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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets January 5th and 7th 2020

 

Report for Week of 5 January 2020
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
Sunday 5th January 2020
0700z-0730z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK and myself were present (using the Icom 9700 now)
 
0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS and I exchanged 59+10 reports
David ZL2WT built from 45 to 56 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM/mm was 57 dropping to 45 on lower power and gave me 59
 
NOTE: Effective IMMEDIATELY -
All use of 14.295.2 will be replaced with 14.294 due to permanent Italian QRM on 14.297
 

0800z-0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 / 14,285 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 59
Vernon G0EGW was 55 at 0848z on the LP and 55-6 on the SP
Nick G4HCK was 11-22 on the LP and gave me 42
We went QRT at 0915z
 
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No Report Received
 
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
 
NOTE: Effective IMMEDIATELY -
All use of 14.295.2 will be replaced with 14.294 due to permanent Italian QRM on 14.297
 

0800z Tuesday January 5th EUR 20m net on 14,295.2 / 14,285
From Bill VK4ZD
Diane VK4DI initially made contact with Vernon and gave him 45 (I was on a phone call)
Vernon G0EGW was 55 building to 56-7 on the short path and gave me 56-7 with no pre-amp
Malcolm PA3AHC built from 11 to 33-44 and gave me 44 peaking 57
Nick G4HCK was 11-33 in heavy QSB and gave me 53
We went QRT at 0902z

 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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