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Roar Nets April 8 2007

Propagation quite good for the period.  K=0 A=3 Flux=71.
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0740z - HB9CVQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/6
0745z - G4HMG John from Devon 3/2 hjere
0747z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0747z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 4/4
0758z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders just 2/1
0810z - I left the net at this time but it was very good while it lasted.
Bill VK4ZD and Diane were entertaining Tiina an exchange student from Finland
who had stayed with them in (ED) Kalgoorlie, Western Australia thirteen years ago.
Klaus has just got his new linear, an Australian Emtron DX1D.  A 1000 watt job !
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre net on 3,694
G4FTA Tony in charge from Oxford
Fifteen on the net in very good conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
I missed this net.
Thanks to Jim W1QUO for the following report : -
Dear Bill,
               International net 14.293, 11:30 UTC, conditions generally poor, High noise, heavy QSB.  11:20- G4HMG,
John 5x6 to 2x2.  John gave a beautiful description of the spring flowers and Easter Sunday at church.  11:30- VE2GTI,
Coos 5x6 to 5x4.  Able to have good QSO moving his shack location and preparing for attendance at church. 
11:40- Able to QSO with HB9CQS, Klaus, very solid 5x9+10.  Klaus with new Australian amplifier, excellent audio,
no splatter on adjacent frequencies- Good work, Klaus.  12:02- conditions deteriorating.  No one else heard.
                                                                                                                 73  W1QUO,  Jim
And thanks to John G4HMG for this one : -
Hi Bill,
I went on the lunchtime net today. I managed to work W1QUO and VE2GTI and had very thin copy on HB9CQS but
conditions were very bad and Jim and I decided to pack it in at 1200hrs as we could raise nobody else and Coos had
gone off to church. Better luck next time!
I hope you had a great time with the family. Give Josie our very best.

All the best John
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,696
Six on the net in very lively conditions.  Very noisy towards the end.
Gave up at 1836z.
Messages Received.
Re. Laszlo CT/AD6XX in Lagos, Algarve.
John G4HMG has spoken on the telephone to Laszlo's XYL Helga.
Laszlo had two days in hospital this week. Surgeons had drained
the tumour on his operation wound. It is reducing in size but Laszlo feels
quite weak and spends a lot of time in bed. He still feels the medication is
helping to reduce the swelling. 
Our hopes and prayers are with you Laszlo !
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