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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets December 1st and 3rd 2019

 

Report for Week of 1 December 2019
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
Sunday 1st December 2019
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, Vernon G0EGW, Nick G4HCK, and myself were present
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS and I exchanged 59+5 reports
John ZL2JPM was 57-8 and gave 56
Vernon G0EGW was 57
 
From Nicholas G4HCK
I did not get to the radio until just after 08.00 this morning and the band did not sound very happy, in fact it was dead (Christmas humbug approach today). Sunday was good - talked to Phil on Peanut and Doug and Vernon on 20m so communications are still there.
Regards, Nicholas Wilkinson
07785391005
 
From Jean-Pierre F1CFA
Thanks a lot for your reports. It's always a pleasure.
Today, it was again difficult to work the net meeting. Moreover some OM (out of the roar) are very disturbing. I tried also to join the British group on 3694 MHz, but a french station was discussing along 2 KHz lower using a very high power...
Best wishes, Jean-Pierre F1CFA
 
0730z-0830z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Due to Chinese data QRM we QSY'd to 14.301
Doug ZL1BFS and I exchanged 59 reports
John ZL2JPM was 57 and gave 55-7 building to 59
Vernon G0EGW was 33-44 but could barely hear me
Nick G4HCK was only a hint of audio here 11-22
We went QRT at 0825z
 
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No Report Received
 
2100z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185

*** 4PM EST ***    *** 3PM CST ***    *** 2100Z ***

 The Net will be on 7.185MHZ

 Join Us on the ZOOM video conference and give us your input on how to improve the net!

 https://zoom.us/j/7848247670

 ​Join the Video conference even if you don't have HF or can't hear the net on HF!

  You can join the net on ZOOM.  If you do have HF capability and can not hear the net, we can work with you thru ZOOM to locate a frequency that will allow us to communicate over the airwaves!

Join The Net On Sunday and enjoy the fellowship!

ZOOM has added a new dimension to the net activities making it possible to bring more people into the net.  

​ZOOM allows net controls to collaborate on getting a new caller recognized.   

 Join us on ZOOM and Join the ROAR net. 

  If you can hear Net Control or a Relay Station you can tell us and additional efforts will be made to log you into the net over the air. 

At 1830Z  you can join net control on ZOOM by clicking Zoom Meeting link

below: https://zoom.us/j/7848247670  

Ed - N4EDT

Cell 205-919-4610  (Feel free to text me at this number if the need arises.)

ehtyler@icloud.com


 
0730z Tuesday December 3rd EUR 20m net on 14,295.2
From Bill VK4ZD
Nothing heard here today
 
From Vernon G0EGW
Did not hear anything on the net this morning, but did have 45 min chat with Ken ZL3OZ at 09.20Z on 20m who lives north end of south island 5/8 to 5/9 looks like things are possibly on the up
Vernon G0EGW

 
73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
E: philipbyrne@bigpond.com

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