Tour de OC would like to thank MARC members, Alvin KD6UZM, John, N6JCB, Mark, AKA Zippy, KE6ZRP, Mijo KF6BEB, and Michael AF6FB for their outstanding support of our ride on April 21st raising money for foster care kids. Continue reading Tour de OC – Wrap Up – 2017
ARRL published an article talking about the number of new hams that came to us in 2017. For the fourth year in a row, more than 30,000 new hams.
The monthly net is currently on the first Thursday of the month at 7:15pm Pacific Time.
You can get onto the net in the Southern California area from any PAPA Analog repeater (http://www.papasys.com/dmr/RPT-PAGE/), so find the repeater nearest you and jump on.
You can also join using VOIP:
- For Echolink look in the conferences list for “*PAPA*”
- For IRLP connect to node 9255
- AllStar node 49171
Please join us for the net!
Last month I wrote about my “new” VTX 1800. At that time I was just trying to do the minimum to be able to support the MS-150 coming up later in the month. To that end I just ran power and antenna to the front of the bike and mounted my old FT-90 (what’a trooper!) on the handlebars and ran a speaker wire to my helmet or a separate headset. I did all that and was ready to go. However…Continue reading Honda VTX 1800 Install
I have a 2m/440 mobile radio on my Victory Vegas. I enjoy using it for public service at athletic events and chatting with my riding companions.Continue reading Install: Icom IC-2730 on a Victory Vegas
Learn more about John Reynold’s (W5JFR) Kenwood install on his GL1800, Blew by You. Continue reading Blew By You – W5JFR
I just received an offer from MARC member Carlos Varon K2LCV in Flushing, NY. He is a freelance photographer, motorcycle HOG rider, and HAM radio operator. Continue reading Camera Tips and Tricks
Harley-Davidson is working on a new plan to attract younger riders, in fact 2 million riders over the next 10 years. Continue reading Harley-Davidson Attracting New Riders
A discussion about the radio interface connector on the Honda GL-1500. Continue reading Honda GL-1500 Radio Interface
It is not a coincident that the Comet HP-32 now has an FHN at the end, hence Comet HP-32FHN. Continue reading History of the Comet HP32FHN