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Roar Nets August 30 2009

Propagation still poor.   K=2,  A=3  Flux=68
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0635z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa 2/3 up to 5/7 at times
0637z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln generally about 3/3
0647z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0657z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 3/3, got 5/9+ from Pertti.
0700z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 5/4 from Pertti.
0709z - PA0NVD/EA7 Nico near Malaga 5/9
0720z - Net ended.  Nothing from VK-land. Pertti had been trying since 0630
including several CW calls. Heard some voices but not at viable level.
Signals from John and Klaus very weak today. Strange propagation!
John is still having some sinus problems.  Back to the doctor in 2 weeks time !
Klaus was able to report his xyl Karen is now home and improving though still rather weak.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,695
G0SQH Derek in charge from Ringwood in fair conditions, supported by :-
G0JWE Don,  M0BDI Ralph,  G3LUW Brian,  G3JJR John,
G0MMO Norman,  G2FUU Tommy,  G4MVO Jim,  G4YZE Bill,
And a new member G3OKT John Thompson from Oswestry.
A special welcome to G3OKT.  It will be great if you can join us regularly John!
1100z - 1200z  International Net on 14,293
1055z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1055z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here, Jim got him later about 5/7
1102z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/8
1107z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here but Jim got him pretty well.
1110z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 3/4 up to 5/9 at times.
1115z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil up to 5/7 at times.
1118z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Odivelas 5/9 but had noisy reception.
1118z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/6 now.
1140z - PA3AHC Macolm from Naarden 1/1 here, Jim got him 4/4.
1144z - YV5CPT Reinhard from Caracas 5/6.
1148z - Net ended. Jim and Coos having freak weather with much rain
but their signals came through well enough - and Reinhard came in well
eventually, but it was rather a struggle from their end.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,695
G3LUW Brian,  G4WRU Mike,  G2FUU Tommy,  G0JWE Don
and G4YZE Bill on tne net in good conditions.
Don G0JWE is going off on a Mediterranean cruise this week.
Probably back in time for the net on September 20
                                That's all for this week,
                                  73 de Bill g4yze
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