DIGITAL BULLETIN 11-23-20

 

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Announcements for November 23rd, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:
"Covid-19 status:
56 new cases today in Humboldt. Humboldt county will move into the Purple Tier tomorrow (most restrictive)
Humboldt County cases 784/9 deaths
Del Norte County cases 273/1 deaths 11/20/2020
Trinity County cases 124/0 deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,424/22 deaths"

The Far West repeater link is down, causing complete link failure in the county. The Fortuna repeater is down until further notice. However, Eureka stations can still reach Fortuna using either the Ferndale repeater 147.090 + (103.5) or the IRLP repeater on 147.445 (-1Mhz) (103.5)

EC-001 class this Wednesday night at 1900L. Use last weeks Zoom invitation link.

December HARC meeting, 12/1, 1900,Farwest System.

From Phil KJ6GQW: "December 5, Red Cross Radio Exercise. It will start with vhf/uhf VOICE communication. Following the voice portion we will progress to using uhf/vhf NBEMS to send RC Custom Flmsg Forms and then to Winlink HF to send these completed forms to the Red Cross Department Operation Center (DOC) in Sacramento, CA”..

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for November 23rd.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 11-16-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for November 16th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"Covid-19 UPDATE

Humboldt County has jumped up two spots from the least restrictive, or (yellow) tier into the second-highest (red) tier, which indicates "substantial" spread of the virus with 29 new cases today.

Mendocino County's now in the highest, Purple Tier is California's
most restrictive.

Humboldt County cases 687/10 deaths
Del Norte County cases 220/1 deaths 11/13/2020
Trinity County cases 68/0 deaths 11/13/2020
Mendocino County cases 1,307/22 deaths"

EC-001 class this Wednesday night at 1900L. Zoom invitation via HARC reflector.

There will be a HARC workshop on Winlink on November 17 at 7PM on Zoom. Additional announcements and the Zoom invitation will be sent via the HARC email list.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for November 16th.

 

DIGITAL BULLETIN 11-09-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for November 9th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:
"Covid-19 report:
Humboldt County cases 621/10 Deaths
Del Norte County cases 203/1 Deaths 6Nov
Trinity County cases 62/0 Deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,231/21 Deaths 8Nov"

ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC's Application Fees Proposal. ARRL will file comments in firm opposition to an FCC proposal to impose a $50 fee on amateur radio license and application fees. With the November 16 comment deadline fast approaching, ARRL urges members to add their voices to ARRL's by filing opposition comments of their own.

EC-001 class this Wednesday night at 1900L. Zoom invitation via HARC reflector.

There will be a HARC workshop on Winlink on November 17 at 7PM on Zoom.  Additional announcements and the Zoom invitation will be sent via the HARC email list.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for November 9th.

 

DIGITAL BULLETIN 11-02-20

 

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG

Bulletins and Annoucements for November 2nd, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"Covid-19 report:
Humboldt County cases 579/10
Del Norte County cases 193/1 Deaths
Trinity County cases 35/0 Deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,176/21 Deaths 11/1/2020."

ARRL Urges Members to Join in Strongly Opposing FCC's Application
Fees Proposal. ARRL will file comments in firm opposition to an FCC proposal to impose a $50 fee on amateur radio license and application fees. With the November 16 comment deadline fast approaching, ARRL urges
members to add their voices to ARRL's by filing opposition comments of their own.

NBEMS trainig Net, tonight at 2000L on the Far West system. Plan on sending a Reply to a RC-213. The information you will need to complete the Rep will be in the Original RC-213 sent to you. Also please fill out a RC Custom 6409 or a ICS-213, content of the ICS-213 is your choice. The guide sent earlier about sending something about your local community can be followed. Remember to use: This is a Test Message.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd at 1900L, Humboldt Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting on-the-air on Far West system As it is election day, we will keep it short.

Howard (KB6NN) is taking suggestions for monthly workshops. He wants to
know what you WANT to SEE, and what YOU can present. Please tell Howard if you have a suggestion for a workshop. Thank You.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for November 2nd.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 10-26-20

Weekly Bulletin
Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Announcements for October 26th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"Covid-19 report
Humboldt County cases 567/10
Del Norte County cases 178/1 deaths 10/23/2020
Trinity County cases 27/0 deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,129/21 deaths

Fire report
Red Salmon Complex 143,644 Acres/Contained 75%
Slater/Devil Fires156,688 Acres/Contained 85%"

EC-001 Class this week, Wednesday at 1900 via Zoom. Expect invitation via reflector soon.

Tuesday, November 3rd at 1900L, Humboldt Amateur Radio Club monthly meeting on-the-air on Far West system As it is election day, we will keep it short.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for October 26th.

 

DIGITAL BULLETIN 10-19-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for October 19th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"COVID-19 update:
Today 10 new cases, & one 30 yr old died--RIP
Humboldt County 554/9 deaths
Del Norte County cases 175/1 deaths
Trinity County cases 23/0 deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,103/21 deaths 10/18/2020

FIRE Report:
!!All Remaining Evacuation Warnings Lifted for Humboldt County!!
August Complex fire 1,032,264 Acres, 88% Contained.
Red Salmon Complex fire 142,989 Acres, 63% Contained."

NBEMS training net Monday, October 19th at 2000L on the Far West System.  This is to support hams wishing to learn and practice handeling ICS and RC Custom forms. This net meets every other week. Contact Phil KJ6GQW 760-219-1455 for more information.

No EC-001 Class this week.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for  temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for October 19th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 10-12-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Subject: Bulletins and Annoucements for October 12th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"COVID-19 update:
Humboldt County cases 529/8 deaths
Del Norte County cases 170/1 deaths
Trinity County cases 20/0 deaths
Mendocino County cases 1,045/21 deaths
California cases 856,704/16,583 deaths"

EC-001 Class, 10/14, 1900, via zoom. Invitation will be sent via the HARC reflector. All are invited to attend.

Howard, KB6NN, is planning to present a digital modes workshop on Thursday, October 15, at 7PM, on Zoom, and on the Far West Repeater system. All are welcome. Look for meeting announcements and a Zoom invitation link to come to you via the HARC email list.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for October 12th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 10-05-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG

Bulletins and Annoucements for October 5th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"COVID-19 update:

Humboldt County cases 522/8 Deaths
Del Norte County cases 146/1 Deaths 10/2/2020
Trinity County cases 26/0 Deaths
Mendocino County cases 1005/20 Deaths
California cases 834157/16160 Deaths

Fire Updates:

Unhealthy to Hazardous air Advisory Issued for Northeastern Humboldt
County and Parts of Trinity County.

Red Salmon Complex fire 133,763 acres 34% contained.
Slater/Devil Fire 155,096 Acres 62% contained.
August Complex fire 1,002,097 acres! Only 54% contained."

NBEMS training net Monday, October 5th at 2000L on the Far West System.  This is to support hams wishing to learn and practice handeling ICS and RC Custom forms. This net meets every other week. Contact Phil KJ6GQW 760-219-1455 for more  information.

October HARC meeting will be on-the-air Tuesday October 6th at 1900L on
the FWRA.

EC-001 Class, 10/14, 1900, via zoom. Invitation will be sent via the HARC reflector. All are invited to attend.

Howard, KB6NN, is working on a digital modes workshop for Thursday, October 15, at 7PM, on Zoom, and simultaneously on the air on the FWRA repeater system. Look for a meeting announcement and a Zoom invitation link to come to you via the HARC email list.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for October 5th.

 

DIGITAL BULLETIN 09-21-20

Weekly Bulletin

From: Don WA6NBG

Bulletins and Annoucements for September 21st, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"COVID-19 9/21/2020 update:

Humboldt County cases 485/6 Deaths
Del Norte County cases 136/1 Deaths 9/18
Trinity County cases 15/0 Deaths
Mendocino County cases 851/18 Deaths 9/20
California cases 788640/15036 Deaths

August Complex fire 846,732 Acres, 30% contained

Red Salmon complex 104,587 Acres, 20% Contained

Slater/Devil fire 148,585 Acres 22% Contained"

EC-001 class Wednesday, September 23rd at 1900L. Look for ZOOM invitation via HARC reflector.

NBEMS training net Monday, September 21st at 2000L on the Far West System. This is to support hams wishing to learn and practice handeling ICS and RC Custom forms. This net meets every other week. Next
October meeting will be October 5th at 2000L on the Far West system. Contact Phil KG6GQW 760-219-1455 for more information.

Howard, KB6NN, is still taking requests for programs for the "second Thursday" workshops. Also he is taking offers for something you think will be of interest to others and want to share your skills. Let Howard know of a request for a program you'd like to see done. Zoom or on-the-air for now. In person when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for September 21st.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 09-14-20

Weekly Bulletin

From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for September 14th, 2020

From Jaye KE6SLS:

"Smoke impacts reach HAZARDOUS conditions next 24 hours due to Red
Salmon Complex fire.

Red Salmon Complex fire now at 91,672 acres only 16% contained.
August Complex fire now at 755,603 Acres 28% contained.

COVID19 Report
Humboldt County cases 473/6 deaths 9/11/2020
Del Norte cases 129/ 1 deaths 9/11/2020
Trinity County cases 15/0 deaths
Mendocino County cases 789/ 18 deaths 9/12/20
California cases 763,960/14,413 deaths"

The EC-001 class scheduled for Wednesday, September 16th has been postponed to Wednesday, September 23td at 1900L. Look for ZOOM invitation via HARC reflector.

Humboldt EmComm meeting on-the-air on the Far West system Thursday, September 17th at 1900L.

NBEMS Net Monday, September 21st at 2000L on the Far West System.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW
Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for September 14th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 08-31-20

 

From: WA6NBG
Date: 8 31/08/20
Subject: 31 AUG 2020 Bulletin

COVID-19 31Aug2020

Humboldt County cases 388/Deaths 4
Del Norte County cases 123/Deaths 1
Trinity County cases 13/Deaths 0
Mendocino County cases 696/Deaths 17
California cases 708318/Deaths 12980

Red Salmon Complex 23,969 Acres, 42% containment.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

NBEMS Net will meet on Mon. Sept 7, 2000L FWRA. Contact Phil Shaver, KJ6GQW for details.

Check our Virtual Swap Meet on HARC website.

Due to COVID, HARC clubhouse officially closed. Ask Anthony KG6LHW for details.

HARC repeater project progress report. City is installing Mast mounting hardware and electrical.

Next HARC meeting. 9/1, 1900L, On-the Air on the Far West system.

EC-001 Emergency Communicator Class, Wed, 9/2, 1900-2100, All are welcome, check for Zoom invitation sent 8/24. Unfortunate conflict with Wed Night Nets but necessary.

September Workshop, 9/10, Unassigned, please contact Howard, KB6NN with ideas.

Redwood Empire Endurance Riders, horse event Part 2, September 12th only. Communicators needed. Contact KG6LHW.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - K6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW
Club equipment: WA6NBG & KB6DE

Bulletins at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for August 31st.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 08-24-20

 

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for August 24th, 2020
Date: 2020-08-24

Message:

From Jaye, KE6SLS:
COVID-19 24Aug2020
Humboldt County cases 359/Deaths 4
Del Norte County cases 116/Deaths 1
Trinity County cases 10/Deaths 0 as of Aug 22
Mendocino County cases 629/Deaths 16 as of Aug 22
California cases 674392/Deaths 12183

Smoke Levels Forecast to Reach Unhealthy Conditions From Weaverville
to Hayfork for the Next Two Days. This forecast is expected to remain in
effect until August 26, 2020.

Red Salmon Complex Nearing 20,000 Acres, 41% containment.

August Complex Now Over 177,000 Acres, 11% containment.
August Complex was initially 37 different lightning-started fires in
Mendocino.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

NBEMS Net will meet on Mon. 8/24, 2000L FWRA. Contact Phil Shaver, KJ6GQW for details.

Check our Virtual Swap Meet on HARC website.

Due to COVID, HARC clubhouse officially closed. Ask Anthony KG6LHW for details.

HARC repeater project progress report. City is installing Mast mounting
hardware and electrical.

Next HARC meeting: 9/1, 1900, FWRA.

EC-001 Emergency Communicator Class, Wed, 9/2, 1900-2100, All are welcome, check for Zoom invitation sent 8/24. Unfortunate conflict with Wed Night Nets but necessary.

September Workshop, 9/10, Unassigned, please contact Howard, KB6NN with ideas.

Redwood Empire Endurance Riders, horse event Part 2, September 12 & 13. Communicators needed. Contact KG6LHW.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for August 24th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 08-17-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Subject: Bulletins and Annoucements for August 17th, 2020

From Jaye, KE6SLS:
COVID-19 17Aug2020
Humboldt Cases 320/deaths 4
Del Norte Cases 106/deaths 0
Trinity Cases 5/deaths 0
Mendocino Cases 541/deaths 10
California Cases 628156/deaths 11277

Red Salmon Complex nearly 13,000 Acres, Still 35 Percent Contained

EC-001 Emergency Communicator Class, 8/23, 1830, All are welcome, check for Zoom invitation sent 8/17.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

August EmComm meeting Thursday the 20th at 1900L on-the-air on the Far West system.

NBEMS Net will meet on Mon. 8/24, 2000L FWRA. Contact Phil Shaver, KJ6GQW for details.

Check our Virtual Swap Meet on HARC website.

Due to COVID, HARC clubhouse officially closed. Ask Anthony KG6LHW for details.

HARC repeater progress report. Move to projector room approved, dedicated power being installed, feed-line acquired, fastening hardware 90% acquired.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to  wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for August 17th.

 

DIGITAL BULLETIN 08-10-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG

Bulletins and Annoucements for August 10th, 2020 Updated

From Jaye, KE6SLS:
"COVID19 stats 8/10/2020
Del Norte County cases 100
Trinity County cases 5/deaths 0
Mendocino County cases 450/deaths 10
Humboldt County cases 286/4 deaths

The Red Salmon Complex is 7,031 acres and 30% contained.
Today is a "red flag" day alert."

Silent Bid Deadline is tomorrow night. Email Anthony and Steve with your
bid.

Check out the new Virtual Swapmeet link on the HARC website.

EC-001 meeting, August 10th at 2000L. Listen in invitations sent via reflector on 8/5.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

August EmComm meeting Thursday the 20th at 1900L on-the-air on the Far West system.

NBEMS Net will meet on Mon. 8/24, 2000L. Detail later.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for August 10th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 08-03-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Subject: Bulletins and Announcements for August 3rd, 2020

COVID-19 Report from Jaye, KE6SLS:
Del Norte County: 89 cases/0 deaths
Trinity County: 5 cases/0 deaths 7/30/2020
Mendocino County: 322 cases/9 deaths
Humboldt County: 233 cases/4 deaths 7/31/2020

Red Salmon Complex Wildfires Burning Northeast of Hoopa grew to 1,877 acres. 0% containment. 3Aug2020

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo scheduled for August 8-9, 2020. Make sure to log in during week and find your favorite speakers! HARC email has more info.

NCS for the Monday night UHF emergency net needed.

SATERN Int'l Digital Net (East Coast) has partnered with ORCA DIGITAL NET and it's affiliates, Western Digital Net, Humboldt Emergency Digital Net, and ID ERC Digital Net for the SATERN Nationwide Digital Exercise. This exercise entails passing digital messages (ICS213) Coast2Coast using only NBEMS software. No internet, traffic nets, CW, Phone, etc. Only NBEMS software and individual digital Operators passing traffic Station2Station. Exercise begins tomorrow, Tuesday 04Aug20 following ORCA DIGITAL NET, probably alittle after 0330z/2030p, 3.581, MFSK-32. Review the exercise here: https://qso.com/satern/exercise.html.

All digital Operators are invited to participate. Read the outline carefully. Take time to log relay data correctly. The information we gather will be very useful. More information: Doug K7KY - ncs@orcadigitalnet.com.

Next monthly meeting for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club will be On-The-Air August 4th at 1900L on the Far West System.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

No August Workshop. Instead check out the "QSO Today Vurtual Ham Expo", Aug 8th & 9th.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for August 3rd.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 07-27-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for July 27th, 2020

Correction for Field Day Log submission - July 28th is the last day to submit your contest log to ARRL.

Next monthly meeting for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club will be On-The-Air August 4th at 1900L on the Far West System.

August is Dues month for the Humboldt Amateur Radio Club. See website for details.

No August Workshop. Instead check out the "QSO Today Vurtual Ham Expo", Aug 8th & 9th.

27July2020 Covid19:
Humboldt County 205 cases, 4 deaths (7/24/2020)
Trinity County 3 cases, 0 deaths
Mendocino County 265 cases, 6 deaths
Del Norte County 87 cases, 0 deaths
California 459,000 cases, 8,451 deaths

Red Flag Warning From Noon Through 10 p.m. for Parts of Northern California, High Temperatures Inland--also Thunderstorms. Conditions might be rough for HF.

I have discontinued 10 meter Bulletin testing. I will report when resuming the testing on 10 meters.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:
Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES
Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for July 27th.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 06-29-20

Weekly Bulletin
From: Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for June 29th, 2020

Net Control Station needed for the July HARC Net. A discussion if any is
up to the Net Control Station. It's real easy, give it a try.

July HARC meeting will be on-the-air on July 7th at 1900L on the Far West System.

July workshop is a VHF/UHF antenna seminar via Zoom on July 16. Invitations and reminders via HARC reflector.

If you participated in Field Day, please fill out the questionaire at the end of the HARC bulletin to receive your schwag.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for June 29th.

FIELD DAY 2020 BULLETIN

HARC 2020 Socially Distant Field Day Bulletin 

Purpose

Ben and Anthony put some time into creating a united front for HARC’s effort in Field Day.  Because of the pandemic, the ARRL is allowing club members the chance to work separately and then combine their scores.  Here is some info so we’re all on the same sheet of music.  At the end is a questionnaire and punch list so that we can acknowledge members efforts and accomplishments.  Prizes will be awarded to ALL who complete the steps.

Time line

Saturday:
0800 Pre Event Net on FW.  Final Questions and or changes will be addressed.
1100: Event Starts
1306-1315ish: First local area calling period (freqs and mode suggestions listed below)
1500: Zoom meeting hosted by Howard Lang.  Invites will be sent via the HARC email reflector.
1606-1615ish: Second local area calling period
1906-1915ish: Third local area calling period
2200: Night Owl Net on Far West

Sunday:
0706-0715: Forth local area calling period
1006-1015ish: Fifth and final local area calling period
1100: Event ends
1900: Post Event Net on FW.  Accolades and boasting.

Frequencies
FM, Phone & CW and MT63 2KL, 432.1, 223.4, 146.460, 50.02.

USB, Phone & CW, 28.303, 21.280, 14.270.  Digital mode MFSK32 USB, 28.120, 21.070.  14.109

LSB, Phone & CW 7.270, 3.955, 1.850.   Digital Mode MFSK32 USB 7.035, 3.582, 1.807

Technician Class Privileges!

Please keep in mind that these times and freqs. and modes are suggestions where a lot of us will be lingering.  Try any time of the day, any freq, any mode.  Please monitor Far West and the Quad 4(KE6SLS) for any updates or news. However, contacts on repeaters do not count for points.

Satellite QSO’s.

For 100 Bonus Points, the group can make x1 FM QSO.  We have 3 members signed up to attempt to do that.  Matt will have the first time slot, 11-19, Ben 19-03, Anthony 03-11.  If you want to listen in, look into the downlink freqs and local pass times of the following birds. SO-50, AO-91, AO-92.  Get info at AMSAT.ORG.  We’ll also be trying to work the digital and linear birds which we can work an unlimited number of times.

ARRL Bulletin Bonus Points: 100 Points. (Rule 7.3.9)

All license classes can receive the ARRL Bulletin.

ARLX009 2020 W1AW Field Day Bulletin Schedule

Day                 Mode               Pacific    Mountain     Central            Eastern            UTC

FRIDAY         CW                  5:00 PM    6:00 PM    7:00 PM          8:00 PM          0000 (Sat)

Digital             6:00 PM    7:00 PM    8:00 PM          9:00 PM          0100

Phone              6:45 PM    7:45 PM    8:45 PM          9:45 PM          0145

CW                  8:00 PM    9:00 PM    10:00 PM        11:00 PM        0300

SATURDAY CW                   7:00 AM    8:00 AM    9:00 AM        10:00 AM        1400

Phone              8:00 AM    9:00 AM  10:00 AM        11:00 AM        1500

CW                  5:00 PM     6:00 PM    7:00 PM         8:00 PM          0000 (Sun)

Digital             6:00 PM    7:00 PM     8:00 PM         9:00 PM          0100

Phone              6:45 PM    7:45 PM     8:45 PM         9:45 PM          0145

SUNDAY       CW                  7:00 AM    8:00 AM    9:00 AM        10:00 AM        1400

Phone             8:00 AM    9:00 AM   10:00 AM        11:00 AM       1500

Digital             9:00 AM  10:00 AM  11:00 AM         12:00 PM       1600

W1AW will operate on its regularly published frequencies.

CW frequencies are 1.8025, 3.5815, 7.0475, 14.0475, 18.0975, 21.0675, 28.0675, 50.350, and 147.555 MHz.

Digital frequencies are 3.5975, 7.095, 14.095, 18.1025, 21.095, 28.095, 50.350, and 147.555 MHz.

Phone frequencies are 1.855, 3.990, 7.290, 14.290, 18.160, 21.390, 28.590, 50.350, and 147.555 MHz.

During Field Day weekend, W1AW will transmit the Field Day bulletin using 45.45-baud Baudot, PSK31 in BPSK mode and MFSK16 in this order.

Also note that because of the National Park Service national park shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, K6KPH, the Maritime Radio Historical Society amateur station in California, will not transmit any Field Day bulleting transmissions for west coast listeners over  the June 27 and 28 weekend.  MHRS Transmitter Supervisor Steve Hawes, WB6UZX, said personnel will not be allowed to enter park facilities at least until July 1.

In addition, on Friday local, June 26, 2020, the digital version of the Field Day bulletin sent at 9 PM EDT (0100 UTC) will be transmitted using BPSK31, Baudot, and MFSK16 in this order.

The regular digital mode lineup of Baudot, BPSK31, and MFSK16 will be used during Field Day weekend.

Any additional transmissions or changes in the schedule will be posted on the web at, http://www.arrl.org/Field-Day .

Email Don C. with any questions: ke6hec@sbcglobal.net

 Message Passing Bonus Points: up to 100 points. (Rule 7.3.6)

Check the video below for a quick intro:  I suggest you print out the forms ahead of time so they are handy when someone wants you to copy down a message!!!

https://youtu.be/ncNHTe3JDLc

Email Ed, with any questions: kd7nu@arrl.net

Mobile Bonus Points! : 100 Points (Rule 7.3.12)

Greg Waters, KJ6OUI, is the Program Coordinator at the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services.  He has graciously made himself available to come to your operating site (in PPE, of course) and be your “visit by a Served Agency Official.”

To make arrangements, contact Greg at gregwaters@gmail.com

Post Event

After the event, use the following link to guide you through the ARRL log submission process.  This year only we can combine our scores.  In the appropriate cell use “Humboldt Amateur Radio Club” not the callsign which I am purposely not listing here.

https://field-day.arrl.org/fdentry.php

Your results for the ARRL must be sent in by Tuesday, July 28, 2020.

Additional info:

A vast amount of helpful information can be found at the official Field Day website.  http://field-day.arrl.org/

Questionnaire

For recognition, praise and prizes please fill out the form and do the following.  Doing so will also show Ben and Anthony you appreciate the time they put into organizing the event.

What is your Name?

What is your Callsign?

What is your mailing address?

How many bands and modes (phone, CW, digital) did you work? Ex. 2m phone, digital, 6m phone = 3

How many QSO’s/contacts did you make?

What was the further station you contacted?  City, State or City, Country

How many of the 85 possible sections did you contact?

How many total points did you make?

How many Bonus Points did you make?

What is the approximate height of your tallest temporary antenna?

How many never before bands and modes did you work during field day? What were they?

How many new states did you work?

How many new countries did you work?

What was the lat/long of your station?  Degree Decimal format.  Ex 40.9,-124.0

What is your 6 digit Grid Square code?  Ex. CN70xu

Please send a picture of your operating station, antennas or family watching you operate to our club Historian Kevin.  Kk6mpt@gmail.com

Snail Mail or Email your completed form to Ben or Anthony depending on the first letter of your suffix.  A-M goes to Anthony.  N-Z goes to Ben.  Example WA6NBG’s form goes to Ben.

Anthony Wiese, PO Box 491, Blue Lake, CA 95525 or anthonywiese@yahoo.com

Ben Adams, 2547 Donna Dr., Eureka, CA 95503 or timidfreerider@gmail.com

Please send these by July 12, 2020.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns please bring them up on the HARC Net. 6/24

DIGITAL BULLETIN 06-22-20

Weekly Bulletin
From Don WA6NBG
Bulletins and Annoucements for June 22nd, 2020

Field Day this weekend. Sat 11:00 - Sun 11:00.

Expect HARC Field Day Bulletin Tuesday night via HARC reflector.

Last Field Day planning meeting is this Wednesday during the HARC Net. All are encouraged to participate.

Thursday, Field Day Phone training run at 1906 - 2000L.

Friday, field Day Digital training run at 1906 - 2000L.

Next workshop is an antenna seminar on July 16.

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for June 22nd.

DIGITAL BULLETIN 06-08-20

Weekly Bulletin
From Don WA6NBG

Bulletins and Annoucements for June 8th, 2020

WA6NBG is testing on 28.080MHz Monday afternoons for the transfer of information that would be in the Monday Bulletin. The Fldigi suite of software is being utilized as such: MFSK32 centered at 1500 on the radio frequency of 28.080MHz USB. The Fldigi ARQ package is set to beacon every two minutes. This allows the users to sync the frequencies via the waterfall. Compose, connect to WA6NBG, and send traffic. This is all an effort to improve the digital capabilities of Amateur Radio in our community. This is still in testing and experimental stage and may not always be operation on Mondays. Packet on 145.050MHz is still availabe at WA6NBG-1 24/7.

Anthony KG6LHW and Ben KK6SYJ will be be discussing this year's Field Day, June 27-28, Wednesday nights at 1900L on the HARC Net in June. This Wednesday will discuss how new and/or technician class members can participate in Field Day. FAQ's and stratigy will also be adderessed.

June Workshop on June 11th will be an intro to N3JFP Logging Software, presented by Kevin, KK6MPT via Zoom at 1900L. Invites will arrive via HARC email reflector.

Advisory: Several members have had DX Engineering orders delayed b/c of Civil Unrest. Suggest using a closer retailer, Air Delivery and do it soon!

Humboldt Amateur Radio Club Key Holders:

Trailer Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - KK6MPV
Clubhouse Keys - KG6LHW - KK6SYJ - W6IES

Comms Trailer at KG6LHW

Club equipment: WA6NBG: Multi-band vertical and misc. hardware at Murray Field hanger. KB6DE: Tower Guys for adjustments. Mast Clamps and Ground Tackle for temporary safe keeping.

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at: https:www.humboldt-arc.org/catagory/bulletin-board.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net by 1630L via Packet to WA6NBG-1 145.05 MHz or email to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital bulletin for June 8th.