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Roar Nets October 7 2012
Propagation quite good despite poor figures.  K=1,  A=6,  Flux=99.
0545z - 0630z  Anzo Net on 7,118
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
Present this week were Bill VK3ZD, Phil VK2MCB, Noel VK2IWT and myself joined by Doug ZL1BFS and John ZL2JPM toward the end of the net when VK/ZL propagation came good.
YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Many Thanks to Bill VK4ZD for the followiing report :_
Hi Bill
Quite a busy net this week.
First off the rank was Coco and John (already in qso).
Coco YO9BC was 59+5 and gave me 59
John EA/G4HMG was 54-5 and gave me 55
Klaus HB9CQS was 59 and gave me 59+10
Doug ZL1BFS was 56-7 here
John ZL2JPM was 57-8 and gave me 59
Peter VK3KCD and I exchanged 59 reports; he departed at 0700z as usual
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54 and gave me 55
Pertti EA7GSU was 58 this week and gave me 58-9
Noel VK2IWT was called in but not copiable at my QTH
Phil VK2MCB also was called in but not copiable at my QTH
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54 and gave me 55
Les PA0SDZ was 56 and gave me 58-9
Vitor CT1BJZ was 55 and gave me 57 - He advised that he was having a report translated into English re the Lisbon Convention station
Derio IK7WPC called in as a guest - he was 57 and gave me 59
Regards  73  Bill, VK4ZD
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3.693
Many Thanks to Brian G3LUW for the following report :-
Hi Bill, We were thin on the ground today. My large aerial is on the grass, so I could only do the 80m nets. I ran both the morning and evening nets. This morning those attending were G4WRU, G2FUU, G3JJR & G0PCF. This evening it was G4WRU, G2FUU, G3JJR & G0JWE just returned from a family reunion in Scarborough. Tommy announced that he and Olive had just become proud great-grandparents. Congratulations from us all.  73  Brian   G3LUW
1200z - 1300z  International Net on 14,293.
No report this week.
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,693
See report from Brian G3LUW above.
1900z - 1930z  N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,287
Many Thanks to Jack KF5BD for the following report :-
Good morning Bill; I hardly know where to start reporting our successful net that was conducted by ROAR Treasurer Bob WB7RQG. Check-ins were KB6NU Dan, N4EDT ED, who was mobile somewhere in the State of Alabama, KF5BD Jack, AF1E Joe Spears from North Carolina, W0TBC Joe Minn.,who checked in to me via the twisted pair because of a power failure at his QTH, W2LGF ReubenCalifornia and Pertti EA7GSU Spain.What made our net such a huge success today was the fact that most of the check- ins were able to visit with Pertti this time. Even the mobile, Ed N4EDT was able to visit with Pertti. In addition Dan KB6NU was operating from the new museum where the stations new antenna installed on top of the building was located. The antenna was funded with a grant from ARRL. Dan and the museum's curator, both AnnArbor Michigan Rotarians are responsible for getting the radio station installed in the museum. That was an exciting local Ann Arbor Michigan Rotarians project to report by this scribe. Special note for Reuben------I called you and Bob called you after you checked in but propogation must have degraded. Visitors are always welcome.
Jack W Page KF5BD
Messages Received :-
Hello Bill,
I hope all is better!
The Sunday late night show at 2000 cross the pond did not have plenty
of audience. Although I heard half of dozen Americans in the
Continental net and worked KF5BD, WB7RQG, KB6NU, AF1E and N4EDT/M with
decent reports, the participation to Atlantic net later was low.
Mike N4PF with 58 signal and Bob, WB7RQG with 55 were waiting. Visitor
Doug, VA1DWR came on silent channel with 52 asking for report of his
100W tcvr.
Many calls made with no more success so 2028 I closed the net.
Although propagations were very good and I believe they will improve
further for 1900 Continental net, they seem to deteriorate from 2000
onwards and the time may not be optimal for Atlantic net.
I will anyway be there again next Sunday!
All the best Bill   73   Pertti 
                                              That's all for this week,
                                                   73 de Bill g4yze
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