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Roar Nets September 11th to 13th 2022

Report for Week beginning 11 September 2022.

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 September 3, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received


0530z - 0600z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Nick G4HCK and I were present

0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 59 and gave me 56-9
Andrew VK4RE (visitor) was 59+
Brian VK2BX and I exchanged 59+ reports
Vernon G0EGW was 56-7 and gave me 55
Reg VK7KK was 56
Dave G4AIR (visitor) was 54-5 and gave me the same at 0630z

0630z - 0730z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 59+ and gave me 59+ also
Vernon G0EGW was 57-8 and gave me 57
Brian VK2BX was 53-4
Reg VK7KK was 56-7 and gave me 59+
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 57-8
Gary M0ICG (visitor) was 55-6 and gave me 57-9
Bob G3SZF was 53-4 and gave me 56
Angel LUEMI (visitor) was 57 and gave me 58
We went QRT at 0715z

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
No Report Received
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
OAR IPP ED N4EDT called the formal part of our meeting to order at 2030Z
There were 18 check in including two (2) first time check ins. They were:-
Dixon KC5PL
Joe AF1E
Phil N9HWO
Craig KL7H
Nate N8TE
Bo NO2W (first timer)
Howie K2TWL
George K9ZSJ
Eddie N7EDD
Sanford N7PIB (first timer)
Scott K7HSR
Bill KC4D
Ed began with the latest update from RI on the Review of ROAR Structure.
Then followed reports from those who are or about to be world travellers
Craig had some show and tell on satellite antennas
Then followed reports on club activities and projects. and other seasonal adjustments. This was followed by reports on September 11 remembrance activities.
Sanford N7PIB shared with us his experiences in county hunting in the USA. There is a potential meeting program to be had there.
There was much discussion on Club Foundations and TRF and the differences between them.
A report was made on the ARRL end fed 1/2 wave antenna kit.
In addition to a warm welcome being extended to the two first time check-ins, a good time of information sharing and Rotary fellowship was enjoyed by all.
Ed closed the meeting at 2206Z

0630z - 0700z Tuesday September 13th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Jacques F4FCW was 55-7 and gave me 57-8 building to 59+5
Vernon G0EGW was 58-9 and gave me the same
Malcolm PA3AHC was 43 peaking at 54 and gave me 57-8 - he leaves for Australia next Sunday
Nick G4HCK was 55 and gave me 56-7
Tibor OM2GM (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59+10
Jirie PD1JN (visitor) was 56 and gave 57-8
Miguel CT2JUT (visitor) was 57-8 and gave me 57
Georg DL3NCR (visitor) was 57-8 and gave me 59+
Rainer DJ2RS (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59 also
Martin OE1PMD (visitor) was 56 and gave me 58-9
Sid G1SDK was 55-6 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
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