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Bulletins and Announcements

Sad to report John Olson, KG6MAR, became a Silent Key this morning after an 11 year battle with cancer. Waiting for info regarding cards to send to family.

COVID-19 Status:
Humboldt County 6,161 cases/59 Deaths.
Del Norte County 2,240 cases/13 Deaths.
Trinity County 532 cases/7 Deaths.
Mendocino County 5,267/54 Deaths.

Monument Fire--near Del Loma ignited by lightning on July 30: 100,000
acres Containment: 10%. Was: 53,019 Acres.
Dixie Fire--near Quincy, CA ignited July-14: Acres: 569,707
Containment:21% Was: 489,287 Acres.
McFarland Fire, South of Wildwood, ignited by lightning on July 30,
Acres: 51,909 Containment: 68%, Fully Closing HW-36 Was: 32,687 Acres.
McCash Fire--2,599 Acres 1% contained.

HW-299 and HW-36 are closed.

PG&E PSPS ALERT: The following communities may be impacted by this outage: Alderpoint, Blocksburg, Bridgeville, Dinsmore, Mad River, Myers Flat, Redcrest, Redway, Weott.

NBEMS net is TONIGHT, 8pm using the HARC repeater. All hams are invited to participate.

Winlink Wednesday Net is now online. Please visit for information.

On Tuesday, Autust 17, there will be a HARC workshop. Greg, KJ6OUI, will present Radio Direction Finding for ham radio. The Zoom meeting link will be sent before the workshop.

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

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

This and following digital bulletins will be available online at:

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

This ends the digital bulletin for August 16th.

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