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Roar Nets February 10 2008

Propagation very variable.  K=3 to 5, A=4, Flux =72.
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Much European contest qrm but no long distance signals heard here.
0822z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa a steady 5/9
0827z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 2/1 here but John got him well.
0834z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/7 here but Klaus had heavy qrm.
0838z - EA/M0BDI Ralph from Majorca a steady 5/8
0844z - G0MBK Barry from  ??    1/1 here but John got him fairly well
0852z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 5/5 from Ralph.
0852z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here,  got 5/7 from Ralph.
0910z - Net ended.  A fairly satisfactory European net though no short skip.
No sign of any propagation to Australia. 
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Nine on the net in rather thin conditions.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA steady 5/8 throughout.
1230z - YV5CPT Reinhart from Caracas 5/9
1230z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here but Jim got him well.
1240z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/6, got me 3/3 only, see Coos' report below.
1245z - OZ5PD Per from Jutland 3/2 here but Jim got him well.
1253z - NY2FL Bill from Florida with 100w into a G5RV 40 feet up.
1314z - M1WML Wayne from ?? 3/3 here, Jim read him with difficulty.
1320z - Net ended.
Sunday night 9.30 H.
Really, it wasn't much fun this morning. High noise level, band not quite open yet etc. While I had to strain my ears to hear you, Per in Denmark
came through very well and Reinhart in YV land also (but that is a different situation of course). Funny enough when I said my 'good-bye's', you came through 5/8!
Our WX is getting very tiresome. We had some days with relatively 'mild' weather. Today +1 C. but now the clouds are gone and tonight will be -14 C. Ha!
Very little Rotary activity and so nothing to report. The people feel Blah! about the ever recurring snow, which so far already has broken all records of quantity fallen.
Have a good week.  73's   Coos VE2GTI  ......
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,694
Only Euro-qrm here.  Thanks to Brian G3LUW for this report : -
Hi Bill,  Found John EA/G4HMG calling on 3694.  John GW4KVJ and Donn G0JWE and myself enjoyed very good conditions for twenty minutes or so.
John in Spain brought it to a close as he wanted to watch The Antiques Road Show    73  Brian   G3LUW
Messages Received.
From Brian G3LUW  - on Wednesday.
Hi Bill,  I am going to have to give my apologies for Sunday (17th) Feb. It is Margaret's birthday, and we are staying in Shepperton for the weekend.
The children want us to stay on until Monday to celebrate.   
73  Brian
                                That's all for this week,
                                      73 de Bill g4yze
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