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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets January 15th to January 18th 2022

Report for Week beginning 15 January 2022
 
Note the invitation to join the monthly ANZO EU Zoom meeting on Tuesday 25 Jan at the end of this report.
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022-January-15, 2000z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
AF1E, Joe, North Carolina USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia USA

73 de Phil N9HWO
 

Sunday 16 January 2022
0630z-0700z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK, David ZL2WT and I were present.
 
0700z - 0730z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 and gave me 57-9
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 59
John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 57
Ray VK2HJW/P (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59+
I went QRT at 0732z
 

0730z - 0830z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

John ZL2JPM was 56 and gave me 57-9 peaking 59+10
Peter VK3KCD was 53-32
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8-9 and gave me 59  
Doug was called by Nick G4HCK and Doug received a 57 report
We went QRT at 0811z

 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net control and was joined by
G3JJR John
G7OAI John
G0EGW Vernon
M1ADK Geoff
Conditions and signals were reasonable around UK although some QSB evident, Vernon reported zero contact on the earlier 20m net. Otherwise a good net covering members' Rotary and radio activity. Greetings expressed to Brian G3LUW and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IPP ROAR Ed N4EDT opened the meeting at 2030 Z.
There were 18 check ins including:-
Craig KL7H
Joe AF1E
Bill KC4D
Ron LU2AH
Carlos WI9R
Dixon KC5PL
Peter WA6LBY
Linda W7SPA
Ingo KK6EWB
Noel NM5AB
George W9ZSJ
Doug KD2VQA
Dave WN5V
Sonny KS0NNy
Dan KB6NU
Dan AK4SQ
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
The WX was the villain of the week with a wide range of differences and effects - snow in places where it is unusual to have snow other places it was too cold to snow in other situations high temps,
The Houston convention plans were mentioned again
CW kits were part of the show and tell and morse code training, practice and proficiency were promoted as were morse code readers and the possibility of cats being trained to send morse code messages.
Some members revisited the Braun radio receiver with the view to another program at a future meeting.
AR and Rotary club activities were shared along with health and welfare reports on members and significant others.
The prospects of an international project of ROAR, Rotary clubs and AR clubs jointly working was raised with the prospect of further review and undertaking was brought before the group.
An enjoyable meeting
Good fellowship
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0730z - 0800z Tuesday January 18th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM was 56-7 and gave me 55-9
Andrew ZL3AWB (visitor) was 58 and gave me 59+
Vernon G0EGW was initially 44 building to 56 and gave me 56-7
Ivan ZL1OTF (visitor) was 58
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 54
European propagation started around 0800z
We went QRT at 0820z

 
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
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For additional information please contact me at ehtyler@icloud.com or, 205-919-4610
 
You are invited to join the ANZO-EU Zoom Meeting on Tuesday 25 January at 0800 Z/UTC

ROAR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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73
Phil VK2MCB

 
Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
E: philipbyrne@bigpond.com

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