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Roar Nets June 20 2010

Propagation still very poor.  K=1, A=3, Flux=69
0600z - 0700z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0600z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
0600z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 2/1 here, got 4/4 from Klaus.
0610z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/8
0611z - G0JWE Don from Derby 3/4
0626z - EA/G4MVV Diana from Benissa 5/8
0638z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8
0649z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/3
0705z - Net ended.  Again Klaus was the only one to get a contact with VK-land.
To celebrate he will be meeting Gerald EA8CPN  and Peter HB9MQM at Friedrichtshaven
on Friday 25th June.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
G3JJR John in charge from Wolverhampton in noisy conditions.
Supported by :- G3LUW Brian,  M0BDI Ralph,  G0JWE Don,  G0SQH Derek,
G0MMO Norman,  G2FUU Tommy, G7OAI John,  G4MVO Jim,  G4YZE Bill.
1100z - 1200z  International Net on 14,293
1110z - G0JWE Don from Derby 5/9
1110z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 4/4 but he had no copy.
1112z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploiesti 5/9. went QRT due thunderstorm.
1218z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/5
1218z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naardeen 5/9 Using 350w to a dipole.
1123z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/6
1130z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1131z - SM4CSF Nils from Falun 5/8
1145z - WN5V Dave from Welsh La 5/8. had 37c there yesterday.
1200z - Net ended. Jim's calls were audible at about 4/5 throughout.
He had no copy on Europe but got a good contact with Dave WN5V at the end.
Malcolm had a good signal from Holland - and we have the following message from Kees :-
" Last time I was on the net was a month ago, when I was on holiday in St Tropez France.
And yes I´m OK ! Thanks for your concern."
         Regards          PA2X - Kees
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
A very nice net with G2FUU Tommy,  G0JWE Don
G3JJR John,  and me.
1800Z    N. AM trancontinental net on 14.288
Many thanks to Bob WB7RQG for the following report :-
Hi Bill,    The 1800Z net was a bust.
1800z  Jack KF5BD    5/8  Stated he was having trouble with rig
                            then I never heard from him again.
1803z  Jim W1QUO    5/5  then his signal disappeared.
1806z  Joe W0TBC     5/7  then is steadily got worse.  He tried to
                          call Pertti  EA7GSU by CW with no success.
1815z        I closed the net. 
And thanks also to Jack for the following report :-
Re.  Jack's radio :-
My radio went to the hospital yesterday for surgery------just lost power when it was warmed up and the last of it I saw it was on Richard's bench warming up for the procedure !!
Richard is our local ham radio tech. Does all my work and is close by---like 1/2 a mile.
Jack  KF5BD.
Thanks Jack.  We hope the patient makes a full and speedy recovery. 73 de Bill
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                                   That's all for this week,
                                      73 de Bill g4yze
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