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Roar Nets February 19th to 21st 2023

Report for Week beginning 19 February 2023
Note that the monthly ANZO EU Zoom meeting will be held on Tuesday 28 February at 0830Z.
Joining instructions at the end of this report.


North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 202
3 February 18, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received

0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK and Diane VK4DI were present.

0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 59 and gave me 59 also
VK4KDW was 57 testing a new internal antenna

0800z - 0900z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 59 and gave me 59+15
Rob 2E0YMD/P (visitor) was 56 and gave me 58
Zenek SP5INQ (visitor) was 56 and gave me 58
Phil F5FCH was 57 and gave me 59+
Nick G4HCK was 57 and gave me 59
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54 and gave me 55-7
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 57
Brian VK2BX was 53 and gave me 43
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 55 and gave me 56
We went QRT at 0855z

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 meeting 2030Z
There were 18 Check ins including:-
Dave WN5V
Nate N8TE
Sonny KS0NNY
Steve G8EBM
Scott K7HSR
Craig KL7H
Sanford N7PIB
Dale K9SK
Peter WA6LBY/KH6
Bill KC4D
Penelope W6FLY
In addition to the sharing of Rotary club activities and projects there were accounts of world wide band openings with many new countries being worked for the first time in a variety of modes.
It was announced that the vote to re-organize ROAR has been delayed.
The ROAR gathering in Virginia will be held the second week of September. All ROAR members are invited to attend.
Congratulations were extended to Steve G8EB on his selection as DGN for RI District 1210.
Penelope W6FLY did a show and tell of the equipment donated to her by AR community and USCB ROAR members who are helping her become radioactive.
A good meeting with much fun fellowship and good humour.
Ed N4EDT suspended the Zoom meeting so that members could could QSY to 14.297.76 MHz to work ROAR Radio net
Participating were Joe AF1E was 5/9++ and gave me 5/9+
Bill KC4D was 5/9++ and gave me 5/9++
Ed was 5/9+ and gave me 5/9++
Marvin N4ITI (guest) heard Bill was given 5/9
Joe AF1E and Ed N4EDT had no contact with N4ITI
He was 5/7 with me and gave 5/4.
The net closed at 2155 Z

0800z - 0830z Tuesday February 21st EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz

From Bill VK4ZD
Raul EA4FLS /m (visitor) was 55 and gave me 58
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 54-5 and gave me 53
Vernon G0EGW was 57-8 nd gave me 59
Bob G3SZF was 53-4 building to 55 and gave me 56-7
Phil F5FCH was 55 and gave me 58-9
Nick G4HCK was 54
Ted JG1UMO (visitor) and I exchanged 59 reports and chatted at the end of the sched

Notice from IPP Ed N4EDT - Weekly Zoom Meeting
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