A Fun Halloween Net

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Halloween is on a Wednesday so there will be no NNPG Net this week.  We will be playing a special Halloween net that was originally posted in 2013.  This was one of the first nets I listened to shortly after becoming involved in the group and before I had my license.  I remember listening to this net and being thoroughly amused!  I encourage you to listen this net.  It’s an example of some out of the box things you can do to liven up a net, have some fun and put smiles on people’s faces.  We will be playing this net all day long, so stop in when you have some time.  Just go to our website at www.nnpg.net and click on the Tune-In button to listen or follow this link.

 

 

What’s happening in my world and on curmudgeons

I am in a quiet lull right now with my radio stuff.  It felt pretty busy there for a couple of months as I prepared for the final race event for the year and focused on getting my radio gear squared away after the battery bank required a complete rebuild.  I am back into my regular schedule with the Prepper Net and I have a good start with the initial content for the website finished. The fall training classes were posted a couple weeks ago. I had intended to take a few of those classes but most of the classes are on Wednesday evening, the same night as the Prepper’s net.  I might be able to squeeze in one Saturday class but will have to wait until the spring session for more training. The ARES SKYWARN training just got pushed back until December. I am also signed up for ICS 300 and ICS 400 in December. EmComm training is tentative for January. But for the next month, my radio posts will be quiet.  That doesn’t mean I am just sitting on my laurels!

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Video of Grinduro 2018 from rider’s perspective.

I was browsing some new videos for the Grinduro this morning and came across this gem. I’ve been curious about the course and what it is like from beginning to end. This video is from the rider’s perspective. It’s an awesome video and I loved watching every minute of this video. He passes through my station at around the 11:00 mark, so keep a watchful eye – blink and you’ll miss me! Hope you enjoy!!

Net session for 10/3/18 is available

The net session for the Northern Nevada Preppers Group Net for Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 is available. We discussed the annual Great Shakeout and how we can use this drill to review our earthquake plans or practice our shelter in place plans.  Jerry gave us all an inspiration to keep our drills fun and different.

You can find the net session at www.nnpg.net, click on the Radio Archives Link at the top of the page or follow this link.

 

NNPG Net for September 19, 2018

Join us tomorrow night, Wednesday September 19, 2018 at 2000 hours PST for our weekly Northern Nevada Preppers Group Net.

Net control operator for tomorrow will be is Glenda, KG7MZO

Glenda will be leading a conversation on Fall Prep Rotation.  It’s that time of the year to go through your preps and refresh or replace for the upcoming cold weather season.  Join us to share your thoughts and tips for items to make sure you rotate and refresh for the cold weather season.

You can participate using one of the local repeaters.  Information on the SNARS repeater system can be found here: http://snars.org/repeaters/analog/

For our internet audience listening live via the web, you too can participate in the conversation by joining us in our chat room.    http://www.nnpg.net/NNPG_Chat/chat/

You can listen live via our web feed at www.nnpg.caster.fm

NNPG Net Session for 9/12/18

Wednesday night’s session of the Northern Nevada Preppers Group Net is now available.  We discussed Packet Radio and how it can be beneficial for emergency communications especially during emergencies or disasters.

You can find the net session at www.nnpg.net, click on the Radio Net Archives Link at the top of the page or follow this link.

 

Join us Wednesday 9/12/18 for our weekly net

Join us tomorrow night, Wednesday September 12, 2018 at 2000 hours PST for our weekly Northern Nevada Preppers Group Net.

Net control operator for tomorrow will be is Ken, K7KBJ

Ken will be leading a conversation on using packet radio as a means to communicate during times of disaster or emergency. Packet radio has been around and in use far longer than the internet and will help us communicate using methods very similar to email even if the internet goes down.

You can participate using one of the local repeaters.  Information on the SNARS repeater system can be found here: http://snars.org/repeaters/analog/

For our internet audience listening live via the web, you too can participate in the conversation by joining us in our chat room.    

 

NNPG Net Wednesday August 29th

Join us tomorrow for our weekly net at 2000 hours PST.

Net Control will be Ken, K7KBJ.  Ken’s topic will be fuel storage.

It’s time to review our fuel storage methods and safety practices. We want to find out the best ways to store fuel for longevity as well as how to do it safely. How long do the various fuels last? What about oils, treatments, lubricants as well as diesel and gasoline? We want to hear your comments.

If you are a licensed ham radio operator, you can participate in the net by using one of the local repeaters.  Repeater information can found on the SNARS website.

You can also listen live via the internet and participate in our chat room.