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Roar Nets July 9 2006
Propagation erratic this day. K=0, Flux=77.
20% risk of major solar storms in mid-latitudes
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo net on 14,293
I listened from 0545z. Noise S8 at first
falling to S5 by 0600z
0550z - G3LUW Brian 3/2, working hard on the
0610z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/8 calling
VK4ZD..No reply audible here.
0640z - G3LUW Brian from Devon calling the net.
0640z - G4HMG John from Devon also 5/4 here.
0725z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9. Having
had breakfast !
0748z - Net ended. Not much to speak of, but
we keep hoping to hear the VKs.
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre net on 3.693.
G4HMG John in charge from Devon
Fifteen on the net in very noisy conditions.
1130z - 1230z International Net on 14,293.
Commenced in murderous contest QRM. Contest
ended at 1200z but still much qrm on the channel.
1128z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 3/9 here in
QRM but Coos had it even worse.
1128z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 4/9 in QRM
1128z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA up to 5/9
at times in QRM
1128z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/1
1135z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9+
1135z - G4HMG John from Devon 2/1 here
1155z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1155z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1
1200z - CT/AD6XX a very welcome signal from
Laszlo in Lagos, Algarve. but only 3/7 in QRM
1207z - G8LES Mike from Alton 1/1
1207z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1
1223z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordivelas 5/8
1245z - TF3ARI Ari from Reykjavik 5/9
1250z - SM0NZY/p3 Patrick from Ornskoldsvik 5/6.
1254z - Net ended. A rough old net. Fun if you
like qrm ! Even Jim was struggling.
Coos and Nate were pretty well wiped out. Coco
had to quit early due to local thunderstorms
Nils did pretty well and reported 33c in Sweden
last.week ! Now back down to 22c.
Vitor came bombing in from Portugal but - very
frustrating - I could not read Laszlo at all.
Laslo is improving gradually after major surgery
in June and a further spell in hospital last week.
Things should be better for you next week
Laszlo both physically and as regards readability.
We shall be listening for you !
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on
Eight on the net in good conditions. Rather
From Peter Lowe VK3KCD re the Copenhagen
Have received this (see attachment) from Per
OZ5PD and seems a fine card to confirm the event in
Copenhagen. Per has promised some more photos selected from the 250 he took
at the convention.
There will be articles in Rotary Norden and the OZ magazine about the
There were 74 contacts with stations in 19 countries.
YIR 73 Peter VK3KCD
(Also a nice picture of the QSL card.
Congratulations to Peter for a tremendous job there.
As I understand it Per OZ5PD will be sending the
cards out to all contacts - g4yze)
PS A belated welcome to John Maier W8AUV on his
elevation to President of Roar, as from July 1 2006.