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Roar Nets December 18 2011
Propagation good. K=0, A=1, Flux=128
0645z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
Present on the 40mx net this week were Peter VK3FPSR, Noel VK2IWT, Phil VK2MCB , Bill VK4ZD and myself. Conditions were marred by some electrical storm activity however all information was passed successfully. Doug ZL1BFS has had poor propagation to VK and so has not been able to participate on this net for a few weeks. We have however had a good signal from him on 20mx.
May I wish all on the nets a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year. There will be no official 40mx net on Christmas Day but I think there may be some activity on New Year’s Day.
Finally on behalf of all our members in the ANZO region I wish to thank Bill G4YZE for his weekly bulletins which are greatly appreciated. (Thank you Sir - g4yze)
YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0730z - 0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path
0730z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) in Ploieste 5/9+
0730z - VK3KCD Peter in Flinders 1/1 here, got 5/6 from Coco - shot up to 5/6 here at 0825z.
0730z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 4/3 here, shot up to 5/8 at 0753z
0734z - ZL1BFS Doug in Gisborne 4/5 here and maintained that throughout the net.
0736z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln 1/1 here, up to 4/5 by 0748z. Noise level S6 here !
0748z - G3LUW Brian from Lifton, Devon. 3/2 here got 5/6 from Bill
0749z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/9
0750z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 2/1
0753z - VK2MCB Phil from Googong, Canberra. 2/1, up to 4/5 by 0825z
0802z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/6
0811z - EA8CPN Gerald from Tenerife 5/6
0822z - G3OKT John from Oswestry 5/9, got 5/5 from Bill.
0840z - M/EI5IX Pat from London 1/1 here, got 4/5 from Pertti.
0845z - Net ended. A very good net. The UK had to wait for the band opening but Klaus did well earlier.
In Bolton VK4ZD came up about 20 mins earlier then VK3KCD with ZL1BFS pretty steady all the time.
P.S. Bill VK4ZD will be busy at home next Sunday (Xmas Day) so will not be on the net.
P.P.S. Also Bill G4YZE, apologies for next Sunday
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
G3LUW Brian in charge in good conditions, supported by :-
G4WRU Mike, G3OKT John, G7OAI John, G0MMO Norman,
G2FUU Tommy, G0PCF Bruce, and G4YZE Bill
1230z - 1330z International Net on 14,293
1225z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9+
1225z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/9+
1225z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9+
1235z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/8
1235z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordevelas 4/5. Merry Xmas to all !
1235z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/7
1235z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 3/2 here, got 4/5 from Jim
1245z - AF1E Joe from Conover NC 5/8
1250z - 8P6AZ Pat from Barbados 3/4 here but Mike N4PF got him well.
1250z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge S.Ont. 5/8
1258z - G2FUU Tommy from Nazeing, Essex 2/1 here
1258z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/6
1320z - W8SOO Ken from Sault St.Marie N.Michigan 5/9
1333z - Net ended. A very good net. It was so good to hear Pat from Barbados.
Pat has been in our directory for years but I had not heard him before.
Pat has been in Rotary 38 years. He is an old friend of Tommy G2FUU.
See his entry in His e-mail address is
P.S. Jim W1QUO will have a house-ful next Sunday (Xmas Day) and will not be on the net.
Likewise Bill G4YZE. - Mike and Joe and Klaus and Pertti will "make it work".
1800z - 1830z UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,695
G3LUW Brian in charge in noisy conditions, supported by :-
G8LES Mike, G2FUU Tommy, G4WRU Mike, G4YZE Bill and
EA/G4HMG John from Benissa, and EA7GSU from Genalguacil
all the way from Spain on 80 metres !
2000z - 2030z N.AM.Transcontinental Net on 14,288
No report this week.
Messages Received.
From Mike N4PF to Pat 8P6AZ
Hello Pat,
I am very glad you decided to join us this morning, and I hope you will check in very often. We have a good group, and recently, fairly good propagation.
I have been a Rotarian for about five years (doubt if I make it to 38!) and am honored to be the President-elect of the Cynthiana, Kentucky Rotary Club for 2012-2013. I will look forward to getting to know you, Pat, in the weeks to come.
Best of the best to you this holiday season!
73, Mike, N4PF
From Jim W1QUO
Season's Greetings To One And All.
Claire & Jim W1QUO
That's all for this week,
73 and Merry Xmas to all
From Bill g4yze and Josee
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