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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets July 17th to July 20th 2021

Report for Week beginning 17 July 2021
 

North American ROAR Digital Voice Net, Saturday 2021-July-10, 1900z
From Phil N9HWO
N9HWO, Phil, Illinois USA
KS0NNY, Sonny, Virginia USA (formerly W4/4G4S)
AF1E, Joe, North Carolina USA
KC4D, Bill, Virginia USA
73 de Phil N9HWO
 
Sunday 11 July 2021
0600z-0630z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB, Nick G4HCK, John ZL2JPM, David ZL2WT and I were present.
 
0630z - 0700z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Peter VK3KCD was 57-8 and gave me 58-9
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-9 and gave me 58
John ZL2JPM was 23

 
0700z - 0800z LP to Europe on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 58 and gave me 59
We went QRT at 0712z

  
0800z - 0900z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
From Bob G3SZF
G7OAI/P on his hill was net control and joined by
G3SZF Bob
G3JJR John
G4LXD Bill
G0EGW Vernon
G3LUW Brian listening
Conditions and signals were reasonable around UK. Vernon reported that there was no VK/ZL activity on the earlier HF nets but managed some G/F contacts. A good net covering radio activity and Rotary matters as meeting venues emerge from lockdown. Brian later emailed to say that preparations were well in hand for his QTH move
73s Bob G3SZF
 
2030z NA ZOOM NET
From Noel WD8QHD/VA3
AT 2030Z, following the warm up session, ROAR President Ed N4EDT called the meeting to order
There were 19 Check ins. These included :-
Dave WN5V
Joe AF1E
Bill KC4D
Nate N8TE
Dixon KC5PL
Alan KH6ATU
Ingo KK6EWB
Sonny KS0NNY
Peter WA6LBY
Howie K2TWL
Craig KL7H
George W9ZSJ
Phil N9HWO
James VU2ARL
Dale K9SK
Ron LU2AH
David ZL2WT
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
President Ed reminded us of the ROAR project to have members forward to him a video message of 'CQ ROAR this is Call Sign' This is to be used at the AGM on July 31 1200Z
Reports on Rotary events and activities and planned speakers. Equipment issues were also discussed at length and other amateur radio activities were voiced.
A time of fellowship and fun.
73
YIRS
Noel WD8QHD/VA3
 
ROAR Zoom Meeting
The weekly Fellowship of Rotarians Of Amateur Radio ZOOM meeting will 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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Meeting ID: 784 824 7670
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0700z - 0730z Tuesday July 20th EUR 20m net on 14,294 +/- 2KHz
From Bill VK4ZD
Vernon G0EGW was 33 on the SP and gave me the same
Malcolm PA3AHC was briefly just a hint of audio
I went QRT at 0724z

 
73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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