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Roar Nets May 24th and 26th 2020

Report for Week beginning 24 May 2020
Sunday 24th May 2020

0530z-0600z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,294 / 14,285 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
As Diane was in a new YL contest I was unable to be present this week on 20m. Sorry guys
0600z-0630z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
As Diane was in a new YL contest I was unable to be present this week. Sorry guys
From Phil VK2MCB
Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK and Jean-Pierre F1CFA were present.
The internet was not playing fair so we QRT at 0615Z

0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 57
Peter VK3KCD was 58-9 and gave me 59
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No Report Received
Join the Weekly NET/ZOOM meeting this Sunday.
Please note that the time is *** 2000Z Sunday ***
The ZOOM Conference HAS BEEN GROWING EVERY WEEKEND. Join the group and share information about your radio and Rotary activities. We always have a lot of laughs. Join us this coming Sunday, meet your fellow ROAR members, and share in the fun.
Ed Tyler - N4EDT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
​Cell 205-919-4610  (Feel free to text me at this number if the need arises.)
ZOOM Meeting info:
Note the timing details are for Australian Eastern Standard Time – you need to adjust for your time zone.
The meeting will be on Sunday at 2000Z.
ROAR Zoom Meeting
When: Mon 6am – 7:30am Australian Eastern Standard Time - Brisbane
Where: (map)
Who: more details »
Ed Tyler - N4EDT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting open to all ROAR members.
Topic: Ed Tyler - N4EDT's Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
From Noel WD8QHD/VE3
It was a truly a Rotary International net on Sunday.
As ROAR Pres Ed pointed out there 7 nations represented in the gathering on ZOOM,
7 US states and Past Officers of ROAR and RI
Ed, N4EDT opened the net formally at 2000 Z
Check-ins were
James, VU2ARL - India
Cecil, J73CS Dominica
Nick, G4HCK UK
Allie, VK3ZTV AU
John , ZL2JPM NZ
David, ZL2WT NZ
David, WN5V LA
Nate, N8TE FL
Craig KL74E AK
Noel, NM5AB AR
Ken, NG2H VA
Phil, ROAR Sec, N9WHO IL,
Hirshy, WA2FFY PA
Rainier, KE4RAY FL
Joe, USCB East VP, AF1E NC
Dixon, KC5PL LA
Alexander, W4JHU AL
Noel, WD8QHD/VE3 Canada
ROAR Pres Ed invited us to introduce ourselves, our Rotary clubs and activities during isolation.
Also to give a short intro to our amateur history and a description of our stations.
Ed had arranged for a special speaker Ken, NG2H to share with us his experiences on DX Expeditions.
So much time taken up with introductions that Ken gave us a brief teaser of next weeks program.
Ed reminded us to invite others from our world-wide ROAR fellowship to join us on ZOOM # 7848247670 Sundays at 2000Z
Noel, WD8QHD/VE3
0530z Tuesday May 26th EUR 20m net on 14,294 / 14,285
From Bill VK4ZD
Vernon G0EGW built from 33 to 44 and then peaked at 55 before dropping back to 33
Peter VK3KCD was 56 and gave me 57.
Doug ZL1BFS was 56-7 and gave me 53-7
We went QRT at 0545z


Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra

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