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by JumpingCholla
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: Carrying?
Replies: 7
Views: 755

Carrying?

From https://www.nraila.org/gun-laws/state-gun-laws/arizona/: "Arizona respects the right of all U.S. citizens to carry a concealed handgun with or without a permit, or to carry openly while in this state. An Arizona resident permit can be obtained for the purposes of carrying concealed while in oth...
by JumpingCholla
Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: Sign-Up
Replies: 6
Views: 806

Re: Sign-Up

Dave, My mistake: John's truck is not a duelie. John: In my opinion, you will do fine by reading one of the exam prep books such as from the ARRL or Gordon West, and then getting an app that generates sample tests and scores you, allowing you to memorize the answers. There are also online sample tes...
by JumpingCholla
Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 3136

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

GPX is easiest for me also, though I have GPSBabel and can convert most formats.
by JumpingCholla
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 3136

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

I notice that “firewood” is not in the list of recommended items. While firewood can take up considerable space that will be used for water, fuel, and food, will we have any opportunities for evening campfires? The compressed logs are fairly efficient with space and might be an option.
by JumpingCholla
Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 3136

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

I have a 50qt ARB fridge which I expect to run continuously off an external battery (or two), recharged by vehicle and solar power.

I’d be happy to try to help anyone set up their APRS.
by JumpingCholla
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 3136

Fuel (Jerry) Cans

I ordered four jerry cans from Deutsche Optik (per Dave's suggestion), which seems to have a decent price on what is apparently a sturdy, standard NATO can at four for $156 ($39 each). The Wavian jerry cans seem to be going for around $80 each. https://deutscheoptik.com/20-liter-jerry-can-set-of-fou...
by JumpingCholla
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: GENERAL PLANNING
Replies: 44
Views: 3136

Re: GENERAL PLANNING

This spreadsheet lists repeaters in the indicated circular area (80 mile radius), from ARRL TravelPlus for Repeaters 18.0.
Parashant Repeaters.xls
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by JumpingCholla
Fri Feb 02, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: PARASHANT & NORTH RIM EXPEDITION 2018
Topic: MAPS
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Re: MAPS

An electronic (PDF) version of the BLM map is available here: BLM Arizona Strip West Half BLM Arizona Strip East Half

This map is also available free in the Avenza Maps app available on both iOS and Android, referred to as WEST - Arizona Strip Visitor Map and EAST - Arizona Strip Visitor Map.

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