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by toms
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 5, 2019 - Destination Mt Patterson
Replies: 21
Views: 327

Re: OAUSA Net - September 5, 2019 - Destination Mt Patterson

Mt. Patterson and the Sweetwater Range MT Patterson: Elevation: 11,673’ • Mt. Patterson is the high point of the Sweetwater Range. • Situated east of the Sierra Nevada and north of Bridgeport in the western edge of the Great Basin, • the Sweetwater Range divides the West and East forks of the Walke...
by toms
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - September 5, 2019 - Destination Mt Patterson
Replies: 21
Views: 327

OAUSA Net - September 5, 2019 - Destination Mt Patterson

This week we will discuss a trip to Mt. Patterson in California. While our main destination was Mt. Patterson, we decided to include several ghost town - Bodie, Masonic, and Belfort. If you venture that way you might also visit Aurora, NV. It is easy to link them altogether in one trip. This is a ve...
by toms
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 22, 2019 - Unique Camp Cooking Devices, Methods, Gear, etc.
Replies: 23
Views: 385

Re: OAUSA Net - August 22, 2019 - Unique Camp Cooking Devices, Methods, Gear, etc.

The Little Box that Could I thought I would take you on a tour of my camp box. The contents should fall right in line with tonight's topic. The box is only 22 inches wide by 11 inches deep and 14 inches tall, but it holds a ton of cooking stuff. I don't like to camp without it. As you can see in th...
by toms
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness
Replies: 18
Views: 536

Re: OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness

Shower Set Up This is my shower set up. I heat the water with a single burner Zodi and just circulate it back into the same can it came out of until, I reach about 90- 95 degrees. On a warm day I might only heat to 80- 85. Water at 100- 110 might be too hot. The tent makes a huge difference by cutt...
by toms
Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness
Replies: 18
Views: 536

Re: OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness

Desert requirement • A gallon a day • The best place for water is in your body - don’t save for when you really need it. • In general terms your body can only absorb 1 litter per hour. You can lose much more per hour under difficult conditions (physical activity, high heat) • Thirst is not a reliab...
by toms
Mon Jul 29, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness
Replies: 18
Views: 536

OAUSA Net - August 1, 2019 Water in WIlderness

Safe drinking water is essential to human life. We use it for all kinds of things. Tonight, we plan to discuss types of water (rain, snow, lakes, springs, flash floods) Camping needs, other uses, transport, finding water in the outdoors, purification, medical risks, daily requirements, and desert re...
by toms
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 25, 2019 - Fire Extinguishers
Replies: 19
Views: 476

Re: OAUSA Net - July 25, 2019 - Fire Extinguishers

Product Spot Light Element Fire Extinguisher I bought a new kind of fire extinguisher a few months ago. It was a bit expensive $79.95. However, it fits in a space in the back where it would be difficult to put even a 2 ½ pound fire extinguisher. I wanted a second extinguisher near the rear tail gat...
by toms
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - July 25, 2019 - Fire Extinguishers
Replies: 19
Views: 476

Re: OAUSA Net - July 25, 2019 - Fire Extinguishers

True Story Jim and his buddy Tim were doing a pre-run on permitted but seldom-used trails in the vicinity of Tonopah, Nev. back in August. They stopped to check the map and both noticed the smell of burning grass. They did a 360 inspection and found nothing. Wildfires blazed in the Sierras so that ...
by toms
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – July 18, 2019 – Wine in the Outdoors
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: OAUSA Net – July 18, 2019 – Wine in the Outdoors

Tools and Gadgets Wine Breather Carafe Decant into the carafe: Wine Breather Carafe In.jpg If you want put it back into the bottle Wine Breather Carafe back to bottle.jpg Fun but not something I would use on the trail. Winebreather Carafe by Menu for "wine aerator decanter" $38 - 40 This elegantly ...
by toms
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – July 18, 2019 – Wine in the Outdoors
Replies: 10
Views: 345

Re: OAUSA Net – July 18, 2019 – Wine in the Outdoors

Product Spot Light Found these brass caps to replace the plastic caps on one pound propane bottles when I refill them. There were 5 caps for under $12.00. There are quite a few brands so you can shop for price or quantity. These are Gimiton Universal Fit - Solid Brass. These caps will screw directl...

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