Archive for January, 2009

Special Weather Statement January 22, 2009 No Comments

…THE FIRST RAINS OF 2009 ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA TODAY AND TONIGHT…

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE SEVERAL HUNDRED MILES OFF
THE SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA COAST IS FORECAST TO MOVE SLOWLY EAST
THROUGH TODAY…TRACKING OVER EXTREME SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT.
THIS SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO BRING SHOWERS WITH SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL
TO THE REGION THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

RACES Net January 16, 2009 No Comments

Our weekly HB RACES two meter net is held every Monday at 7:15 pm on the KH6FL repeater, 145.140 Mhz, -600 Khz, CTCSS 127.3 hz. Immediately following the two meter net we hold a net on our 440 repeater. The 440 net is on the WD6AWP repeater, 447.940 Mhz, -5.00 Mhz, CTCSS 100.0 hz. These weekly nets are [...]

Repeater Install January 11, 2009 1 Comment

You may have heard all the racket on the repeater this weekend. If so you know we installed the new VXR-7000 at city hall. In the process of the install we discovered some problems that required attention. We fixed most of the problem but there is still some desense in the system as indicated by [...]

First Look at New Repeater January 9, 2009 2 Comments

The City bought us a new repeater to replace our ailing two meter machine. Be sure to tell Brevyn thank you for all the things he’s done for us in 2008 including getting the new repeater, two new mobile radios and the new web site. The repeater is a Vertex/Yaesu VXR-7000 50 watt VHF repeater/base. Here [...]

Baker to Vegas Radio Support January 7, 2009 No Comments

The Challenge Cup / Baker to Vegas Relay 25th Anniversary Race will be held March 14 – 15, 2009. The Huntington Beach Police Department Running Team (team #42 this year) will again participate and has asked for HB RACES assistance for logistical communications duringthe race. Communications support for the running team has become an regular [...]

General Membership Meeting January 6, 2009 No Comments

General Membership Meeting.  February 9, 2009  @ 7pm. in the EOC

Management Team Meeting No Comments

Huntington Beach RACES 2009 Management Team The 2009 Huntington Beach RACES Management Team held their first meeting of 2009 on January 5, 2009.  HB RACES goals for 2009 include:  a strong effort on completing training materials and providing training opportunities for both new and seasoned communicators, documentation of standard HB RACES procedures and methods that have [...]

Surf City Marathon January 5, 2009 1 Comment

The 2009 Surf City Marathon is here. Sunday, February 1st, Super Bowl Sunday.  (We are home before the Game!) On this Monday night net (Jan. 5th.)  Please let me know if you wish to volunteer.  This is our biggest event so we can use all the help we can get.  You may also e-mail me at events@hbraces.org. I need [...]