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by KK6DYO
Sat Oct 04, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 10/02/14 – Edged Implements
Replies: 11
Views: 3249

Re: OAUSA Net - 10/02/14 – Edged Implements

Tom, It is very sharp and needs to be safely stowed. I don't remember what came with the new one, but I ended up gluing and riveting together some pieces of leather to make a sheath, below, heavily waxed inside to keep the carbon steel from rusting.
by KK6DYO
Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 10/02/14 – Edged Implements
Replies: 11
Views: 3249

Re: OAUSA Net - 10/02/14 – Edged Implements

More on the topic of edged implements than knives, one favorite item that has accompanied me on most of my outdoor trips for the past 35 years is a Finnish bill hook. This has been great tool dealing with wood "processing" in camp, anything under about 2" in diameter. I had looked for many years to ...
by KK6DYO
Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:31 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 8/28, 2014 - Wilderness Navigation
Replies: 8
Views: 1953

Re: OAUSA Net - 8/28, 2014 - Wilderness Navigation

While many navigation and trip planning applications support the GPX format (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPS_Exchange_Format) for both input and output, a handy PC program to have around if you use different navigation / planning applications is GPSBabel (http://www.gpsbabel.org/). The sole purpose...
by KK6DYO
Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:13 pm
Forum: 2014 SPRING MEET & GREET - RUBY'S DINER - REDONDO BEACH, CA - MARCH 29, 2014
Topic: Redondo Beach Meet & Greet Info & Sign-up
Replies: 32
Views: 7668

Re: Redondo Beach Meet & Greet Info & Sign-up

I've got five overlapping events that day, but will try to drop by for an hour.

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