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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets February 2nd and 4th 2020

 

Report for Week beginning 2 February 2020
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
Sunday 2nd February 2020
0700z-0730z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM and myself were present.
 
0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59
Doug ZL1BFS was 59+5-10 and gave me the same
Daniel VK2FDSD  (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 47 and gave me 55
 

0800z-0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,294 / 14,285 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 55-7 and gave me 51-7
Doug ZL1BFS was 58-9+5 and gave me 59
Vernon G0EGW was 44 on SP, building from 22-33 up to 55-6 on LP
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was only 11 today and gave me 21
Nick G4HCK was 22 to 44
We went QRT at 0911z
 
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
Conditions were noisy but all UK stations good copy.
Brian G3LUW was net control and began by initially calling Malcolm PA3AHC who was weak with all UK stations. The net was joined by
G7OAI John
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
G3SZF Bob
G3OKT John joined but had equipment issues and promptly withdrew.
An interesting discussion took place around membership issues and the different Club approaches to Business meetings.
 
2100z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185
(
4PM EST or 3PM CST)
The Net will be on 7.185MHZ
Join Us on the ZOOM video conference and give us your input on how to improve the net!
​https://zoom.us/j/7848247670
​Join the Video conference even if you don't have HF or can't hear the net on HF!
You can join the net on ZOOM.  If you do have HF capability and can not hear the net, we can work with you thru ZOOM to locate a frequency that will allow us to communicate over the airwaves!
Join The Net On Sunday and enjoy the fellowship!
ZOOM has added a new dimension to the net activities making it possible to bring more people into the net.  
​ZOOM allows net controls to collaborate on getting a new caller recognized.  
Join us on ZOOM and Join the ROAR net. 
If you can hear Net Control or a Relay Station you can tell us and additional efforts will be made to log you into the net over the air. 
At 1830Z you can join net control on ZOOM by using this Zoom Meeting link : https://zoom.us/j/7848247670  
Ed - N4EDT
​Cell 205-919-4610  (Feel free to text me at this number if the need arises.)
ehtyler@icloud.com
 
0800z Tuesday February 4th EUR 20m net on 14,294 / 14,285
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK became audible at 0905z and was 22-44 and was best SP
We went QRT at 0912z

 

73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
E: philipbyrne@bigpond.com

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