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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets December 18th to December 21st 2021

Report for Week beginning 18 December 2021
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-December-18, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
AF1E, Joe, North Carolina USA
ZL2WT, David. North Island, New Zealand
KC4D, Bill, Virginia USA

No ROAR Digital Voice Net on Sat. 25 December (Christmas Day) or Sat. 1 January 2022 (New Year’s Day). We will resume on Sat. 8 January 2022. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.

73 de Phil N9HWO
 

Sunday 19 December 2021
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, Phil VK2MCB, David ZL2WT, John ZL2JPM and I were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Due to 7,130 being used we moved to 7,135
Peter VK4KCD was 56-7 and gave me 56-8
 

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

Peter VK4KCD was 56 and gave me 45
John ZL2JPM and I exchanged 56 reports
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 58 also
Vernon G0EGW was 58 and gave me 57
Nick G4HCK was 55-6 and gave me 55-8
Jacques F4FCW was 56 and gave me 57
We went QRT at 0819z

 

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
There were 16 check-ins. They were:-
Dixon KC5PL
George W9ZSJ
Howie K2TWL
Dave WN5V
Gus PT2ADM
Bill KC4D
Doug KD2VQA
Joe AF1E
Graig KL7H
Ingo KK6EWB
Sonny KS0NNY
Phil N9HWO
Peter WA6LBY
Dale K9SK
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Following a discussion of amplifiers and Signal One transceivers, health and welfare reports were shared.
Several members had significant others celebrating birthdays.
RC activities were voiced and AR band openings were also shared.
Seasonal greetings were likewise shared.
Net control Ed N4EDT confirmed the significance of our group and its gatherings as meaningful and a source of encouragement.
Ed closed the net until next week.
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday December 21st EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 54-5 and gave me 42-53 building to 55
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 53-4 building to 55 and gave me 51-2 building to 55
Jacques F4FCW was 56 and gave me 55
We went QRT at 0755z in time to attend the zoom chat between EU and VKZL

 
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
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73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
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