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Roar Nets June 1 2008

 
Propagation still very volatile,generally very poor.  K=2, A=8, Flux=68
 
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0630z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/5 - speaking to a Danish friend at first.
0635z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/8
0705z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0707z - EA/G4MVV Diana (XYL of John G4HMG) 5/9
0740z - Net ended.  An interesting Euro-net but no sign of any VKs or ZLs.
John G4HMG having visited us in the UK for our AGM at Cheltenham returned
to Spain on Tuesday to find his house had been burgled.  Portable electrical
equipment, TV, Video Computer etc all stolen.  Our condolences John and Diana !
Hope you soon get things back to normal.
N.B. Klaus is away to the USA (Maryland) for three weeks.  Back by June 29.
 
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon 5/9
Eleven on the net in good conditions.
 
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293.
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA up to 5/7 but much qsb.
1130z - VO1NP Nate from St. John's NF 1/1 here, but Jim got him well.
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 3/3 here
1130z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1130z - GW4KVJ John from S.Wales 1/1 here but Klaus got him well.
1140z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here, got 3/3 from Jim
1155z - G8LES Mike from Alton 1/1 here but Jim got him well.
1212z - Net ended. A difficult net with signals frequently down in the noise with Jim.
 
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Eight on the net in quite good conditions.
 
Messages Received.
From President John Maier W8AUV  ---------
 

The International Fellowship of Rotarians of Amateur Radio

Invites you to join in the activities

during the Rotary International Convention

in Los Angeles, California

 

We will be located in Booth 241

in the House of Friendship

 

Attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Sunday, 15 June 2008

11:30 12:30 Hrs.

Room 301AB (Level 2 of the building)

(This time is immediately before the 1st Plenary Session)

 

Visit the booth and operate K6R

Booth operating hours will be

Saturday, 14 June: 0900-1900;  Sunday, 15 June: 0900-1900

Monday, 16 June: 0830-1800;  Tuesday, June 17: 0830-1800

Wednesday, 18 June:  0830-1800

Other times if access to equipment is possible.

Frequencies of Operation

7.280, 14.288 or 14.293, 21.310, 28.500 MHz

(Conditions permitting, plus/minus QRM)

 

We will attempt to operate K6R at times other than the booth operating hours on a time available basis. 

We will use the above noted frequencies for this extra opportunity.

 

QSL with #10 envelope and return postage affixed to KI6DCD

Chuck Graham, 1680 Claycord Ave., Concord, CA 94521-2217

 

For additional information email: pres@ifroar.org
 (Ed. Note more detail on this website)
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                                         That's all for this week,
                                           73 de Bill g4yze
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