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Roar Nets October 19 2008

 
Propagation unstable. Strong signals but deep fading.    K=3, A=6, Flux =70
 
N.B. UK clocks go back one hour to GMT at 0100z next Sunday October 26.
 
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path
N.B. This net re-timed 0730z - 0830z from next Sunday October 26.
0640z - 3DA0SS Jamboree stn. in Swaziland 5/5 called VK4ZD.  I think I heard Bill reply ?
0655z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7.  Beautiful day, 22c.
0655z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln 4/5.  Klaus will be in Denmark the next two weeks.
0655z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/7
0700z - EA/M0BDI/p Ralph in Majorca 5/7. Heard VK4ZD 3/4 earlier but no qso.
0712z - OH1TG Pasi in Kokemaki 5/6
0737z - Net ended.  Band quite lively and much Jamboree activity at first.
John heard an OK stn. working VK4ZD earlier. Prediction shows propagation peak
about 0800z on Europe-Anzo long path.  That would be good !
 
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,696
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex.
G0SQH Derek, G4YZE Bill,& G4MVO Jim on the net in
noisy conditions. Much Euro-qrm also Jamboree traffic.
 
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
N.B. This net re-timed 1230z - 1330z from next Sunday October 26.
1125z - W1QUO Jim in Leominster MA 5/8
1125z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa 4/3
1134z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln only 2/2 now
1200z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/7
1209z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 4/3 here.
1214z - N1CFI Maurice from Zephyr Hills FL 3/3 here. Got 4/4 from Jim.
1221z - Net ended. Several Jamboree stns also called in.
JIm had +1c, cloudy, the fall approaching fast. But Boston Redsox won last night !
It was great to hear Nate VO1NP, first for a long time.
 
1800z - 1830z - UK evening 80-metre net on 3,693
G0SQH Derek in charge from Ringwood
G3TKK Peter, G3JJR John, G0JWE Don, G8LES/p Mike, G4YZE Bill,
& G2FUU Tommy on the net in very good conditions.
Great to hear Don back after his "Round Britain" cruise.
 
 
Messages Received  : -
 
From David EA5ALK : -
Hi All, Please note my change of email address...   rowsecalp@gmail.com
Cheers David
 
From Dr.Alan Johnstone, M0BCE : -
Hello Bill  In case you think I have abandoned you for ever, I just wanted you to know that I have tried repeatedly
and regularly to join your  nets for many months now but without any success. I can hear that I am on frequency
but it is not possible to copy you on account of QRM. I have switched off  BT Vision and my flat screen to no effect.
You might be interested that I have been practicing the Koch Method to increase my CW speed, my ambition being
to support Brian G3LUW when he goes on air in Contests!!  Not just yet though! 
73ís to you and 88ís to Josť 

Yours in Rotary Alan M0BCE
 
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                               That's all for this week,
                                 73 de Bill g4yze
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