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Roar Nets February 12th to 14th 2023

Report for Week beginning 12 February 2023

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 202
3 February 11, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received

0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK,  and I were present.

0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 peaking 59 and gave me 59

0800z - 0900z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 55-6 and gave me 58-9
Bob G3SZF was 55 and gave me 57-8 peaking 59
Malcolm PA3AHC was 55 and gave me 56-7
Nick G4HCK was 56 and gave 59
Phil F5FCH was 56 and gave me 59
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 56 and gave me 58-9
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 57
We went QRT at 0848z

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G7OAI John was net control and joined by:
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
A somewhat disjointed net due to a continental QSO on the frequency which necessitated shifting and problems with SDRs Conditions and reports were not good, better luck next week Bob reported joining the earlier 20m net where conditions were better. 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
ROAR IPP Ed N4EDT opened the formal meeting at 2030Z, following a lively discussion of how ROAR members in the Los Angeles area could help install the antennas and radio equipment at the QTH of Penelope W6FLY. There were 23 check ins including :-
Joe Millar (I missed getting his call)
Richard K8LOS
Phil N9HWO
Noel NM5AB
Peter WA6LBY
Joe AF1E
Stan W6AAI/0
Sanford N7PIB
Nate N8TE
Howie K2TWL
Goren 9A3QY
Dale K9SK
Eddie N7Edd
Craig KL7H
Dixon KC5PL
Theme of the meeting today was putting the fun back into fellowship.
The ROAR roundup meeting in Lynchburg, VA has been set for the second week of September 2023. Planning is already underway.
Rotary club activities were reported with some very interesting projects being named.
AR activity was voiced with DX openings and a new country work and reports of former workings of Bouvet Island DXpedition were shared.
At 2143 Z Ed N4EDT adjourned the zoom meeting to allow some to QSY to 14.290 MHz for the ROAR Radio net.
AT 2145Z Joe AF1E sent out a call he was 5/9+ and gave me 5/9
Ed N4EDT was 5/9+ and also gave me 5/9
Peter WA6 LBY and Craig KL7H were also on but could not be heard as was Sanford N7PIB.
The radio net closed at 2200Z
We accomplished our purpose of putting fun back into fellowship!

0800z - 0830z Tuesday February 14th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz

From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM/P in the South Island was using 10w into his mag loop - John varied between 33 and 55 and gave me 58-9
Bob G3SZF was 54 and gave me 57
Malcolm PA3AHC was 55 and gave me 57
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56 and gave me 57-8
Norm ZL4SY (visitor) is a Lion and was 55-6 building to 57-8 and gave me 59+10
Gian OA4DGS (visitor) was 58 and gave me 57
Paul OH5BQ (visitor) was 55-6 and gave me 59+10
Phil F5FCH was 57 and gave me 59
Nick G4HCK was 56 and gave 59
We went QRT at 0844z

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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Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
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