Check-In from the Inland Empire

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Jeff-OAUSA
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Check-In from the Inland Empire

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Post by Jeff-OAUSA » Wed Jul 27, 2016 6:47 am

I came across the link to this site while reviewing the Keller Peak repeater web page. With just a few minutes on the OAUSA web page, I could see this site and forum was right up my alley, and after listening in to the net on 7/21, I registered and had access shortly after.

My interests are varied, and include
- Off road adventures (Jeep TJ).
- Camping.
- Ham Radio (new Technician as of June, and now studying for my General).
- Target shooting.
- Hunting and fishing.
- Conservation, management, enhancement, and expansion of wild areas.

I have backpacked extensively in California and some in New Mexico, and hiked the entire John Muir Trail one summer some years back. I've peaked San Jacinto, San Gorgonio, San Antonio, San Bernardino, East San Bernardino, Baden Powell, Whitney, and Phillips to name a few. It does seem like backpacking is on the back-burner for me these days due to job and family demands, but the gear is still in the closet so who knows?

Anyway, thanks for letting me join the forum and listening in on the Nets. I look forward to contributing where I can.
WD6USA

"If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them something more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it."

- Lyndon B. Johnson
President of the United States

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Re: Check-In from the Inland Empire

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Post by DaveK » Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:32 pm

Jeff

Welcome to OAUSA!!!

If you can make it, you'll enjoy our Borrego Fest event which we hold in the Anza Borrego Desert every year in October. We will be posting information soon, and in addition to some great trail runs, great food and drink, and Ham radio demos you will be able to take your General exam, at camp!

We'll see you on the nets!
DaveK
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Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.

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Re: Check-In from the Inland Empire

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Post by cruiserlarry » Thu Jul 28, 2016 11:37 pm

Welcome to the OAUSA forum, Jeff !!!

There is a wealth of information here, and we hope you feel free to contribute stories / pics of your adventures for us to see as well :mrgreen: .
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Post by Voodoo Blue 57 » Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:30 pm

Welcome!! Hope to can make it to Borrego Fest! Happy Trails!
Phil

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