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Roar Nets November 4th and November 6th 2018


ROAR Nets Report for Sunday 4 November and Tuesday 6 November 2018
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,105 
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 58-9
Peter VK3KCD was 58-9 and gave me 57-9
Phil VK2MCB was 57-9+5 and gave me 58
Tom ZL1AQ (visitor) was 58
Reg VK7KK was 57 and gave me 59
Pertti EA7GSU was 569 on CW, 56 on LSB and gave me 53
John VK7FJFD (visitor) was an excellent 59
Vernon G0EGW and I exchanged 57 reports
We QSY'd to 20m at 0738z
From Phil VK2MCB
Bill VK4ZD was good copy
Peter VK3KCD was also
Doug ZL1BFS was 57 and gave me 44
John ZL2JPM was 33
Tom ZL1AQ was 31 (Visitor)
Reg VK7KK was 33 but very difficult to copy due noise and QSB
Pertti EA7GSU was initially 31 on CW but rose to 43. He gave me 31

0730z-0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Pertti EA7GSU was 33 and gave me 51
Peter VK3KCD was 55 and gave me 57
Vernon G0EGW was 33 and gave me 52
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 59
Phil VK2MCB was 59 and gave me 59
David VK2CZ (visitor) was 57 here and gave Pertti 59
From Phil VK2MCB

Bill VK4ZD was excellent copy
Peter VK3KCD was just readable at 31
Doug ZL1BFS was 45 and gave me 57
Vernon G0EGW was not copied here but Doug worked him 45
Also David VK2CZ (visitor from Sydney) worked Vernon 57
Pertti EA7GSU was 53 to me and David also worked him with good signals.
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No report Received

1900z-1930z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185 September 2
No Report Received

0730z Tuesday November 6th 2018 EUR 20m net on 14,295.2
From Bill VK4ZD
JPertti EA7GSU grew from 33 to 55-6 and gave me 5-1 to 54
Stefan S51ME (visitor) and I exchanged 55 reports
Vernon G0EGW was 33-44 and gave me 53 at best with him beaming short path, me beaming long path - weird.
Charles ZL1CNB called me as I was changing to the short path with a 59 signal

I called and listened around 1000z on the short path on Sunday and Tuesday again with no success but did have contact with other Europeans .
From Phil VK2MCB
Further to Bill’s report above, I had good contact with Pertti. He was initially a 45 signal but came up to 55 at about 0745. He gave me 51.
From Pertti EA7GSU
For a change some communication with your part of the world.

Sunday on 40m net I managed to make it with Doug ZL1BFS and Bill. Band was not too noisy and you were 31 with me. On 20m the pipe was open as well and first heard was Bill again. With the time you came up from the noise and were nicely readable with 53 signal. I was glad to get Peter VK3KCD as well and we changed 41/33. But then the opening was cut like switched off. Band was left with Vernon and Les PA0SDZ and Nick G4HCK. There was also a visitor VK2CZ with 56/56 bw.

Tuesday was quiet on 40m (maybe nobody was in the air) but I heard Bill calling on 20m. He gave me 33 and he was 51m himself at the beginning. I understood that Vernon and Nick were qrv as well but skip was not favourable. Bill was growing to 55 in abt 20min and he gave me 55/6. Vernon and Bill tried also short path but I heard nothing of Vernon and Bill was abt 31. My problem is the same as Klaus had: Mountain in a wrong place. Today˙s visitor was S51ME with 58 signal.



Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra

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