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Roar Nets February 22 2009

Propagation very erratic.  K=3, A=3, Flux=71.
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0807z - VK2GWK Henk at Nelson Bay 5/7, gave me 5/3
0811z - JM2HBO Teru in Komaki up to 3/5, gave me 3/3.
0816z - VK4ZD Bill in Gatton only 2/1 today
0822z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa up to 5/9+20
0825z - G0JWE Don in Derby 2/1
0838z - EA7GSU Pertti in Genalguacil 5/9
0851z - Net ended. Much improved! Great to get contact with Henk again.
- Henk had spoken briefly to Klaus HB9CQS earlier.
A special Welcome to Teru,  Got his new 20-metre licence and first time on the net.
Hope it is the first of many Teru.  We shall have to change the name of the net to include Japan !
And an E-mail from Teru with nice pictures. All copied to Bill VK4ZD and Diane for the Communicator!
And the following from Klaus in the mountains : -
Greeting from under the snow,
Heard Henk 56 at 08:03z and shortly afterwards John with an even better signal, but they had great difficulties copying me. This is understandable.
My Emtron linear cuts out on a too high SWR. It is snowing heavily and the antenna is covered by snow. Rotating the antenna back and forth does not help. Vy sri.
73  Klaus, HB9CQS
0900z - 1000z  Uk 80-metre Net on 3,693.
G0SQH Derek in charge from Ringwood, supported by :-
G3LUW Brian,  G2FUU Tommy,  G3JJR John,  G4WRU Mike
and G4YZE Bill - in rather noisy conditions.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim in Leominster MA 5/7 down to 3/3 at times.
1230z - YV5CPT Reinhart from Caracas 5/3
1230z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa only 4/6 now.
1302z - W0TBC Joe in Stillwater MN 1/1 here, Jim gave 5/7
1307z - W8SOO Ken in Sault Ste.Marie MI 5/7.
1310z - G0JWE Don in Derby 2/1, John got him well.
1314z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 2/1 here. Jim got him well.
1318z - Net ended.  Not the easiest of nets today. Jim had very heavy polar noise.
Great to hear Ken W8SOO first time on this net.  Hope it is the first of many Ken !
Ken's E-mail a\ddress is
Apologies from Pertti EA7GSU.  Asleep after all night on the 80m CW Contest !
1900z - 1930z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,695
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon supported by : -
G0SQH Derek,  G0JWE Don, G3JJR John and G4YZE Bill.
Messages Received.
From Teru JM2HBO
Hi everyone!
JM2HBO Radio license is Okay on all HF band and max.200 watts output.
I can work 14MHz or 21MHz , SSB or CW, 5 watts to 200 watts.
I enjoy to operate IC-775DX.
See you on the air.
Good DX
88 and 73 JM2HBO Teru
                     That's all for this week,
                       73 de Bill g4yze.
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