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Roar Nets August 20 2006
Propagation very erratic. K=6 at first, 2
later. Flux 82.
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293
0645z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/6 at first
rapidly down to 3/4 in deep QSB
0645z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 3/4 here,
could not really read me.
0655z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/3 here.
0730z - Net ended.
The following from Henk/VK2GWK sums it up well :
Absolutely nothing, nada, niente today…… The K
index was 5 and there were no signals on 20 M for most of the afternoon.
Hopefully better next week.
Henk – VK2GWK
0800z - 0900z UK 80 metre net on 3,693.
John G3JJR and Brian G3LUW shared control in
Thirteen on the net in very unstable conditions.
1130z - 1230z International Net on 14,293.
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9 down to
2/4 at times.
1130z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9
1130z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/6
1135z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/2 here, got 5/4
1138z - W8AUV President John from Dallas TX up
to 4/5 at times.
1140z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal PQ 5/6
1157z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/2 here
1201z - KF4QBE Joe from Bradenton FL 1/1 here,
Jim had no copy either.
1210z - Net ended by all signals just fading
Jim was in good voice. Reporting 20c and rain.
Jim has posted details
of his Super Log Periodic antenna to Coco as
(Secretary Noel phoned Jim. Noel
has bought a Summer Cottage in Ontario.
Meanwhile he is visiting his
daughter in Pittsburg, then going to San Diego and
flying back to Australia on
August 28th for the summer "down under".)
YO9BC Coco reported "terrible hot" wx, 40c in
the shade. He had very severe QSB.
VE2GTI Coos had 19c and rain forecast for all
day. Off to church !
President John W8AUV was not really readable
here but Jim got him alright.
Hope we get good copy one of these days John !
1800z- 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on
Ten on the net in good condtiions.
Don G0JWE was able to report that Laszlo
continues to make good progress.
Still taking the tablets and returning to
hospital for a check-up in two weeks time.
From Dave Glas W0OXB in Stillwater IL.
Hi and thanks for the note.
I'll be traveling for a while and may not have access to e-mail.
My plans are to return home about Aug. 24.-----
73 es CUL,
Dave Glas (WŘOXB)
President, Stillwater Amateur Radio Association