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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets May 31st and June 2nd 2020

Report for Week beginning 31 May 2020
 
Sunday 31st May 2020

0530z-0600z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,294 / 14,285 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 589 peaking 59+10
Peter VK3KCD was 54 and gave me 31
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 33 and gave me 51
Although we went QRT at 0547z John ZL2JPM called and was 55
 
0600z-0630z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, David ZL2WT, John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK Jean-Pierre F1CFA and I were present
 

0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 59 and gave me 59. Congratulations to Peter on turning 80 years of age.
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-9
  
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G7OAI/P John, operating from a nearby hill.
G3LUW Brian
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and inter-G condx were reasonable with reports generally down compared with normal. Malcolm PA3AHC was briefly heard but condx did not allow a QSO with him. Bob reported joining the interesting ifroar ZOOM net on Sunday , hopefully others may join future gatherings. Discussion again focused on how members are coping during the pandemic welcoming the partial lockdown relaxations.
 
2000z NA ZOOM NET
Join the Weekly NET/ZOOM meeting this Sunday.
Please note that the time is *** 2000Z Sunday ***
THE MEETING WILL START AT 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.)
ehtyler@icloud.com
  
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: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7848247670 (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
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7848247670
Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
 
From Noel WD8QHD/VE3
ROAR Pres. Ed, N4EDT called the net to order at 2015 Z
Checking in were the following:
Rick, K9THO NV
David, WN5V LA
Ingo, KK6EWB CA
Dixon, KC5PL LA
Nate, N8TE VA
Bob, G3SZF UK
David, ZL2WT NZ
Doug, ZL1BFS NZ
Phil, N9HWO IL ROAR Sec
Reg, VK7KK TAS
Alexander, W4JHU NC
Phil, VK2MCB ACT
Alan, AE6OH CA
Joe, AF1E NC VP USCB East
Nick, G4HCK UK
Bill, KC4D VA
Daniel AK4SQ AL
Rainer, KE4RAY FL
Noel, WD8QHD/VE3 ON
22 total check-ins
Good to have many new check-ins and returnees to the net.
Several insider comments on crawfish prices and the virtues of southern living.
Several from the CW net commented on its value.
As usual, several reports on club activities during the isolation
A great time of fellowship and camaraderie was enjoyed by all.
A general invitation is extended to the world-wide ROAR Fellowship to join the ZOOM net - 7848247670 (no password) Sundays at 2000 Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VE3 PDG
 
0530z Tuesday June 2nd EUR 20m net on 14,294 / 14,285
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 59 and gave me 59 also
We went QRT at 0551z
 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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