• Head for the Hills 2016, in Review

    by  • May 25, 2016 • 0 Comments

    The 2016 Cedar Hill Head for the Hills Bike Rally crossed the finished line as another winner! The approximate count of cyclists participating in the rally was 1200 but a final count is still pending. Age groups were widely varied from children to senior citizens and anywhere in between. Just as varied were the styles of bikes...

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    Head for the Hills Amateur Radio Support

    by  • May 15, 2016 • 0 Comments

    My first experience with the Cedar Hill Bike Rally was as a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member in 2015. In 2016, this will be the tenth year of the Rally. For the newcomers to the club, or for those of you that don’t know, here’s a little background on the Rally. Each year,...

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    Field Day is Coming!

    by  • May 13, 2016 • 0 Comments

    Field day is the fourth Saturday and Sunday of each June.  It is the highlight of the year for me.  While we use two club meetings to talk about all the important details of field day, I thought I would take a moment to encourage everyone to work on a few things before the big...

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    Error 603

    by  • May 6, 2016 • 0 Comments

    They say that CW is for those hams who don’t have much to say but prefer to take a long time saying it. Maybe that’s why I like it. Or maybe I’m just weird that way. Ever since I got my license a year and a half ago I’ve been more interested in CW...

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    National Parks on the Air

    by  • April 26, 2016 • 0 Comments

    National Parks on the Air A Little Bit about NPOTA: One of my favorite things to do on the air is contesting. I would much rather have a competition on the air, than ragchew. I like the idea of relaying short pieces of information in an exchange format, and making contact, for just a...

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    “I don’t park cars.”

    by  • May 23, 2015 • 0 Comments

    In front of me stands an elderly woman. We will refer to her as Mary. She is driving what I would approximate to be a 1978 Buick LeSabre. I’m not a super huge car guy, but I have driven a 1973 Impala and am fairly well versed in driving of older model cars. I...

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