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Roar Nets December 24 2006

Propagation very rough this day.  K=3, Flux=73, A=16.
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path.
Nothing heard until 0850z.
0850z - VK4ZD Bill in Gatton 3/5, up to 5/7 by 0905z
0850z - VK3KCD Peter in Flinders 1/1 here 
0855z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua up to 5/9 here
0902z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 2/1 here.
0905z - HB0CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5 here
0914z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordivelas 5/8 here
0921z - Net ended. A very nice net and thanks to all
for taking the time to get on the radio on Xmas eve. 
Bill reported a nice clear day, not too hot, about 30c
Martti had 5c All green still. No snow. "A Black Christmas" .
Expecting minus twenty next month !
No copy here on Les but I think Cees had been asking for his e-mail address.
re. Les PA0SDZ, his e-mail address is
Christmas greetings to all from those on the net.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,693.
Brian G3LUW in control from Devon.
Sixteen on the net in difficult conditions.
From our veteran member John Lane G2CJL -
Apologies for absence. John had intended to join the net and
express Xmas Greetings but had a fall in the house and a bit shaken.
Betty not keeping too well either.  Their Seasons Greetings to all.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9 at first falling to 3/4 in noise.
1230z - VO1NP Nate in St.John's NF 1/1 here but Jim got him
1230z - G0JWE Don in Derby 1/1 here, Jim got some copy.
1230z - PA|2X Cees in Bussum 2/1 here
1230z - N1CFI Maurice in Zephyr Hills FL 1/1 here.
1230z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here
1243z - YU1FJK Voja in Belgrade 3/4 here. Not Rotarian.
1250z - KA1JPR Percy in FL. Ex Rotarian 15 yrs ago.
1356z - GW4KVJ John in S.Wales 1/1 here got 3/3 from Jim.
1303z - DG3NDN Mike in Bavaria 5/9.
1308z - Net ended. Rather hard work with high noise and falling signals.
I think Nate was singing a Christmas carol to Jim. Sorry but I did not get it.
Better luck next week.  Happy Christmas.
1900z - 2000z UK evening 80-metre net on 3,693.
Only qrm here.  No activity reported, so presumably no net.
Messages Received.
From Cees PA2X
Dear Bill and Jim,
YO9BC, Coco from Romania just called a bit earlier, at 12.10 hours, on 14.293, and I responded.
Coco explained he could not participate in the Net today, because he had a meeting out of his town,
which he had to be present. So he excused himself.
He asked me to pass to you and the rest of the net all the best season greetings, happy Christmas
and best wishes for 2007.
I sent you this email upfront, when conditions might are informed already about Coco      73
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