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Roar Nets January 22 2012
Propagation variable.  K=5,  A=19,  Flux=141.
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118
Many Thanks to Noel VK2IWT for the following report :-
Greetings Bill:
Peter, VK3KCD asked me to send in the report on the ANZO 40 metre net for January 22.
The net opened at 0640Z
Checking in were Bill, VK4ZD; Phil, VK2MCB; Peter, VK3FPSR, Peter had a friend in his shack, Alan, VK3AO who knew Bill, VK4ZD from his VK6 days.
Peter, VK3KCD also checked in.
A visitor David, VK2FEAA from Wyong, NSW checked in for a signal report.
We had a roundtable discussion on Bill's new microphone and Rotary activities during the Christmas/ New Year recess.
Some QRN was present but as usual, the signals came through it all.
At 0730Z we QSY'd to the 20 metre Anzo - European net.
73    Noel, VK2IWT
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0730z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) from Ploieste 5/8
0730z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/7
0730z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln 2/1, up to 5/6 later.
0730z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 3/2, up to 5/7 later
0735z - VK2GWK Henk from Nelson Bay 3/4, 5/6 at 0755z
0735z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 2/3, 5/7 at 0800z
0735z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 1/1, got 5/8 from Henk
0755z - PA0SDZ Les from Hasselt 2/1, 
0800z - G4LUW Brian from Devon 3/2, got 5/7 from Gary
0800z - VK2MCB Phil from Googong 1/1 here,  got 5/6 from Klaus !
0802z - ZL2GLM Gary from N.Island 5/7
0816z - VK3KCD Peter from Flinders 3/2
0827z - G3OKT John from Oswestry 5/7 got 5/5 from VK4ZD.
0835z - Net ended. A very good net.  The Southern and Eastern
Europeans doing best earlier but open solid to UK from about 0800z.
Bill VK4ZD had it hot and wet.  Up to 30c and pouring.
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3.694
Many Thanks to John G3OKT for the following report :-
G3OKT John in charge in good conditions, supported by :- G4WRU Mike, G3NPC Garth (a non-rotary visitor in Burgh Heath, Surrey), G3LUW Brian, G3JJR John, G2FUU Tommy, G7OAI John, G0MMO Norman, G4YZE Bill, G0JWE Don and G4DCI Phil
I've known Garth for over 50 years. I suggested on a Christmas card to him and Sheila that he would be made welcome at the 80m net - and he was! Mike was 5.8 with me, everyone else 5.9 plus (15dB in your case). Sorry won't be on nets next Sunday - off to Lincoln and Norfolk
Regards    John/G3OKT
1230z - 1330z  International Net on 14,293
1230z - W1QUO Jim from Leominster MA 5/9
1230z - YO9BC Vince (Coco) frpm Ploieste 5/9
1230z - G8LES Mike from Alton 3/4
1230z - EA/G4HMG John from Benissa 5/6
1230z - N4PF Mike from Cynthiana KY 5/9
1230z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil 5/8
1230z - PA3AHC Malcolm from Naarden 2/1
1305z - Net closed. Jim had minus 15c and 5 inches of snow
upsetting the match of his big antenna but still a great 5/9 signal over here.
Mike N4PF had it much better with minus 1c going up to +5c later,
Apologies from Klaus HB9CQS who was hosting a birthday party today
also from Pertti EA7GSU who had to leave early for an artists fair down town.
1800z - 1830z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
Very high level continental QRM,  No Roars heard.
2000z - 2030z  N AM Transcontinental Net on 14,288
Many Thanks to Treasurer Bob Butler for the following report :-
Hi Bill, Had a great net today with a total of eight checkins. Joe, AF1E was the net control. No guests.
Jim, W1QUO
Jack, KF5BD Is recovering from his illness and sounding great.
Joe, W0TBC from Stillwater Minnesota. Hardly any snow
Pertti, EA7GSU I could not hear
Reuben, W2LGF Calling in from his son's house
and me Bob, WB7RQG
Really great to have Jack back and will help with any relays.
73, Bob, WB7RQG
Messages Received.
Good Morning ROAR Members.
On behalf of President Pertti EA7GSU and our Editor - Rich TI7/AA2UP I am pleased to advise that the latest Communicator is now online at your ROAR website -
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YIRS    73's de Bill, VK4ZD    Webmaster
                                            That's all for this week,
                                               73 de Bill g4yze
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