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Roar Nets January 14 2007
Apologies for g4yze this day. Gales and
antenna problems !
Propagation figures were good. K=0,
0800z - 0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293
Many thanks to Bill/VK4ZD for the following
report : -
At about 0810z I made contact with John, G4HMG.
Signals were very light and I never got to hear John better than 4/3.
Peter, VK3KCD then joined us and could hear john 3/3 but signals were too
weak for a contact.
Roy, DU9/G4UNL joined us around 0825z with a 5/9 signal to both Peter and
Klause, HB9CQS then joined us at 0834z and was able to contact Roy,
but couldn't hear Peter well enough for a contact although Peter had good
Klaus was 5/7 to me and received me the same.
Henk, VK2GWK also joined as at this time and exchanged 5/8 x 2 reports with
He also succeeded in contacting John G4HMG.
Klause announced that he is ordering an Emtron DX-1D amplifier.
We look forward to hearing his Australian accent when he begins to use it.
We had visits from Mike, DG3NDN in Bavaria and from Yose, ON3EL.
Les, PA0SDZ also had a good signal into VK4 (5/4) and VK2 (5/5)
The net closed at 0910z
73's de Bill, VK4ZD
0900z - 1000z UJK 80-metre net on 3,693
Tony G4FTA in charge from Oxford.
Fourteen on the net in fair conditions.
1230z - 1330z International net on 14,293
Thanks to John G4HMG for the following report
Propagation was very marginal throughout.
Jim W1QUO was back to his usual good voice.
John had the pleasure of the company of Nate
VO1NP and his son Frank VO1FP in the shack.
Coos VE2GTI made some intermittent contact. (See
Also Coco YO9BC, Klaus HB9CQS, John GW4KVJ,
Pertti EA7GSU, Nils SM4CSF took part.
Laszlo CT/AD6XX had a good signal and reported
good progress with his treatment.
VE1ACJ/Howard from St.Stephens NB, called in
(not very strong), to exchange greetings with Nate.
Thanks to Coos for the following report : -
Sunday 12.45 Zulu
I heard lots of voices deep down in the dumps.
Could not figure out what was going on.
Called at 12.30, 35 and 40. Gave it up.
WX calm, overcast, temp. -8 C .... No snow Streets and lawns still
clear..... Have a good week.
Regards, Coos, VE2GTI
1900z - 2000z UK evening 80-metre net on
No net due to high noise and qrm.
Should be better next week !