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Roar Nets February 12 2012
Propagation variable, generally good.     K=1,  A=4,  Flux=110
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Noel VK2IWT for the following report :-
Greetings Bill:
At 0730Z on 7.118Mhz, checking into the 40 ANZO net today were:
VK2MCB, Phil; VK3FPSR, Peter; VK4ZD, Bill; ZL1BFS, Doug and VK2IWT, Noel.
Signals were varied but we were able to share Rotary activities and something of why we live where we live.
Another great net, YIRS
73   Noel, VK2IWT
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0740z - ZL1BFS Doug from Gisborne 3/4
0740z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 3/4
0740z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9
0748z - G3OKT John from Oswestry 5/7
0748z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/3
0748z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/9
0748z - VK2MCB Phil from Canberra 2/1
0748z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 2/1
0755z - OH6SM Martti from Helsinki 5/9
0757z - IK2AHG Dave from Milan 5/6, for a report.
0800z - VK2IWT Noel from Uralla 1/1
0826z - PA3AHC Malcolm 1/1
0830z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/7
0845z - ZL2JPM John from Wellington 3/4 here - in qrm and noise.
0850z - Net ended. A very good net despite noise S5 here and some qrm.
John G3OKT had much broadcast qrm on his omni antenna, not bad here on the beam.
Bill  VK4ZD down to 3/4 about 0800z then back up to 5/7 by the end. Had rain, 17mm.
OH6SM Martti had lots of snow and temp minus 33 in the night.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,693
G4WRU Mike in charge in noisy conditions,  supported by :G3LUW Brian,  G0JWE Don,
G2FUU Tommy,  G0MMO Norman,  G0PCF Bruce,  G0SQH Derek,  G3OKT John,
G7OAI John  and G4YZE Bill.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293
1220z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/8
1220z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 4/5
1220z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/9+
1225z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 3/4
1227z - N4PF Mike in Cynthiana KY 5/6
1230z - HB9CQS Klaus in Sachseln 5/8
1250z - VE3BGG Bert in Cambridge S Ont.  4/5
1305z - AF1E Joe in Conover NC 5/5, got good copy on Jim and Pertti.
1320z - Net ended. Very interesting despite much noise and qrm at Jim's end.
He reported a "wild winter setting in".
Coco reported much snow,  up to 5 metres in the South East of Romania.
People having to get out of their houses through the roof !
VE3BGG Bert came through well enough despite a dead linear. It will be fised in a week or so.
He had minus 4c and a little snow.  
Mike N4PF had good copy all round at first but going down at the end.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693
G3LUW Brian in charge in fair conditions,  supported by :-
G4WRU Mike,  G0PCF Bruce,  G2FUU Tommy
G0JWE Don,  G0SQH Derek  and G4YZE Bill.
2000z - 2030z  N.AM.Transcontinental Net on 14288
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob Butler for the following report :-
Hi Bill, Had a great net today with eight checkins; We did have to move to 14.286.5 mhz.
Jack, KF5BD
Harwood, AA7MH A Rotarian I hope will join our group
Henry, KD0GDW Guest
Pertti, EA7GSU I could not hear but he copied me 4X4
Joe, W0TBC
Reuben, W2LGF
and Joe, AF1E our net control today. I copied him 20 over.
Messages Received.
Hello ROAR members.
The current Members Directory and Roster is now online for your perusal.
To access it, go to the home page at
Click on the link for Members Directory and Roster.
You will be asked for a Username and Password.
Please note that they are case sensitive.
(Username and Password was emailed out to all members with known email addresses)
YIRS   73's de Bill, VK4ZD   Webmaster
Hello Roar Members
Pertti's Governor has asked him to be on the air on the 23rd of Feb.
This is the day of the birth of Rotary and the purpose is to remind the
world of Rotary's campaign to 'Stop Polio Now'.
Please note that Pertti (EA7GSU) will be QRV the whole day on
following frequencies: 3694kHz, 7118kHz and 14293kHz +/- qrm.
He will be calling "cq polio" and telling about the project.
Pertti would welcome everybody to contact him.
A special QSL card will be printed.
YIRS   73's de Bill, VK4ZD   Webmaster
                                                That's all for this week,
                                                   73 de Bill g4yze
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