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by michael
Sat Jan 14, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: AMATEUR RADIO LICENSING AND UPGRADES
Topic: OAUSA HAM LICENSE TESTING RECCOMENDATIONS
Replies: 6
Views: 21732

Re: OAUSA Amateur Radio Testing

I'll be there and will be available if you need any Extra VEs (ARRL accredited-KI6JFU).
by michael
Sat Jan 14, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: EXPEDITION PLANNING
Topic: Got a 3 day weekend, where are we going? Updated Mojave Road
Replies: 10
Views: 7176

Re: Got a 3 day weekend, where are we going? Updated Mojave Road

The little bit I have been able to check out online, it looks like it will be great. Are there any 2m repeaters in the area, I am assuming that there is not much in the way of Cell reception. Cell reception is spotty, but does exist. ECRA's Monument Peak repeaters cover Anza Borrego DSP and are lin...
by michael
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: TRAIL RUN PLANNING
Topic: Lost ships and other oddities in Anza Borrego
Replies: 16
Views: 13747

Re: Lost ships and other oddities in Anza Borrego

Sounds like fun, I'd like to join in. I've been exploring the more recent history of that area for a while. February looks good.
by michael
Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: Utah and Arizona 2012
Topic: Utah and Arizona 2012 Sign-up
Replies: 16
Views: 5341

Re: Utah and Arizona 2012 Sign-up

Count me in! One person, one vehicle (2006 Tacoma).
by michael
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: January 5, 2012 - Desert Destinations
Replies: 2
Views: 1290

Notes for January 5, 2012 - Desert Destinations

Here are the notes I used for tonight's net. I've included the references to the back issues of Desert Magazine.

There are many interesting places in the KOFA and Bradshaw Trail areas that weren't discussed. Try a Google search on the names and you'll find a lot more info!
by michael
Mon Dec 19, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: APRS (AUTOMATIC PACKET REPORTING SYSTEM)
Topic: Radio for APRS?
Replies: 2
Views: 3852

Re: Radio for APRS?

I use a Kenwood TM-271 for my dedicated APRS radio and it will do what you describe -- if you leave the on/off switch "ON" when you cut power to the radio, the radio will come back on when you restore power. My TM-271 is mounted under the driver's seat and I use a simple toggle switch on the center ...
by michael
Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:48 am
Forum: Utah and Arizona 2012
Topic: Utah and Arizona 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2025

Re: Utah and Arizona 2012

This looks like a spectacular trip! I'm definitely interested.

Michael
by michael
Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHY
Topic: The Moon & Venus
Replies: 5
Views: 3421

Re: The Moon & Venus

That was definitely Venus, as confirmed by my iPhone app (Star Chart). The Moon and Venus looked just as awesome surrounded by the craggy peaks of KOFA in Arizona this past weekend but my little point-and-shoot just couldn't capture the beauty :(
by michael
Thu Nov 17, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: November 17, 2011 - Desert Magazine
Replies: 6
Views: 2935

Re: November 17, 2011 - Desert Magazine

For those who missed tonight's net on Desert Magazine, here is the script I used for the discussion. Thanks for all the good questions!
by michael
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:34 am
Forum: 2011 BorregoFest Planning (October 21-23, 2011)
Topic: 2011 BorregoFest Sign-Up Roster and Fees
Replies: 48
Views: 21875

Re: 2011 BorregoFest Sign-Up Roster and Fees

Unfortunately, something has come up I won't be able to make it to BorregoFest this year. Here's my entry from the roster so you can cross it off the list: ******** Michael 2006 Tacoma 21st - 22nd - 23rd Group Camping ******** Sorry about the late notice -- I hope you all have a great time in the de...

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