Larry may also suffer from SKIN CANCER in sunny California. If he waits
another year, the West Nile Virus (which is now working its way Westward)
will be there so watch out for mosquitos!
BTW, I took a vicious direct lightning hit while living in San Jose right
in the middle of the valley around 1968. It's rare but does happen. I lost
lots of gear (and the input coils on my 75A4!).
Joe, W1JR (ex. WA6TGY and W6FZJ)
At 10:28 AM 9/3/2002 -0700, Hsu, Aaron wrote:
>I am a native So. Californian and since Larry is a "transplant", I *know*
>that he left out an environmental challenge he may not have experienced yet...
>However, I think he might have noticed the 4.6 magnitude "tembler" just
>past midnight today (9/3/2002 @ 12:08am) centered in Yorba Linda (just a
>few miles NE of Anaheim). <g>
> - Aaron Hsu, NN6O (ex-KD6DAE)
> Alhambra, CA - "Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley"
> About 20 miles NW of Anaheim
>p.s. And let's not forget our great air quality! (smog, smog, smog). =P
>From: Larry McDavid [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Monday, September 02, 2002 9:16 PM
>Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Coastal Corrosion
>*** snip ***
>Older and wiser, I now live in Los Angeles. We don't have rain or
>lightning or even weather; snow we keep in the mountains, an hour's
>drive away. The really tough environmental challenge is UV from the sun.
>Watch out for those plastic antenna parts and for the cable jackets!
>*** snip ***
>Larry McDavid W6FUB
>Anaheim, CA (20 miles southeast of Los Angeles, near Disneyland)
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