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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets October 9th to October 12th 2021

Report for Week beginning 9 October 2021
 

 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-October-2, 1900z
From Phil N9HWO
No Report Received
 
Sunday 10 October 2021
0600z-0630z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK,  David ZL2WT and I were present.
 
0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 peaking 59 and gave me 58
Daniel VK2FDSD (visitor) was 57 and gave out no reports
Peter VK3KCD was 58-9 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 57 and gave me 59
 

0700z - 0800z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
We QSY'd to 14,297 to avoid deliberate QRM from an Italian station
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 56-7 and gave me 56-7 peaking 58
Peter VK3KCD was 43 and went QRT at 0720z
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 33-53 and gave me 52 I think
Vernon G0EGW was 54-5 peaking 56 and gave me 58
Peter and Vernon exchanged 55 reports
Nick G4HCK built from 11-22 to 53 and gave me 52-3
We went QRT at 0738z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF was net control and joined by
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
M1ADK Geoff
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and signals were good around UK. Vernon made us all envious as he tucked into his cooked breakfast whilst reporting on some success with the earlier 40/20m nets. He also agreed to give some thought to a special call-sign for World Polio Day. Another interesting net covering radio and Rotary activities. Brian G3LUW later emailed to say that he had been listening by SDR and all is well with them.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Immediate Past ROAR President Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z.
There were 14 check in including
Ingo KK6EWB
Joe AF1E
George W9ZSJ
Craig KL7H
Dixon KC5PL
Nate N8TE
Ron LU2AH
Dave WN5V
Noel NM5AB
Eddie N7EDD
Bill KC4D
John ZL2JPM
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Topics were varied this week
Eddie N7EDD was welcomed back to the group.
He reported his many activities as club president that have kept him busy and away from the group.
Health and welfare re
ports were shared re spouses and family with requests for prayer.
Dixon reported that he will be getting a new roof for his home as a result of Hurricane Ida damage.
Club meeting activities were also shared.
IPRP Ed N4EDT closed the meeting at 2125Z.
A time of good Rotary fellowship!
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0700z - 0730z Tuesday October 12th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58
Jean Pierre F1CFA was 54-5 and gave me 54
Vernon G0EGW was 22 (unusual for him)
Peter EA5/M0WPJ Rotarian was 54 running 100w into a dipole in Alicante and gave me 58
We went QRT at 0733z

 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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