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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: 750

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: 750

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: 750

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: 678

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: 678

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: 521

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: 521

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...
by toms
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – July 18, 2019 – Wine in the Outdoors
Replies: 10
Views: 521

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

This week’s net will cover the subject of wine. Wine is a great companion when recreating in the outdoors as long as done responsibly. That means after the day’s activities and in a safe place like around a camp fire. Many people enjoy a glass of wine with their meals while savoring the fresh air an...
by toms
Thu Jun 27, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net - June 27, 2019 - Field Day / Summer Fest Wrap-Up
Replies: 17
Views: 801

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

4-Wheel Drive Run Sun Rise over the camp on Saturday Morning sunrise Sat.jpg On Saturday 5 vehicle made a 4WD run to the towers on top of Frazier Mountain. Trails 118 and 119 are very scenic and 119 had a few steep inclines with rocks. 20190622_101935 (002).jpg The best surprise on the trail was a ...
by toms
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: OAUSA AMATEUR RADIO NET PREVIEW
Topic: OAUSA Net – June 6, 2109 – Camp Coffee
Replies: 23
Views: 1104

Re: OAUSA Net – June 6, 2109 – Camp Coffee

Interesting Tidd Bits 1. The coffee plant has become a major source of oxygen in much of the world. Each hectare of coffee produces 86 lbs of oxygen per day, which is about half the production of the same area in a rain forest. 2. The original Arbuckle’s coffee company packaged trading cards with t...

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