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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets November 20th to November 23rd 2021

Report for Week beginning 20 November 2021
 
Note that the monthly ANZO EU Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday 30 November at 0800 Zulu –
Joining instructions at the end of this report.

 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-November-20, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia USA
AF1I, Joe, North Carolina USA
73 de Phil N9HWO
 

Sunday 21 November 2021
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Phil ZL2RO, John ZL2JPM, Dave ZL2WT, Nick G4HCK, Vernon G0EGW and myself were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58-9 and gave me 55-59
John ZL2JPM was 45-57 and gave me 55
Peter VK3KCD was 57 and gave me 57-9
Rod VK1ARL (visitor) was 57
 
From David ZL2WT
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130
Bill VK4ZD 58
Doug ZL1BFS 58
John ZL2JPM was under the S3 noise – his signal going over my head – he is about 200km away
Peter VK3KCD was 57
Rod VK1ARL was under the S3 noise
 

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

Doug ZL1BFS was 57-9 and gave me 59+5
Peter VK3KCD was 56 and gave me 56-7 building to 59
Vernon G0EGW built from 33 to 54 to 56 to 58 and gave me 55 building to 57
John ZL2JPM was 55-7 and gave me 53-6
Nick G4HCK was initially 22 building to 54-5 and gave me 54
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54-5 and gave me 56
We went QRT at 0819z
 
From David ZL2WT
The noise level was S2
Bill VK4ZD 55
Peter VK3KCD was 43
Vernon G0EGW was 33
Doug ZL1BFS was 44
  

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
No report received
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Due to prior commitments by both Ed N4EDT and Joe AF1E
, Craig KL7H USCB VP served as net control
Following an interesting warm up session Craig opened the meeting at 2030Z
There 10 check ins including:-
Nate N8TE
Peter Wa6LBY
Ingo KK6EWB
Noel NM5AB
Eddie N7EDD
Douglas KD2VQA
Alan KH6ATU
ROAR President Vernon G0EGW
Dixon KC5PL
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Craig shared with the group his Rotary and AR calendar of activities -During December he is going to be very busy. Vernon thanked us for our participation in the 20 m and 40 m AR demonstration from his QTH in England. He also shared results of a special events station G4EPN (End Polio Now) plus other activities UK Rotarians are engaged in.
Other members of the group. spoke of the real meaning of peace and others of plane crashes.
Health and welfare reports were voiced along with club meeting formats.
A good concise meeting with much joy filled fellowship.
Craig closed the meeting at 2130Z
YIRS
73
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday November 16th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 53 with QSB down to 22 and gave me 54 with QSB down to 33
Whilst waiting for our European ROAR members to arrive I was called by many Europeans and I spoke with:
Zivko S52BB who was 54-5 and gave me 56-7
Alex PA1LX who was 57 and gave me 56-7
Simon IW3IBK who was 57 and gave me 59
Nick G4HCK was 54 and gaveme 43 buiding to 54 at 0757z
Thomas HB9CVT was 57 and gave me 55
Bill ON9CGB (turning 90 in May) was 57 and gave me 56 0808z-0816z
Vernon G0EGW called in at 0818z was 56-7 and advised I was 58 whilst talking with Bil before I dropped to 55
We went QRT at 0827z

 
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 30 November at 0800 Zulu
ROAR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86044962256?pwd=RXFYMDB3cmRrWTdnTGRkZ0ttQWM4QT09
 
Meeting ID: 860 4496 2256
Passcode: 785803
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,86044962256#,,,,*785803# US (Chicago)
+13462487799,,86044962256#,,,,*785803# US (Houston)
 
Dial by your location
+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)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
Meeting ID: 860 4496 2256
Passcode: 785803
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kcYK8Tsxgz
 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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