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Roar Nets June 29 2008

Propagation poor.  K=3, A=9, Flux=66.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
I missed this one due to some aerial problems. My beam snagged on
the trap dipole on one side and on a beech branch on the other side.
By the time I got it free and up to full height the net was over.
Following received from Bill VK4ZD : -
Thanks Bill
Got it no problem. (re. Pertti's message)
Not a hint of propagation last night.
All we hear is the USA short path.
We did hear one EA station on his regular sched on 14.153 about S3 but that was it.
When he is there he is always a big signal.
Diane has her own email address for the Communicator on
73's  de Bill, VK4ZD
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,697
Brian G3LUW in charge from Devon.
Ten on the net in fair conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293.
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA generally 5/7 with qsb
1130z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/3 to 5/6, got me 5/1.
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/6
1130z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil up to 5/6
1135z - F/PA2X Cees from St.Tropez up to 5/8 at times
1145z - SM3FCX Rune from Hudiksvall 3/4
1158z - G8LES Mike from Alton 2/1 here but Pertti got him well.
1208z - Net ended all signals going into the noise here.
Jim had heavy noise and much qrm throughout. 
His club celebrating 90th anniversary of the Fitchburg R.C. this week
Coos had missed three meetings due to Tuesday holidays.
Had thunderstorms last night but 22c going up to 26c today.
Pertti worked Rune well.  Pertti had his great message about the death of his Nokia boss
blocked by his server when he tried to send it to Diane for the Communicator.
I sent it from here and it worked alright.
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693.
Brian G3LUW in charge from Devon.
Only five on the net in poor conditions.
Messages Received.
From John EA/G4HMG
David EA5ALK will be off the air for two weeks.  Valerie goes into
hospital for a knee op on Wednesday and David has to stay with her.
John also reported a new Rotary member Henry OH6ZS called in on
the VK net this morning and he hopes to become a regular contact.
He is a friend of Martti OH6SM.
                                 That's all for this week,
                                   73 de Bill g4yze
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