[SCCC] KFI Tour! November 8th, 2003

Dino Darling k6rix at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 17 14:29:47 EDT 2003

Hello Folks, the tour is BACK ON!!!!  Please get this out to your clubs 
ASAP!  I would have liked to have more time, but this opportunity opened 
and we had to take it!

November 8th is PERFECT for most people as it misses both Sweepstakes 
Weekends!  This is an OPEN invitation for the first 75 people!  Be sure to 
ask your friends!

- [Original Message] -

Hello!  My name is Dino and I'm the President of the Western Amateur Radio 
Association.  This is an open invitation to the following clubs and their 
friends.  Please let your club know!  RSVP info is at the end of this e-mail!

Anaheim Amateur Radio Association
Autonetics Amateur Radio Club
Catalina Amateur Radio Association
Clairemont Repeater Association
Downey Amateur Radio Club
Fullerton Radio Club
Orange County Amateur Radio Club
Pasadena Amateur Radio Club
Rio Hondo Amateur Radio Club
Southern CA DX Club
West Coast Amateur Radio Club
Western Amateur Radio Association

The Western Amateur Radio Association is hosting a tour of the KFI 
Transmitter Facility in La Mirada, CA on August 30th, 2003.

You have been officially invited to participate on this rare tour.  I must 
point out that this tour is LIMITED to the first 75 people who purchase a 
ticket!  Here are the details...

When:                   November 8th, 2003; 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Where:          KFI Transmitter Facility
                         16608 Trojan Way
                 La Mirada, CA  90638

Talk In:                145.400- (pl 103.5)

Parking:        Park in the Viking Parking lot anywhere
                         around the base of the 250' tower.  There
                         are 74 spaces and I'll be directing traffic.

Capacity:               75 Guests (3 groups of 25)

Lunch:          Blake's Place BBQ, Anaheim, CA
                         Chopped Beef Brisket Sandwiches
                         Baked Beans
                         Potato Salad
                         Water and Soda

Raffle:                 Yaesu VX-7 (6 meter, 2 meter, 220, and 440)

Cost:                   $20.00/person (incudes tour, lunch, raffle)

Tour Guides:    3 (one per group)

Group 1:                Transmitters (Harris and Continental); 50KW terminator;
                         6" hardline; switch box, generators and power 

Group 2:        Base/tuner of main 750' tower

Group 3:        Main Guy Wire Enclosure and Base of 250' aux tower

What to bring:  A chair to sit on for lunch!
                         Drinking water for the tour; we will be outside 
most of the time.

Everyone shows up around 10:00am.  After a safety meeting, tours start at 
10:30.  We rotate every 30 minutes.  Lunch is at 12:00 noon.  We get to 
eat, hang out and talk, ask questions, and walk through the transmitter 
building until 12:45.  At 12:50 we have the raffle and kick everyone out at 

Blake's Place in Anaheim will prepare the food and I'll have Jackie (my 
wife) deliver it to the site.  We will be serving the guests and there 
should be enough for seconds (or thirds).

RSVP Info:
         Please send your check AND a SASE for ticket delivery to,

         Bob Harrington, AA6PW
         6782 Vanguard Ave.
         Garden Grove, CA  92645
         bharring7 at aol.com

Please include your callsign and e-mail address with your check so I can 
keep everyone who is going up to date!  Everyone will get a NEW ticket!  It 
will be a different color from the original one!!!  Please put down your 
CORRECT phone numbers and e-mail address!!!

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