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Roar Nets February 4 2007
Propagation rather volatile though figures
quite good. K=1 A=2 and Flux=87
0800z - 0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293
0825z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 3/4
0825z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/3
0833z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Denia, Costa Brava
up to 5/9 but some qsb
0847z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 3/4 up to 5/5 at
0847z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 1/1 here
0847z - DU9/G4UNL Ron from Mindanao 2/1 here
0853z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 5/5 at best
0910z - Net ended. An interesting net despite
John G4HMG still having some problems with the
motor home and had to get
the starter replaced in Barcelona. John will be
visiting David EA5ALK at Calpé on Tuesday.
David's XYL Valerie had a hip replacement op.
last week. Now home and making a good recovery.
Bill VK4ZD just home from a great weekend at a
mountain retreat. Got some lovely flowers (for Diane).
Henk VK2GWK been at the marina. Lovely weather,
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,693.
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex.
Fifteen on the net in good conditions.
1230z - 1330z International Net on 14,293
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1230z - VF2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/9+ and
receiving better today.
1230z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Denia up to 5/8
1230z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 4/3 here but Jim
got him well
1230z - PA2X Cees from Bussum just 2/2 here but
good copy with Jim
1244z - KF4QBE Joe from Bradenton FL 5/8
1248z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9+
1248z - CT./AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos, Algarve up
1250z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordivelas 5/9
1256z - SM3FCX Runé from Hudiksvall 5/8
1300z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here
1304z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON 4/5 here
1322z - Net ended. The transatlantic path is
still a bit thin but we managed a good net.
Jim had it pretty cold and some snow now.
Coos reported a calm week but minus 12.6c and
some snow flurries.
His club had a great talk on neuroscience by a
double PhD from Montreal University
Actually a French lady from Lille. They get
Joe had it dull in Bradenton and 52F. About
Bert reported minus 16 in Cambridge, minus 30
with wind chill !
Laszlo continues to do well health-wise and
extends an invitation to Vitor to
come and visit him at Lagos.
1900z - 2000z UK evening 80-metre Net on
I missed this net. Thanks to Brian G3LUW for
the following report : -
Dear Bill, We held a reasonable net this
I took control and we had Bruce, Don, Tommy,
Derek, and John KVJ in noisy conditions
From Cees PA2X re. our International net at
1230z : -
During our ROAR net, several Danish stations
called the 'Danish Net' in their own language.
The NET coordinator, who was QRV, KB1LV asked them in their own language
politely to wait
until the ROAR net was over. After we finished our ROAR-net, I thanked
his for his assistance
and had a quick chat with KB1LV. He explained that their Danish Net
started in 1958.
Regards Cees Jan van Mourik - PA2X Regional VP CENAEM
(Thanks Cees, The Roar International Net
has been on there since about 1966.
We have not had any problems as far as I know. Bill.)
From John Rickwood G3JJR : -
Please note I have a
new e-mail address replacing the earlier one.
Would you kindly
ammend your records or contacts list Thank you
please note my new email address for the ROAR mailing list.
Sorry that I can not attend the net very often, but I am quiet busy
these days. ...and it is my presidential year .... 73s to all the ROAR
fellows and I hope to see you on the bands.
73s de Franz, DK1II
Prof. Dr. Franz Nieberding
Zum Gut Herzford 11