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Roar Nets September 2 2007

Very poor propagation.  K=5 improving to 3 later. A=14, Flux=71.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
I only just managed a scrappy qso with John EA/G4HMG/p in Spain.
Thanks to Klaus for the following report : -
Greetings Bill,
Exceptionally poor conditions this morning!
07:00z  Started calling CQ RI net..
07:17z  G3LUW, Brian. Peaking 54 here when I received 56. Lost Brian after a couple of minutes.
07:24z  EA5/G4HMG/P, John, with EA7GSU, Pertti, as second operator. Anything between 32 and 58 here.
Giving Diana and John a helping hand with their moving in, Pertti will stay in Benissa
a few more days than originallyplanned before taking the last 500 - 600 km westwards.
07:47z  QRT
Had a brief QSO with Henk, VK2GWK, during the week, long path, 14.274, at 21:40z. Still impossible to work ANZO
stations in the morning and difficult in the evening with the heavy QRM from the US east coast and Central American stations.
Greetings to you all from Henk.
73     Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Ten on the net in rather noisy conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA only 3/4 at best.
1130z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/1 her but Jim got him.
1130z - SM3EXM Erik from Sundsvall 3/2 gave me 5/5.
1130z - EA/G4HMG/p John from Benissa 3/4
1135z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here. Jim got him 4/4.
1140z - W1QUO Jim last heard 3/2
1145z - I abandoned the net and went qrt
Thanks to all for trying.   Better luck next week !
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,695
Seven stalwart members on the net in very noisy conditions.
Messages Received.
From Coos VE2GTI.
Noise level S3. Heard Jim (W1QUO) occasionally very weakly, totally unintelligible. The rest DEAD.
Gorgeous morning. Temp going up to 25C., tomorrow 26. Current temp 10.
Last Tuesday had succesful presentation from two members who had visited Swaziland, where we had a large education project
by sending 1x40ft and 1x20 ft container books, desks, pencils, pens, paper. Wonderful pictures.  Our members assisted building a school.
From Jim W1QUO : -
Dear Bill,
               My son will be at the University of Manchester Oct. 1,2,3 for the anniversary celebration of Jordell Bank. 
I seem to remember that you knew some of the research people there and might have interest in this. 
Thought it might be interesting if you met my son.
                                                                                                               73  Jim  W1QUO
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