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Roar Nets December 4th to 6th 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
Dom VK2SX (visitor) was 55-6
Harry VK2KOG (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+10
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 54
Colin VK2JCC (visitor) was 55
Gary VK2GJD (visitor) was 59+10 and gave me the same
David VK4WB/2 was 59 and gave me 59+10
0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM, Phil VK2MCB, VK7KK, Nick G4HCK and I were present.

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Bob G3SZF was initially 23 building to 53-4 and gave me 55
John ZL2JPM was 57-8 and gave me 57-8 building to 59
Vernon G0EGW was 55-7 and gave me 57-8
John F4WEC (visitor) was 44 and gave me 55
Phil F5FCH was 54-6 and gave me 56-7 building to 58-9
Ray OE8ANK (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and joined by:
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
G7OAI John
G3VNT Lindsey
Conditions and reports were reasonable around UK, Another interesting chat about Rotary Club matters including John and Vernon's car parking enterprises and Bob's club upcoming Santa Sleigh tour. Bob and Vernon reported joining the earlier 20m net although condx not brilliant 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z.
There were 18 check ins that included:-
Penelope KW6WSA/W6FLY
Dixon KC5PL
Peter WA6LBY
Scott K7HSR
Craig KL7H
Joe AF1E
Dale K9SK
Sanford N7PIB
Howie K2TWL
George W9ZSJ
Bill KC4D
Phil N9HWO
Nate N8TE
In addition to reports of Rotary club activities - mostly announcements of Christmas gatherings, projects and parties there was some show and tell of Volcano eruptions on Hawaii.
Discussion of A/R activities included experiences of operating on 160 m, Beverage antennas, WSPR contacts and the FCC s Volunteer Examiner Program. Several of the group had served as VEs.
Ed closed the meeting at 2138Z as some of the gathering QSY d to 14.285 MHz for a brief QSO.

0730z - 0800z Tuesday December 6th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Bob G3SZF was initially 33 building to 54 and gave me 55-6 building to 57-8
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 56
Nick G4HCK was 54-5 and gave me 54-6
Vernon G0EGW was 56-7 peaking 58 and gave me 58-9
Jacques F4FCW was 55-6 and gave me 56-7.
He advised that Jean-Pierre and his wife were suffering from covid.
Jaques and his wife had covid 2 months before and was due to get his 5th innoculation shortly.
Malcolm PA3AHC was 55 and gave me 59
Jeremy SP8ADV (visitor) was 56-7 and gave me 58-9
We went QRT at 0844z

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