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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by John Thompson G3OKT
(In memory of Bill Learmonth .. G4YZE .. SK)

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Roar Nets August 3rd - 5th 2014

ROAR Nets Report for Sunday 3rd and Tuesday 5th August 2014
 
0515z-0600z ANZO Net on 7118
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was initially 5.7-8 building later to 5.9+5and gave me 5.9
Tony VK5KAT was only 2.2 to me (a little early for me)
Chris VK2SR was 59+10 and gave me 59+20
Guy VK3GUY was 59 and gave me 59+5
 
0600z - 0700z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Pertti EA7GSU
The ANZO net was favoring the stations down under and Europeans were slightly weaker than usual.
John, -MJP was one S-unit stronger than usual and Phil, -MCB two.

From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 5.7 and gave me 5.6-7
Jean Pierre F1CFA was 5.7 and gave me 5.9
Coco YO9BC was 5.9+ and gave me 5.7-8

Nick G4HCK was 5.6 to me and gave me 5.7-9
Pertti EA7GSU was 5.9 and gave me 5.8-9+10
Phil VK2MCB was 2.1 and gave me 5.2
Brian G3LUW was 5.7 report
amd gave me 5.5-7
Malcolm PA3AHC was 5.5 and gave me 5.6
Wolf OE8HAQ (visitor) and I exchanged 5.9 reports
Rich KC2ZUR (visitor) was 5.6 and gave me 5.8-9
Arnult F4GAJ (visitor) was 5.7 and gave me 5.9
John EA/G4HMG was 55 and gave me 59
Alain F4GHB was 5.9 and gave me 5.9+
Ivano IZ1ZKM (visitor) and I exchanged 59 reports
Henk PA3FIC (visitor) was 54 and gave me 57

I was QRT at 0700z

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
 
1700z – 1730z  RIBI evening 80-metre Net on 3,692
 
2000z - 2030z  N.AM Transcontinental Net on 14,287
From Bob WB7RQG
Hi John,   We had six stations joining us including one guest from Buffalow NY.
Joining were    Ed, N4EDT   Joe, AF1E   Myself   Pertti, EA7GSU  and Jim, N2BIC the guest.
Joe, AF1E copied Pertti a nice solid signal of 5/7.
73,   Bob WB7RQG

From Pertti EA7GSU
It was nearly promising communication with Bob and Joe -RQG/TBC but not quite yet.
I recognized, again the voices but no words copied.
Ed, N4EDT and Joe, AF1E were both 57 and I received the same.
There was Jim, N2BIC visiting but not received.
The net closed few minutes before 2030.

0700z – 0730z Tuesday 22nd July 2014  EUR net on 14,295.2
From Pertti EA7GSU
Variable propagations.
Brian started with 55 but came 59+ later, I had a weak 11 copy of John, EA/G4HMG.
Jean - Pierre was bumpy signal going between S 1 - 9 dissappearing few times and giving me similar report.
Malcolm was there but I had no copy, neither John.
Bill, VK4ZD was strong 59/59 but a rolling modulation of audio range giving starwars impression of long distance!
Net closed 0726utc.

From Bill VK4ZD
John EA/G4HMG and I exchanged 5.7 reports
Brian G3LUW was 5.4 and gave me 5.6
Pertti EA7GSU and I exchanged 5.9 reports
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 5.7+ and gave me 5.6-9
Malcolm PA3AHC was 5.3.

 
That’s all for now,
73’s
Bill VK4ZD for John G3OKT
Weekly Report