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Roar Nets September 26 2010
Propagation still very unstable. K=0, A=7, Flux=83
0530z - 0700z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Many thanks to Klaus for this report, Delivered despite a flu' and high fever !
Good opening to VK and ZL but it arrived with some delay relative to last Sunday.
05:40z VK4ZD, Bill. 43 for a start, peaking at 59+ both ways. Q5 for more than one hour
05:40z ZL1RD, Rob. 43 - 54. Got the same from Rob.
05:48z VK2GWK, Henk. Started at 55 and peaked at 59+ - both ways.
06:10z EA7GSU, Pertti. 59+ here. Got the same from Pertti, but lots of deep QSB also.
06:41z EA/G4HMG, John. 59 on the meter with QSB.
06:45z VK2GWK, Henk, back again after having QSYed briefly to work PA-friends. Now 57 - 55.
07:02z G3LUW, Brian. 55 here. Got 56-57
07:14z G4YZE, Bill in Bolton. Not fully Q5 here and rather weak, but Bill had me 54.
Pertti worked some European stations which I could not copy here due to the skip distance.
73 Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon in good conditions,
Supported by:- G4MVO Jim, G4WRU Mike, G3JJR John,
G2FUU Tommy, G0JWE Don, G0PCF Bruce, and G4YZE Bill.
1130z - 1230z International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 4/4
1130z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1130z - EA7GSU Pertti from Ganalguacil 5/5
1130z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 3/2 here
1130z - G0JWE Don from Derby 1/1 here
1140z - EA/G4HMG John from a hilltop 5/6
1140z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naardeen 1/1 here
1153z - CT/PA3HGP Andre from the Algarve 5/3
1220z - Net closed. This one just about manageable.
Again Klaus did best with pretty consistent reports from Jim, about 5/7.
Jim was just about readable here until 1210z when he shot up to 5/7 .
then we had a good brief conversation to end up with.
1700z - 1730z UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G4WRU Mike in charge from London in fair conditions.
Supported by G3LUW Brian, G0JWE Don, G2FUU Tommy,
G3JJR John and G4YZE Bill.
1800z - 1830z N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,288.
Many thanks to Bob Butler for the following report :-
Joe, W0TBC is back home and ran the net today. Great to hear him at his operating position. Checkins were Jack KF5BD 5/7, Jim W1QUO 5/5, Joe AF1E 5/5 and Pertti EA7GSU. Both Jim and Joe W0TBC talked to Pertti who had a signal 5/9 to both stations. I could tell he was there but no contact.
73, Bob WB7RQG
Also from Pertti EA7GSU :-
US intercontinental net:
Joe, W0TBC was the net controller and in good form. I received him 3/2
with QSB a bit up and a lot down!
Others connected were AF1E with 59 and the same with Jim, W1QUO.
"Welcome back" -wishes from this side of the pond conveyed to Joe.
Bob, WB7RQG identified but not yet readable! It will come.
Greetings from the net and special ones from Joe to all net-activists!
From President Pertti EA7GSU :-
The ANZO area is having "local" chatting on Sunday mornings on 7115kHz
at 0500z. The net members have been heard in Europe and with good
antennas at both ends a participation by "outside" members should be
The Europeans again are developing their round table on Tuesday
mornings on 7180kHz at 0700z. At that hour the medium distance
communication is possible and all members are welcome to take a seat.....
(Listen out for Pertti, also for John EA/G4HMG.)
I am afraid David (EA5ALK) has closed the Friday net ........
The American transcontinental net on 14288kHz at 1800z can be
participated in by Europeans, some state side stations have booming
Traffic density is increasing. Do use the traditional ROAR frequencies
for other traffic as well so that they are occupied by "friendly folks".
That's all for this week,
73 de Bill g4yze