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Roar Nets November 20 2005

Propagation quite good.  K-factor = 3, Solar Flux = 102
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0740z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8
0740z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here but Pertti heard him.
0740z - G3LUW/p  Brian (with Don G0JWE) 1/
0750z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 5/5
0750z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 4/3 at first 5/7 at the end.
0806z - G4JVW Bill from Barnstaple 1/1 here, got 3/3 from Henk.
0818z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/4 here,
0848z - Net ended.  A very good net thanks to Henk and Bill ZD.
We called Bill VK5CV several times but heard no response.
Pertti reported cloudy and windy weather from Spain.
Henk came through very well despite qrm here.
Bill VK4ZD still using his mobile rig into his delta loop & got up to 5/7.
Bill celebrated his 59th birthday. Diane and Elissa made them a great Mexican feast.
John G4HMG competed well with reports of a chocolate fountain party and other excesses.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,693
Tommy G2FUU in charge from Nazeing, Essex.
Twelve on the net in fair conditions.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
Severe close-in qrm forced a qsy at 1240z. Net continued on 14,287.
W1QUO Jim a good 5/9 signal despite qrm
1253z - SM0DMJ Karl from Nyneshamn 5/5 here.
1253z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here but Jim gave 4/4
1300z - K7DVB Bob from Dillon SC 5/5 here..
1300z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 2/1 here.
1300z - OK2BHZ Zbig from Hnojneg 5/9. Non Rot'n for a report.
1309z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN 1/1 here but Jim hear him a bit.
1319z - Net ended.  Thanks to Jim's big signal we managed some contact
despite heavy qrm and noise even after the qsy
Jim reoported a very nice fall day with 4c.  He went off to attend a big
Rotary charity breakfast, a joint event by the Rotary Clubs of Leominster
and Fitchburg to raise funds for band instruments for the local schools.
Karl reported zero degrees and some snow.
Nate hoarse with a bad throat. Jim prescribed cough drops.
Bob K7DVB had it warm. 25c and not complaining !
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,698.
Eight on the net in rather noisy conditions.
Messages Received.
From Francesco di Michele/I2DMI via Don G0JWE.

Hi dear Rotarian friends,

 this is Francesco DI MICHELE, from  CANTU’  (Italy) a member of 2040 – “R.C. CANTU’”.

Please correct the following information on the ROAR “member’s PACKET & e-mail addresses” and on the bulletin:

I2DMI – Francesco DI MICHELE

BBS = at present time no connection with any BBS

e-mail =  

 Thank you for your attention.

I hope to meet you soon in the air.

Best 73 de i2dmi (Frank)

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