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Roar Nets November 23 2008

Propagation better though figures still poor.  K=1, A=1, but solar flux still only 69.
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0745z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln 4/5. "3cms of snow right down into the valley."
0745z - ZL1RD Rob from Auckland 5/8, got me 5/6
0745z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 1/1 up to 3/3 by 0815z
0745z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 1/1 here
0745z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9+
0804z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0829z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, John gave 4/5
0829z - GW4KVJ John in Caerphilly with 10w from his G-Whip. John gave 5/3.
0840z - OH6SM Martti in Lapua 5/9. "Minus 8c & 3cms snow. Beautiful!"
0850z - VK2GWK Henk at Nelson Bay 5/8, gave me 5/3. "plus 15c, very cold "
0858z - Net ended. Very interesting.  Great that Rob could be there to anchor the net.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
Brian G3LUW in charge from Lifton, Devon.
G0JWE Don 5/8 here, G0SQH Derek 4/6, G3JJR John 5/9+, G4WRU Mike 3/3,
G0MMO Norman 5/8, G2FUU Tommy 5/9+, G7OAI John 5/8, G4MVO Jim 5/9+,
G8LES Mike 5/9+, G0PCF Bruce 5/9, and Bill G4YZE.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9+. Temp minus 8.
1230z - G8LES Mike from Alton 5/7
1230z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 4/4 here
1230z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa 5/7
1230z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 5/7 from Jim.
1232z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/9+. Temp minus 9.
1235z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 4/3 here got 5/9 from Jim.
1240z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/9 with deep qsb.
1242z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 3/4 with qsb
1255z - PA3HVZ Hans from Zaltbommel 1/1 here,  John got him well
1258z - W1QUO Jim left to prepare for a Big Band Breakfast charity event by
R.C. Fitchburg & Leominster, to provide musical instruments for their High Schools.
1300z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge ON 5/9. Minus 2 and two inches of snow.
Bert reports that London ON,  just west of him, had two feet of snow this week !
1310z - Net ended. Propagation just fizzled out.
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
Plenty Spanish  Italian and Central European stations but no Gs.
The band very noisy and long skip.  A seasonal problem.
We might do better starting at 1830z ?
Messages Received.
From Frank Garbelmann 5P2BA
Hello Bill,
Thanks for putting me on the list.
I am sorry, but had no contact with Klaus, but would have loved having him here.
Had some emails with Cees from PA ...
have a great weekend.   73 de Frank
                                 That's all for this week,
                                     73 de Bill g4yze
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