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Roar Nets May 1st to May 3rd 2022

Report for Week beginning 1 May 2022

Sunday 1 May 2022
0600z - 0630z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM and Di VK4DI/mobile were present.

0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Di and I were mobile travelling from Wyong to Armidale
Di VK4DI/mobile spoke with Harry VK2KOG in Nelson Bay who advised we were 57 to him
Harry relayed that Reg VK7KK was on frequency but we could not hear him due to our QRN

0700z - 0800z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Di and I were mobile travelling from Wyong to Armidale
Doug ZL1BFS was heard weakly but did not respond to Di VK4DI/mobile when she called him

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
John G7OAI emailed to say that with impending poor weather he would not be venturing up his hill. Conditions and signals were generally good between the few participants. Bob reported listening for the earlier 20m net but conditions poor. An interesting chat regarding forthcoming Rotary events planned by Clubs. 73s to G3LUW Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IPP ROAR Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z
There were 14 check ins:-
Peter WA6LBY/KH6
Dave WV5N
Craig KL7H
Joe AF1E
Dale K9SK
Ron LU2A
Howie K2TWL
Phil N9HWO
Noel NM5AB
Gustavo PT2ADM
Carlos WI9R
Sonny KS0NNY
An interesting gathering today with many topics of discussion and a lot of interesting show and tell.
Health and wellbeing of members was important. Positive reports and promises of prayer support.
Technical issues such as stealth antenna wire and noisy amps were discussed.
FT8 joys and successes were also shared.
Model trains featured in today's roundtable.
Ed NEDT shared with the group the ideas from a book, "How to Build a Killer Team Without Killing Your Team" by Shawn Lovejoy. It offered some interesting ideas for the group.
A good meeting!
Ed closed the meeting at 2127Z
0700z - 0730z Tuesday May 3rd EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Doug ZL1BFS was 57 and gave me 58-9
Jacques F4FCW was 56-7 and gave me 56 using his new yagi only 5m above the ground
Vernon G0EGW was 56-7 peaking 58 and gave me 57
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56 and gave me 56 also
I went QRT at 0735z

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