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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets October 6th and 8th 2019

 

Report for Week of 6 October 2019
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.

Digital News
 

Reflector xlx299 underwent reconstruction last week and is now back on line.
 
Sunday 6th October 2019
0600z-0630z D-Star Net
No report received
 
From Nick G4HCK
Good morning Phil
Propagation – bad
Adjacent station interference – bad
Weather bad – pouring with rain
Contacts – the one bright side of the morning – G0EGW was operational and we had a quick QSO. I also thought I heard Malcom PA3AHC but conditions would not allow a contact.
But there was a upside to the morning - my wife brought me a nice bacon roll which I enjoyed !
 
From Malcolm PA3AHC
I’ll try again to catch FICFA on 40m before the 20m net . ( Tuesday ?)
20m was again dead over here this morning , although I heard some G- voices in the noise .
Got across though briefly to Brian/G3LUW on 80m with 5/5 .
 
Cheers, Malcolm
 
From Jean-Pierre F1CFA
Hello Phil,
We meet together with Vernon G0EGW on Tuesday morning 7h45 ( 52/52 signals)
G4HCK was also on, but he can't hear me.
They meet together with a 55 / 56 signal.
Hope we can meet on Sunday morning if prop is better.
 
So soon Jean-Pierre
 
From Phil VK2MCB
Bill was not on the air last weekend due to illness but is hopefully in recovery mode.
But, I have it on good authority that Di VK4DI did very well in the Oceania DX contest. We wait to hear more.
 
73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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