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WEEKLY NEWS

Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets February 16th and 18th 2020

 

Report for Week beginning 16 February 2020
 
Don’t forget the Digital Net on Saturdays at 2100z on XLX299R.
 
Sunday 16th February 2020
0700z-0730z D-Star Net
From Bill VK4ZD
John ZL2JPM, Nick G4HCK and myself were present.
 
0730z - 0800z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
From Bill VK4ZD
Ray VK3RD graciously reliquished 7,110 for us to use for our sched
Peter VK3KCD was 58 and gave me 59+10
Doug ZL1BFS was 59+20 and gave me 59+5
John ZL2JPM was there briefly
Jean-Pierre F1CFA called in (Wonderful Surprise) we exchanged 57 reports at 0725z
 

0800z-0900z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,294 / 14,285 Long Path
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 57-8 building to 59 and gave me 59
Peter VK3KCD was 33 and gave me 33 also
Vernon G0EGW was 55-6 peaking 57 and gave me 55
Steven VK7PSJ (visitor) was 59 at 0830z
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 11
OHR was briefly 59+10 and then disappeared (Pheeew)
Nick G4HCK was 44 and gave me 42 at 0857z
Malcolm PA3AHC was 22and gave me 22 also at 0902z
We went QRT at 0908z
 
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No Report Received
 
2100z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185
(
4PM EST or 3PM CST)
The Net will be on 7.185MHZ
Join Us on the ZOOM video conference and give us your input on how to improve the net!
​https://zoom.us/j/7848247670
​Join the Video conference even if you don't have HF or can't hear the net on HF!
You can join the net on ZOOM.  If you do have HF capability and can not hear the net, we can work with you thru ZOOM to locate a frequency that will allow us to communicate over the airwaves!
Join The Net On Sunday and enjoy the fellowship!
ZOOM has added a new dimension to the net activities making it possible to bring more people into the net.  
​ZOOM allows net controls to collaborate on getting a new caller recognized.  
Join us on ZOOM and Join the ROAR net. 
If you can hear Net Control or a Relay Station you can tell us and additional efforts will be made to log you into the net over the air. 
At 1830Z you can join net control on ZOOM by using this Zoom Meeting link : https://zoom.us/j/7848247670  
Ed - N4EDT
​Cell 205-919-4610  (Feel free to text me at this number if the need arises.)
ehtyler@icloud.com
 
0800z Tuesday February 18th EUR 20m net on 14,294 / 14,285
From Bill VK4ZD
Vernon G0EGW was 58 (best on SP) and gave me 56 then 57 on LP at 0835z
Malcolm PA3AHC was 45 and gave me 4x? in the noise
Park DS1TMY (visitor) in Seoul who is just turning 16 was 57 and gave me 58
Allan VK3BF (visitor) called in briefly to make a pleasant comment
We finally went QRT at 0944z after I had a qso with a VK6, only to hear Vernon on SP (after consuming a lovely breakfast provided by Brenda) still there on completion of the QSO.

 

73
Phil VK2MCB

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

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