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Saturday November 6, 2022. Last Chews Lookout shift of the season. Our newest volunteer Steve Prather (#19) trained today. The weather was not very cooperative for Osborne work as much of the forest was obscured by clouds. The tops of … Read More

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Nancy Baker #2 and Mike Smelser #36 Monday September 26th Mostly quiet day with little wind and high temps in the low 80s. Comms good on FN Tone 10, but admin net was having issues and little radio traffic (on … Read More

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Lynn Kropp was taking some log sheets up with him for his shift on 8/26 with Gail Bengard. I have more I’ll take up on 9/4. We really should do a bulk commercial printing at the start of each season. … Read More

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The Julia fire started near Partington Ridge road and Hwy1 as we were headed to the lookout. Around 9:30 am, LCPP advised that ConeNet Tone 8 would be reserved for JuliaFIre IC, and all units were advised to call or … Read More

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July 9, 2022 Evening lineup changes: Forestnet Tone 10 appeared to have okay reception all day. Radio traffic was quiet–so quiet that we also monitored Conenet Tone 8 (channel 9) for part of the afternoon. Around 1740, Los Padres Coms … Read More

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It was a surprisingly quiet day for a Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. The gate was open for Chris Reed’s wedding, shortening our commute time. The weather was cool and windy, with some beautiful lenticular clouds all day. High temps … Read More

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Sunday evening May 15, 2022 and shift report for Monday May 16, 2022: We went up to the lookout the night before to view and photograph the total lunar eclipse. Three visitors from Carmel Valley hiked up the road to … Read More