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Roar Nets October 9 2011
Propagation still wierd.   K=2,  A=13,  Flux=121
0545z - 0630Z  Anzo Net on 7,118
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
Good conditions on 40mx this week and we welcomed Noel VK2IWT back to the net after his winter/summer sojourn in North America. Noel reported that he had had disappointing results from the nets whist in Canada and the USA. We also had Bill VK4ZD and Phil VK2MCB on frequency. Bill advised that the first of the new additions to the antenna farm was in the air and photos have been distributed! No signals from Pertti this time. I had good copy on all stations despite some QRN. YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path
Many thanks to Bill VK4ZD for this report :-
Hi Bill
Coco YO9BC was my first contact on 14.293 today. He was 59+10 and was getting me a similar strength.
Peter VK3KCD was barely readable to me most of the time this Sunday.
Teru JM2HBO was a consistent 59 here and also gave me 59.
Teru succeeded in contacting a number of Europeans.
Malcolm PA3AHC reached 55 and also gave me 55.
Noel VK2IWT was back in VK and back on frequency but barely readable at this qth.
Bill G4YZE started off at 57 and reached 58, occasionally 59 with his antenna only at 22’.
Pertti EA7GSU was easy copy here with signals reaching 59 both ways.
Gerard EA8CPN was also audible here with a 54 signal, giving me 59.
A number of visitors called in; EA2CRK, DJ2RO and DK8DX.
Regards 73 Bill, VK4ZD.
Here at G4YZE Bill/ZD was inaudible until suddenly 2/1 at 0650z then 4/3 at 0705z and 5/9 by 0715z.
Great to work Teru JM2HBO 5/5 both ways at 0712z.  First contact in some time.
And wonderful to get Noel VK2IWT .  Only about 4/3 but my first ever contact with Noel in Australia.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
G4WRU Mike in charge from London,  supported by :-
G4MVO Jim,  G2FUU Tommy,  G4YZE Bill,  G4DCI Phil
and G4HMG/p John from Somerset, on holiday from Spain
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
1123z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9 in fierce contest qrm.
1127z - VO1NP Nate from St.John's NF 1/1 here, Jim got him alright.
1127z - YO9BC Coco from Ploieste 5/9
1140z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 4/3, up to 5/6 later.
1144z - CT1BJZ Vitor in Ordevelas 4/5 in qrm.
1144z - EA7GSU Pertti in Genalguacil 4/3, up to 5/6 later.
1156z - VE3BGG Bert in Cambridge S.Ontario. 5/6
1216z - PA3AHC Malcolm in Naarden 1/1 here, Pertti got him alright.
1223z - G2FUU Tommy from Nazing, Essex 3/2 here,got Jim 5/6.
1230z - Net Closed.  The contest QRM subsided after 1200z and the net
worked quite well. Jim and Bert looking forward to their Columbus Day
turkeys tomorrow.  Second Monday in October.
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
Just Tommy G2FUU,  John G4HMG/p  and G4YZE Bill.
1900z - 1930z  N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,288.
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob Butler for this report :-
Hi Bill, Great net today. 20 meters opened up with signals good everywhere. I was net control with ten checkins. Almost everyone could hear everyone else. Those joining the net were;
Reuben, W2LGF Nevada
Jim, W1QUO Massachusetts
Joe, W0TBC Minnesota
Ted, KL7USN Arizona
Ed, N4EDT Alabama
Pertti, EA7GSU Spain
Jack, KF5BD New Mexico
John, KG6TGR QRP guest California
Dave, W0OXB a good friend of W0TBC Minnesota
Myself, WB7RQG Oregon
Most of us talked with our President, Pertti. Great fun.
73, Bob WB7RQG
                                          That's all for this week,
                                            73 de Bill g4yze
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