness in the system. High on the list to check, maintain or replace Include: Battery, Antifre...
by toms
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping
Replies: 21
Views: 131

Re: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping

Cooking Nothing like a good hot hearty meal in the evening when you have been out in the cold all day. And you need plenty of hot coffee and hot chocolate at breakfast as well as all day long. Instruct your cook to keep a kettle of hot water going over the fire all day! Plan your menu around such t...
by toms
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping
Replies: 21
Views: 131

Re: OAUSA Net - October 18, 2018 - Cold Weather Camping

Camp Fire / Tent heater SAM_0505.JPG The one factor above all else in being comfortable for cold weather camping is being warm. There are a number of items that can contribute to this wellbeing. High on the list is a tent heater. For a long-term camp with the right tent, a wood burning stove is gre...
by toms
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: 2018 BORREGO FEST - OCTOBER 5-7, 2018 - ANZA BORREGO DESERT
Topic: Borrego Fest 2018 - Trip and Run Reports
Replies: 22
Views: 289

Re: Borrego Fest 2018 - Trip and Run Reports

Trail Run Carrizo Mountain and Mortero Wash 6 Vehicles and 9 people made the trip to Carrizo Mountain. We returned by 4 p with no problems. Trail Run 1.jpg Trail Run 2.jpg Trail Run 3.jpg Trail Run 4.jpg This trail travels through Painted Gorge, which gets its name from the colored sections of sand...
by toms
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – September 27, 2018 – Shooting Sports
Replies: 13
Views: 84

OAUSA Net – September 27, 2018 – Shooting Sports

SHOOTING and the SHOOTING SPORTS with Rick KK6CTT Adventure, heritage, discovery and rugged individualism are part of the OAUSA theme and nothing says "Freedom" quite like the ability to mix all of these together and head out to a remote area and partake in some form of firearm use. Our fascination ...
by toms
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 20, 2018 - Hunting
Replies: 17
Views: 280

Re: OAUSA Net - September 20, 2018 - Hunting

Hunting Dog I think there is no better way to spend a day than hunting with your gun dog for birds in the Fall. Rambling through a field with a bit of chill in the air but the sun shining on your back along with your dog is very pleasant. Really beats freezing in a deer stand, so bored you have run...
by toms
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: 2018 BORREGO FEST - OCTOBER 5-7, 2018 - ANZA BORREGO DESERT
Topic: Saturday October 06, 2018 Corrizo Mt and Mortero Wash Run
Replies: 5
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Saturday October 06, 2018 Corrizo Mt and Mortero Wash Run

Saturday October 06, 2018 Carrizo Mt and Mortero Wash Run Lead: Tom Severin Tail Gunner: TBD Comms Designee: Tom Severin Difficulty: Medium – low end of the Blue Range with some go arounds Meeting Time: 8:00 am Meeting Place: Stage Coach Resort at our Group Campsite Departure Time: 8:30 am 2M Simple...
by toms
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – August 23, 2018 - Vehicle Break downs and Repair on the Trail
Replies: 21
Views: 231

Re: OAUSA Net – August 23, 2018 - Vehicle Break downs and Repair on the Trail

Reference books Here are some ideas to get experience with the workings of your vehicle. Jeep Owner’s Bible by Moses Ludel (models thru 1999) Jeep Performance Handbook 2nd Edition by Jim Allen Factory Service Manual for your vehicle from the manufacture – can get them in pdf form & carry on your la...

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