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Roar Nets August 14th to August 16th 2022

Report for Week beginning 14 August 2022.
North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 August 13, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received

0530z - 0600z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
David ZL2WT, Nick G4HCK,  John ZL2JPM, Allie VK3ZTV and I were present

0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 54-5 peaking 56 and gave me 57-8
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 44-53
Vernon G0EGW was 55-6
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 11

0630z - 0730z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM wa 54 and gave me 51
Vernon G0EGW was 57-8 peaking at 59 and gave me the same
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 55-6 and gave me 58
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 57-8
Jacques F4FCW was 54-5 and gave me 55
Gary M0ICG (visitor) was 54-5 peaking 56 with his new antenna and gave me 56-7 peaking 58
Bob G3SZF was 33 and gave me 56-7
Dave VK7OB/P was 57
We went QRT at 0705z
From Nicholas G4HCK
Good morning from a very warm humid with thunderstorms UK.
The net on Sunday was good and I did speak to Bill giving a report of 5.7 so the band was in our favour. Tuesday the day started too quickly and the times for the net passed before I got a chance to switch the rig on.
Nicholas Wilkinson

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G70AI/P John was net control on his hill, joined by
G3JJR John
Conditions and signals were good around UK. A small but interesting net with reports of activities at Rotary and Radio clubs. Bob reported joining the earlier 20m net where Bill VK4ZD and Vernon G0EGW were good signals. 73s to Brian G3LUW and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z.
There were 17check ins including:-
Sonny KS0NNY
Joe AF1E
Nate N8TE
George W9ZSJ
Craig KL7H
Peter WA6LBY
Dave K9PAK
Bill KC4D
Noel NM5AB
Howie K2TWL
Dale K9SK
Scott K7HSR
Phil N9HWO
Dixon KC5PL was an apology
Ed N4EDT began with an update on ROAR negotiations on membership and voting rights. RI has appointed a negotiator to help resolve the differences between international zones and to bring the entire fellowship into line with rules RI has established for fellowships.
Joe AF1E inquired about re-establishing an on-air net in North America. He requested input from the group.
Health and welfare reports were shared as were Rotary club activities as well as AR experiences.
Birthday greetings were also extended. A report on fishing trips and AR contacts with lighthouses around the world will take place next weekend. More info is available at and
Craig KL7H had sent out an invitation to view a presentation on stealth antennas and their ilk. He further advised that the presentation is available on U Tube. Details to follow
Ed N4EDT closed the session by mentioned the heroic rescue of a group of young boys in Thailand. He stressed the combined activities of a group of people who worked together to achieve the impossible feat as shown in the movie "Thirteen Lives".
ED closed the meeting at 2144Z

0630z - 0700z Tuesday August 16th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Giorgio IZ3KVD (visitor) was 55 and gave me 59 at 0630z
IT9CAF (visitor) was 44
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 44
Vernon G0EGW was 55 and gave me 55-7

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