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Roar Nets June 21 2009

Propagation still morbid.  K=1, A=3,  Flux=68.
Propagation volatile with strong short skip on 20m at times.  Sporadic-E ?.   K=3, A=7,  Flux=67
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo net on 14,293, Long Path.
0633z - GB2RI Birmingham with Peter VK3KCD on the mic. 5/9 at first falling to 5/6.
They had a great session in incredible propagation. Stations I noted included :-
2E0CNL,  GW4KVJ,   A fine start for the Convention Station !
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694
G3LUW Brian in charge in very good conditions.
Stations worked :- GB2RI Don, Derek, John G3JJR, & Peter VK3KCD on the mic.
G7AOI John,  G8LES/m Mike, G2FUU,Tommy,  G0MMO Norman,  G0PCF Bruce,
M0BDI Ralph,  G4MVO Jim,  G7WGJ Marie,  & G4YZE Bill.
0844z - Net ended.
1100z - 1200z  International net on 14,293.
1155z - W1QUO Jim in control on US end,  GB2RI in control UK end :-
With John W8AUV, Don G0JWE, Mike G8LES, Mike G4WRU & Peter VK3KCD on the mic.
Stations I noted :-  VE2GTI Coos,  VO1NP Nate 2/1 here, G3LUW Brian, M0WYM Charlie,
W0TBC Joe 2/1 here,  GW4KVJ John 5/6,  PA3AHC Malcolm,  GD6HBF Alex, 
I0JX Tony, 2E0MAS Mike,  MM6HFC Stewart, KF5BD Jack 1/1 here,  SM4CSF Nils,
SM0DMJ    SM3FCX Rune,  & HB9CQS Klaus.
1145z - Short skip signals dropped out abruptly at this time, returning to more "normal" levels.
1202z - I left the net at this time.  GB2RI still active with Europe but nearly inaudible here. 
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,694
1755z - G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon in fair conditions.
On the net :-  G3JJR John,  2E0CHO Jim,  G0PCF Bruce,  & G2FUU Tommy.
John was able to report about 180 contacts with GB2RI at close on Sunday.
1830z - Net Ended.
Messages Received.
A heartfelt plea from Teru JM2HBO
Hi everyone!
The sunspot is down day by day. the sun flux is 67 :(
1, 21st 0630Z ZL, VK and EU net
  Nobody attended that time.
2, I listen 14.293 for GB2RI every evening , but I could not hear thei Voice.
   I could find GB2RI on DX cluster. but I did not
3,1100Z I called WIQUO James on 14.293. sometimes I could cipy his signal, but 33 very weak.
  and 1130Z
  net was started, and sometimes I could copy his voice,he is net controller.
4,1246Z I worked with GB1AMD , his signal 55 , but I missed my signal report :(
1250Z I worked AP2MB and A61RJ, they were good sinal.
Oh my God,
God bless me and The sun is dead???
The sun will be active, I wish I should look at many  sunspot.
Good luck this eveing, and GB2RI turn the antena for JAPAN."JAPAN"
                 That's all for now,
                   73 de Bill g4yze
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