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Roar Nets June 28 2009

Propagation very unstable.  K=1, A=5,  Solar Flux=67.
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0700z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa 5/7
0716z - G3LUW Brian in Devon 3/2 here in qrm.
0720z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln 5/9.
0730z - Net ended. John had swum 20 lenghts in his pool at 25c.
Klaus had a Danish visitor. They went to the Freidrichshaven hamfest this week.
He still gets regular contacts with VK friends on 14,305 at about 2100z.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,692.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon. Much noise and deep qsb on band..
On parade :-  G4MVO Jim,  G4WRU Mike,  G2FUU Tommy,  M0BDI Ralph,
G7OAI John,  G0PCF Bruce,  G3JJR John,  G8LES Mike  and G4YZE Bill.
John G7OAI will be away on a Raynet operation next Sunday.
1100z - 1200z  International Net on 14,293.
1055z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/7, 5/9 later.
1055z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/2 here, got 5/7 from Jim.
1058z - G8LES Mike from Alton 3/2 here
1100z - VE2GTI Coos from Montreal 5/8
1115z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 4/5 with qsb
1119z - YV5CPT Reinhard from Caracas 5/7
1124z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8 with qsb
1124z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/5, 5/9 at times.
1133z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/9. Very hot ! 31c in Sweden.
1151z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN 2/1, up to 4/3 at the end.
1158z - Net ended. A good net despite varying propagation.

Jim had very noisy reception but read me most of the time. Weather.16c and thundery. 
Coos delighted to get his GB2RI qsl card from our qsl manager Brian G3LUW.
Brian was able to report "about 500 contacts" by GB2RI during the R.I. Convention.
Mike G8LES received many well-deserved congratulations for the success of GB2RI.
Reinhard reported 38c in Caracas last week. Says "the hurricane season will start soon!"
President Pertti EA7GSU had a great time at the Birmingham Convention and adds his
complements to Mike G8LES for great success as "prime mover " of a difficult project.
And the stalwart Peter Lowe VK3KCD - who did much of the operating - writes:-
"Just a note to say how much I enjoyed being involved with GB2RI at the NEC
Please pass on my greetings to all involved and I hope the sun god is kind to us soon.
Will be back in VK July 10.     73,  YIR Peter VK3KCD"
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,692
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon. Dreadful conditions. 30db of qsb.
Supported by :-  G0JWE Don,  G2FUU Tommy,  G3JJR John, 
G6DTW/m Albin,  G4MVO Jim,  G8LES Mike, and G4YZE Bill.
Messages Received.
From Don Cliffe G0JWE re his pictures of the Birmingham RI Convention Station  and scenes in NEC.:-
"If you care to have a look on my web site at:
you will have some idea of "what we got up to".
When you click on each photograph it appears full size, click again and it should appear in a more acceptable format.
Others will have more elaborate and better photos, but it is a start.
73   Don"
                                   That's all for this week,
                                     73 de Bill g4yze
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