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Roar Nets March 25 2012
Propagation good.  Much Contest qrm.   K=0,  A=6,  Flux=101
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118
Many Thanks to Noel Vk2IWT for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill:
It is a beautiful day here in the New England (down under) Tablelands.
We had a good net on 40 metres yesterday.
Net opened at 0630Z on 7.118 MHz.
Checking in were: Phil, VK2MCB, Bill VK4ZD, Peter, VK3FPSR was mobile, Diane, VK4KYL and Noel, VK2IWT.
A wide range of Rotary topics were discussed. Most notably the expo at the District Conference held in Penrith, NSW.
Phil, VK2MCB and Peter, VK3KCD set up a demonstration station and made contacts on 40 and 2 mtrs.Our respective club activities were likewise considered. A good net with everyone giving and receiving good signals.
At 0730Z we QSY'd to 14.293 MHz.
    73   YIR   Noel VK2IWT
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
0730z to 0740z,  contesters in charge.
0740z - EA7GSU Pertti from Genalguacil up to 5/9
0740z - VK4ZD Bill from Lockyer Waters 5/6
0750z - VK2MCB Phil from Canberra 3/4 in the qrm
0750z - VK2IWT Noel from Uralla 1/1 here, got 4/4 from Klaus.
0750z - HB9CQS Klaus from Sachseln up to 5/6
0756z - PA0AHC Malcolm from Naarden 2/1 here, got 4/3 from Bill
0801z - WP3F Steven from Porto Rico 1/1 here, Bill got him ok.
0805z - ZL2JPM John from Wellington 2/1 here, got 5/7 from Klaus.
0825z - Net ended.  This net worked well once Bill came on. 
The contesters made way for the big signal.
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
G2FUU Tommy from Essex in control supported by :-
Brian G3LUW,  John G7OAI , G3JJR John,  G8LES Mike, 
Mike G4WRU,  G0/KN9H Tom Burns from Hastings (Visiting)
and G4YZE Bill
1130z - 1230z  International Net on 14,293
Non stop contesters, mostly S9+40.
I made a few calls but did not hear any response so I gave up.
Better Luck next week !
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
G3LUW Brian in charge from Devon, supported by :-
G2FUU Yommy,  G0MMO Norman,  G4RBH Tom from  
G0/KN9H Tom Burns (with G4RBH)    and G4YZE Bill.
2000z - 2030z  N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,287
Many Thanks to Jack Page for the following report :-
Dear Bill:
AF1E Joe, was net control for our net Sunday but due to contesting and other nets Joe was forced to close soon after opening. Check ins hear by this scribe KF5BD Jack were as follows: Bob WB7RQG, Jack KF5BD, Joe W0TBC, and Reuben W2LGF. WE GOT RUN OFF. Bob is looking again. All stations please stand by.
Scribe, Jack KF5BD
Messages Received.
Just received from Mark Moran, son of Jim W1QUO,
Hi Bill,
Jim Moran, W1QUO of Leominster Massachusetts passed away on Tuesday morning, March 27.
We will miss him.
     Mark Moran
                                                That's all for this week,
                                                    73 de Bill g4yze
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