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by KK6DYO
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 16, 2018 - Keeping Cool Outdoors
Replies: 23
Views: 862

Human Body

Our primary mechanism for transferring heat is perspiration
2.6 million sweat glands on average
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by KK6DYO
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 16, 2018 - Keeping Cool Outdoors
Replies: 23
Views: 862

Thermodynamics

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermodynamics First law of thermodynamics: The internal energy of an isolated system is constant. You must transfer energy (heat) to become cooler. Second law of thermodynamics: Heat cannot spontaneously flow from a colder location to a hotter location. If it's hotter ...
by KK6DYO
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 16, 2018 - Keeping Cool Outdoors
Replies: 23
Views: 862

OAUSA Net - August 16, 2018 - Keeping Cool Outdoors

I love being outdoors, specifically in the desert, but hate the limited seasons during the year. The desert is essentially off limits from mid-Spring through mid-Fall. Just too hot during Summer days, though the nights can be very comfortable. For decades I've been trying to "stay cool outdoors". I'...
by KK6DYO
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 9, 2018 - Where To Find Outdoor Gear
Replies: 16
Views: 776

Discounts on Gear

I'm on two mailing lists, Active Junky and SVM Gift Cards . Active Junky sends out en email every day or two with discounts on various vendors' products. For example, this mailing provided 12% back from Cabela's when you "click through" to Cabela's web site to make purchases. Cabela's is featured ev...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 26, 2018 - Outdoor Cooking
Replies: 21
Views: 844

Re: OAUSA Net - July 26, 2018 - Outdoor Cooking

Lest everyone begin to believe that OAUSA is populated with hoity toity gourmands (and at risk of getting my OAUSA credentials revoked), sometimes you've come into a dark camp late, just don't have the time, or need a bite to eat right now . While it may be a dirty word to some, Mountain House has ...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – July 19, 2018 –Ham Radio for newbies
Replies: 11
Views: 622

Re: OAUSA Net – July 19, 2018 –Ham Radio for newbies

Please check me in tonight. I'll be at the shack a bit late. When a new ham, I was surprised at the disconnect between the material I had learned while studying for the FCC's amateur radio license tests and the actual knowledge that is needed to properly and politely use the radio, i.e., protocols a...
by KK6DYO
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More
Replies: 18
Views: 695

Re: OAUSA Net - JUly 12, 2018 - Trail and Home Repair Products - Adhesives, Thread Lockers, and More

Please check me in for the net tonight. I got to work late this morning, so will stay late and won't make the shack tonight. Will likely tune in just after check-ins.

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