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by DennisDawg
Tue Sep 29, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT
Topic: Generators
Replies: 13
Views: 2619

Re: Generators

The Honda generators are awesome! I know folks love them. But, they are pricey for this purpose for me. They cost more than my radio! Ha! I do not know if I am going to buy this one (or any one). But, I am thinking about it . . . early Christmas gift to me! Maybe. And then a really, really long exte...
by DennisDawg
Tue Sep 29, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT
Topic: Generators
Replies: 13
Views: 2619

Generators

I am not buying one today but thinking about remote HF ops and how my jumper batteries have worked out and … well then I think, what about a cheap generator? There are others as well. I only run 100 WATT tops when playing HF. I do not contest really nor do I rag chew for hours. I do make contacts an...
by DennisDawg
Mon Sep 28, 2015 10:12 am
Forum: GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION (NON-OAUSA)
Topic: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous
Replies: 9
Views: 4439

Re: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous

. . . You need to join the forum to sign up.. Also like them on Facebook. This will insure that you get notifications of dates and the opening of the RSVP list. . . Thank you! I will check it out . . . and see what the deal is. Tim is spot on with the information. If you are looking for something s...
by DennisDawg
Tue Sep 22, 2015 11:06 am
Forum: GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION (NON-OAUSA)
Topic: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous
Replies: 9
Views: 4439

Re: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous

Crismateski wrote:Next years Desert Rendezvous will be a bit earlier, we dont have a set date yet, but it will be sometime in February 2016. Keep an eye out for it.
Interesting . . . any info on location . .. rules . . all that?
by DennisDawg
Tue Sep 22, 2015 9:15 am
Forum: GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION (NON-OAUSA)
Topic: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous
Replies: 9
Views: 4439

Re: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous

taugust wrote:It's has already taken place back in March. It was near Split Mtn on BLM land.

Opps, dumb me. Sorry.
by DennisDawg
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:07 pm
Forum: GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION (NON-OAUSA)
Topic: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous
Replies: 9
Views: 4439

Re: 2015 SoCal Desert Rendezvous

What is the location? Dates?
by DennisDawg
Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:20 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes
Replies: 16
Views: 3590

Re: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes

NotAMog wrote:It looks like it will be an interesting net.
You never get stuck! :D
by DennisDawg
Thu Sep 03, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes
Replies: 16
Views: 3590

Re: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes

Nice job - how did you get out? I see you have a winch. Did you have a buddy with you to pull you out? Yeah, there were a few of us out goofing off in Johnson Valley. I was showing off, floored it . . then this. This is by the dunes and the sand is soft and easy to move. Dug for a few minutes and t...
by DennisDawg
Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes
Replies: 16
Views: 3590

Re: OAUSA Net – September 03, 2015 Driving on Sand & Dunes

One of my best sand stucks ever! Snow stucks are even more fun!
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by DennisDawg
Mon Jul 13, 2015 7:32 pm
Forum: OFF-TOPIC DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Bivouac camping
Replies: 7
Views: 2568

Re: Bivouac camping

If it works...great...not sure ....

I would go on the ground though. Never had critter issues thus far beyond mosquitos and a head net will work there.

Like you say...packing up is so easy when you ditch the tent... then you start to ditch more...

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