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Roar Nets February 18 2007

Propagation still rather fragile.  K=0, A=7 and flux=75
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo net on 14.293 Long Path.
0830z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 2/3, up to 5/7 by 0910z
0830z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/4
0830z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Los Madrilles up to 5/7 at times but much qsb.
0830z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here but John got him well.
0830z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/4 here
0859z - DU9/G4UNL Roy from Mindanao 3/2 here but Bill got him well.
0902z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua 5/9+
0910z - Net ended.  Generally weak sigs and qsb.  The VK opening is still very late.
VK4ZD Bill's signals did come up somewhat at the end. He is very busy grass-cutting.
They are looking to induct a new member this week and may get a Presidential Citation.
Klaus's club is hosting a big song contest for the young. 
Klaus goes to Denmark in 2 weeks time. He was living it up in Monaco last week.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694.
G3JJR John in charge from Wolverhampton.
Fourteen on the net in good conditions.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/7
1230z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Los Madrilles 5/5 with qsb
1230z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 2/1 here
1230z - N1CFI Maurice from Zephyr Hills FL 2/1 here
1237z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
1240z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos 5/7 with qsb
1305z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9+
1314z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON 3/5
1322z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 2/1 here at best.  Laszlo got him well.
1327z - Net ended.  A lively net but signals a bit thin.
Jim had "deep mid-winter" with minus 11, snow and ice and wind.
Pertti had "+15, beautiful blue sky"  but he did have his ground-plane blown off earlier.
Coco had "no problems" +5.  Their Rotary History has now been published, in Romanian.
Laszlo managed to work nearly everybody.  He is keeping up his treatment and "doing alright".
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,694
Very scratchy.  We - Brian G3LUW, Ralph M0BDI, John GW4KVJ, Bruce G0PCF
and me,  kept it going for about 20 minutes but had to give up.
This net shoul improve in the next week or two.
Messages Received.
From Karl SM0DMJ
Dear Bill
Please note I have a new e-mail address, I now receive on
Sorry that I can not attend the net very often dependent on very bad conds
up to Sweden and very strong local QRM.
Best 73s de SM 0 DMJ Karl
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