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Roar Nets May 13 2007

The propagation figures were K=1, A=2 and Flux=74.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293 Long Path.
Many thanks to Klaus HB9CQS for the following report : -
Greetings Bill,
Same conditions on the ANZO net as last Sunday, - more or less, but this time I not only heard Brian, VK5CO. I worked him.
06:38z  VK2GWK, Henk. 57 here for a start. Fading out after 15 minutes.
06:50z  VK5CO, Brian, called in. 55 here, but not for long, unfortunately.
06:50z  YO9BC, Coco. 57 with some QSB. Hot, 26C, in Ploiesti and dry. Coco will be QRT for 2-3 weeks due to change of antenna.
07:19z  EA5ALK, David. Anything between 43 and 59+ here. Amazing signal from David's balcony antenna.
07:30z  End of QSO with David and end of net.
73 de Klaus HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,692.
No reports received.
1130z - 1230z  International net on 14,293.
Thanks to Jim W1QUO for the following report : -
Daer Bill,
Sunday International Net 14.293 mHz 11:30 UTC.  Heavy solar noise S5 most of the time with heavy QSB.
11:25 SM4CSF, Nils, Falun, 5x7.  Cool spring time in Sweden.
11:30 VE2GTI , Coos, Beaconsfield, Canada, 4x4 to 5x5.  Coos able to work Nils in Falun.
11:40 PA0SDZ, Les, Hasselt, Netherlands, 5x8.  Very good signal into east coast U.S.
11:50 YO9BC, Coco, Prahova, Roumania, 5x5 to 5x7.  Reports hot and dry summer weather.  Planning to erect big antenna soon.
11:55 HB9CQS, Klaus, Sachseln, Switzerland, 5x8/9.  Reported on Anzio net.
                Many thanks for those who participated in the net.
                 Best wishes to our U.K. members and EA7GSU, Pertti, at the annual meeting of the radio association.
                                                                    73 until next week,
                                                                        de Jim W1QUO
And also thanks to Klaus for the following : -
Assuming that many of the UK stations had not yet returned from the AGM, I gave Jim a call on the International net. 
In case you for once need a report, here are my notes:  
11:40z  Heard Jim, W1QUO, SM4CSF, Nils and VE2GTI, Coos, when I tuned  to 14.293.
11:45z  Heard others work PA0SDZ, Les, but Les was never readable here. Also heard YO9BC, Coco.
11:49z  W1QUO, Jim. 54 for a start, slowly increasing to 59. Jim later worked W0TBC, Joe, but not readable here.
11:50z  VE2GTI, Coos. 56-57 here. Got the same from Coos.
12:00z  YO9BC, Coco. Temperature now about 30C at Ploiesti and too hot for Coco's liking.
12:10z  SM4CSF, Nils. 54 here. I was "quite strong" in Falun.
12:22z  Jim closed the net.
73 de Klaus HB9CQS.
1800z - 1900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,692.
No reports received.
Messages Received
From Roar President John Maier W8AUV
Greetings All:
This is an “official announcement” or “meeting notice” for the Rotarians of Amateur Radio (ROAR) Annual General Meeting to be
held in conjunction with the 2007 Rotary International 98th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A. (17-20 June, 2007).
Date:  Monday, 18 June 2007
Time:  Meeting begins at 4:30 PM
 Dinner begins at 6:00 PM
Place:  Orbit Café, 540 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City
          Website:    Tele:  801-322-3808
Agenda to follow will also be available at the ROAR booth in the House of Friendship.
Dinner is moderately priced – dinners priced under $20. US including tax and tip.  Drinks extra.  View the menu on the website;
on the Home Page, click on Cuisine to view menu.  This restaurant is just a couple of blocks from the Delta Convention Center. 
There is a map on the website (we will have copies at the booth
Should anyone have items to discuss at the meeting please advise me so we may prepare the agenda appropriately.
We changed the meeting site from the convention hall meeting space to the restaurant for two reasons.  Many wanted to gather
for a meal, preferably the evening meal.  Some voiced the desire to have family members attend without the need for registering
them to enter the convention hall.  Also I felt it would be favorable to have the meeting and dinner at the same time/place thus
simplifying the convention event schedule.  There is plenty of parking available at the restaurant for those driving.
There will be two repeaters to use, 146.62 and 146.76. No pl's and normal offset.
We will be posting an operating schedule for W7R – the convention special event station shortly.
Respectfully,  John Maier, W8AUV  President ROAR 2006-2009  Dallas, Texas, USA.
Tele: 972-960-6563
N.B. Greetings to all from the Roar in RIBI weekend in Ipswich 11th to 13th May.
We had 34 mambers and wives including Pertti EA7GSU from Spain together with
John GW4KVJ, John G3JJR, Bruce G0PCF, Geoff G3KIW, Jim G4MVO, Brian G3LUW, Don G0JWE,
Mike G4WRU, Tommy G2FUU, John G4HMG and xyl Diana G4MVV, Tony G4FTA, Mike G8LES,
John G4KTX, Bill G4YZE, Ralph M0BDI, and Norman G0MMO.
A great weekend in a fine hotel and a super boat trip on the River Deben rounded off with a
very interesting visit to the famous Sutton Hoo Iron Age ship grave site, and a very agreeable AGM.
We sent a message of good wishes to Laszlo who entertained us so wonderfully at our last AGM.
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