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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets April 26th and 28th 2020

Report for Week beginning 26 April 2020
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
Please note the changes to start times due to changing propagation.
 
Sunday 26th April 2020
0700z-0730z D-Star Net
0530-0600z This coming Sunday
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Peter VK3FPSR, David ZL2WT, Nick G4HCK, Jean-Pierre F1CFA, John ZL2JPM  and I were present.
 
0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
0600-0630z This coming Sunday
From Bill VK4ZD
We were on 7,110 this day
Doug ZL1BFS was 58-9 and gave me 57-8 peaking 59
Peter VK3KCD was 59+5 and gave me 59+20
John ZL2JPM was 55 but he did not hear me
 
0800z-0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,294 / 14,285 Long Path
0630-0730z This coming Sunday
From Bill VK4ZD
Nothing Heard

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G7OAI John
G3LUW Brian
G3JJR John
G3OKT John
G4LXD Bill
G8EWT Graham, a new ROAR member welcomed by all.
PA3AHC Malcolm called in briefly at the start of the net and a good signal, 5/8.
Conditions and inter-G reports were not good. We were pleased to have Graham join us, although poor conditions meant he was not hearing the net too well. Hopefully conditions will improve.
 
2100z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185
(
4PM EST or 3PM CST)
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 using this Zoom Meeting link : 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
  
0800z Tuesday April 28th EUR 20m net on 14,294 / 14,285
0630z This coming Tuesday
From Bill VK4ZD
I called from 0630z and was rewarded with Jean-Pierre F1CFA responding
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 33 and gave me 41 at 0656z
Later, at 0800z Jean-Pierre called me on D-Star and we chatted for 10 minutes

 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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