New Net Frequencies

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 (, 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!

Honda VTX 1800 Install

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…

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