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WEEKLY NEWS

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

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Roar Nets June 15th - June 17th 2014
ROAR Nets Report 15th and 17th June 2014

0545z-0630z ANZO Net on 7118
From Bill VK4ZD
Malcolm PA3AHC (our welcome visitor) was portable VK in our shack and made contacts with all stations
Peter VK3KCD was 57-9 and gave me 59
Phil VK2MCB and I exchanged 59 reports
Doug ZL1BFS was a huge 59+20 and gave me 59+10
Bob VK5FPAC (visitor) was 55 to me

0630z - 0730z Europe - ANZO Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Miika OH2BAD was 52 and continued to fade
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-9 and gave me 59
Peter VK3KCD was 59
John EA/G4HMG was 41 and gave me 55-7
Pertti EA7GSU was 55 building to 58 and gave me 58-9
Max IU5CJP was 54 and gave me 57 at 0640z
Phil VK2MCB was 52 and gave me 55
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was57 and gave me 59
Coco YO9BC was 56 and gave me 54
Brian G3LUW was 42 and gave me 44
With signals fading quickly we went QRT at 0710z
(Apologies from John G3OKT for missing this net while returning from Scotland. Sorry, will also miss the net on June 22nd)
Klaus HB9CQS emailed on June 19th : “We are back from Denmark now so I expect to take part in next Sunday’s ROAR net.”

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,693
From Brian G3LUW
Only Tommy G2FUU, myself and John G3JJR on 80m on Sunday, and Bill's VK4ZD signal in Brisbane was well below normal (on 20m ANZO – EUR net). All the usual Europeans were loud and clear.
John G7OAI apologized for missing this net and next week owing to RAYNET and other commitments.

1200z - 1300z International Net on 14,292

1700z – 1730z RIBI evening 80-metre Net on 3,692

2000z - 2030z N.AM Transcontinental Net on 14,287

0700z – 0730z Tuesday 17th June 2014 NZ 80-m net on 3693

0700z – 0730z Tuesday 17th June 2014 EUR net on 14,295.2
From John G3OKT
I heard Pertti EA7GSU (with a sore throat!) at 0658z at a fine 5.9 and talking to Brian G3LUW who was only 4.5 here in bad QRN.
Pertti gave me 5.9, but Brian could hardly hear me.
We QRT’d at 0712 but then I heard DJ3ST, who was 5.9 here, calling VK4ZD. Bill didn’t come back to him and the DJ gave up. Nothing was heard of Bill here.
John EA/G4HMG phoned his apologies for missing the net owing to an appointment.
From Ian GM4JAE on 18th June : The only ROAR Net I have time to listen for/propagation suitable, is the Tuesday morning one on 14.2952 but can't hear a squeak up here in Inverness!
I operate mainly on 40 where conditions for most of the time are long, to southern England and the Continent, but it can then change to a lot nearer and I can even hear Derby and Nottingham!


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