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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets February 5th to February 8th 2022

Report for Week beginning 5 February 2022
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022-February-5, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
Report Not Received
 

Sunday 6 February 2022
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, Phil VK2MCB, David ZL2WT, and I were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 5Large before dropping to 55
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 and gave me 59+5
Jacques F4FCW was 56 and gave me 55
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 52

 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Doug ZL1BFS was 57-9 and gave me the same
John ZL2JPM was 57- and gave me 57-8
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59+10
Jacques F4FCW was 56 and gave me 53-4
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 55 and gave me 57 at 0743z
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 53-4 and gave me the same
IZ5JLF (visitor)was 33 and gave me 44 at 0756z
Vernon G0EGW was 55--6 peaking 57 and gave me 57
Nick G4HCK was 43-54 peaking 55 and gave me 55
We went QRT at 0834z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
M1ADK Geoff
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and signals were reasonable around UK although QRM did not help. A smaller gathering again, but nevertheless an interesting net with Brian G3LUW listening by SDR.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030 UTC
There were 12 check ins including
Dixon KC5PL
Peter WALBY
Joe AF1E
Bill KC4D
Craig KL7H
Alan KH6ATU
Dale K9SK
Noel NM5AB
Douglas KD2VQA
Phil N9HWO
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
There was discussion of the ROAR meeting place at the Houston RI convention.
Secretary Phil N9HWO had a car accident and requested prayer for recovery during rehab. Others are in stages of recovery.
There was further input into the HOA issue.
Some interesting show and tell was on display and some shared their joy and otherwise with their experiences with digital communications.
Club activities were voiced along with AR activities and the WX was addressed.
A good time of Rotary and AR fellowship.
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday February 8th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Jacques F4FCW was 55-6 peaking 57 and gave me 54-5
He talked about his soon to be new antenna - a 10 element 8 band antenna on a 6m boom
It was designed by DJ2UT now SK - https://www.sommerantennas.com/
John ZL2JPM was 54-5 and gave me 59
Nick G4HCK was 54-5 and gave me 56-7
We went QRT at 0822z

 
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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73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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