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Roar Nets October 17 2010
Propagation very unstable.  K=5,  A=5,  Flux=87
N.B. -  UK clocks go back one hour to GMT at 0100z on October 31.

0500z - 0530z - Anzo Net on 7,115.
Many thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
We had myself, Peter VK3FPSR, Bill VK4ZD and Reg VK7KK on the ANZO net on 7115 KHz.
Very quiet on 14293 KHz until 0643 when I first heard Klaus HB9CQS who came up to 5 and 5 by 0650.
Unfortunately he experienced severe rain static and he had not come back on by 0700 when I went QRT.
                       YIR   73     Peter VK3KCD
0530z - 0700z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Many thanks to Klaus for the following report :-

Greetings Bill,

In spite of fairly good conditions, it was a small net. It was also Jamboree weekend. A very fine programme and for once I almost enjoyed the interference. Here is an extract of my log.

06:00z  Started listening. Noise and only weak signals. Thought for a moment that I heard Terusan.

06:33z  Gerald, EA8CPN, answered my CQ RI call, but then faded out. Heard John, EA/G4HMG.

06:44z  VK4ZD, Bill. 57 at first, dropping to 44, but 59 on second peak after net closed. Rain, rain.

06:52z  Static rain here giving rise to 59+ noise forced me to close down temporarily.

07:04z  EA7GSU, Pertti. Mostly 59.

07:05z  VK7XX, John, friend of Bill and Diane. 59+20 both ways. John uses 4 el. wide spaced quad.

07:12z  EA/G4HMG, John. Around 57 here. John also worked Tasmania.

07:24z  G4YZE, Bill. Very poor copy here.

07:48z  Net closed. Continued with Bill, VK4ZD, now 58 here and increasing to 59+ both ways.

07.54z  Signed with Bill (ZD). QRT

 It was wonderful to have John on the net from Tasmania. Hope that this will be the first of many such visits.

Looking at last weeks VK - QSOs, I plan to be QRV next Sunday on 14293 from 06:15z and onwards.

                  73  -  Klaus, HB9CQS


0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,696
G4WRU Mike in charge from London in fair conditions supported by :-
G2FUU Tommy,  G7OAI John,  G0SQH Derek, 
G4MVO Jim,  and G4YZE Bill.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/5
1130z - G8LES Mike from Alton 3/3 here, got 5/7 from Jim.
1130z - EA8CPN Gerald from Tenerife 3/3 here,
1133z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 4/3 here,
1135z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9+
1137z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 3/2 here, got 5/6 from Klaus
1139z - OK1GW Tom 50 Km North of Prague 5/9.  Jamboree stn for report.
1140z - WN5V  Dave from Welsh La 3/4 here, got 5/7 from Klaus
1147z - W2OW Howard from upstate NY.  Jamboree stn for a report.
1202z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
1205z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naardeen 2/1, got 5/9 from Pertti.
1225z - Net ended. A fairly good net in poor conditions.
Despite deep fading on the transatlantic path Jim came up 5/6 at times.
Dave WN5V came up to 5/8 at times.  He is attending a meeting in New Orleans 
on October 30 about the RI convention.
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,692.
G2FUU Tommy and myself.
We had a good chat until 1727z.
Band very noisy.
1800z - 1830z  N. AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,288.
No report.  Maybe there was no net.
Messages Received.
From Peter VK3KCD :-
Good morning Bill
Peter Willmott VK3TQ of the Rotary Club of Woodend hopes to be active from time to time on the ANZO nets. Would you please add him to your weekly newsletter.  His address is
Thanks  YIR   73 Peter VK3KCD
                                                   That's all for this week,
                                                      73 de Bill g4yze
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