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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets May 21st to May 24th 2022

Report for Week beginning 21 May 2022
 
Note that the ANZO EU Zoom Meeting will be held on Tuesday 31 May at 0700Z. Joining instructions at end of this report.
 
North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2022 May 21, 2000z
From Joe AF1E
Report Not Received - probably at Dayton
 

Sunday 22 May 2022
0530z - 0600z Digital Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK,  Masao JQ1LOI (visitor) and I were present.

 
0600z - 0630z Anzo Net on 7,130 +/- 5KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Horst VK2HL (visitor) was 57-8 and gave me 59+20 at0611z
I went QRT at 0628z
 

0630z - 0730z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Russian Radar was wiping the frequency until 0707z
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 53 and gave me 41-52
Peter VK3KCD was 59
Nick G4HCK was 22
Vernon G0EGW was 54 and said radar was S9+20
Doug ZL1BFS was 57 and gave me 57 also
I went QRT at 0428z
 
From Nicholas G4HCK
Well today did not start out well.
I was late on parade. I did not notice the change in times. Phil kindly stayed on the digital net longer than planned. Then 20m. OK I know I was late but to have the over the horizon radar looking for me was a bit much. Eventually that went off at around 08.10. I was talking to M0ICG on 14.294 and we were then joined by F1CFA G0EGW and in the background Bill.
So today was different.
Regards
Nicholas Wilkinson
 

0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G3SZF Bob was net and was joined by
G4LXD Bill
G3JJR John
G0EGW Vernon
Conditions and signals were generally good around UK. John G7OAI had let me know that his portable location would be occupied by a bike ride so he would not be joining. Both Vernon and Bob reported little success with the earlier 20m net. Otherwise an interesting chat, including Vernon reporting on his club's car parking duty and Bob mentioned his upcoming Essay competition. G3LUW Brian later emailed to say that he had been listening via SDR. 73s to him and other listeners.
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
IIPP ROAR ED N4EDT called the meeting to order at 2030 Z
There 11 check ins including:-
Phil N9HWO
Doug KD2VQA
David KG6QCY
Jack W5EB
HarryK8HF
David WN5V - via phone from the ballgame in Houston
Eddie N7EDD
Dale K9SK
Craig KL7H
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
Information about the RI convention was shared including the ROAR booth in the HOF
Reports on Rotary and AR activities were shared.
Several clubs awarded scholarships to HS students
A new club member was sponsored.
Band openings and FT8 contacts were listed
New gear introduced at Dayton was also shown and discussed.
A smaller than usual group, the numbers were down due to several at the Dayton Hamvention.
The annual group meeting will be held at the RI convention at 1 pm CST on Tuesday June 3
Ed closed the meeting at 2126 Z
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
0630z - 0700z Tuesday May 24th EUR net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD

Tony M0IQD (visitor) was 55 and gave me 57-8 at 0703z
Vernon G0EGW was 57 and gave me 57-8
Doug ZL1BFS was 57 and gave me 58-9
Malcolm PA3AHC was 33 and gave me 57-8
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 56 and gave me 57
Nick G4HCK was 54 and gave me 57
Jacques F4FCW was 55 and gave me 54-5

 
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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Notice from Ed N4EDT - Rotary International Convention Brunch
If you are in Houston for the International Convention, please join us for the ROAR Brunch to get things started........
When: Sunday June 5 10:00 am
Where: Union Kitchen 12538 Memorial Drive Houston (GPS friendly Address)
https://www.theunionkitchen.com/menus/brunch
The restaurant will hold a table for 10, possibly 15.......I need your RSVP to get a good count!
Please email me at fdixon4@comcast.net by May 21 to RSVP
If we run over 15, I am sure we can sit close together...the restaurant opens at 10:00 am
Yours in ROAR.....Dixon KC5PL
 
ANZO EU ROAR Zoom Meeting: Tuesday 31 May at 0700 Z/UTC

ROAR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 854 3383 9401
Passcode: 572052
 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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