ROAR Nets Report for 29th and 31st January 2017
0800z - 0830z Anzo Net on 7,110
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was 59+5 and gave me 59+10 (58 on our
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59 (56 on our portable
Noel VK2IWT was 59+10 and gave me 59+30 (59+20 on our portable
0830z- 0930z Europe -
Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
Peter VK3KCD was 56 in QSB and gave me 57
Phil VK2MCB was 55
and gave me 55
Noel VK2IWT was 33
Brian G3LUW was 44-56 and gave 56 at the
Klaus HB9CQS was 54-5 and gave me 52
John G3OKT was 11 peaking 33
Pertti EA7GSU was initially 11 building to 44 and gave me 51 peaking at 57
Rob ZL1RD was 59 and got 58-9 reports from Europe when running 200 watts.
Vernon G0EGW was 44 building to 55-6 and gave me 57 late in the sched
QRT at 0934z.
From John G3OKT
From QSL at 0605z : SFI 79 A 9 K 3 sunspots 28
Apologies had been received from Nick G4HCK
G3LUW exchanged 5.4 b/w with
VK2MCB at 0831. Brian was 4.1 here.
VK4ZD and VK2MCB were in the noise here.
I had no copy of Phil nor (later) Noel VK2IWT.
VK3KCD was 4.4 with Brian who
gave Peter 2.1
HB9CQS was peaking 5.5 here at 0835. Klaus gave Les PA0SDZ
“very weak” 5.2
VK4ZD was also 5.2 with Klaus who got 5.4/5 from Bill. Bill
was hard to copy here.
G3OKT was only S1 with Klaus at 0840
HB9CQS exchanged 5.9 b/w. Pertti was 5.7 here; gave G3OKT 5.8/9. Pertti said VK
opened for him about 8 o’clock but there was practically zero propagation at
G3LUW was then 5.5 here; Brian exchanged 5.6 b/w with VK4ZD and got 5.4
ZL1RD called Pertti; Rob was 5.9 with Klaus and gave Klaus 5.8/9.
Rob gave Pertti 5.7/8 and got 5.8.
VK4ZD was not 100% (5.1) with Pertti who
got 4.4 from Bill. Bill was 5.5 here.
G3OKT was 4-5.1-2 with ZL1RD.
heard ZL1RD at 5.8/9 at 0900; Vernon got 5.3
ZL1RD gave PA0SDZ 5.7/8 at 0901;
Rob was 5.7/8 with HB9CQS at 0902; Rob gave G0EGW 5.9 at 0903 in exchange for
EA7GSU gave VK4ZD 5.5/7 at 0907 and got 5.5.
20m was clearly open
at 0906 but seemed to collapse at 0910. I also suffered much contest QRM and
went QRT at 0910.
VK4ZD said he would be VI100TRF celebrating 100 years of
Rotary Foundation on February 26th.
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From John G3OKT
Brian G3LUW was net
controller and was 5.9+20dB here.
G7OAI John was 5.8/9 QSB at home. He was
5.5/9 QSB with Brian.
G0SQH was 5.9 here and with G3LUW. Derek said I was 5.9
via Hack Green SDR.
G3OKT and Bill G4LXD exchanged 5.9+10dB.
G0PCF was 5.9
here. Bruce confirmed that he had booked for the AGM in May.
G2FUU was 5.9
with G4LXD; Tommy was 5.9+10 here and +20dB with Brian.
G3JJR was 5.8 with
G4LXD; 5.9+10 here; John said Bruce was a good readable signal.
only just hearable at 4.4 with G3LUW; 4.7 with G4LXD, & 4.7 with G2FUU.
was 5.8 here with QSB to 5.9. Bob had noise level of S8 and had difficulty with
JJR and OAI
G0EGW was 5.5 b/w with G3LUW; gave G4LXD 5.9 and Bruce 4.4 and
Derek 5.7 and OKT 5.9. Vernon was 5.9+10dB here.
G3LUW said that he and G2FUU
would be on 80m at 1800.
Brian closed the net at 0956.
1200z – 1300z TransAtlantic Net on 14,287/8
or at 1500z on Sunday on 14287kHz or 14.310MHz
1800z – 1830z RIBI evening 80-metre
Net on 3,694 MHz
2000z N.AM Transcontinental Net on 14,287, 7205
From Pertti EA7GSU
I was there at 1900hrs
scanning around 14285kHz but the band was not open. Nothing from anywhere was
audible. But we know it will be open later, so …
0700z – 0730z Tuesday 31st January 2017 NZ 80-m net on 3,693
0830z - 0900z Tuesday 31st January
2017 EUR net on 14,295.2
From Bill VK4ZD
I was unable to be present as Diane and I were celebrating our 41st Wedding
From Phil VK2MCB
report as I had hand surgery yesterday and am in plaster for a week. Tough being
a one=handed touch typist! Also a bit sore.
Not too good today. While I heard
quite a few of you, only Douglas ZL1BFS gave me a report at 56-7.
VK3KCD was 31, Douglas ZL1BFS 57, Klaus HB9CQS 41, Brian G3LUW 31, and John
G3OKT was just readable at 21. I could imagine Pertti was there at 11.
From John G3OKT
The QSL site gave at 0610z : SFI 77 A 6 K 3 sunspots 35 (rising)
5.9 b/w with EA7GSU at 0829; Brian gave G3OKT 4.2. and was peaking 4.5 here.
HB9CQS got 5.5 from Brian in exchange for 5.4/5. Klaus was peaking 5.3 here.
EA7GSU gave Klaus 4.1 and got 5.4. Pertti and G3OKT were 5.7 b/w, later pkg
ZL1BFS was 5.4 with G3LUW and gave Brian 3.3. Doug gave Klaus 3.3 and
got 5.2. Doug was initially only 4.1 here with QSB – later only 2.1 and
difficult to copy.
VK2MCB Phil could just be heard both here and with Pertti;
Phil gave Brian 3.1.
PA3AHC was only just recognizable here at 1.1. Malcolm
got 5.8 from EA7GSU and 2.2 from Klaus
ZL1BFS came up to 5.3-4 with HB9CQS at
0852; Klaus got 5.5 from Doug, but was still only 3.1 here,
G0EGW and G3OKT
exchanged 5.3 b/w; Vernon was 5.9+10dB with EA7GSU.
G3LUW was still 5.4 as I
went QRT at 0902.
Conditions not good; Woodpecker was only S7 at 0853
(normally 20dB over S(9)
That’s all for now.
73s from John G3OKT
2nd February 2017