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Roar Nets August 21st to August 23rd 2022

Report for Week beginning 21 August 2022.
Note the ANZO - EU Monthly Zoom Meeting will be on Tuesday 30 August at 0700 Zulu/UTC.
Joining instructions at end of this report.

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 August 13, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received

0530z - 0600z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK,  John ZL2JPM, Reg VK7KK and I were present

0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Tony VK2VF (visitor) was 59+
John ZL2JPM was 44 and gave me 56/45
Allan VK4ALR (visitor) was 59+30 and gave me 59+10
Peter VK3KCD was 59 and gave me 57-8
Phil VK2MCB/qrp was 44-55 and gave me 57-9
Ross VK7LH (visitor) was 57 and gave me 58-9
Steve VK2NCS (visitor) and I exchanged 59+ reports

0630z - 0730z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Terry VK4ATM (visitor) was 54 and gave me 57
Nick G4HCK was 43 and gave me 55
Jacques F4FCW was 54-3 and gave me 54-2
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54 and gave me 53
Vernon G0EGW was 55 and gave me 56
Peter VK3KCD was 55-6 building to  59 and gave me 45-6 building to 59
We went QRT at 0658z

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control, joined by
G70AI/P John on his hill
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
Conditions and signals were good around UK. Vernon reported on the earlier 40/20m nets, Bob said he had listened on 20m but QRM prevented sensible copy. Another interesting net covering many topics
. Bob will be away next week.
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 14 check ins including:-
Peter WA6LBY
Scott K5HSR
Nate N8TE
Craig KL7H
Phil N9HWO
Dixon KC5PL
George W9ZSJ
Noel NM5AB
Dale K9SK
Bill KC4D
Eddie N7EDD
Ed began with a brief report on the Huntsville, AL Ham fest. He was encouraged by the great number of young people showing an interest in the hobby and its vast array of equipment.
In addition to health and welfare reports there were several topics of interest to Rotarians such travelling and drought and climate related issues such as a lack of water in the rivers and lakes in the western side of the north American continent.
In addition to AR activities antenna issues were given a roundtable discussion as was some new equipment that has come to market.
Reports of Rotary club activities were also shared.
A great time of AR Rotary fellowship was enjoyed along with some great moments of humour.
ED closed the meeting at 2136Z

0630z - 0700z Tuesday August 23rd EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 55-6 peaking 57
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54 and gave me 56 with QSB in the range 53-57
Vernon G0EGW was 57 and gave me 57-9
Nick G4HCK was 54-5 and gave me 58
Rainer DF3WH (visitor) and I exchanged 57 reports
Adrian PD1AT (visitor) was 55 and gave me 56
I went QRT at 0713z

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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