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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets December 11th to December 14th 2021

Report for Week beginning 11 December 2021
 
Note that the monthly ANZO EU Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday 21 December at 0800 Zulu
Joining instructions at the end of this report.

 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-December-11, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
AF1E, Joe, North Carolina USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia, USA
WA6LBY, Peter, California USA
73 de Phil N9HWO
 

Sunday 12 December 2021
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Dave ZL2WT, Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK, Phil ZL2RO  and I were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 56-8 and gave me 59
Bill F8VOF (visitor) was 35
Dave ZL2WT was 22
John ZL2JPM was 56-7 and gave me 58-9
 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 43 and gave me 51
Alain F4GHB was 54 and gave me 53
Doug ZL1BFS was 59 and gave me 59 also
We went QRT at 0752z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and joined by
G3JJR John
G7OAI John
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and signals were reasonable around UK although an adjacent continental monologue did not help..
Although limited numbers an interesting net covering Rotary events as the festive season nears.
Little radio activity reported. Greetings to Brian G3LUW and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Net Control Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z
There were 18 check ins including
Tom AH6KW (first time check in)
Craig KL7H
Joe AF1E
George W9ZSJ
Ingo KK6EWB
Lutz DK7LK (first time check in)
Peter WA6LBY
Howie K2TWL
Nate N8TE
Dave WN5V
Dixon KC5PL
Alan KH6ATU
David ZL2WT
Bill KC4D
Rick K9THO
Douglas KD2VQA
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
The major theme of the meeting was a presentation by Lutz DK7LK and Ingo KK6EW on the Braun T 1000 SW Receiver. Ingo has recently acquired such a receiver from Germany that had been renovated by Lutz. Lutz showed pictures of Ingo's radio - inside and out. He described the components and their function. On display was the radio circuit diagram.
In its day the Braun T1000 was top of the line in SWL gear.
There followed much discussion of the Braun company and its present status and current ownership and product line.
Following this was sharing of health and welfare reports, Rotary and AR activities.
Birthday wishes were extended to Ed N4EDT on the eve of his birthday.
A typical friendly meeting with great Rotary and AR fellowship.
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday December 14th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 57 and gave me 57-9
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54 and gave me 54-6
Jacques F4FCW was 54 and gave me 54 also
Other Europeans called me after the net.

 
Notice from IPP Ed N4EDT Weekly Zoom Meeting
Join the weekly Fellowship of Rotarians Of Amateur Radio ZOOM meeting to be held at 2030Z this coming Sunday. ZOOM meeting access will be open at 2000Z. Join early and verify that your audio and video are working properly while enjoying some social contact with your fellow ROAR members.
The ZOOM meeting information is:
Ed Tyler - N4EDT is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Ed Tyler - ROAR weekly meeting
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7848247670
Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
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Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kzNqwtwWA
For additional information please contact me at ehtyler@icloud.com or, 205-919-4610
 
Notice for ANZO EU Zoom Meeting Tuesday 21 December at 0800 Zulu

ROAR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Thurrock Acorns is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85782454824?pwd=ODNURFF4a3NNOGwrL2o0NzBtNXpVZz09

Meeting ID: 857 8245 4824
Passcode: 944698
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+12532158782,,85782454824#,,,,*944698# US (Tacoma)
+13017158592,,85782454824#,,,,*944698# US (Washington DC)

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+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 857 8245 4824
Passcode: 944698
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kvpn2SL98
 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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