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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets November 6th to November 9th 2021

Report for Week beginning 6 November 2021
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-November-6, 1900z
With the time changes come up, The Digital Voice Net will change to be at 2000 UTC on Nov. 13 and following until otherwise announced.
The net will be at 1900 UTC on Nov. 6.

From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia USA
AF1I, Joe, North Carolina USA
 

Sunday 7 November 2021
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
David ZL2WT, John ZL2JPM, Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK and I were present
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 and gave me 59
Doug ZL1BFS was 58-9 and gave me 48-59
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 53
 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 and gave me 59
Peter VK3KCD was 55 and gave me 32 building to 45 and then 57
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 54-6
Chinese Radar S6-7 (on the back of my quad) appeared and continued non-stop at this stage
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54 building to 56-7 and gave me 54-6
Vernon G0EGW was 54-6
Nick G4HCK was 35
Jacques F4FCW was 35
 
From Nicholas G4HCK
Sunday turned out to be quite successful. Even the Chinese radar decided to join in and we still managed to make contact. I did listen on Tuesday but did not hear anyone. However I did not get onto the frequency until towards the end of the time slot.
  

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
M1ADK Geoff
G0EGW Vernon
Conditions and signals were poor around UK but a good net ensued assisted by SDRs. Vernon reported on some success on the earlier 40m and 20m nets and considerable success with GB4EPN (End Polio Now) making 700 QSOs. Interesting discussion covering Radio and Rotary activities and fireworks!
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Due to prior commitments of Ed N4EDT and Joe AF1E Net Control was USCB ROAR West VP Craig KL7H.
Craig opened the meeting at 2030 Z following the warm up session. There were 14 check ins including:-
Ingo KK6EWB
Ron LU2AH
Dave WN5V
Pierre F1CFA
David ZL2WT
Nate N8TE
Peter WA6LBY
Eddie N7EDD
Ed N4EDT
George W9ZSJ
Noel NM5AB
Bill KC4D
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Wide ranging topics of Snowbird travels, the LA Marathon, District fund Raiser, Memorial services for PFG, WX, CW, QRP and success and otherwise of college football teams.
Also discussed were AR activity and club meetings.
A fine time of Rotary and sharing.
Craig closed the meeting at 2132 Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday November 9th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM/QRP was 54 and gave me 43
No Europeans were heard
We went QRT at 0750z

 
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.
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73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
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