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Roar Nets July 2 2006
Propagation quite good for this period. .
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo net on 14,293
I listened from 0600z. Noise S8 falling to S3 by
0620z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/6 here,
Heard him call VK2GWK, G0JWE, G4HMG/p and G3LUW
(none heard here)
0720z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/6 up to 5/9
Klaus also worked G0JWE, G4HMG/p and GW4KVJ.
(none heard here)
0754z - Net ended.
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre net on 3,694
Tony G4FTA in charge from Bicester.
Sixteen on the net in rather difficult
conditions. Much qsb.
1130z - 1230z International Net on 14,293.
I had to miss this one due to family
Thanks to Jim/W!QUO for the following report.
A good number of check-ins despite high
noise conditions. G3LUW(Brian)
led the list with a solid 5X7 to 5X9; VE2GTI(Coos) 4X4 to 5X6;
G0JWE(Don) 4X4 to 5X5;
YO9BC(Joe) 5X7; WA9AQN(John) 5X9.
Canada and USA both celebrating big week-end
holidays. Most people experiencing
good summer weather. Everyone hoping for better propagation. Meantime,
keep the spark alive.
73 Jim W1QUO
And also to Brian for the following
The net started at 1225
W1QUO Jim 5 & 8
VE2GTI Coos 5 & 7 Canada Day holiday
VO1NP Nate No copy here, but 5 & 7 from
Jim and Coos
G0JWE Don 4 & 4 initially from Jim,
but 5 & 6 later
W0TBC Joe 5 & 5 here but not able to
WA9AQN John No copy here
YO9BC Coco 5 & 9 here, 5 & 7 with Jim
from very heavy QRN
Coos has received his ROAR Directory, and
his club has sent books to Swaziland
for the Rotary Literacy Programme.
Conditions were not easy, but Jim battled on
and the net closed at 1215
Wishing all our American members a very
73 Brian G3LUW.
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on
Brian G3LUW in charge from Devon.
Eleven on the net in good conditions.
(I missed this due to thunderstorms - and 70mm
From Coco/YO9BC in Ploeste.
Dear Jim and Bill,
First to you , Jim - many thanks for
promised info on antennas .
Secondly, sorry , sorry to have to quit so
sudden the Roar net, last time June 25 , and again
today July 02 ! Both times, at once, without notice, out of "the blue"
black clouds and lightings
obliged me to put in a hurry, all antennas to ground !!! The 26
meters high antenna was to much
risk to my transceiver ....
We had two weeks really hot weather, and
last week suddenly changed in to stormy , strong
winds, black clouds, and rain .... Temperature is continuing to be high
for the situation ....27 to 30
degree C.... The QRN level is abnormally high ....
Any-how , aren't we not in the lowest
part of the Cycles 23 ? Looking forward to enter in Cycle 24 !!!!
Hope to have better conditions next time ....
Best Rotarians regards and,
73's Vince [ Coco] YO9BC.