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Roar Nets October 21 2007

Propagation improving.   K=1  A=15  Flux=67.
N.B.  UK clocks go back one hour to GMT on Sunday October 28.
All nets start one hour later.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path
Rough here with Jamboree qrm but - wonderful news !
I got Bill VK4ZD 4/5 at 0720z. First contact for six months !
Also good contacts with Ralph EA/M0BDI in Majorca and John EA/G4HMG in Benissa.
Many thanks to Klaus for the following report.
Greetings Bill,
Good opening to Queensland this Sunday morning, but with the present skip conditions I am too close to most European stations.
06:32z  VK4ZD. Bill and VK4KYL, Diane working from Lockyer Waters, the site of the antenna farm used during the recent Oceania contest.
Today the antenna was a 160 m horizontal loop, 35 m up. Big signal, 59 here dropping to 55 over the next hour.
06:37z  EA/G4HMG, John. 33 here and quickly lost 
06:42z  4S7UM, Mahinda, visitor, worked by Bill, VK4ZD..
07:07z  EA6/M0BDI, Ralph, peaking 33 here while Ralph worked Bill, VK4ZD.
07:20z  G4YZE, Bill, 34 here. Afterwards heard Bill working the EAs.
07:37z  QRT
Karen and I will go up to Denmark by car this coming weekend and I will not be QRV on October 28, November 4 and November 11.
73   Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Ten on the net in good conmditions, though much Jamboree qrm.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9+
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 4/9 in qrm. Got 3/3 from Jim.
1130z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/2 here. Got 5/6 from Jim.
1135z - YV5CPT Reinhart from Caracas 5/9
1137z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/8
1144z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 4/4 from Jim.
1148z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 3/3 here. Got 5/9 from Jim.
1151z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 4/5 here
1157z - SM4CSF/m Nils from a woodland 230 km NW of Falun 4/5
1204z - LA3XT Per from Trondheim 1/1 here.
1208z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/9
1218z - N1CFI Maurice from Zephyr Hills 3/2 here. Jim got him well.
1232z - Net ended. Jim reported 10c at sunrise. Boston baseball doing well
hoping to be in the final.
Reinhart looking for Joe W0TBC and Coos VE2GTI.
Nate reported they have donated a computer to a school in Uganda
and are fund-raising for Polio Plus.
1800z - 1900z  UK evening Net on 3,695
Five on the net, including John EA/G4HMG from Spain
Good propagation but bringing in much qrm and splatter in a busy band.
Messages Received.
From Don  G0JWE
I contacted RIBI about the 2009 Convention, They are not involved with the organisation but I have an email address for the chap
dealing with the House of Friendship. I'll make contact and see what the score is.  We can then discuss it at our AGM.
As you know I have an offer of a set from Kenwood.
73   Don
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