If the West Nile virus lands in Los Angeles, it will have to be carried by
something other than mosquitos, since we don't have any. Last time I saw a
mosquito in L.A. it was flying in slow circles, obviously lost. -WB2WIK/6
in sunny L.A.
> 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
> >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
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Larry McDavid [mailto:email@example.com]
> >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 ***
> >Best wishes,
> >Larry McDavid W6FUB
> >Anaheim, CA (20 miles southeast of Los Angeles, near Disneyland)
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