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Roar Nets February 23rd - 25th 2014

Roar Nets Report 23rd February 2014

0645z-0730z ANZO Net on 7118
From Bill VK4ZD
This net Cancelled in favour of the weekend POLIO activity

0730z - 0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Pertti EA7GSU and I exchanged 59 reports
Peter VK3KCD was 59and gave me 59
John EA/G4HMG was 55-6 and gave me 54-5
Brian G3LUW and I exchanged 59 reports
Malcolm PA3AHC was 58 and gave me 57
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 57
Alain F4GHB was 59 and gave me 59+
Noel VK2IWT was 55 and gave me 57 - using new new Yaesu FT-450D and loop antenna - heard well in Europe
Les PA0SDZ was 59 and gave me 59 in return
Yvan ON3STA (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59
Santo IW1CKJ (visitor) and I exchanged 59+10 reports
Klaus HB9CQS and I exchanged 59+5 reports and had a few words with Alizah who was present in the VK4ZD/VK4KYL shack

From Pertti EA7GSU
I was able to catch George, YO9POLIO before the ANZO net opened, it
was 59 both ways. I heard also VI3POLIO and changed report in George's
QRM! I heard Peter already on Saturday on 14287 but had no luck.

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694

1200z - 1300z International Net on 14,292
From Pertti EA7GSU
The North Atlantic net (1200hrs, 14292,5kHz) was veery much the usual
but with more participants. Mike, N4PF came in fine 57 and gave the
same to me. Klaus, HB9CQS stayed for a short while with 59 signal, had
a copy of Mike but then couldn't resist the inviting "odour" coming
from the kitchen of HB9CQR, Karen. We had a visitor, F4GHB Alain with
59 although with qsb down to 55. His excuse was musically controlled
physical excercise (Sunday Ball) and he left early as well. Malcolm
had his antenna up, the storm obviously has eased and he was 57 giving
the same to me. Mike and Malcolm still couldn't hear each other both

I closed the net at 1227hrs.

I kept busy in the morning and the afternoon calling CQ POLIO on 20m
and 10m. Got 31 scalps with two W's,one VU and one LU included.

1800z – 1830z RIBI evening 80-metre Net on 3,692

2000z - 2030z N.AM Transcontinental Net on 14,287
From Pertti EA7GSU
In the NA Continental evening net at 2000hrs I was late joining at
2027hrs just before closing. Ed N4EDT was running the net and was 57
here. W8P called me then with Dan, KB6NU operating and was 57, too. We
changed the (polio) news and I then went QRT leaving the channel for

From Bob WB7RQG
We had a great net with 12 stations joining us.
We had Joe W0TBC, Joe AF1E, Jack KF5BD, Larry KC3ANC,
Greg WA4YBP, Goeffrey VE3XFE, Dan KB6NU running the
W8P special event station Polio Plus, Doug KD9PK,
Jim K5YJ, Pertti EA7GSU and me WB7RQG.
Dan gave up the frequency for a short time so we could
run the net. He was getting a lot of traffic which continued
after we finished. Thanks Dan.
73, Bob, WB7RQG

0700z – 0730z Tuesday 11th February NZ 80-m net on 3693

0730z – 0830z Tuesday 11th February EUR net on 7177
From Pertti EA7GSU
I joined John, EA/G4HMG and we were 59++ both ways. Then came Jean-
Pierre with 58/9 signal. I had an appointment with a working man at
0800utc time so left the QRG after few minutes.

That's all this time. 73 Pertti EA7GSU

That’s all for now,
John G3OKT
Weekly Report