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Roar Nets April 22 2007

Propagation rather fragile today.  K=3  A=4  Flux=69
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path
I listened from 0630z until 0800z. Heard John G4HMG faintly about 0700z
0741z - HB9CQS Klaus came through well 4/5 here.
Klaus reported "nothing cooking"
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694
G2FUU Tommy in control from Nazeing Essex.
Eleven on the net. Very noisy at first, improved later.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1130z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 2/1 here but Jim got him well.
1140z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here.  Jim gave "just above the noise"
1141z - SM0DMJ Karl from Nyneshamn 5/8
1144z - SM4BOI Olle from Edsvalla 5/9.  Non-Rotarian for a report.
1200z - RN3ZB Victor from Belgorod 5/5
1210z - US5IFA Nick from Doenesk 5/9
1216z - S53DX Dusan from Lubjana 5/9+20
1235z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN 1/1 here.  Jim got a little.
1228z - KK4IX John from Marion NC 5/5.
1232z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/2 here.
1256z - Net ended. Very interesting contributions from Eastern Europe.
Victor in Belgorod wants to know what a "catbird seat" is.
Great to hear Ex-Treasurer John Cook KK4IX now "off Chemo' and building  up strength."
Karl SM0DMJ reported that his friend Rune SM3FCX is at a Rotary conference in Chicago.
Rune is also missing from the directory.  His e-mail address is  (wrong in the old directory).
Also note the correct e-mail address for Karl SM0DMJ is
Jim reported much improved weather.  "Five degrees going up to twenty and his big antenna survived this storm "
Spring has come to Massachussetts !
1800z - 1900z UK evening 80-metre net on 3,693
Six on the net in good conditions.
Messages Received.
From, Coos VE2GTI last Thursday about his shack renovations : -
Dear Bill,
The work has been slow due to a cold by the carpenter. So coming Sunday is 'out'
I am aiming now for 29 April.    73's     Coos, VE2GTI 
N.B.  Belated report !
Our veteran member John Lane G2CJL passed away on February 19.
John was a former District Governor and a prominent participant in many Rotary and Roar functions.
He was UK Treasurer of the Rotary Polio-Plus campaign from its beginning in 1985 until his death.
We send sincere sympathy to his widow Betty and all their family in Cheddar.
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