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Roar Nets December 18th to 20th 2022

Report for Week beginning 18 December 2022
Note that there will be no Zoom meeting on Christmas Day

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
Shane VK2GWB (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+20
Dallin VK2USA (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59 also
Peter VK3KCD was 57 and gave me 44
Peter VK2DHN (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+5

0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM, Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK, David ZL2WT and I were present.


0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 building to 59 and gave me 59+20
John ZL2JPM was 57-9 and gave me 53-9
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56-7 and gave me 57-8
Phil F5FCH was 56-7 and gave me 58
Etienne EA3BTY (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59+20 at 0822z
Bruno F8DWH (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+15
Gary M0ICG was 58 and gave me 59+10
Mek SQ3SHI (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59
Jorgen OZ1HNE (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+
Vernon G0EGW was 59 and gave me the same at 0840z
Stefan IZ0GRH (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59
We went QRT at 0858z


0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and joined by:
G0EGW Vernon
G3JJR John
F5FCH Phil
Conditions and reports were reasonable around UK, and it was good to have Phil F5FCH join us, although not too strong. Indeed all stations experienced QSB. Another interesting chat about Rotary Club matters and radio activity. 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
I P P ROAR Ed N4EDT opened the meeting at 2030Z
There were 18 check ins including:-
Penelope W6FLY
Joe AF1E
Dixon KC5PL
Phyllis W7ZM
Craig KL7H in Portland OR
Scott K7HSR
Nate N8TE
Sanford N7PIB
Bill KC4D
Peter WA6LBY
Goran 9A3QY
Phil N9HWO
George W9ZSJ
The topics discussed were as wide ranging as the group.
Dietary issues and food combinations, Christmas, Chan
nukah, and Kwanzaa greetings were shared as well as reports of Rotary activities. Reports on last weeks attempt at a net were shared and recommendations will be considered.
A great time of Rotary sharing and humour.
The net was not closed but several in the group QSYd to 14.284 MHz SSB to further prospects of the re-establishing the ROAR USCB net at 2146Z.

0730z - 0800z Tuesday December 20th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Vernon G0EGW was initially 54 without an amplifier but building to 55-6 and then 58-9 and gave me 55-7 building to 58-9
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 56-7
Nick G4HCK was 54-6 and gave me 55 building to 59+
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54-6 and gave me 59+
I advised that I was QRX from the net at 0827z
Then continued to work Europeans until I went QRT at 0850z


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.
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