Propagation very variable. K=2, Flux=74
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo net on
14,293 Long Path
Band much less noisy this morniing, only S3
0610z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/7 here
0610z - VK2GWK 1/2 here but Klaus got him
0638z - G0JWE 1/1 here but Klaus got him
0657z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/2 here
0706z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
0720z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1
0732z - Net closed. Very interesting with
signs of the VK path recovering.
Klaus did a good job as anchor-man as
always. He is in the right place !
Pertti back in Spain is getting the windows
put in his new house.
They had 42.5c in Spain yesterday ! Some
forest fires burning nearby.
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre net on 3,693
Brian G3LUW in control from Devon.
Sixteen on the net in fair conditions
1130z - 1230z International net on
1125z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/6, up
to 5/9 later
1125z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos, Algarve
2/3, up to 5/6 later.
1130z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/7
1138z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/3 here
1155z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here
1156z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/2
1158z - HB9MQM Peter from Hausen a good 5/9
1206z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN up to
3/4 at times.
1228z - Net ended. A very interesting
net though transatlantic path still a bit thin.
Jim doing well. Had much rain in week but
19c this morming and going up.
Coos had much noise. Temp 18.6c. Entertained
Dist. Gov. this week.
Coos has been appointed counsellor for a
Youth Exchange student.
Gets him "back into Rotary" as he says.
Laszlo "eating better" and growing steadily
stronger. He is very pleased with
his "Blood Nurses" who obviously give him
A special welcome to Peter Frey HB9MQM,
10 years a member of R.C Zurzach-Brugg
in District 1980 and his club's Public
Ralations Officer. Peter has paid his Roar dues to
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on
Seven on the net in good conditions.
Great to hear Alan G4BIZ after a long break.
Alan has a long-term throat
problem and discomfort in speaking at any
length. Join us when you can Alan !
From Nate VO1NP
Sunday, July 23, 2006
The latest forecast from NOAA
Environment Center puts the bottom of this solar cycle at
somewhere from January through April 2007 - slightly
later than the previous forecast.