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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets January 22nd to January 25th 2022

Report for Week beginning 22 January 2022
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022-January-22, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
AF1E, Joe, North Carolina USA
KC4D, Bill, Virginia, USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia USA

73 de Phil N9HWO
 

Sunday 23 January 2022
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK, David ZL2WT, John ZL2JPM, and I were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-9 and gave me 58
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8-9 and gave me 59+10
Jacques F4FCW was 56-7 using a 2 element moxon and gave me the same

 

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

Doug ZL1BFS was 59 and gave me 59 +10
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59
Jacques F4FCW was 33-44 and gave me 53-4
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 44 and gave me 43
John ZL2JPM was 57-8 and gave me 57-8 also
Vernon G0EGW was 54-5 building to 56-7 and gave me 44-55 building to 57-8
Nick G4HCK was 33-22 building to 44-55 and gave me 22 building to 54 and peaking at 59
Propagation is getting later.
We went QRT at 0836z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G7OAI John was net control and was joined by
G3SZF Bob
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and signals were good around UK although some QSB later. A smaller gathering but nevertheless an interesting discussion about merging clubs and satellite clubs and the impact. John G7OAI advised that he may be off air shortly whilst some roof repairs take place. Greetings expressed to Brian G3LUW and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IPP ROAR Ed N4EDT called the meeting order a7 3030Z
There were 19 check ins including:-
Gus PT2ADM
Sonny KS0NNY
Joe AF1E
Ron LU2AH
Phil N9HWO
Craig KL7H
Dixob KC5PL
George K9ZSJ
Dale K9SK
Howie K2TWL
Doug KD2VQA
Bill KC4D
Peter WA6LBY
Dave WN5V
Nate N8TE
Noel NM5AB
Eddie N7EDD
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Topics of discussion included digital radio, SWL and the WX
There was a show and tell by Ron LU2AH of his Braun Radio Receiver and his sharing of how it became his entry point into AR.
Craig KL7H was congratulated on the birth of a new grandson.
Reports on members health and welfare were also shared
Club activities and otherwise were spoken of as well as band openings into Europe and Japan.
A good meeting with some good humor and as usual Rotary fellowship.
Ed N4EDT closed the meeting at 2137Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday January 25th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 53-4-5 and gave me 56-7-9+
Vernon G0EGW was 33-44

 
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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73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
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