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Roar Nets December 9 2007

Propagation improving.  K=1, A=0, Flux=87 (and increasing.)
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path. (Reserve Freq 14,287)
0800z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 3/2 here
0805z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 2/1 up to 5/7 by 0850z
0805z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 2/2here, 5/9 by 0845z.
0825z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 2/2 up to 4/5 by 0837z.
0840z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 1/1 here
0840z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle up to 3/2 at times.
0855z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua 5/9+
0905z - Net ended. Henk went off before signals came up here.
Bill VK4ZD was operating with 100W to a 160m horizontal loop
It worked quite well.  Bill reported some 10-metre activity during the week !
John EA/G4HMG attends hospital tomorrow to get a suspect hernia fixed.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,692.
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex.
Nine on the net in very difficult conditions.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1230z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/9
1230z - SM3EXM Erik from Sundsvall 5/5
1237z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9
1242z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
1246z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here but Jim got him well.
1250z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordivelas 5/8
1258z - KY3PG/mm Dave from yacht off SW Florida 5/5 here
1305z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/2 here
1305z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON 4/5
1310z - OH2TO Sappo 100km NE of Helsinki 5/9
1324z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/6
1323z - W0OXB Dave from Stillwater MN 5/8
1344z - Net ended.- Jim had minus 4c and 6 inches of snow.  Coos minus 15.6c
John had plus 23c, Pertti plus18c and Erik zero.
Pertti had been in contact with Helga (XYL of Laszlo) and will report how she is.
KY3PG Dave is Sec of the Rotary Club of Cape Coral. (Should be in ROAR !)
Great to hear Dave again, W0OXB from Stillwater and friend of Joe W0TBC.
Also Vitor CT1BJZ first for a long time. Vitor's e-mail address is now
Our Finnish friends had a good session, OH2TO Sappo, born in Kokemaki,  OH1TG
Pasi lives in Kokemaki, Pertti EA7GSU aka OH1SH lives in Spain but knows them all.
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,692
Eight on the net. Conditions fair and improving.
Messages Received.
N.B. Apologies from Brian G3LUW. 90MPH gales in area. He wisely decided to
lower his enormous loops rather than have them blown down.
Also Don G0JWE who is on his travels in New Zealand, and perhaps Australia !
                                    That's all for this week,
                                      73 de Bill g4yze
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