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Roar Nets January 17 2010

Propagation very unstable.  K=1,  A=1,  Flux=84.
0800z - 0900z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Not much doing at this end.  Again Klaus did better.  Thanks for your report Klaus :-
Greetings Bill,
This Sunday's ANZO net was very much a repeat of the previous Sunday's net. Same poor conditions, almost same operators . The first readable signal again came from Teru, JM2HBO, at 08:02z, but it took a little while before we had contact.
08:26z  JM2HBO, Teru. 55 here. Got 57. Now and then heavy QRM from a commercial station.
Sounded like a Sunday morning service. 
08:29z  VK4ZD, Bill from Lokyer Waters. Rarely above 44 here. Got 43 for a start.
08:28z  ZL1BFS, Doug. 55 here at best. Got 57, slowly decreaing to 43.
08:40z  VK2GWK, Henk. 43 both ways. Not Henk's usual SteppIR signal.
09:04z  G4YZE, Bill from Bolton. 53 here briefly before Bill QSYed to 80 metres.
Bill had no trouble working  VK4 and ZL1 at this hour.
09:06z  VK2GWK, Henk called. Now 55 here and good copy. Henk hampered by heavy QRN gave me 45.
09:13z  QRT
Peter, VK3KCD, was on the net also, but not readable here. There were possibly other VKs and ZLs on the net.
73   Klaus, HB9CQS
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,693.
G3JJR John in charge from Wolverhampton in noisy conditions :-
Supported by :-  G3LUW Brian, G0JWE Don,  M0BDI Ralph,  G4WRU Mike,
G0MMO Norman,  G4MVO Jim,  G2FUU Tommy,  G0SQH Derek, 
G7OAI John,  G0PCF Bruce,  and G4YZE Bill.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293.
1225z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/5
1228z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/5 with qsb
1232z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil up to 5/9 "on the beam"
1236z - YO9BC Coco from Ploiest 5/9+
1237z - AF1E Joe from Conover NC 5/8
1245z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 1/1 here, got 5/5 from Pertti.
1313z - K4DSA Al from Clinton TN 5/8. Greetings from a non-Rotarian !
1326z - Net ended.  Jim came through well with his new 400w linear
but still having reception difficulty with noise in the poor conditions.
Joe AF1E reported 7c and heavy rain.
John EA/G4HMG got a clear report from his specialist and hopes to visit UK in March/April.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693
Just Brian G3LUW,  John G3JJR  and me in very noisy, long-skip conditions.
We had to give up after about ten minutes.
Messages Received   
Global warming !
         JM2HBO    January  1  2010                                         G4YZE  January  5  2010               
                                            That's all for this week,
                                                73 de Bill g4yze

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