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WEEKLY NEWS

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

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Roar Nets March 29th - March 31st 2015

ROAR Nets Report for 29th and 31st March 2015
 
0645z-0730z ANZO Net on 7118
This net retimed to 0615z on April 5th
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was 59+5-10 and gave me 59+20
Noel VK2IWT was 59+15-20 and gave me 59+40
 
From Phil VK2MCB
Only three of us on the net today: Bill VK4ZD, Noel VK2IWT and myself VK2MCB
Excellent propagation on 40m
Bill VK4ZD was 59+20 and gave me 59+10
Noel VK2IWT was 59+10 and gave me 59+10
 
0730z - 0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
This net retimed to 0700z on April 5th
From Bill VK4ZD
Brian G3LUW was 59 and gave me 59+
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 59 and gave me 59
Pertti EA7GSU was 57 and gave me 59
Alain F4GHB was 59+5 and gave me 59+
Klaus HB9CQS was 59+10 and gave me 59+5-10
Phil VK2MCB and I exchanged 55 reports
Nick G4HCK was 58 and gave me 57-8
Coco YO9BC was 59 and gave 58-9
Noel VK2IWT was 33
 
From Phil VK2MCB
Also excellent conditions on 20m long path Europe.
Brian, Jean Pierre, Pertti, Alain, Klaus, Nick, and Coco were all between 57 and 59 into the Canberra region and gave me between 55 and 59.
 
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,693 (shift from z time to BST)
 
1800z – 1830z  RIBI evening 80-metre Net on 3,694
 
2000z - 2030z  N.AM Transcontinental Net on 14,287
 
0700z – 0730z Tuesday 24th March 2015  NZ  40-m net on 7117
 
0730z – 0800z Tuesday 31st March  2015  EUR net on 14,295.2
SFI  134  A 5 (falling)  K 1   sunspots 565 (falling)
From Bill VK4ZD
I was unable to attend this net as I was traveling towards Brisbane to
pick up a flight to Perth WA.
 
From Phil VK2MCB
Even better conditions today.
John G3OKT was 59+5 and gave me 58
Brian G3LUW was 59 and gave me 59
Klaus HB9CQS was 59+10 and gave me 59
Jean Pierre F1CFA was 58 and gave me 57
 
From John G3OKT
F1CFA returned to my CQ but was only 2.2 in the noise, copy difficult. I think Jean Pierre gave me 5.5? Brian later gave Jean Pierre 4.4.
G3LUW also could just hear Jean Pierre – Brian and I exchanged 5.5 b/w
HB9CQS Klaus was 5.6 here. He said both Brian and I were very weak at 3.3.
VK2MCB gave Klaus 5.9+10dB and got 5.9.  Phil was an excellent 5.8 here, gave both me and Brian 5.9. Brian returned Phil’s report as 5.9. Jean Pierre gave Phil 5.7 and got 5.8.
 
That’s all for now,
73’s from John G3OKT
Weekly Report