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Roar Nets August 6 2006

Propagation fair.  K=1  Flux=70
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path
0630z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/8
0630z - G4HMG John from Devon 4/5 here
0630z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here
0644z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos, Algarve up to 5/7 at times.
0650z - DL/KN9H Tom from Hertzberg 5/7 here
0657z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 4/5 here
0706z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/2 here
0726z - F/PA0SDZ Les from Rich Elenches, Vaucluse 5/9
0740z - Net Ended. A very good European net. No VKs but we will keep trying.
Great to hear Laszlo reporting much improved health. Nearly up to vertical now. 
Helga is doing a great job and Laszlo will be doubling her salary.
Great to hear Tom Burns KN9H from Germany, 80 Km S. of Berlin..  See his message.
We got some good chats between Klaus, Tom, Laszlo and John G4HMG.
0900z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,691
G4HMG John in charge from Devon.
Fourteen on the net in good conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International net one 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1130z - YO1BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9
1130z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/7
1130z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/9
1130z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/4 at times
1130z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF1/1 today
1144z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos, Algarve up to 5/5
1200z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here, got 5/4 from Jim.
1200z - WA9AQN John from Petersburg IL 4/5
1201z - F/PA0SDZ Les from Vaucluse 5/9
1211z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil  4/5
1230z - Net ended. The band was very noisy but we had a very lively net despite that.
Jim reported cool conditions, 12c and they had much rain.
Coos had a nice morning, 16c expecting up to 29c later.
He got a thin qso with Coco who had much qrn there.
Laszlo did not have a strong signal here but John G4HMG managed to relay very well.
Nils, Coos, Klaus Pertti and Les all got good exchanges.
John WA9AQN not too strong but we hope to see him in UK later in September.
We lost all signals at the end and had to make a rather hurried closure of the net.
( P.S. My apologies for next Sunday 13th.  Look for Brian G3LUW.)
1800z - 1900z  Uk evening 80-metre net on 3,693
Seven on the net in good conditions.
Messages received.
From Sheila Redshaw re. Don G3GAW.
Dear Bill   I am sorry to tell you that my husband, Don Redshaw,
died in Bridlington Hospital on Sunday 30th July. Sheila (XYL)
(Sad news ! Don was our last surviving Founder Member of ROAR in RIBI.)
From Tom KN9H
I will try to check in from Herzberg on Elbe,eastern Germany one of the next
two Sundays where Mary Ellen, KA9JNZ, wife, and I are Sister City Delegates
from Dixon, Illinois. We checked into ROAR last August from similar trip to
Hamberg area, as we did from Eastbourne, England in June of this year. Tom
Burns, KN9H
Again my apologies for next Sunday.  See you on the 20th.
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