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Roar Nets February 7th to February 9th 2021

Report for Week beginning 7 February 2021
Sunday 7 February 2021
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
David ZL2WT, Reg VK7KK, Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM and I were present.
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 59+ and gave me 59+10
Peter VK3KCD was 55-8 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 53-4 building to 55-6 and gave me 55
David ZL2WT was 33-55 and gave me 45
0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was initially 59 before dropping to 56-8 and gave me 59
Peter VK3KCD was 31 and gave me 42
John ZL2JPM was 55 and gave me 52-6
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 42 building to 53-4 and gave me 31-41 building to 54
Nick G4HCK was 21 herebut got through to Doug OK
We went QRT at 0820z
From Nicholas G4HCK
Good morning from a snowy UK
Conditions were very poor today. I could just hear Doug. Lets hope the sun wakes up before long – more sun spots.
Nicholas Wilkinson
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G3LUW Brian
G3JJR John
F4FCW Jacques
G4LXD Bill
Signals were good but difficult exchanges with Jacques F4FCW due to high QRM.
Brian reported no success with earlier 40m and 20m nets. John G7OAI was again absent with his router issues.
Bob reported that Bill GM3IBU had become SK, RIP Bill. Another small but interesting gathering.
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR President ED N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z with 19 Check ins
David WV5N
Joe AF1E
Nate N8TE
Bill KC4D
David ZL2WT
Cecil J73CS
Dixon KC5PL
Gustavo PT2ADM
Noel NM5AB
Allie VK3ZTV
George W9ZSJ
Nick G4HCK
Carlos WI9R (first time check in)
Craig KL7H
Phil N9HWO
Eddie N7EDD
Paulo PT2NP (first time check in)
Great time of getting to know about the new check ins, discussion of vaccinations, club and radio activities and Craig KL7H screen shared with us to show a g display of working steam locomotives (garden size) set up by a group of hams who are also steam loco enthusiasts.
A rich time of Rotary Fellowship!
Join the Weekly NET/ZOOM meeting this Sunday.
Please note that the time is *** 2030Z Sunday *** (warmup from 2000z)
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 2030Z.
ROAR Zoom Meeting
When: Mon 7.30am – (6:30am 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
0730z Tuesday February 9th EUR 20m net on 14,294
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 53-5 and gave me 53-5 buiding to 55 then 58-9 when I beamed in his direction. Peter went QRT at 0744z
Jean-Pierre F1CFA called at 0745z. He was 53-4 and gave me 55
We went QRT at 0755z when signals dropped


Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra

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