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Roar Nets March 11 2007

Propagation improving.  K=1  A=4  Flux=71
0730z - 0930z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path.
0737z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/7 at first falling off to 3/4 later
0740z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
0745z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 2/1, up to 5/6 by 0830z
0750z - EA/M0BDI Ral[ph from Majorca 4/5, up to 5/9 later.
0751z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 2/1 here
0756z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/3 here
0807z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Sabinan 3/3, up 4/5 later
0812z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 2/1 here
0825z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua 3/6  - double path echo
0843z - DU9/G4UNL Roy from Mindanao 3/4 here
0857z - Net ended. A good net.  Everybody got some chat.
Klaus and Ralph were particularly well placed for today's propagation.
Klaus enjoyed his week in Denmark, at a big birthday party.
Ralph EA/M0BDI enjoying  the sun and Sangria in Majorca for 3 weeks.
Bill VK4ZD had 38c.  They have a GSE team from Rhode Island this week.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,693
Tony G4FTA in charge from Oxford.
Eleven on the net in fair conditions
1230z - 1330z  International net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1230z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5
1230z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Sabinan up to 5/9 at times
1241z - YO9BC Coco from Ploeste 5/9
1242z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8
1244z - CT/AD6XX Laszlo from Lagos 5/7
1253z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here
1256z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/4 but in qrm.
1308z - KF5BD Jack from Albuquerque 1/1 here
1308z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 1/1 at first 5/6 later.
1330z - Net ended. A very interesting net though signals were not very strong
and there was some persistent machine transmission qrm through the net.
Jim had plus 4c. Much improved on the cold they have endured the last 6 weeks.
Jim's club is holding a big charity auction for the Salvation Army.
they have many great donated items including holiday trips to Bermuda !
John EA/G4HMG enjoying 18c and great food in Spain. Lunching tomorrow
at Papaluna on the Spanish-French border.
Laszlo had good scan results and then saw a surgeon who drained a painful
swelling.  Laszlo is now feeling much better.  Great news !
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,696
Brian G3LUW in charge. from Devon.
Eight on the net in very good conditions.
Messages Received.
From Secretary Noel VK2IWT /  WD8QHD on 9th March.
Hello All:
I have just been notified that The Directory is ready to be picked up
from the printers.
Will be bundling them up for regional handlers to distribute locally.
Should have them in the mail (express air) early next week with labels.
what a relief!!
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