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Roar Nets December 11 2011
Propagation disappointing.   K=2,  A=7,  Flux=134.
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Noel VK2IWT for the following report :-
Hello Bill:
Peter VK3KCD is having some computer problems so he asked me to send in the 40 metre Net report for 11/12/11.
There much noise on the band due to severe storm activity in our part of the world. The net opened at 0645Z. Checking in were
VK2MCB, Phil; VK4ZD, Bill; VK3KCD, Peter and VK2IWT, Noel. One guest checked in VK2NNN, Darren from Bondi Beach. although using a simple wire antenna he could hear us all and gave us 5/9's or better. Due to an approaching storm near his QTH, Phil had to leave early and go QRT. Although the copy was difficult at times we were all able to communicate with each other.
The net ended at 0730Z as we QSY'd to 14.293 MHz for the ANZO-Europe Net.
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0730z - G3OKT John in Oswestry 5/9
0730z - EA/G4HMG John  in Benissa 5/7
0730z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) in Ploieste 5/6
0730z - PA3AHC Malcolm in Naarden 2/1
0735z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 2/3 up to 5/9+20 later
0742z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 5/6 in qrm, up to 5/9 by 0808z.
0749z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 2/1, up to 4/5 later
0753z - ZL1BFS Doug from Gisborne 5/8 - good contact today !
0755z - EA8CPN Gerald from Tenerife 5/6
0757z - OH6GAZ Juha from Petavasi?  5/9+
0813z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0853z - Net ended. A very good net despite some noise and qrm.
Bill VK4ZD reported flooding up to 40cms of rain with electrical storms during the week.
Peter VK3KCD reported some rain earlier but a nice day today, up to 32c earlier.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G4WRU Mike in charge in very noisy conditions
Supported by :-  G2FUU Tommy,  G0MMO Norman, G3OKT John, 
G0JWE Don,  G7OAI John,  and G4YZE Bill.
1230z - !330z   International Net on 14,293
1200z - (Early start to get Bill VK4ZD into the net.)
1200z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster 5/9. Got Bill 5/5 at first
1200z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/6
1200z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 3/2 here
1208z - HB8CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9
1210z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
1210z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/6, got Bill 5/9.
1220z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 5/6
1228z - G8LES Mike from Alton 5/5
1240z - G3OKT John from Oswestry 5/6
1248z - AF1E Joe from Conover NC 5/7
1251z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/9
1252z - G2FUU Tommy from Nazeing 3/4 here in heavy qrm.
1310z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 3/2 here.
1331z - Net ended.  Very interesting despite much qrm from the Tadjik
harmonic and near-continuous morse sending code groups about 28 wpm.
Bill VK4ZD tried short path at the end but he was buried in the qrm here.
I think Klaus did much better than me.   Many thanks to all who tried !
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
G4WRU Mike in charge in rather noisy conditions.
Supportdd by :-  G3LUW Brian,  G2FUU Tommy,  G4YZE Bill,
and EA7GSU Pertti all the way from Spain. !!
2000z - 2030z  N.AM.Transcontinental Net on 14,288.
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob Butler for the following report :-
Hi Bill, We are meeting on a new time which works for everyone.
It is now 2000Z on the same frequency 14.288.0 + or - QRM
We had five checkins with Joe, AF1E leading the pack.
Jim, W1QUO
Pertti, EA7GSU
Ron, W2TAP a guest
And me Bob, WB7RQG
I could not hear Pertti this week.
73, Bob WB7RQG 
                                        That's all for this week,
                                             73 de Bill g4yze
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