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Roar Nets July 19 2009

Propagation still very dull.  K=0, A=0, Flux-67
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0630z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9
0630z - PA2X Cees on holiday near Domburg, Zeeland, up to 5/7 at times.
0650z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9+
0658z - GW4KVJ John from Caerphilly 4/5 here, got 5/7 from Klaus.
0707z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0721z - G8LES Mike from Alton up to 5/9+30 at times.
0739z - Net ended.  A good net.  John HMG still having sinus trouble
and will have a CT scan next week.  Otherwise very well.
Cees and xyl enjoying a beach holiday with the family (3 children)
Klaus very busy. Karen had some eye trouble. Now much better.
Great to hear John GW4KVJ. His signal usually skips me!
Mike G8LES still busy with aerials, RIBI and RSGB duties.
Pertti will be away in Oporto these next two weeks,
He will try /M from his vehicle if possible.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,695
G3JJR John in charge from Wolverhampton.:-
Supported by - G0JWE Don,  G0MMO Norman,  G8LES Mike, 
M0BDI Ralph,  G7OAI John,  G2FUU Tommy,  G4MVO Jim, & G4YZE Bill.
Ralph has an antenna problem. Mike G8LES will look into it when he gets time.
PS Our veteran member John Goldsmith G4KTX rang to say he is having a
health problem which prevents him grasping the spoken word.  It is so serious that he feels
he must give up the radio altogether. He thanks all for their company over the years and sends
73 to all.  I suggested he might try morse and we will see what can be done that way.
1100z - 1200z  International Net on 14,293.
1100z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/7
1100z - YV5CPT Reinhard from Caracas 4/7
1110z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 4/6
1110z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/8
1112z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
1114z - PA2X Cees from Domburg 5/4 at times
1133z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 3/1 from Pertti
1134z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 5/9
1143z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1152z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN 2/1 here, got 4/4 from Jim.
1159z - Net ended. Transatlantic difficult again with polar noise rising soon after band opening
making Jim's task near impossible. But Jim reported "summer coming" with temps up to 22c.
Coos had a beautiful day. Temp now 16c.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
Just G2FUU Tommy and myself.  Good strong signals in very noisy conditions. 
We had a good session until 1835 but heard no other signals.
Messages Received.
From Past President John W8AUV ,   ROAR AGM minutes - corrections and additions:-
Dear Fellow ROAR Members,
Please correct in paragraph 2 the call sign for Peter Lowe, it should read VK3KCD rather than with a “W”. 
Sorry for the typo. Please add/correct the following to the Australia and New Zealand report:
Peter Lowe, VK3KCD reported on behalf of Norm Dench, VK3DNE (Regional VP - ANZO) that "Norm has floated the idea of a 40 mtr.
Regional net but has had no takers so far.  A number of members have been active on the ANZO net including Henk, VK2GWK; Noel,
VK2IWT; Bill VK4ZD; Diane, VK4KYL; Rob ZL1RD and myself (VK3KCD).  Bill VK5CV has retired from the net recently."
The sentence beginning “The 9 a.m. UK net” should be a new item separated from the VK/ZL report and placed with the RIBI report.
Should you know of a member that does not have computer capability would you please run a copy for him/her.
Bill, VK4ZD, would you place a copy of the corrections/additions on the ROAR Website.  Thank You.
Yours in Rotary Service    John Maier, W8AUV
 NB - The original document has been edited and replaced by the corrected document (Webmaster VK4ZD)
                                                          That's all for this week,
                                                              73 de Bill g4yze
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