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Roar Nets September 16 2012
Propagation improving.
0545z - 0630z  Anzo Net on 7118
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good Morning Bill
A very busy 40 mx ANZO net this week, Peter VK3FPSR was on deck first but had to leave early. He will be travelling and hopes to be on mobile for the next 2 weeks. Reg VK7KK was back after an absence of a few weeks with his antenna and rig repaired. Bill VK4ZD, Diane VK4KYL, Phil VK2MCB, Doug ZL1BFS and myself completed the local complement and we were joined by Pertti EA7GSU who had good contacts with VK4ZD and ZL1BFS. The new time was successful for both the 40 and 20mx nets. The propagation was excellent on both bands.
Until next week YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD.
0630z - 0730z - Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path
Many Thanks to Bill VK4ZD for the following report :-
Hi Bill
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
Peter VK3KCD was 59
Doug ZL1BFS was only 41 to me again today
John G4HMG/P called in from Brian G3LUW's station with a fine 56 signal, giving me 59
Brian G3LUW also was 56 funnily enough
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54 and gave me 57 today
Pertti EA7GSU started off at 53 and rapidly built up to 59 - gave me 57 initially.
John G3OKT who was also 57 here, gave me 58
Mike G8LES was iniially 56 building to 58, gave me 57, advised of his new club - the RC of Fourmarks & Medstead
Pertti EA7GSU was 57, giving me 58-9
Reg VK7KK also called in and was 59 but with deep QSB to me
Klaus HB9CQS was 59+5 and gave me 59+10
Phil VK2MCB was not audible with me but succeeded in making a number of contacts into Europe
John G3OKT was 57 and gave me 58
Martti OH6SM called in with 57 signal and gave me 58
Diane VK4KYL took the microphone for a while and participated in the net as well.
Regards   73   Bill, VK4ZD
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre net on 3,694
Many Thanks to John G3JJR for the following report :-
Hi Bill
Conditions for the 80m UK morning net were vastly improved over previous weeks. The band was quiet and 12 members took part. These included the same six as last week with the addition of g7oai,g8les,g0mmo,g0pcf g4hmg/p (calling in on his return en route for EA) and g4dci after several weeks absence. Reports of 59+ were in abundance with only two stations bothered by QRM (described as electronic noise),. Armchair copy all round.
The UK evening net was held under the same excellent conditions as in the morning. Taking part were g4wru, g2fuu g3jjr with g3luw in the chair. Again armchair copy with 59+ reports all round. Superb!!
Glad to hear you now have a date for your op. Hope this makes you feel better --- we're still longing to have you back 73 John jjr
1200z - 1300z - International Net on 14,293.
Many Thanks to Klaus HB9CQS for the following report :-
Transatlantic net on Sunday September 15, 12:00z - 13:00z
Here an extract of my log.
12:01z EA7GSU, Pertti. Fine signal here. 59 both ways and steady.
12:02z N4PF, Mike from Kentucky. Poor conditions both ways for a start but luckily increasing to 56. Got 57.
12:03z N4EDT, Ed from Alabama. 56-57 on my ICOM 756PRO with preamp 1. Was 53-54 on Ed's PRO without preamp.
12:11z VE3BGG, Bert. 56-57. Got 56. Good to hear Bert again
12:11z PA3AHC, Malcolm. Skipped out here, but Pertti managed,
12:49z K5BAH, Brett, visitor from Louisiana. 57 here but no contact. Pertti had a good contact with Brett. He is a rotarian! Promised to join again.
12:52z Net closed.   73   Klaus, HB9CQS

If it is accepted by you, Pertti, please send it to Bill, G4YZE. He does not always receive e-mails sent from here.
Have a nice day. Cheers.   (Well it got here alright Klaus so keeep trying  Bill g4yze.)

1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
See report fvrom John G3JJR above.
1900z - 1930z  N.AM. Traanscontinental Net on 14,287
Dear Bill, Sorry about missing last week.
N4EDT, Ed who resides in Pell City Alabama was the net control today. Ten stations checked in today-----5 were visitors and 5 were ROAR members. The members were: N4EDT Ed, W0TBC Joe Stillwater MN., WB7RQG Bob, Medford, OR., EA7GSU Pertti, Spain, and KF5BD Jack, Albuquerque, NM. USA scribe. Few of the visitors who check in stick around for the net. This net is doing a warm up session now starting fifteen minutes or more before net time and we find it helps us to get on our freq and hold it. All ROAR members are encouraged to join in the early session. And visitors too!!
Jack KF5BD
                                                             That's all for this week,
                                                               73 de Bill g4yze.
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