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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets December 11th to 13th 2022

Report for Week beginning 4 December 2022
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 December 3, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received
 

0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Brian VK4PX (visitor) was 57-9+ and gave me 59+40
 
0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, David ZL2WT and I were present.
 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 58 and gave me 59+10
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 43-54 and gave me 53
Phil F5FCH was 43-55 and gave me 52 building to 57-8
Nick G4HCK was 33 building to 54 and gave me 33 building to 55
Vernon G0EGW was 56-7 peaking 58 and gave me the same
Rob M0KPD/m (visitor) was 54 and gave me 56
Malcolm PA3AHC was 44-55 and gave me 55-6 building to 59
Bob G3SZF was 54 and gave me 57-8

 

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G7OAI John was net control and joined by:
G3SZF Bob
G0EGW Vernon
G3JJR John
Conditions and reports were good around UK although John G7OAI was suffering extreme QRM, Another interesting chat about Rotary Club matters including Bob's club successful Santa Sleigh tours. Bob and Vernon reported joining the earlier 20m net although condx initially not brilliant 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Ed N4EDT opened the meeting at 2030Z
There were 23 check ins - highest number of check ins for a Zoom meeting - which included:-
Peter WA6LBY
Craig KL7H
Scott K7HSR
Penelope W6FLY
Bill KC4D
Goran 9A3QY
Ingo KK6EWB
Joe AF1E
Lion VU2JHM
Dixon KC5PL
Sanford N7PIB
Phil N9HWO
Dale K9SK
Howie K2TWL
Nate N8TE
George K9ZSJ
Noel NM5AB
Alan KH6ATU
Gus PT2ADM
Douglas KD2VQA
Eddie N7EDD
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
The group recognized ROAR IPP ED on his birthday and also welcomed Goran to our group and extended the invitation to return to our gatherings.
Rotary club activity reports included service projects, Christmas parties and holiday meetings.
The World Cup was discussed since 5 nations were in the contest with two advancing to the quarterfinals finals in which Croatia moved on
AR activities included a report on last week's radio net - who was able to hear whom. and signal reports.
The meeting ended with seasonal greetings being extended all round. And those who could QSYd to 14.285MHz to continue the meeting.
Ed closed the meeting at 2150Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 

0730z - 0800z Tuesday December 13th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Zivko S52BB (visitor) was 55 and gave 55 also at 0745z
Eugene R3ZF (visitor) was 56 and gave 59 at 0752z
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 56 and gave me 57-8 at 0800z
I had gone QRT but continued to listen and then Malcolm called.
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54 and gave me 55-6
We finally went QRT at 0825z

 

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
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73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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