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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets March 20th to March 22nd 2022

Report for Week beginning 20 March 2022
 
Note the ANZO EU Zoom meeting will be on Tuesday 29 March Joining instructions at the end of this email.

Due to the change to Summer time in Europe next Saturday I recommend that we move nets forward by 30 minutes as noted below.
 

Sunday 20 March 2022
0630z - 0700z Digital Net (0600z - 0630z next week)
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM and I were present

 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz (0630z - 0700z next week)
From Bill VK4ZD
Due to QRM we moved to 7,129
Doug ZL1BFS was 58-9 and gave me 57-9
John ZL2JPM was 56-7 peaking 58 and gave me 55
 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz (0700z - 0800z next week)
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 57 and gave me 57
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 and gave me 59
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56 and gave me 58
Jacques F4FCW was 54-5 and gave me 54-6 peaking 59
Nick G4HCK was 56 and gave me 59+
Marti M7VOM/m (visitor) ws 33 aand gave me 57 at 0742z
Bob G3SZF called in for the first time and was 55, giving me 59 at 0800z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G7OAI/P John operating from his hill
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
Conditions and signals were generally good with unusually low QRM once adjacent continental contest participants subsided.
Bob reported on contacting Bill VK4ZD on the earlier 20m net, he was a very strong signal but others not really copyable.
Another interesting gathering covering personal, radio and Rotary activities. 73s to G3LUW Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT opened the formal part of the meeting following the warm up session that covered the topics of movie stars, cottages on the lake and WX sky pix.
There were 17 check ins including :-
Peter WA6LBY
George K9ZSJ
Bill KC4D
Kirk KB7RV
Dave WN5V
Ron LU2AH
Joe AF1E
Will G0OPL from Cambridge, England first time check in
Jack W5ED
Dale K9SK
Craig KL7AH
Howie K2WTL
Dixon KC5PL
Ingo KK6EWB
Phil N9HWO
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Some discussion of the RI Convention in Houston and the Dayton ham fest.
The CW enthusiasts in the group shared anecdotes of the adventures in that mode.
Band openings and results were shared.
The vast array of club activities, projects and meetings were also given voice.
ED N4EDT closed the meeting at 2142 Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday March 22nd EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz (0700z - 0730z next week)
From Bill VK4ZD

Jacques F4FCW was 54-5 and gave me 56
Terry M0TPM (visitor) was 55 and gave me 58 at 0730z
Jean-Pierre was 56 and gave me 58-9 - great copy until called away by his wife who is recovering well
Greg HB9TWU (visitor) was 56 and gave me 59 at 0742z
Jean-Pierre F6EKI (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+10-15 at 0755z
John ZL2JPM was 57 and gave me 57 also
Nick G4HCK was 56-7 and gave me 59
Robert PG7M (visitor)was 54 and gave me 57 at 0758z
Ken G0HOF was 57-8 and gave me 59+ at 0801z
I went QRT at 0808z

 
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
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7848247670
Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
One tap mobile
+13126266799,,7848247670# US (Chicago)
+16465588656,,7848247670# US (New York)

Dial by your location
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kzNqwtwWA
For additional information please contact me at ehtyler@icloud.com or, 205-919-4610

 
Notice from Nicholas G4HCK Monthly ANZO EU Zoom Meeting Tuesday 29 March at 0730Z
Joining Instructions:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83848555902?pwd=MlZnZUl1TldqTXJVVm9CdUFQcFNTdz09

Meeting ID: 838 4855 5902
Passcode: 747475
One tap mobile
+12532158782,,83848555902#,,,,*747475# US (Tacoma)
+13017158592,,83848555902#,,,,*747475# US (Washington DC)

Dial by your location
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 838 4855 5902
Passcode: 747475
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kJWJ0v4q1
 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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