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Roar Nets October 10 2010
Propagation still poor. K=0, A=3, Flux=76
0500z - 0530z - Anzo Net on 7,115
Thanks to Klaus for the following relay :-
Peter and Bill (ZD) had a good chat on
0530z - 0700z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Started listening at 05:30z but this Sunday morning to no avail. As time moved on I got more and more convinced that all the regular VKs and ZLs were absent. Then with a delay of 50 minutes relative to last Sunday, the VKs started coming in. The Scandinavian Contest was on and OH8X was operating on 14293 with a 59+ signal. When he heard that I had a schedule with VK friends, he did not hesitate to QSY!!! Peter was calling me at the time.
06:27z VK3KCD, Peter. 54 here, quickly improving to 59 both ways. Peter again used his spider beam.
06:30z VK4ZD, Bill. 54 when initially heard. Got a 53, but Bill then faded out and there was no second peak.
06:36z VK2GWK, Henk. 57 here. Got 55 - 57. The SteppIR plus Emtron linear is a fine combination.
06:52z EA7GSU, Pertti. Mostly 59 both ways.
06:55z PA3AHC, Malcolm. No copy here, but Malcolm got a Q5 from Peter.
07:05z G4YZE, Bill from
07:27z Net closed
73 Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G2FUU Tommy in charge from Nazeing, Essex in fair conmditions.
Supported by :- GM7OAI/p John porteble from Loch Long,
G3LUW Brian, G0JWE Don, GM0IQI Paul from Edinburgh,
G6FRT Steve, G4MVO Jim and G4YZE Bill.
1130z - 1230z International Net on 14,293.
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/7
1130z - G0JWE Don from Derby 5/8
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/8
1141z - EA1HNP/p Jose? 4/3 - for a report.
1141z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naardeen 3/2
1142z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/4
1147z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 4/7
1150z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 5/6
1203z - SM0DMJ Karl-Erik from Nyneshamn 5/9
1232z - Net closed. Transatlantic path rather weak but seems more stable.
Jim had much qrm. Wx very poor, temp 5c and much rain. Leaves falling.
Nate got Jim 100%, the rest not so good!
Pertti had 20c and blue sky.
Karl-Erik had 10c and sunny. Good for the golf!
John EA/G4HMG had swum 20 lengths of his Benissa Olympic pool
but it is getting too cold for him now at 20c.
1700z - 1730z UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge, supported by :-
G0JWE Don, G2FUU Tommy and G4YZE Bill.
1800z - 1830z N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,288
Many thanks to Treasurer Bob for the following report :-
Hi Bill, I was net control today. Had to move the net to 14.290 because of QRM.
Checkins were; Jack KF5BD, Joe W0TBC, Jim W1QUO
and Pertti EA7GSU by CW by Joe W0TBC. Signals still not good.
YIR 73, Bob WB7RQG
And to Pertti for this report :-
I was there 10 min late but the band was like a beehive, full of
splatters. Probably because of those new countries filling the frequencies.
BUT... I called on CW and got an answer from W0TBC! He came with 579
slowly but surely!
That was all. Pertti
From President Pertti re a 40-metre net on Tuesdays at 0700z :-
On Tuesday at 0700UTC I heard EA/G4HMG calling several stations on
7.180kHz. I answered at 0701 and we changed reports 59 both ways. For
QRM reason we moved 3kHz up. No other members joined our chatting in
spite of encouragement offered by both stations!
Art of the day, minor stories of weather and intentions for the rest of
the day were the topics. We closed the net at 0732UTC.
There is plenty of space for more members to join!
73 Pertti EA7GSU
That's all for this week,
73 de Bill g4yze