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Roar Nets March 30 2008

Propagation improved but 20m full of contest qrm.  K=2, A=11, Flux=83.
0700z - 0800z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Nothing but contest qrm S9 continuous.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Nine on the net in good conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293.
Net wiped out by contesters.
I got a few words with Jim W1QUO 5/7 in the clear
Coos VE2GTI 2-4/7, sunny but cold, minus 8.
EA7GSU Pertti 5/9 over the qrm. Had 20c, Summer coming !
Cees PA2X and Klaus HB9CQS were on but I did not hear them.
Without the contesters this net would have been good.
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3.694
G3LUW Brian in charge again.
Eight on the net in long skip conditions.
I heard little in this location.
Messages Received.
From Jack Page KF5BD
Hi Bill:
Thanks for keeping me on your weekly report. roster.  I too am waiting for conditions to change .
We are having a difficult time operating the Sunday Stateside 14.288 net that takes place at 1800 UTC.
John Ferguson W0QWS former PDG , past President of his club in Independence, MO. and former Net Control of the Mid Continent net here
in the US and his wife Nancy will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19, 2008 at a church in near by Lee's Summit, MO.
73, de Jack W. Page KF5BD,  Albuquerque,  NM. USA.
From Teru JM2HBO
Some very spectacular pictures of the opening of the cherry season  in Japan.
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