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Roar Nets February 5 2012
Propagation bright despite low sunspot figures.  K=1.  A=6,  Flux=107.
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Noel VK2IWT for the following report :-
Greetings Bill:
ANZO 40 Mtr net report for 5/2/12
Early net opened at 0630Z on 7.118MHz.
Checking in were Peter, VK3FPS; Phil, VK2MCB; Bill, VK4ZD; Doug, ZL1BFS and Noel, VK2IWT.
Good sigs were exchanged, some Rotary activities reported and some ham fest info was shared.
Phil, VK2MCB gave Doug, ZL1BFS a sample of his mobile rig from his automobile.
At 0730Z the net closed and we QSY'd to 14.293 MHz.
                   73    YIRS   Noel, VK2IWT.
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0730z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) in Ploieste 5/9. Strange wx but now +8c and snow melting.
0730z - PA3AHC Malcolm in Naarden 1/1 here. got 3/2 from Bill ZD
0730z - EA7GSU Pertti in Genalguacil 5/9
0730z - JM2HBO Teru near Ngoya 1/1,  up to  5/5 by 0800z.
0737z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 4/5. Very cold. 10cms snow down in the valley.
0739z - ZL1BFS Doug from Gisborne 5/7. got me 5/4, Coco 5/8
0745z - G3OKT John in Oswestry 5/9. got 5/6 from Doug.
0745z - VK4ZD Bill at Lockyer Waters 5/7. 30c, pleasant weekend. 30th anniversary !
0752z - VK2MCB Phil in Canberra 3/3 here. got 4/5 of Pertti.
0755z - VK2IWT Noel in Uralla 1/1 here, Still in the noise here Noel !
0756z - G3LUW Brian in Devon 3/2, got 5/6 from Bill ZD
0855z - EA/G4HMG John in Benissa 5/7, got 4/3 from Doug and from Bill ZD.
0803z - VK2GWK Henk in Nelson Bay 5/9  Hsd some rain. No problem.
0842z - Net ended. A super net with good support.
            Re Bankok Convention 5/6 May Bill ZD reported the Thai ham club station
            sustained flood damage.  Good offers of support from Japan and USA with equipment.
            Internet wireless link will cost about 1000 Euros.
            Pertti reported that Secretary Andy has the new Roar Directory nearly ready for posting.
0900z - 1000z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge in fair conditions, supported by :-
G3JJR John, G4WRU Mike,  G3OKT John,  G 7OAI John,  G2FUU Tommy,
G0MMO Norman,  G0PCF Bruce,  G0JWE Don,  G4DCI Phil  and G4YZE Bill.
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9. Had much close in qrm  Cold, minus 8c.
1230z - G8LES Mike from Alton 4/5 here but Jim got him ok.
1230z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/7, lovely day,  13c and blue sky.
1230z - G4DCI Phil from Loughborough 3/4
1230z - G3LUW Brian from Devon 3/3 here
1230z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/7.Got me 5/7, G8LES 5/5
1230z - G0JWE Don from Derby 3/4 here, got 5/6 but qrm from Jim.
1237z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 5/9, hearing everybody well.
1237z - CT1BJZ Vitor from Ordevelas 5/7,got Jim 5/8
1237z - N4EDQ Henry from Daytona Beach 5/6. (For a report)
1237z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/9, enjoying good propagation.
1238z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/9. Got Klaus 5/9+30. Got Jim 5/6, Vitor 5/3.
1250z - AF1E Joe from Conover NC 5/7 getting most sigs 5/7 there. Jim got him 5/7.
1304z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Nsarden 3/4 in the noise here. Got 5/5 from Jim.
1306z - G2FUU Tommy in Nazeing Essex 5/7, got 5/9 from Jim.
1327z - Net ended. Good sigs all round but Jim suffered badly from noise and nearby qrm.
            The net worked very well generally.  Jim said this is Football Day in USA so maybe not 
            much radio activity later.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694.
G3LUW Brian in charge in fsir conditions supported by :-
G0JWE Don,  G2FUU Tommy,  G4WRU Mike,  G4YZE Bill
also EA/G4HMG John and EA7GSU coming in well from Spain.
2000z - 2030z  N.AM.Transcontinental Net on 14,288
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob for the following note :-
HI Bill, I was net control and no one showed up. Super bowl parties won out. Will try again next week.
73, Bob WB7RQG
Messages Received.
Two potential new members
DO2DW Dirk Schubert from Eggolsheim  His e-mail
F1CFA Jean-Pierre Aubanton from Mazamet.  His e-mail
Jean-Pierre is qrv on 40m only at present and made contact with the Spanish/English
net on 7,180 on Tuesday 0800z.
                                   That's all for this week,
                                      73 de Bill g4yze
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