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by KK6DYO
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)
Replies: 36
Views: 1263

Re: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)

Some Videos


Video showing typical Bradshaw Trail quality (click right and Open link in new tab).
Bradshaw Trail


Drone video showing driving a side road off the Trail to the Potato Patch (click right and Open link in new tab).
Potato Patch
by KK6DYO
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)
Replies: 36
Views: 1263

Re: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)

APRS Coverage


The cyan line represents the Bradshaw Trail while the red dots represent digipeater returns from location beaconing, showing quite good coverage.
Bradshaw Trail APRS Coverage.jpg
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by KK6DYO
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)
Replies: 36
Views: 1263

Re: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)

Camping Areas The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) allows dispersed camping--up to 14 days at no charge--throughout the area surrounding the trail, except near the Mule Mountain Long Term Visitor Area at the east end of Bradshaw Trail. Mule Mountain Long Term Visitor Area (LTVA) There are two establ...
by KK6DYO
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)
Replies: 36
Views: 1263

OAUSA Net - 04/02/20 - Destination: The Bradshaw Trail (Gold Road to La Paz)

Tonight's net will cover the Bradshaw Trail, a 70-mile offroad trail cutting across southern California from the Coachella Canal on the west to Highway 78 south of Blythe, California, on the east. This trail is also know as The Gold Road to La Paz, La Paz being the old name of Ehrenberg, Arizona. Eh...
by KK6DYO
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 03/26/20 – Camp Dutch Oven Cooking
Replies: 29
Views: 1038

Re: OAUSA Net - 03/26/20 – Camp Dutch Oven Cooking

Volcano Grill Charcoal, wood, or propane Collapses to 18" diameter x 8" tall For Dutch oven, needs 12" (probably deep) size Can be used on plastic or wood table (but don't drop charcoals on it!) Contains heat and directs toward Dutch oven, especially with Lid (below) Holds charcoal ash Wonder if Ca...
by KK6DYO
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - 03/26/20 – Camp Dutch Oven Cooking
Replies: 29
Views: 1038

Re: OAUSA Net - 03/26/20 – Camp Dutch Oven Cooking

Charcoal While talking with Tom about this net, I mentioned a problem I had with Kingsford "Professional" (previously "Competition") charcoal and the Dutch oven. Kingsford Professional briquettes cost around 70 cents per pound (Costco). Kingsford Original cost around 50 cents per pound (Home Depot)...
by KK6DYO
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - February 20, 2020 - Destinations: Spring Wildflowers
Replies: 20
Views: 871

Re: OAUSA Net - February 20, 2020 - Destinations: Spring Wildflowers

A few pictures from last year’s Anza Borrego bloom 6C25F936-57A5-4D1E-9614-FE5DDEA788E2.png Seemed like an average bloom. Wildflowers were not abundant, but sufficient. 6AD374C0-5924-436E-A744-191324C9B270.png While not restricted to a spring bloom, a beautiful ocotillo covered with leaves. DCA6E0A...

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