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Roar Nets May 3 2009

 
Propagation more unstable though figures unchanged.  K=0, A=2 , Flux=68
 
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Nothing heard at first though the band sounded more lively
0700z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9 on his improved yagi.
0713z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1 here, got 5/9 from Pertti.
Pertti had been listening from 0630z also and heard Henk faintly but no contact
Pertti had a day out with Estepona radio club and managed to dispose of some of
the equipment from the shack of our late lamented president Laslo Racz.
Spanish weather now nice and bright but with very strong winds.
 
P.S. We have the AGM of Roar in RIBI next weekend so apologies for absence from the nets.
 
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694
Brian G3LUW in charge from Devon. Conditions very noisy.
On parade:- Derek G0SQH, G4WRU Mike, G7OAI John, G2FUU Tommy,
G0PCF Bruce, G0JWE Don, G0MMO Norman, M0BDI Ralph, G4MVO Jim,
PA/G3JJR John in Holland and G4YZE Bill.
 
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1122z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/5 to 5/9 in qsb.
1128z - YV5PCT Reinhard from Caracas 5/5, gave me 4/4.
1134z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 4/5 here
1135z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil up to 5/7 "on the beam"
1139z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 3/5 shooting up to 5/9 at times
1152z - PA2X Cees from Bussum briefly 5/9 in abnormal propagation.
1152z - SM0DMJ Karl from Nyneshamn 4/5
1158z - W0TBC Joe from Stillwater MN heard briefly about 4/5, then nothing!
1206z - Net ended.  A very hard net. Jim got me about 4/4 at best in high noise with qsb.
His weather very cloudy. Temp 6c,  Looks like rain.!
 
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre net on 3,694
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon in good conditions.
On the net:- G0JWE Don, G4WRU Mike, G2FUU Tommy, G0SQH Derek,
G0PCF Bruce, G4YZE Bill and PA/G3JJR John from Teborg near Arnhem.
John will be back in the UK on Tuesday May 5.
 
Messages Received.
From Klaus HB9CQS
Hello Pertti and Bill,
Thanks for your mail, Pertti.
I will fly up to Denmark tomorrow and on Monday (May 4) to Helsinki for a meeting with Finnish attorneys.
Then on Tuesday by train to Tampere and the rest of the week in Tampere. On Saturday, the only flight out of Tampere. At 06:35 hrs!!! 
So maybe next Sunday.(May 10) Please pass on my greeting to old friends.
73
Klaus, HB9CQS
 
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                                    That's all for this week,
                                       73 de Bill g4yze
 

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