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by KK6DYO
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 10, 2020 - Alternate Power in the Wilderness I & II
Replies: 36
Views: 512

Re: OAUSA Net - September 10, 2020 - Alternate Power in the Wilderness

How much power do you need? Rechargeable battery Ni-MH AA 1.2V x 2.4 Ah = 2.9 Wh x how many? Phone + Camera iPhone 8 7 Wh Rechargeable battery, HT Kenwood TH-K20 (5 Watts) 7.4V x 1.8 Ah = 13.3 Wh Rechargeable battery, flashlight 18650 3.7V x 3.1 Ah = 11.5 Wh Electric Vest 7.4V x 2.6 Ah = 19 Wh Tabl...
by KK6DYO
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 10, 2020 - Alternate Power in the Wilderness I & II
Replies: 36
Views: 512

Re: OAUSA Net - September 10, 2020 - Alternate Power in the Wilderness

Questions answered What is a solar power system? What can it realistically do? How can I build one? Content originally developed for 1/25/2018 net. I'm surprised to find nothing has much changed, even prices. What is a solar power system? SimpleSolarSystemx.jpg My reason for going solar The additio...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading) I & II
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading)

Some Favorite Reloading Products Frankford Arsenal Tumbler Lite Smaller version of their large tumbler. Great for wet cleaning smaller lots of brass with stainless steel pins. The tub unfortunately is not rubber coated inside, so the cleaning action isn't quite as good, but if you fill it only one-...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading) I & II
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading)

Sources of Information Reloading Manuals Dave covered this. They're also available in electronic (e.g., Kindle, PDF) versions. Bullet and Powder Manufacturer Web sites Lehigh Defense Load Data Library LehighLoadDataLibrary.png Hodgdon Reloading Data Center HodgdonReloading.png Forums Devoted to Spe...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading) I & II
Replies: 35
Views: 663

Re: OAUSA Net - July 23, 2020 - Ammunition Handloading (Reloading)

Shortages and Delays We're in unusual times due to the triple whammy of pandemic, protests, and presidential polling: Gun buys up 95%, ammo 139% Some sources put the number of first-time gun buyers at 40%. NSSF 2020 Gun Sales 800.png This results in shortages of firearms and ammunition, and even re...
by KK6DYO
Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO ROSTER
Topic: OAUSA Amateur Radio Operator Roster
Replies: 10
Views: 13905

Re: OAUSA Amateur Radio Operator Roster

We’ve got you on the roster from your check in to yesterday’s net, Casey. Welcome!
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 16, 2020 - Camp Hygiene
Replies: 24
Views: 642

Re: OAUSA Net - July 16, 2020 - Camp Hygiene

I mainly focused on body hygiene. Of course the basics: floss, toothbrush, and toothpaste of any favorite brand. If I have sufficient water and time, I'll shower using water heated in a solar water bag (see Dave's post #4). However, I usually prefer something quicker that uses less water. NoRinse Ba...

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