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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets April 24th to April 26th 2022

Report for Week beginning 24 April 2022
 

Sunday 24 April 2022
0600z - 0630z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM and I were present. Phil VK2MCB was portable with his HF setup.

 
0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was 55 building to 57-8 and gave me 58
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 56-7
 

0700z - 0800z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 and gave me 59+10
Phil VK2MCB was 33-43 and gave me 57
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 44-54 and gave me 41-51
Vernon G0EGW was 58-9 and gave me 59 and gave Phil 57 just as Phil was signing
Mark VK4HAL (past Rotarian) called in at 0740z and was 57 here and succeeded in chatting with Vernon
We went QRT at 0746z

 
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G7OAI/P was net control up on his hill and was joined by
G3SZF Bob
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
Conditions and signals were generally good. An interesting chat regarding improved DX conditions, including the earlier 20m net, and forthcoming Rotary events planned by Clubs. 73s to G3LUW Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IPP ROAR Ed N4EDT opened the meeting formally at 2030Z
There were 19 Check ins including :
Dave WN5V
Peter WA6LBY
Eddie N7EDD
Joe AF1E
Sonny KS0NNY
Dixon KC5PL
Ingo KK6EWB
Fred K2LDC
Nate N8TE
Noel NM5AB
Craig KL7H
Jim K9JF
Phil N9HWO
Douglas KD2QVA
George K9ZSJ (portable Daffodil Show)
Alan KH6ATU
Ron LU2AH
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
In addition to health and welfare reports and summer migrations there were reports on new rigs, antennas and other equipment. Reports of band openings and new contacts and countries were also voiced.
IPP Ed N4EDT shared that the annual group meeting of ROAR will be held at the RI Convention in Houston on the Monday of the convention from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting will also be on Zoom.
ED closed the meeting at 2126Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0700z - 0730z Tuesday April 26th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 57and gave me 58
John ZL2JPM was 58
Ricardo LX2AM wa 57 and gave me 59+5 at 0706z
Jacques F4FCW was 57 and gave me 57 using his new yagi only 5m above the ground
Diane VK4DI took over from me while I updated the report on the ROAR web site.
Vernon G0EGW was 56 and gave us the same
Sid G1SDK (visitor) was 55 and gave us 58
Ward WL7UP (visitor) was 56 and gave Di 57
Geoff VK3SQ (past Rotarian) was 57 and gave us 59 at 0725z
I went QRT at 0728z to join the scheduled zoom chat.

 
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
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73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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