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Roar Nets October 21 2012
Propagation improved.   A=0,  K=3,  Flux==151
Clocks ;- UK clocks go back one hour from BST to GMT at 0200 on Sunday October 28.
              Eastern USA. Clocks go back one hour from DST to EST at 0200 on November 4.
0645z - 0730z  Anzo Net on 7,118,
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
A very busy net this week with reasonable propagation at the later time. Present in the shack at Lockyer Waters were Diane VK4KYL, Lisa VK4FOXE, Malcolm VK4/PA3AHC and President Bill VK4ZD. They had just farewelled 40+ Guides who were there for JOTA so a busy and crowded day in a hot (38 degrees C) Southern Queensland. Also on frequency were Rob ZL1RD, Doug ZL1BFS, John ZL2JPM, Noel VK2IWT, Phil VK2MCB,Peter VK3FPSR/M, Pertti EA7GSU initially on CW and a good signal at ZL1BFS & VK4ZD and myself. We also had 2 guests check in Gavin ZL1GAM and Cliff VK2CCJ.
YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0730z - 0830z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long  Path.
No report as such but commments indicate it was a very good net
with at least twelve participants.

From VK4ZD belatedly
Sorry Bill & everyone. The Monday after this net I was put into hospital with a nasrt knee infection and was only allowed out of hospital afew hours before Sunday the 28th's net.

Yes Bill, the net was excellent. Vistiting in our shack was Malcolm PA3AHC who had good contacts with all we could hear..
Doug ZL1BFS was 43 gave us 57
Peter VK3KCD was 59
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave us 57
Klaus HB9CQS was 59
Brian G3LUW was easy copy here
John G3OKT peaked at 58-9 giving us 59
Teru JM2HBO did check in at this stage but made no calls.
John EA/G4HMG was only 21 here this day.
Les PA0SDZ was 55 and gave us 57-9
Pertti EA7GSU was 54 and gave me 58
Vitor CT1BJZ was 53 here
I believe that Noel VK2IWT was also on frequency.
0800z - 0900z - UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
Many Thanks to John G3JJR for the following report :-
Greetings Bill, from the UK 80m 0800hrs Rotary net. We are sorry to learn that your 'op' has been delayed and hope it will not be long before all is well again.
Conditions this morning were quite good with little band noise and all participants giving and receiving '5 and 9'
First on were G3JJR, G0SQH. G2FUU and G0MMO who were soon joined by G3OKT leaving the 20m net and giving us a full report on their activities. Finally G0PCF completed the gathering before conditions started to fall. An excellent net.
The band was very busy at our evening net time although only G2FUU and G3JJR checked in for ROAR. Nevertheless a solid contact was made and enjoyed.
73 G3JJR
1200z - 1300z  International Net on 14,293.
Many Thanks to Pertti EA7GSU for the following report :-
Hello Bill,
This afternoon 20m net had two participants plus Klaus, HB9CQS who
suffered of QRM inhibiting further comm's.
N4PF, Mike had a good signal 58 but Jamboree station 1kc dwn was the
cause of trouble.
Visitor was Ted, IK0ESW with 47/57 signals.
I closed the net at 1216utc.
1700z - 1730z  UK evening net on 3,694
See report from John G3JJR above.
1900z - 1930z - N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,287.
Many Thanks to Jack KF5BD for the following report :-
Hi Bill:
I am reporting on our largest net so far.N4EDT Ed was net control also the net warm up person with twenty six or more check-ins.
Of the 26 check-ins there were ; Rotarians 10, Visitors 16. Of the visitors there were two or three Boy Scout Jamborees .
Rotarians checking in were VE3BGG Dr. Bert, Canada, G3OKT John, Oswestry, near Wales.  EA7GSU Pertti , Spain.. The state side stations were; KF5BD Jack, W2LGF Reuben, WB7RQG Treasurer Bob, N4EDT Ed net control, W9UHL Lewis, WA8BOB Jerry, WA2HOM John or Dan. When Ed called the net few if any of the visitors hung around for roll call.
Reported by Jack KF5BD
                                                             That's all for this week,      
                                                                 73 de Bill g4yze
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