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Roar Nets May 4 2008

Propagation very poor.  K=2, A=10 Flux-67
0600z - 0700z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Nothing heard here though John GW4KVJ heard Klaus in qso with Henk.
Thanks again to Klaus for this report : -
Greetings Bill,
No Europeans heard on the ANZO net this morning.
06:44z  VK2GWK, Henk. Solid copy both ways. Henk was 57-58 for a start and never below 54.
06.44z  VK3KCD, Peter. Unfortunately only 11 here, but Henk had good copy.
73   Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in control from Devon.
Twelve on the net in rather noisy conditions.
1130z - 1230z  International net on 14,293
1135z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/7 going down to 3/3
1135z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/7, gave me 3/3.
1135z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 1/1 here, got "solid copy" from Jim.
1136z - SQ5NAN Marius from Warsaw for a report. 5/9 here.
1136z - G4HMG/p John from Dartmouth 1/1 here also got "solid copy"
1150z - VO1NP Nate from St. john's NF 1/1 here, got 4/4 from Jim.
1155z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalcuacil 5/8
1202z - I gave up at this time with Jim's signal going into the noise -
But apparently moving over into Switzerland. Thanks again to Klaus.
Only able to join the International net briefly:
12:03z  EA7GSU, Pertti. 59+ here. Got 59 before I had switched the linear amplifier on!
12:05z  W1QUO, Jim. 56 here. Got 55, - now with the amplifier delivering 750 watts.
73 de Klaus,  HB9CQS
And from Coos VE2GTI after the net.
11.50 GMT
As said conditions terrible. Heard your voice only when you gave it to me.
1. At one moment I heard John, G4HMG loudly and ploop! Gone.
2. Can't give you any reception figures.
3.Temp. 8 C.  Rain (all week end) 'Thusly'  grey sky. -----
4. We had a speech contest for top High School students during our lunch last Tuesday. Great fun.
The winner got $1,000 from a legacy from a PDG, Alain Lidiard, member of our Club years ago. It was great fun.
We have it every year. There were seven contestants.
Make a note I am not here from 20 May till 6 June.
73's  Coos
1800z - 1900z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in control from Devon
Seven on the net including Ian GM4JAE from Inverness.
Rather noisy with long skip coming in well.
Messages Received.
From Roar in RIBI Treasurer Bruce G0PCF - the sad loss of another member.
I have just been notified of the death of Brian Prew, G4FJA, and have written a letter of condolence to Mrs Prew on behalf of the members of ROAR.
73 Bruce G0PCF
                          That's all for this week,
                             73 de Bill g4yze
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