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Roar Nets August 16 2009

Propagation still very rough.  K=1, A-3,  Flux=68.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0630z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9
0630z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
0655z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/3, got 5/9 from John.
0709z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0717z - EA/G4MVV Diana from Benissa 5/9
0725z - Net ended.  Still nothing heard from VK or ZL but we keep trying.
Pertti enjoying the heat in Spain, as was Diana..
John not so keen on the hot weather at present. 
Had his sinus scan on Wednesday.  Results next week.
Klaus had to report that his xyl Karen has spent two weeks
in hospital with an adverse reaction to antibiotics.
We wish her a speedy recovery.
Thanks to Teru JM2HBO for the following report :-
I called VK3KCD Peter at 0630Z, 55 , my report 57
VK4ZD Bill called me at 0640Z , 59 and 59, good signal.
and VK4ZD could not copy Peter, and Peter told me Bill 22.
VK4ZD Bill looked for EU Rotarians, but no reply.
I was looking for EU on long path, but no reply :((
net ended 0650Z
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,695
G3LUW Brian in charge in poor conditions.
Supported by :-  G0JWE Don ,  G4WRU Mike,  G0MMO Norman, 
M0BDI Ralph,  GW4KVJ John,  G7OAI John,  G0PCF Bruce, 
G4MVO Jim,  G2FUU Tommy,  G8LES Mike, and G4YZE Bill.
1100z - 1200z  International Net on 14,293.
1055z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1103z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here, got 5/7 from Jim.
1109z - DJ7FM  Frank from Allershausen 5/9,  for a report.
1113z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 5/9
1113z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Zwolle 5/9
1117z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 2/1 here got 5/4 from Jim.
1129z - EA5ALK David from Calpe 5/6 on his compact cross-field antenna.
1137z - Net ended.  Rather scrappy in poor conditions. More qrm than contacts
and Jim had very heavy noise from the north magnetic pole direction.
On the bright side Jim reported that his son "young Jim" the radio-astronomy
professor, got the medal in the Boston "Iron Man" event last Sunday - over 60 Class !
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,695.
1800z - G3LUW Brian in charge in good conditions.
Supported by :- G0JWE Don from Derby,
M0BDI Ralph from Chichester  & G4YZE Bill from Bolton.
Conditions were much better than the morning net.
Messages Received.
From Past President John W8AUV
A very fine album of pictures of the Birmingham Convention and Roar AGM.
53 pictures amounting to 14Mb..  They have possibly been sent to everybody
but if you missed it just ask me g4yze.
                         That's all for this week,
                           73 de Bill g4yze
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