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Roar Nets January 4 2009

Propagation still morbid.  K=1, A=10, Flux=69.
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0815z - ZL1RD Rob from Auckland 2/1, up to 4/5 by 0830z.
0830z - VK4ZD Bill from Gatton 2/1, up to 4/5 by 0900z.
0841z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5
0850z - ZL1BFS Doug from Gisborne 3/2 - in the noise here.
0852z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 2/1
0913z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 5/6
0927z - OH1TG Pasi from Kokemaki 5/9
0929z - OH6SM Martti from Lapua 3/2 (beaming Short Path I think)
0930z - I left the net, still active at this time, to go on 80m.
EA/G4HMG phoned.  He had heavy rain and a very high noise level.
Wished to convey his greetings and good wishes to all on the nets.
He had Mike G8LES and Elizabeth Earle with him.  They return to UK on Monday 6th.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon.
Supported by : -  M0BDI Ralph, G0JWE Don,  G3JJR John, G0MMO Norman,
G2FUU Tommy,  G0PCF Bruce,  G4MVO Jim and G4YZE Bill.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1225z - W1QUO Jim in Leominster MA 5/7.  Strong winds and -7c.
1230z - VE2GTI Coos in Montreal 5/7. Heavy snow at times.  -10.5c
1234z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/6
1238z - PA2X Cees from Bussum 1/1 here but John worked him well.
1244z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 1/1 again but John got him well
1247z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 1/1 here but Jim gave 5/5
1253z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here, Jim gave 5/8
1302z - Net ended. As Jim said "not our best net ever".
            Keep trying, It can only get better!
1900z - 2000z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
1900z - G3LUW Brian 5/9 heard me and Don.
1900z - M0BDI Ralph 5/7, heard me only.
1900z - G0JWE Don inaudible here but Brian got him.
1913z - Net ended.  (There is a thesis in this for students of Long Skip)
                            That's all for this week,
               Best Wishes for Good Health and Good Luck in 2009
                                    de Bill g4yze
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