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Roar Nets February 26th to 28th 2023

Report for Week beginning 26 February 2023

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 202
3 February 25, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
No Report Received

0700z - 0730z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK John ZL2JPM, David ZL2WT, Phil ZL2RO and I were present.
0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,135 + 5-10KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-9 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 58 and gave me 59+5
Shane VK2GWB (visitor) was 59+10 and gave me 59+10-15

0800z - 0900z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59+20
John ZL2JPM was 58 and gave me 59
Bob G3SZF was 44 and gave me 58-9
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 55 and gave me 56-7
Nick G4HCK was 56 and gave me 59+
Malcolm PA3AHC was 54 and gave me 55-7
Rob 2E0YMD/P (visitor) was 56 and gave me 57-8, peaking 59
Ramon PE1OUW/p (visitor) was 55-6 and gave me 59

0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and joined by:
G3JJR John
G7OAI John
G4LXD Bill
Conditions and reports were good around UK despite adjacent continental contest QRM. Bob reported joining the earlier 20m net where conditions were similar. A good net about Rotary events including interesting speakers and planning for forthcoming events. 73s to Brian and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IPP ROAR Ed N4EDT finally got control of the meeting at 2033Z after an interesting warmup session that included discussions of automobiles - their manufacture and use and speed limits.
There were 21 check ins. These included:-
Dixon KC5PL
Eddie N7EDD
Scott K7HSR
Joe AF1E
Allie VK3ZTV
Craig KL7H
Sanford N7PIB
Stan WA6AAI/0
Dale K9SK
Nate N8TE
Phil N9HWO
Noel NM5AB
Howie K2TWL
Bill KC4D
In addition to sharing Rotary club projects and activities there was some discussion and advice given on the location, erection, guying and maintenance of AR towers as well as authoritative literature on the topic.
We were given an update on the Lynchburg, VA summit in September - interim plans of activities.
Reports of recovery from Mardi Gras were voiced.
There was some show and tell of AR equipment and FT8 results.
A time of Rotary fun and fellowship
Ed N4EDT adjourned the Zoom meeting at 2150Z as some QSY d to 14.284.50 to participate in the Radio Net.
Radio Net Report
Joe AF1E was 5/9+ with me and gave 5/9+
Dixon KC5PL was 5/9 + and gave me 5/9 +
Ed N4EDT was 5/9+ and gave me 5/9+
Bill KC4D was 5/8 with me.
ED N4EDT closed the radio net 2205Z

0800z - 0830z Tuesday February 28th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz

From Bill VK4ZD
Bob G3SZF was 43 and gave me 56-7
Walt OE2OAP (visitor) was 55 and gave me 57
Malcolm PA3AHC was 55 and gave me 55-6
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 53
Artur CT2GEI (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59+10
Nick G4HCK was 55-6 and gave me 57
Peter HB9TDH (visitor) was 56-7 and gave me 57-8
Miguel EA3BEM (visitor) was 59 and gave me 59+10

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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