Rag Chew Net 2019-11-12 / Winterizing your Station

Timestamp Callsign Checkin Type Location Notes
2019-11-13 02:07:25.869649 K9DCB CheckIn Semi-Central Lawton Homestead & Ferris still looking for a batt backup solution
2019-11-13 02:06:58.620977 KB5SYL CheckIn Altus been a since checking in, just put up a g5rv with a pulley so we can lower it, wouldn't have trouble with it
2019-11-13 02:06:46.167057 AF5AS CheckIn Altus bad wind yesterday, temps were low / dipole is like a flagpole, drop it down for ice events
2019-11-13 02:06:42.195039 NG7P CheckIn East Lawton had a wind gust at 62mph, discone doesn't really have ice problems
2019-11-13 02:04:58.150326 N7NWW CheckIn Elgin callsign belongs to late husband
2019-11-13 01:49:17.072663 KI7TFS CheckIn Elgin bare shack right now
2019-11-13 01:48:37.940574 KC5CYY CheckIn West Lawton as the ice storm in 2010 was about to roll in, g5rv on the tree was layed down on the roof. after the ice storm. use ocounterweight ort springs for wind mitigation
2019-11-13 01:48:24.746641 KY7D CheckIn Mark - Quanah main thing is install the heater in the shack to keep things warm
2019-11-13 01:48:14.460023 KI5BGW CheckIn Quanah slipped below freezing a little while ago / both dipoles survived the wind, trimmed trees last year so no problem there / made a pvc entry into the shack and ground, needs to be sealed
2019-11-13 01:48:08.559530 AG5XB CheckIn Quanah last year had a problem with ice on the 40 meter antenna, dropped to the roof / the trees got heavy and were on the antenna /
2019-11-13 01:47:38.275889 KI5AOX CheckIn Marlow on an HT tonight / only concerned about the ICe and highwind so put the antenna in the attic
2019-11-13 01:47:20.395666 KG5UVU CheckIn Chickasha from minnesota, so this cold weather isn't cold yet / ice could be a problem for the dipole
2019-11-13 01:47:05.259245 N4RDB CheckIn Sheridan and Ferris in NW Lawton CIO
2019-11-13 01:46:22.882715 KD5TDK CheckIn Duncan CIO
2019-11-13 01:46:14.208795 K5WIX CheckIn Lawton went to lowes before the cold hit and got a heater for the shack, probably get a propane heater next
2019-11-13 01:09:16.853875 KG5ICZ CheckIn Hwy 49 and Stoney Point Road in Comanche County Topic: Winterizing your Station

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