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Roar Nets October 2nd to 4th 2022

Report for Week beginning 2 October 2022.

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 October 1, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
Report Not Received

0530z - 0600z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM, Reg VK7KK, David ZL2WT and I were present

0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Lew VK4LEW (visitor) and I exchanged 59 reports
Peter VK3KCD was 55-7 building to 59 and gave me 57

0630z - 0730z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56 and gave me 58-9
Peter VK3KCD was 56-7 and gave me 59+10
Lew VK4LEW (visitor) was 33
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 59
Gary M0ICG (visitor) was 56-7 and gave me 59+10
Dariusz SQ5X (visitor) was 55 and gave  me 55-7
Bob G3SZF was 54
Jonathon VP8TAA (visitor) at RAF base Mt Pleasant was 56-7 and gave me 59 during our qso between 0705z and 0729z

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and joined by:
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
Conditions and signals were good around UK. An interesting chat about Rotary Club matters, particularly finding interesting speakers, and Amateur Radio activities. 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030Z following an informative discussion on station grounding against lightning and extraneous RF .
There were 14 check ins including :-
Dixon KC5PL
Joe AF1E
Phil N9HWO
Sanford N7PIB
Nate N8TE
Peter WA6LBY
Bill KC4D
Craig KL7H
Noel NM5AB
Scott K5SR
Ed began the session with an update on the administration and organization of the membership of our ROAR fellowship. The rest of the meeting was a series of questions and answers from those on the zoom meeting.
Of keen interest was the payment of annual dues. Several of the participants encouraged becoming Life Members.
It was the consensus of the group to encourage the communication with Regional Vice Presidents for enquiries and updates on the progress being made.
It was an extended session.
Ed closed the meeting at 2156Z.

0630z - 0700z Tuesday October 4th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56-7 and gave me 59
Jacques F4FCW was 57 and gave me 59
Tamil SP3WKW (visitor) was 53 and gave me 58
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 59
Sil I1WSM (visitor) was 57-8 and gave me 59
Peter G2YT (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59
Vernon G0EGW was 57-8 and gave me 59

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
Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
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