Propagation quite good. K=0
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo Net
on 14,293 Long Path.
I listened from 0630z. Only noise
S7, going down to S5 by 0650z
0650z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln
2/1 going up to 4/5 later.
0705z - VK4KYL Diane from Gatton a
good 5/9. Had 39c during last 2
days. Very hot & dry !
0715z - VK5CV Bill from Waikerie
2/1 at first, up to 4/5 later but
Bill had high noise level.
0715z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1
here, got 5/6 from Diane.
0725z - IW8CEL Enzo from Naples 5/9.
Non-Rot'n for a report.
0733z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua 1/1
here but Klaus got him.
0740z - Net ended. Great to hear
Diane with a great signal. Diane
reported that Bill VK4ZD
is very busy with building a new
house. plus Rotary and Radio Club
They have the parts for a beam (a
VK2ABQ) ready to put up but no time
to do it.
Many thanks to Klaus for the
following report received later :-
"(Glad that we managed to have a
few R5 exchanges on Sunday
Jim is really doing a fine job
as net controller on the US east
coast. I admire him greatly)
Here is what the ANZO net looked
like in Switzerland this
At start-up there was heavy QRM
from an ongoing QSO around 14.291
and from a teleprinter-station.
0633z - VK2IWT Noel answered my CQ
RI net call. Gave him 33. The QRM
0638z - VK5CV Bill overriding the
QRM. 57 / 55. When net came to an
end Bill was 54.
0647z - VK4KYL Diane. 59 / 59.
Fine signal. Diane was able to
work some UK-stations.
0711z - G4YZE Bill. Only 33
and not improving.
0720z - OH6SM Martti called in
briefly. Marti was unable to work
the VK and UK stations.
0728z - G3LUW Brian 44 here.
0730z - Silence
0731z - Called Martti, OH6SM, and
had a fine 59 / 59 QSO.
0742z - Signed-off with Martti
Correction: Martti is still
using his old tower. Last Sunday I
heard Martti discussing the new
However, it will be Bill, VK4ZD,
and Diane, VK4KYL, who will be
benefiting from the new tower.
I apologize for the mistake.
73 Klaus, HB9CQS"
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre net on
Tony G4FTA/p in control from a
caravan location near Hull.
Fourteen on the net, including John
F/G4HMG/p from Nantes
Conditions quite good.
1130z - 1230z International net
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA
a good 5/9 throughout.
1140z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordivelas
1140z - OH2WT Esko from Helsinki 5/9
here,got 5/6 from Jim.
1140z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF
up to 5/7 at times.
1146z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/7
on his G5RV antenna.
1151z - OH2TO Seppo from Orimattila
5/8 got 5/5 from Jim.
1154z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN
up to 5/8. Sun not up yet !
1220z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 1/1
here today. Jim got him well.
1229Z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln
5/8 here, got
1241z - Net ended. Jim reported very
wet weather. 2 to 3 inches of rain
Jim is still learning new
blind-operator software. Having
mastered Jaws and Jawbone
he is now learning the Dragon
Vitor CT1BJZ said they just had a
little rain these past two days. A
after a severe summer drought and
widespread forest fires. Needs some
Esko OH2WT had a beautiful day, warm
and sunny in South Finland
Nate VO1NP was reminding us it was
Thanksgiving Day in Canada.
Great to hear Seppo OH2TO from
Orimattila. Seppo is a member of
the Rotary Club
of Orimattila which is "15 minutes
South of Lahti". See his entry in
Seppo was born in Kokemaki and knows
Pasi well since 25-30 years.
Joe W0TBC was coming in well today
and we were able to complete some
business about the membership list
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre
net on 3,694.
I missed this net. Many thanks to
Brian G3LUW for the following
"Hi Bill, Members on the net:
John & Diana from St.Malo, Tommy
G2FUU, Don G0JWE, Norman G0MMO,
John KVJ and myself. Don and
Daphne are off to New England (on
October 13) and plan to
telephone Nate and Jim while they
Take care Brian"
From Secretary Noel VK2IWT. : -
"Thanks Bill for the net reports.
They tell me what I am missing. I
think the band may be improving as I
heard stations down
in the bottom region of 20 metres
about 0000Z this morning. (Saturday)
Please pass this info on to
interested parties that my daughter
in California is moving so I
will have a new address for those in
the northern hemisphere for snail
mail. When I get all
the details I will forward them to
I do miss the net. 73 Noel."