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Roar Nets August 27 2006
Propagation very variable. K=2, Flux=76
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo net on 14,293
0630z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5
0630z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 1/1 here but
Klaus got him 3/4 at times.
0642z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwollé 5/9
0648z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here
0654z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos, varying 3/4
0704z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 5/9
0717z - G4HMG/p John from Blackdown Hills site
near Rampisham. 2/1 at best.
0721z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 1/1 here but John
got him well
0746z - Net ended. An encouraging net. Klaus
worked Henk - though
with some difficulty - for the first 15 minutes
Laszlo reported he is improving steadily and
Helga is now back home
though her mother in Germany is still quite
unwell. Laszlo mentioned a
new English Speaking Rotary Club being formed
near Faro. More later !
Les had a very strong signal here today. It is
normally rather weak from Holland !
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre net on 3,693
G3JJR John in charge from Wolverhampton.
Fifteen on the net in good conditions.
1130z - 1230z International net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9. Jim
had it "very cool 13c".
1130z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9+ had
Beautiful weather !
1130z - G4HMG/p John from Devon up to 5/8 at
1130z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/2
1130z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/8. They have
GSE team from Australia. See below !
1140z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos up to 5/6.
Laszlo put up the heat to 28c.
1144z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1, got 3/3 from
1145z - SM4CSF/m Nils near Falun up to 3/4 at
1149z - SM3FCX Rune from Hudiksvall 3/3 here
1150z - HB9MQM Peter from Hausen only 4/5 today
1155z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/6. One
over on temporary battery set-up.
1155z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON up to 5/6.
Very hot. Going back up country until later in September.
1159z - K2VY Dan from Adamfield NJ 5/6. Nice
signal Dan. Join us when you can !
1210z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/2 here
1215z - SM0DMJ Karl from Nyneshamn 5/8. Still
summer. 20c. Good golf weather.
1220z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 4/5. Looking
for John G4HMG. Will e-mail him.
1235z - Net ended, signals going down into the
VE2GTI Coos had Bill Bagget from Australia (NSW)
on the mike. Sorry sigs went down at that moment.
VO1NP Nate also reported his club had a Rotary
Ambassadorial Scholar to speak this week.
A student of Political Sciences.
G4HMG John is off on his travels again touring
Leaving Portsmouth for Bilbao 29th August, home
24th October. He will call in when he can.
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on
Eight on the net in good conditions.
From Bill Main VK4ZD
Sorry, Diane & I weren't on frequency last Sunday.
Diane participated in the ALARA (Australian Ladies Amateur Radio
Association) contest during Sat & Sun.
It is possible that, with a score of 1169 (352 contacts), she may have got
Diane and I also have joined RAOTC (Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club Australia
Hope the propagation does us proud this Sunday and looking forward to
By the way, the ROAR web site is getting plenty of hits every week. It is
great to see that it is being made good use of.
73's de Bill, VK4ZD