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Roar Nets August 19 2007

 
Bands noisy and propagation poor.  K=0  A=1  Flux=68
 
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path.
I listened from 0600z hoping for some early VK propagation
but none heard.  Beacon frequency full of QRM at S7-8 level here.
0700z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9+
0700z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 2/2 here
0708z - EA7GSU/p Pertti from the station of OH1KD in Helsinki 5/8
0711z - G4JVW Bill from Barnstaple 1/1 here.
0730z - F/OZ1CJJ Werner near Bordeaux 5/9
0735z - Net ended.
Pertti is returning from Finland this week driving through Denmark
and Germany and may be with Klaus in Switzerland next Sunday.
Werner is a round-the world yachting friend of Klaus now resident in France.
Apologies from Klaus by phone.  No report this week.  His internet link is down !
 
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,695
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex
Nine on the net in very noisy conditions
 
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA up to 5/9 at times. All OK.  16c
1130z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here, Jim gave 5/9+
1130z - SM3EXM Erik from Sundsvall 5/7 here on his 80 metre whip.
1140z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 3-5/9 in heavy noise. 13c and strong winds.
1150z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 2/1 here
1154z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN up to 4/5 at times.
1159z - KI4RIG Austin from Le Grange NC 5/7.  for a report.
1205z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/6. Nice day. 20c and calm.
1205z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/7. Only one over.  Thunderstorms near.
1214z - M3PDI/m David, on Winter Hill, near Bolton 5/9, for a report.
 
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,695
Five on the net in vile conditions.  Thanks to all for trying !
 
Messages Received.
From Coco YO9BC
Dear friends on  ROAR NET ,
I finaly managed to have adecuate people to mount my new OPTI BEAM ,
 OB16-3] - way up on the mast .--- New Orion [TEN TEC ]  and final
linear,[full licence power] is on the way and i  hope to be back on air , in
about two or three weeks ...
I wanted to thank you all, to keep me informed by "Mail" of the activity of
ROAR , through your regular report ,
Best regards, 73's / 88 from  yo9bc / Coco ...
Duque  Vincent  Gerard .
 
From Pasi OH1TG
QSL de Pasi. Nice to learn that John G4HMG has settled down. Swimming pool!
I have been away from my station,so, I don't know what has been going on.
Best regards.      Pasi
 
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