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by DaveK
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 218

Re: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up

VERY SPECIAL GUEST Field Day is a huge national event which is very well attended every year, in the last full weekend of June. The ARRL says this about the event: Field Day is ham radio's open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations ...
by DaveK
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 218

Re: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up

FIELD DAY ENFORCER Even though the Ham shack was situated at 7,800+ feet, we still needed to get the antennas in the air to maximize our performance for Field Day. While masts worked well, we had one hombre that insisted on stringing his wire antennas in the trees. With the help of a custom made po...
by DaveK
Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 218

Re: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up

WHAT YOU ARE MISSING Kevin and Jeff kept an excellent running account of the weekend in the link which follows. If the adult beverages, the meals, the appetizers, the deserts, the coffee, and the specialty drinks don't pique your interest, check to make sure you have a pulse. Get the full picture h...
by DaveK
Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 218

Re: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up

PICTURES ARE WORTH THOUSANDS OF WORDS We occupied most of the Mt Pinos Campground, and that meant that there were a lot of campers. The breakdown of categories below are, camp, Ham Shack, views from camp, and kitchens. Of course there are some crossovers, but these pictures should give everyone a v...
by DaveK
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: FIREARMS
Topic: Handgun Class
Replies: 21
Views: 4539

Re: Handgun Class

Brent

Hope the grandson takes good care of that piece of history. Nice story!!!
but I can't then bring them back into the state legally! How stupid is that
Is that one of those trick questions?
by DaveK
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 218

OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up

Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up The event was a success, and probably the best we have seen in the 10 years we have been doing this. We will break down the event by categories during the net, and discuss the various reasons why our unique brand of Field Day is so successful. We will post pictures a...
by DaveK
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: 2019 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 21-23, 2019 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: Field Day / Summer Fest Weather
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Field Day / Summer Fest Weather

WEATHER It couldn't be better. Here it is from the NWS as of Wednesday night: Thursday Sunny, with a high near 67. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Thursday Night Clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Friday Sunny, wi...
by DaveK
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: 2019 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 21-23, 2019 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: 2019 Field Day Group Meal Planning
Replies: 25
Views: 636

Re: 2019 Field Day Group Meal Planning

KAP wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:14 pm
Dave,
I will need the use of your Partner Stove to cook the Vegetables and possibly the Bourbon Sauce if it will be available.

Thank in advance

Kevin
KK6DGL
No problem.
by DaveK
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: 2019 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 21-23, 2019 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: 2019 Field Day Group Meal Planning
Replies: 25
Views: 636

Re: 2019 Field Day Group Meal Planning

Saturday Lunch I’m planning on setting up a sandwich bar, hopefully in the shade, so people can make sandwiches to take on the trail or to make lunch whenever they are ready. Everything will be kept on ice so it doesn’t go bad. Are we planning on establishing a central eating area? The new campgrou...
by DaveK
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: 2019 SUMMER FEST & FIELD DAY - JUNE 21-23, 2019 - LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST
Topic: 2019 Summer Fest & Field Day Pot Luck and Wine Tasting
Replies: 10
Views: 388

Re: 2019 Summer Fest & Field Day Pot Luck and Wine Tasting

For appetizers, I was thinking of Brazilian cheese bread balls and mesquite-smoked quail eggs. For dinner, Dave’s favorite: chili (with cornbread). For desert, peach cobbler. I could also do a breakfast and lunch if desired. Please let me know when you’d like me to do any of these. Thanks. And I’ll...

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