Propagation fairly good. K=3, Flux=99.
0730z - 0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0748z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 2/1, 4/5 by 0810z but never improved on that.
0750z - VK5CV Bill from Waikerie 1/1, 4/4 by 0810z, peak 5/8 by 0820z.
0800z - HB9CQS Klaus from Obwalden 5/6, got 5/4 from ZD.
0801z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/2, got 5/8 from CV later, I got 5/3.
0801z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 3/4. Had bad QRN. Left at 0806z.
0806z - VK2IWT Noel from Uralla 1/1 here. ZD got him.
0815z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 4/5 here, Got John 5/8.
0847z - Net ended. Quite a struggle and thanks to all who took part.
The propagation seems to be coming later rather than earlier as it should be
John and Klaus were working fairly well with VK4ZD from about 0810z.
I got into the act about 0820z. "Very light copy" from ZD, 5/4 from CV &
5/6 from Peter.
Peter had high qrn S5, from thunderstorms to the Northwest of Flinders.
Klaus reporting very cold weather & heavy snow even down in the valleys.
Bill CV is in good spirits despite some "age related heart problems. Just
it quietly and looking forward to this week's Rotary Centennial
Bill ZD getting very low signals today. Going up to Toowoomba, about 40Km
of Gatton where there is to be a District gathering of several clubs to
celebrate the Centenary.
UK 80-metre Net one 3,688.
John G3JJR in charge from Wolverhampton.
Twenty-one on the net in fair conditions.
1230z - 1`330z International Net on 14,293.
1222z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9 +10.
1228z - SM3FCX Runé from Hudiksvall 5/8, but Jim did not copy.
1228z - G4HMG John from Devon 4/5 here, got "great signal" from Jim.
1235z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN 5/6 here today but not copying well.
1235z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 3/4 here, got "very good solid copy" from
1240z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/2 today. Jim got him well.
1242z - CT1BJZ Victor from Odivelas 5/8. Got very noisy conditions.
1253z - EA7GSU Pertii from Fuengirola 5/7, heard Joe well.
1253z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/7. Got me 5/9 with bad qsb. Jim got him OK.
1258z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here "great report" from Jim.
1306z - IZ2FOY Fabio from Milan 5/7. Non Rot'n for a report.
1310z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON 5/5 here
1318z - OE6RLF Ludwig from Hartberg 5/7. Non Rot'n for a report.
1328z - TF3SWN Jake from Reykjavik 5/9. Non Rot'n for a report.
1340z - OE1XJA Ernst from Vienna 5/9. Scouts station for a report.
1344z - Net ended. A very good net. A lot of qrm towards the end.
Jim had minus 4c but hoping for better weather soon. Big Centenary party
combining several Clubs in the area - with prominent speakers on the history
Runé reported heavy snow. There they are having a Fund Raising ski run.
Several teams of 5 - over 90Km ! All moneys to Rotary Foundation.
Pertii very busy heating up the stones for his sauna bath. He is currently
his sauna shack and hopes to get his house building started soon.
Nils had plus one and overcast. Went off to watch the ski jumping on TV.
Bert had minus ten and a little snow. Not copying too well today.
1900z - 2000z UK evening 80-metre Net on 3694.
Ten on the net in good conditions.
From Max Raicha 5Z4MR
US Congress designates February 23rd as Rotary International Day.