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Roar Nets June 7 2009

Propagation still poor.  K=2, A=3, Flux=69
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Again no VKs or ZLs heard at this time.
0643z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9
0643z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
0646z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8
0701z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here
0736z - GW4KVJ John from Caerphilly 1/1 here, Klaus got him well.
0743z - PA0SDZ Les from Zwolle 3/3 here, got 5/8 from Pertt
0744z - I left the net at this time to go to 80m.
Thanks to Teru JM2HBO for the following report : -
Hi Bill,
June 7 , ROAR net between VK, ZL and EU on 14.293MHz.
JM2HBO Teru temporary net controller.
0630Z VK5HRT Craig Coorong 59, 59
0635 VK3KCD Peter very weak 33 to 43,
and VK3KCD call ZL1RD, he is  very easy to copy them.
I call ZL1RD , 55 and my report 31 , very weak
I call CQ ROAR beaming to EU on short path or long path. but no reply
net ended 0700Z
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,692.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon in noisy conditions.
On parade : - G3JJR John,  G0JWE Don,  G0SQH Derek,  M0BDI Ralph,
G0PCF Bruce,  G0MMO Norman,  G7OAI John,  G2FUU Tommy,
G8LES Mike, G4MVO Jim and G4YZE Bill.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293.
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/8
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/6
1130z - G8LES Mike from Alton, 2/1 here, got 5/5 from Jim.
1130z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 5/7
1136z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/3
1136z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
1141z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here, got 5/6 from Klaus
1152z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN up to 3/2 today
1202z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/6
1202z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/7 today.
1228z - Net ended. Jim had much trouble with noise from the North
increasing from about 1120z.
We shall try this net from 1100z next week.
Jim had managed a qso with Teru JM2HBO about 1100z
but had to qsy to 14230 to clear qrm.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693
G8LES Mike in charge from Alton in good conditions.
On the net : -  G3LUW Brian,  G0JWE Don,  G4WRU Mike, 
M0BDI Ralph,  G2FUU Tommy,  and G4YZE Bill.
Messages Received.
From Alan Paxton  G4BIZ back after a successful twelve-month treatment for cancer.
Our latest directory had listed him as Silent Key.  Very discouraging !!
"Dear Bill
Thanks for all the gen, I have been very ill with Cancer for about a year then Chemo and now better and clear,
trouble is that the latest list of ROAR members list me as a Silent Key, believe me I feel great as a dead man..HI
Please pass it on
Regards 73
Alan D Paxton G4BIZ / F5VIW/ ex VK3DWP"
                                    That's all for this week,
                                        73 de Bill g4yze
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