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Roar Nets April 13 2008

Propagation improved slightly.  K=2, A=12, Flux=68
0700z - 0800z - Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Dead band here during this hour.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,693
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex.
Eight on the net in fair conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
Our anchor man Jim W1QUO was "spending a couple of days in hospital.
Nothing too serious, a couple of pinched nerves. "    
In the event surgery was not required and - after medication -
Jim will be back on the air Sunday April 20".
But in Jim's absence all was quiet until Coos responded : -
1144z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal a good 5/7 both ways.
1150z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 1/1 here, got 5/5 from Coos.
Transatlantic propagation seemed good.  We should do better next week.
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in control from Devon.
Very noisy long skip[ conditions.
Six on the net including EA/G4HMG from Spain 5/5 here.
N.B. John is leaving Spain on Tuesday April 15 making his way
to the UK on 24th in time for our AGM at Cheltenham May 16, 17, 18.
Messages Received.
From Teru JM2HBO : -
Some more very nice pictures of the opening of the cherry season in Japan.
N.B. Teru's e-mail address is changed to  : -
                                         That's all for this week.
                                           73 fde Bill g4yze
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