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Roar Nets June 25 2006

 
Propagation fair but conditions very noisy.   K=2  Flux=74
 
0630z - 0730z  Europe Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0640z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
0642z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/4
0645z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 4/4
0655z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 5/7 here
0700z - G0PCF Brian from Shoeburyness3/2 here
0712z - EA7GSU Pertti 5/9
0725z - G4JVW Bill from Barnstaple 4/4 here
0748z - Net ended.  A very interesting net although a  "Europe-only"  affair this day.
John G4HMG reported that Laszlo is improving though still rather weak and
having to attend hospital daily for dressing-changes. Not yet fit enough  for  radio.
Keep taking the Portuguese Sunshine Laszlo. We look forward to hearing from you !
Les PA0SDZ is on holiday next week. He may get in touch from his home in France.
Pertti's new house is nearly complete. Windows and doors in progress. Electrics delayed.
He is going to Finland on Tuesday for 3 weeks. Returning July 18.
Klaus had been to Fredreichshaven rally. "Flea market getting bigger. people getting older !"
His report follows - as he hears Europe  much better than I do.
Greetings Bill,
Not much A-NZ-O this morning, but a good European net. I am sure you have all the details,
Bill, but here is an extract of my log anyhow.
06:06z  Started calling CQ RI net beaming long path. No answers. Gave up after five minutes
and joined Karen for breakfast.
06:42z  G4YZE, Bill. Fine signal here, 59+/59, fairly steady.
06:45z  G4HMG, John, also 59+/59. Had good news about Laszlo's progress. John and Diane 
will be motorhoming down to Cornwall.
06:50z  G3LUW, Brian, 59+/59. Fine signal.
06:56z  PA0SDZ, Les. 59+/59. Too close for some UK's, but Brian sufficiently far away.
Going to house in France. Doubtful if QRV there.
07:00z  G0PCF, Bruce. 59+20 here. Unfortunately, Bruce was unable to copy other UKs and
PA, so brief visit only. 73 to everyone.
07:18z  EA7GSU, Pertti. With my beam towards EA mostly 57 here. Going to OH-land now. 
Back in EA after July 18.
 
07:25z  G4JVW, Bill, Barnstaple, 55-58 here. Fine signal.
07:47z  Net closed. Signals getting slightly weaker as net progressed, but fine copy until the end.
73 de Klaus HB9CQS.
 
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,692.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Sixteen on the net in rather poor conditions.
 
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1130z - HB9O Rolf from Lucerne Radio Museum 5/9 here
1130z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9 but went off before I could contact him.
1130z - G4HMG John from Devon 4/4 here
1130z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here
1130z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/9
1130z - 1130z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here.
1145z - G8LES Mike from Alton 1/1 here
1148z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/7
1156z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/1 here
1228z - Net ended.  Jim reported much rain and only 12c. 
Also Jim reported John Maier W8AUV in contact with Salt Lake City
Radio Club to seek their assistance with a station for the 2007 AGM.
Coos beat that with 14c and expecting a beautiful day with about 26c.
Coos was off to grand Riverside church service this morning.
Nils has recovered from the cold and in good form. Reporting
very good weather for the last week.
 
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,695
Six on the net in very noisy conditions.
 
Messages Received.
 
About Jack Page KF5BD
Albuquerque Rotary club #242  District 5520 recently celebrated 90 years
of service to the Albuquerque , New Mexico [USA] community .On the USA
map New Mexico is East of Arizona and South of Colorado.
During the evening ROAR member Jack W. Page recieved his 50 year pin.
Jack entered Rotary in Ashland, Ohio [additional active to his father]
and held the Automobile Retail Classification. In Ada , Ohio where Jack
served his second Rotary Club . Jack was elected president of the Ada
Club but was not innaugarated due to relocating to Albuquerque in 1959.
Jack served three years as Treasurer for Roar 1988-1991.  Jack is a Paul
Harris Fellow.
 
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