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Roar Nets December 12 2010
Propagation quite good.  K=0,  A=1,  Flux=89.
0600z - 0630z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many thanks to Peter VK3KCD for this report :-
Good Morning Bill 
The ANZO net on 7118 KHz form 0600z to 0630z attracted Bill VK4ZD, Peter VK3FPSR, Doug ZL1BFZ and myself. All stations were able to copy each other for at least part of the time. Peter VK3FPSR reported locust and mosquito plagues not to mention some flooding due to recent heavy rain fortunately he has not been adversely affected.
Until next Sunday
73 Peter VK3KCD
0730z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
And many thanks to Klaus for the following report :-
Greetings Bill, 
07:30z  VK4ZD, Bill. from Lockyer Waters. Briefly 55. Got 54, before Bill disappeared. Heard very little of Bill after this.
07:40z  EA7GSU, Pertti. 59 / 59. Pertti worked Bill (4ZD) before he faded out and later worked Rob.
07:46z  ZL1 RD, Rob. 55 here and increasing. Got 54-55 initially. Q5 all the way.
07:52z  OH6SM, Martti. 56-57 here. Got 56. Minus 18C. Martti got 58 from Rob.
08:01z  G4YZE, Bill from Bolton. 44 at best. Probably back scatter.
08:14z  VK2GWK, Henk, called in briefly. 53 / 53 and increasing.
08:36z  Net closed.
Henk, Bill (YZE), Pertti and Klaus agreed to test conditions at 09:00z. Nothing came out of this.
Peter, VK3KCD, and Noel, VK2IWT, were on the net. Peter was 22 here and Noel was not heard.
Rob told me that he is no longer a member of Rotary. He has enjoyed the contacts on the ANZO net and said that he would continue to join the net from time to time.
73     Klaus  - HB9CQS
( Rob ZL1RD - Please join our nets when you can !
For the record - membership of Roar is open to all licensed amateurs who are, or who have been , Rotarians. - g4yze.)
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G4WRU Mike in charge from London in poor conditions - supported by :-
G3JJR John,  G7OAI John,  G0MMO Norman,   G0SQH Derek,
G0JWE Don,  G2FUU Tommy,  G8LES Mike, G4MVO Jim & G4YZE Bill.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1230z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 5/8
1241z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/8
1241z - W2JVB Peter, Long Island NY 5/8 - for a report.
1244z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genaalguacil 5/5
1250z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5
1304z - PA3HVZ Hans  2/1,  Pertti got him well.
1310z - W8SOO Ken from Sault St.Marie North Michigan, 5/9+5
1332z - Net ended.  A very interesting net.
Jim suffering some fading but managing well.
Nate VO1NP celebrated his 90th birthday this week with a fine family gathering.
Mike N4PF came in well but was suffering heavy qrm on 14,292 there.
Klaus came in with a big signal and kept up the European end in great style
Ken W8SOO up near the Canadian border had a great signal and managed
a good conversation with Pertti EA7GSU.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
Just Tommy G2FUU, Derek G0SQH and me in vile conditions.
1800z - 1830z  N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,288.
Many thanks to Jack KF5BD for the following report :-
Hello Bill:
Your reporter thinks we had a super net today chaired by Joe AF1E who was able to hear everybody for a change. Good conditions.Pre net activities  included Jim W1QUO talking with EA7GSU and Jack KF5BD Who kept the net freq warmed up for Joe AF1E. Welcome to our new Communicator Editor TI7 AA2UP Rick who checked in from Costa Rica.  Another new check in was Brad W6VO. Brad is a Rotarian.  Other check ins were Joe W0TBC who will be net control net Sunday,  Ken W8SOO and myself.  This week's report crafted by KF5BD.  If any one has Editor Ricks E mail address pse send it to
(re our new Communicator Editor Rick Spingarn - TI7/AA2UP,  his preferred email  address is  :-      )
                                                    That's all for this week,
                                                        73 de Bill g4yze
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