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Roar Nets May 8 2011
Propagation fragile.  K=1,  A= 1  Flux= 102
0530z - 0600z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
Good Propagation between VK3 and VK4 with myself, Bill VK4ZD and Diane VK4KYL present. Later we were pleased to welcome John ZL2JPM to the ANZO EU net on 20mx who had a good signal here and was heard in Europe.
I listened on 14293 from 1100z to 1115z and gave a couple of calls to no effect, 20mx was very quiet here at that time with very few signals from anywhere.            
YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0600z - 0700z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Many Thanks to Klaus HB9CQS for the following report :-
Greetings Bill,
One more Sunday where the band was in good shape and we had good attendance:
06:01z  VK3KCD, Peter, started off asking Italian station to QSY from 14293. Showing true ham spirit, he gladly did ! 59 both ways.
06:01z  VK4ZD, Bill as net controller. 59 both ways and staying there.
06:01z  EA7GSU, Pertti, peaking 59+20. Got 59+.
06:05z  ZL2JPM, John. 58 - 59 here. Got 59. John's Rotary club is Port Nicholson, Wellington. Welcome on the ANZO net, John.
06:08z  G3OKT, John. 44 - 45 here. John had better reports from Bill (ZD) and Peter.
06:21z  G4YZE, Bill. 55 - 56 here. Bill gave Bill (ZD) 57 and received a 55.
06:21z  YO9BC, Coco. 56 - 57 QSB here. Got 55. Coco got 52 from John, ZL2JPM. Very cold, 5C, after lovely warm weather.
06:34z  VK2GWK, Henk. 59+10 here. Got 59. Henk had no trouble working the European stations.
06:45z  G3LUW, Brian. Completely skipped out here, but I could hear the ANZO stations working Brian.
06:49z  OH6SM, Martti. 59 here. 57 to/from Bill (ZD). Martti was at home again and well after a hip replacement operation on Monday.
07:00z  PA3AHC, Malcolm. 33 here.
07:00z  Net closed
73  - Klaus, HB9CQS
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
G4WRU Mike from London in charge in very noisy conditions, supported by :-
G3OKT John from Oswestry,  G0JWE Don from Derby,   G2FUU Tommy from Nazeing, Essex.
G3JJR John from Wolverhampton,  G7OAI John from Rochdale,  G3LUW Brian from Lifton, Devon.
G0PCF Bruce from Southend-on-Sea,  G4DCI Phil from Nottingham
G4MVO Jim from Cheltenham and G4YZE Bill from Bolton.
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1130z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 3-4/7 still with audio break-up.
1130z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 3/2 in the high noise here (S6 noise)
1138z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/5
1142z - AF1E Joe from Conover NC 5/6
1144z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploiesti 5/9
1148z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 2/1 here, but everybody else can hear him !
1152z - YO6OFL Simon from Targa Mures 5/7.
1158z - W1QUO Jim now 3/4 in my noise  and still some break-up
1158z - N4PF and AF1E now both up to 5/8 here.
1200z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
1215z - VE3BGG Bert from Cambridge S.Ontario 5/9 here.
1225z - Net ended. Great to hear Bert again after his Pacific cruise, but he has
been trying every Sunday for a month without hearing any of us !
Interesting that Simeon YO6OFL had to ask   "what is this Rotary thing ?                             
Coco promised to explain it. Thanks Coco!  (Coco's grandfather was in Rotary in 1935 )
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
Brian G3LUW in charge in noisy conditions,  supported by :-
G4WRU Mike,   G0JWE Don,  G2FUU Tommy,  G0MMO Norman,
G0PCF Bruce,   and G4YZE Bill.
1800z - 1830z  N.AM.Transcontinental Net on 14,288
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob Butler for the following report :-
Hi Bill,    We had a good net today with Joe, W0TBC as net control.
Checkins were;  Jack, KF5BD  Joe, AF1E  Pertti, EA7GSU and myself WB7RQG. 
We also had two guests, Vern, KJ6OG from Salinas, California with only 4 watts output.
Jack picked him up but the rest of us could not hear.  Also Roger W6AQR joined as a guest. 
We discussed changing the net time to 1900Z.  I will inform you when we make the change as most thought it a good idea.
73,    Bob, WB7RQG
Messages Received.
N.B.  This weekend Roar in UK will hold our AGM at Buxton.- on 14th May.
Most of our very active members will be there so apologies for our absence from the nets.
G2FUU Tommy does net feel able to attend the AGM so he will be on the radio.
The 20m element of his quad is broken but he will manage on the 80m nets alright.
Listen for G2FUU on 3,693 +/- qrm at 0800z.
                             That's all for this week,
                                 73 de Bill g4yze
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