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Roar Nets September 23 2012
Propagation improving.  K=0,  A=4.  Flux=125.
0545z - 0630z  Anzo Net on 7,118.
Many Thanks to Peter VK3KCD for the following report :-
Good morning Bill
A smaller net this week on 40mx with Peter VK3FPSR/M/5 be3ing first to call in. He had a fair to good signal but struggled with the others as he is limited to 10 watts. Also on board were Doug ZL1BFS, Phil VK2MCB, Bill VK4ZD and myself. We were joined by Pertti EA7GSU who gave Doug ZL1BFS 5x8 and I think Bill VK4ZD got 5x6 both good contacts. Pertti was only just audible here.YIR and 73 Peter VK3KCD
0630z - 0730z  Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
And Many Thanks to President Bill VK4ZD for the followiing report :-
Hi Bill
0630z - 0730z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,293 Long Path.
When I got to the frequency the 2 Johns EA/G4HMG and G3OKT were in QSO.
John EA/G4HMG started out at 42 later increasing to 53-4 - he gane me 43
John G3OKT who was also 58-9 here, gave me 57
Doug ZL1BFS was was easy copy to me for a change at 59
Pertti EA7GSU was 57-8 - gave me 59+.
Peter VK3KCD was 59+, gave me 59 - went QRT at 0655z
Brian G3LUW also was 55, building to 57, gave me 57
Malcolm PA3AHC was initially 32, building to 55 and gave me 55
Martti OH6SM called in with 59 signal and also gave me 59
Reg VK7KK also called in - was 57 to me and being copied in Europe
Diana G4MVV spoke with Doug ZL1BFS at 0709z
We had a number of visitors: -
Hector I1IQH was 55, gave me 55
Bryn F1VKZ was 55, gave me 56-7
Daniel IZ1FHFwas 53 and gave me 59
Bill, VK4ZD
0800z - 0900z  UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
Many Thsnks to Brian G3LUW for the following report :-
Hi Bill, A good 20m net this morning. Bill VK4ZD was very strong throughout, with Peter VK3KCD a solid 5 & 6. Reg VK7KK called in, but was not strong here. Europeans were John EA/G4HMG, Pertti EA7GSU, and Martti OH6SM. John G3OKT and I could hear each other 5&5. Last weekend we had 12 members on the 80m net, but today there were only six. Tommy G2FUU was in charge with John OKT, John JJR, Don JWE, Bruce PCF and myself LUW.
I am closing down for the rest of the day, and I have lowered the aerials due to the forecast of severe gales. 73 Brian G3LUW
1200z - 1300z  International Net on 14,292
And Many Thanks to Pertti for the folloqwing report :-
Hi Bill,
Not very successful net.
I heard 1155utc Mike, G8LES and Malcolm, PA3AHC talking with obviously
not very good readability.
When joining I learned John, EA/G4HMG to be also on the QRG but only
later with 44 signal.
Mike, N4PF came back to my call with 59 signal but disappeared shortly
afterwards. We changed reports with Malcolm with good marks and after
many invitations I closed the net when no more members reported at
In the ANZO net Bill, VK4ZD told he will be having long weekend next
and will try to participate in this net. So keep ears open!
All the best  73   Pertti
1700z - 1730z  UK evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
See report from Brian G3LUW above.
1900z - 1930z  N.AM. Transcontinental Net on 14,287.
Many Thanks as always to Jack KF5BD for the following report :_
Hi Bill:
93 degrees F. in ABQ today as I check in to the net. We had ten check-ins today, six Rotarians and four guests. Check ins were; N4EDT Ed, WB7RQG Bob, Net Control AF1E Joe Spears QTH North Carolina, KF5BD Jack, KC5NRC visitor, EA&GSU Pertti Spain, WA1RCH visitor, W2LGF Reuben, KD0NVY visitor and KF7NSY visitor. Net Chairman Bob Butler WB7RQG requests all members to check in 15 or more minutes early to participate in the warm up session that is informal and usually very interesting.
Scribe Jack KF5BD
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Good Afternoon ROAR Members.
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President ROAR 2012 - 2015
                                           That's all for this week,
                                             73 de g4yze
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