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by BEEBEE
Sep 18 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Camping
Topic: Can't Find Posted Photo of Homemade Trailer/Tent
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Can't Find Posted Photo of Homemade Trailer/Tent

@Steph_and_Blake
That's mine the trailer was fun to build and it has worked well for me
by BEEBEE
Jun 27 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Fire & Area Closures
Topic: Stage II fire restrictions - Coconino NF
Replies: 13
Views: 954

Re: Stage II fire restrictions - Coconino NF

While camping near Stoneman Lake Road this weekend we were visited by a ranger checking on campers and letting people know about the restrictions. I asked him about the original 10 foot order and what resulted in it being revised. The ranger informed me that the original order came from above and th...
by BEEBEE
Feb 17 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: HAZ - Member Related
Topic: CQ HAZ Ham's (AKA Amateur Radio operators)
Replies: 35
Views: 2155

Re: CQ HAZ Ham's (AKA Amateur Radio operators)

@jameslcox44 Jim unless your in a canyon most places in AZ have some Amateur radio coverage. I always have my HT with me and I run APRS as well to make it easier for friends and family to keep track of me. APRS is a good tool but does not have 100% coverage however its free and the tracking map is ...
by BEEBEE
Nov 16 2015 8:29 am
Forum: Missing Hikers
Topic: Missing Hiker First Water TH Garden Valley area
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Missing Hiker First Water TH Garden Valley area

http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/apache-junction/hiker-missing-in-superstition-mountains-according-to-mcso A 47-year-old woman is missing in the Superstition Mountains. She reportedly hiked Sunday with her 22-year-old son when he hurt his knee. She sent her son back down the trail a...
by BEEBEE
Nov 07 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: For GPSjoe - 5 yr Anniversary at Mt. Peeley TH
Replies: 8
Views: 1017

Re: For GPSjoe - 5 yr Anniversary at Mt. Peeley TH

I took a drive up to the top of Ord this morning all the north facing areas had about 1 to 2 inches of snow. All the areas exposed to sun were clear. If the weather holds for the week I suspect the road to Peeley will be okay.
by BEEBEE
Aug 30 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Road Conditions
Topic: AZ 87 - Chains & Four Wheel Drive are now required
Replies: 9
Views: 703

Re: AZ 87 - Chains & Four Wheel Drive are now required

I can tell you on New Years Eve I drove to Show Low in the blizzard this last year and there were lots of spun out jack knifed trucks and cars. I had no problem with the FJ in 4wd but others did not fair so well. For them chains may have made the difference getting up the hill by Ord and then the fi...
by BEEBEE
Aug 21 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Astronomy/Sky
Topic: Solar storm will send Earth to the stone age
Replies: 8
Views: 951

Re: Solar storm will send Earth to the stone age

CME's happen with some frequency they mess up my HF communications

http://www.solarham.net/
by BEEBEE
Aug 07 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Geology
Topic: Mine spill in the San Juans
Replies: 14
Views: 1553

Re: Mine spill in the San Juans

With the EPA causing the release. This scene from Ghost busters comes to mind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-tYZkJ2p54
by BEEBEE
Jul 23 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Fauna
Topic: wildlife encounters
Replies: 98
Views: 6551

Re: wildlife encounters

Not sure if this has been posted yet its a little old but wow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jRTrRxamxQ
by BEEBEE
Jul 09 2015 10:35 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain
Replies: 12
Views: 1158

Re: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain

I am a fixed wing guy who also has a Helicopter rating however my Rotor experience is limited. I can tell you that high winds at high elevations can cause issues with control with the aircraft that for an experienced pilot which I am sure they all are can handle, but in this case since no one appear...
by BEEBEE
Jul 09 2015 9:31 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain
Replies: 12
Views: 1158

Re: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain

That is what it sounds like they are trying to decided the best way to lift to avoid hitting the rock face due to the high winds.
by BEEBEE
Jul 09 2015 9:13 am
Forum: In the news...
Topic: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain
Replies: 12
Views: 1158

Re: MCSO rescue team helps man, daughter off Four Peaks Mountain

I was listening to the Comms on MCSO Search. They have a Black hawk from the Guard assisting and they are still working on getting them off the peak.
by BEEBEE
Jun 28 2015 9:47 pm
Forum: Fatalities
Topic: Hiker killed by lightning on Cabin Loop yesterday
Replies: 20
Views: 2111

Re: Hiker killed by lightning on Cabin Loop yesterday

I was not far from this with my Amateur Radio Club. We were talking with a Ranger when he got the radio call. The storms on the Rim Saturday were wicked.
by BEEBEE
May 04 2015 6:33 pm
Forum: Hiking Events
Topic: SOTA Milestone
Replies: 1
Views: 135

SOTA Milestone

For those who have noticed my string of peak bagging the last year or so I have been working toward a Goal in an Amateur Radio contest group called Summits on the air. The goal is to accumulate 1000 points operating amateur radio from selected mountain tops around the world. To date I have activated...
by BEEBEE
Feb 28 2015 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: HAZ Window Decal: Whose looks best? (-:
Replies: 179
Views: 13149

Re: HAZ Window Decal: Whose looks best? (-:

Spotted a HAZ Sticker on a tan Ford Ranger yesterday back window leaving the Walmart Shopping Center on Signal Butte. I was heading to Rubio's for Shrimp Tacos
by BEEBEE
Dec 17 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: GPS & Electronic
Topic: X-Mas & New Year (new GPS, SPOT, PLB, or ?)
Replies: 30
Views: 2894

Re: X-Mas & New Year (new GPS, SPOT, PLB, or ?)

APRS and a PLB. The APRS gives me many options for contact and the PLB is the last resort when I am in real trouble
by BEEBEE
Nov 19 2014 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Strange things in the sky
Replies: 16
Views: 1062

Re: Strange things in the sky

They were likely going to the National Guard Papago Military Reservation. It's not uncommon.
by BEEBEE
Sep 08 2014 7:42 am
Forum: Weather
Topic: Mindless weather chit chat
Replies: 6087
Views: 199796

Re: Home Flooding

Both washes on my property are running over a foot deep and the rain gage is showing 2.70 inches since 5 am and climbing. Fortunately the house is up higher then the surrounding terrain so unless the roof leaks it should stay dry. My old house the backyard would flood almost to the base of the rear ...

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