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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets June 16th and 18th 2019

 

Report for Week of 16 June 2019
 
Hello Gentlemen,

Some good information to relate to you this week. First, I apologise for missing the nets but I am in the process of selling our house (which I have done) and moving to interim accommodation. This takes planning and we had a removalist arrive on Sunday afternoon at the appointed net time, of all times, so I missed the net.
 
The excellent news is that we have heard from Pertti EA7GSU. More information below. But first from Jean-Pierre.
 
DSTAR Digital Net
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
ROAR Digital Net on 15 June at 2100Z
 
Digital Net at 16 June at 0530Z prior to the 40 m ANZO net
I did have digital contact with both Vernon G0EGW and Peter VK3KCD, back from European adventures, but with the moving issues, cannot remember when they happened!
 
Messages
 

16 June 2019 at 0600Z
From Jean-Pierre F1CFA
QTR : 6h30....8h30 UTC
Frequency : 7105 KHz
It was difficult to be heard outside of Europe...Anyway, Vernon G0EGW succeed to do it with VK4ZD and VK3KCD.
VK4ZD was perfectly heard on the "bay of Island" internet link...Which is very helpful....
Frequency : 14295,2 KHz
First contact : G4HCK Nick, with a good 59 signal, then was coming G0EGW ( 59 too) and PA3AHC. Malcolm used a new Linear producing 400 W. Thanks to Malcolm for that. It was the first time Malcolm reached the 59+.
As a surprise, Jacques F4FCW appeared with also a good 59 signal. Jack was activ by the way of the new Roar list produced by Lejeune. I had contact by the way of the Email. Jack was fullfilling also the book in the booth in the Hamburg messe hall. F1FBL was also in Hamburg, but until now not on frequency.
We suffered of a very deep QSB balance : 59 then 31 with a loop of 15 sec
It seems that Pertti EA7GSU was also on frequency in CW, but with a very low signal.
We will try to meet on the next Tuesday morning.
 
That's all folks
73 in Rotary service
Jean-Pierre F1CFA

And in response to Jean-Pierre’s comments Malcolm said:
That’s for sure .
Actually , I’ve had the linear for a while on 20m , but if I get the chance might try it on 40m next week .( Quite a hook-up thing though.. )
 
Then from Pertti EA7GSU
Hello everyone!
Visiting home for just Sunday to sort paperwork after long absence!
Wanted to join but something wrong with the rig, could˙nt rcve nor txmte!
I try again in a week’s time.
 
73
Pertti
 
From Phil, VK2MCB - Great to hear from you Pertti – come back soon. We were all worrying about you.
 
Then from Malcolm PA7AHC
Great to hear ,Mr Pertti !
" Keep on keeping on "!
Cheers + 73's .
Malcolm
 
And from Nick G4HCK
Good evening Pertti
Great to see you on the emails again. Let's hope its HF next time.
Regards
Nicholas Wilkinson
 
Sunday 2nd June 2019
0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD and I exchanged 59 reports
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 peaking 59 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 55-6
Chris VK2SR (bbq portable) - visitor - was 57 testing his portable setup and gave me 59
Vernon G0EGW was 56 at 0620z but dropped quickly into my noise
Harry VK2KOG (visitor) was 59+10 and gave me 59+20 at 0634z
 
0630z-0730z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Nothing Heard Today
 
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No report Received
 
1900z-1930z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185
No report Received
 
0630z Tuesday June 18th EUR 20m net on 14,295.2
From Bill VK4ZD
I was unavailable for this net today
 
 
73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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