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October 24, 2012 o power phone cell We've all heard the phrases "When disaster strikes" or "In case of emergency", and living here in the Julian area most of us know we must be prepared for times when we can't depend on our normal communications systems. Whether it's a fire, an earthquake, or simply a bad snow storm, we will need to look for other solutions. For many years HAM radio has been the fall-back means of communicating whel all else has failed. Today HAk radio is alive and well! Even when the telephone lines and cell towers are down, HAM operators can talk to each other over hundreds and even thousands of miles. This becomes vitally important when faced with an emergency and we need help from outside resources. The HAM radio community in the San Diego area is very active and involved. In San Diego there are approximately 6000 licensed HAM radio operators, and in Julian alone there are close to OPEN MONDAY- FRIDAY 8:OOAM TO 5PM -%-> American Legion Auxiliary % %%A to the Publt0000 ITALIAN DELIGHT CHICKEN PICCATA ' WITH PASTA ...,,X,. VEGETABLES SALAD "' DESSERT %' Friday October 26, 2012 The Julian News 7 100. An established network of HAM operators in the Julian HEALTH and PERSONAL SERVICES area, the Julian Emergency Radio Team, helps monitor fires, storms and other situations that are potentially dangerous to our local community. They keep each other informed by providing real-time status reports, and they can coordinate with emergency response agencies, working closely with Julian-Cuyamaca CERT, The Julian-Cuyamaca Fire District, CalFire, the American Red Cross, and other emergency responders. W6JUL, which is the FCC licensed communications designation for the Julian Emergency Radio Team, also manages the North County Emergency Radio Network which consists of many CERT groups in San Diego County. This network conducts check- ins for its members on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, and Julian members are JULIAN MEDICAL 00-LINIC A DIVISION OF BORREGO COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION We accept Healthy Families Insurance 2721 JULIAN, CA 92036 (Next To Town Hall)' 24 HOUR ANSWERING SERVICE 6-Bed Furl Service Hospice & Dementia Case by Case LIcense SQIl1|O Cqlre #374601019 SUNCREST LODGE 34540 Engineers Road and Highway 79 (760) 7654)065 Marriages on the t"lU ntain /_pick Thilk, Chaplain 76.,9-75-ii578  I F,|203  @ g, all .1 C o n' W.d ins Desffed\\;l= Y0I call Rev Leurner  760-44330 leszmor@a'61. No Appointments Just Come In Now Available Certified Animal Adjusting ='=/t q) - IDgt t''' tta  -Only 1455 Hollow OFFICE Monda, Tues & """-... .......... . ,..-''" ...i': ...... As a ...... ".i'.... Julian " HAM operator A / .}. you can talk to your ... .............. " ..... neighbors ...... " ................. ," *,..,.,. ......... ..,-' .............. "" W6JUL Net Control Shelter Valley ......................... .: ......................... ... emergency responders -'= 2nd and Washington, Julian CA ":':" ''....,, 5:30 pm  7:30 pm .....%..,. the most active participants with Anyone can become a licensed "- or until Sold Out  approximately 18 to 20 operators HAM radio operator. Classes, ''- [ AMERICANLEGIONposT I 'L checking in to the radio net. These study materials and tests are check-ins not only help members available online, and in the San ',' LINCOLN DEMING 468 stay active and involved, but help Diego area there are several " in testing equipment, confirming organizations offering classes levels of interoperation between areas, and keeping records up- to-date. Many HAM operators also belong to other organizations such as Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES), Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES), Ramona Outback Amateur Radio Society (ROARS), and others. and testing. Every weekend, somewhere in San Diego, a test is being given. If you would like more information or are interested in becoming a licensed HAM radio operator, contact Johnny Hake at Thank you Julian Emergency Radio Team, for all the help you provide to our community. October 29th from 5:30-9:30 October 30th from 5:30-9:30 November 10th from 9:00-5:00 November 29th from 5:30-9:30 November 30th from 5:30-9:30 Class cost $20 Please call 760-765-1510 to sign up and ndicate which class you would like to attend., v Certified ProAdvisor RO FLAM E Serving The Community We Live/n For Over 60 Years Commercial oee Residential O 00 Payment Options Trained kIl (OUNIL 24 Hour Emergency Service 760 Quilt Show Returns To California Center For The Arts, Escondido North County Quilters' Association is hosting a Quilt Show and Sale on Saturday, November 10th, 2012. "We are pleased to be back at the California Center for the Arts, in Escondido" says committee head Jeanne Eichler. The address is 340 N. Broadway in Escondido. The show runs from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Entry is $5.00. There is a $1.00 off coupon to print from our website www.ncountyquilters. com. There will be approximately 100 quilts on display made by our members. Some will be for sale during the show. Vendors will be present with their products for everyone to view and purchase if you like. You will also have an opportunity to buy a raffle ticket to win a beautiful quilt made by one of the Neighborhood Groups in the guild. Each year a group of 10-12 members donate their time and talent to produce what we call "The Opportunity Quilt" which is raffled off in December. North County Quilters' Association is celebrating their 27th year. We have over 100 members and are very proud that we have been able to help so many worthwhile charities over the years. This year proceeds from the show & raffle will be distributed between Elizabeth Hospice, the Escondido Humane Society, St. Claire's Home, Casa de Ampara, and Interfaith. In addition to the monetary donations each -year, we supply Good Cheer quilts to Interfaith for children and last year started making blankets for the rape crisis victims. We collect small toiletries and give them to Camp Pendleton for our Wounded Warriors and their families. This show is the main fundraiser for the Association and these charities need our support. 765-0130 Ben Sulser, District Manager Potential Signs That Care Is Needed (NAPSA)-Identifying the changes in physical and mental abilities that often occur with age is crucial to providing the best support possible for an aging loved one. Any of the following behaviors may indicate the need to take action-starting with notifying the older adult's physician: Changed eating habits, loss of appetite Neglected personal hygiene; dirty clothes, nails, hair or body Inappropriate behaviors, such as being unusually loud, quiet, paranoid or agitated. 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One of the better clubs is "On the Lighter Side," which was founded in 1983 and has members who collect ashtrays, smoking stands and tobacco memorabilia, in addition to lighters. Contact the group at P.O. Box 1733, Quitman, TX 75783;; and http:// Q: I inherited a rocking chair and would like to have it appraised. I am enclosing a picture of it. -- James, Sun City, Ariz. A: Your chair in handsome and probably from the early years of the past century. It appears to be constructed of tiger oak and is in good condition, considering the fact that it has provided comfort for at least a century. The style suggests to me it is probably from about 1915. There are several excellent appraisers in your area. One I highly recommend is Corinne Cain, a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers. Contact her c/o Savvy Collector Online Gallery, 326 West Harmont Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85021-5643;; and 602-906-1633. Q: I have two tools I would like to find out values about. My upright drill press was made by the Buffalo Forge Company, and my cast-iron corn grinder was made by the Southern Plow Company. I have tried looking them up on the Internet but can't find much. -- Star/a, Coffeeville, Ala. A I suggest you take pictures of your drill press and corn grinder and consult with antiques dealers in your area. Q: I have the 1967 yearbook of the New York Yankees with a few autographs. Whom can I contact about it? -- Bergen, Hudson, Fla. A: David Hall has an auction company that specializes in sports memorabilia, and he might be able to help you. Contact him c/o Halls Nostlalgia, P.O. Box 408, Arlington, MA 02476; and Write to Larry Cox in care of King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475, or send e-mail to questionsforcox@ aoLcom. Due to the large volume of marl he receives, Mr. Cox is unable to personally answer all reader questions. Do not send any materials requiring return mail. (c) 2012 King Features Syndicate., Inc.