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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 Long Path.
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 times
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 today.
0910z - Net ended. An interesting net despite marginal conditions.
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, 30c.
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 to 5/8
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 around Hi.
Joe had it dull in Bradenton and 52F.  About 11c.
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 3,693
I missed this net.  Thanks to Brian G3LUW for the following report : -
Dear Bill, We held a reasonable net this evening.
I took control and we had Bruce, Don, Tommy, Derek, and John KVJ  in noisy conditions 
73  Brian
Messages Received
From Cees PA2X re. our International net at 1230z : - 
Dear Bill,
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 : -
Dear Friend
Please note I have a new e-mail address replacing the earlier one.
I now receive on
Would you kindly ammend your records or contacts list  Thank you
John Rickwood
From Franz Nieberding DK1ll
Dear Bill,
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
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49808 Lingen/Ems

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