Subject: NET NOTES December 17 2000
From:     K1RQG 
         

     Most recent Schedules can be found here 

    Also submit your sked requests to Joe:

     Joe, K1RQG 


NET BEGINS

Proposed sked weekends listed below.. Also note proposed ARRL EME weekends.
All sked requests must be in to me <k1rqg@aol.com> before next Saturday
December 23, to be included in the 432 and Above News Letter.


        G3SEK's Lunar Weekend Calendar for 2001
           (Skeds Weekends Indicated by "*")
 
At 2400 Sat/   Declination  Signals  Sun offset  Sky temp     Comments
   0000 Sun       (deg)       (dB)     (deg)    (K,432MHz)
*6 / 7  Jan        18.4       0.6       +141        27     Night.
 13 / 14  Jan       7.8       0.7       -122        15     Night.
 20 / 21  Jan     -21.2      -0.6        -39        166    Moon in south.
 27 / 28  Jan      -9.9      -0.7        +38        19     Moon in south.
*3 / 4  Feb        20.2       0.7       +120        29     Night.
 10 / 11  Feb       4.5       0.6       -142        21     Night.
 17 / 18  Feb     -22.3      -0.7        -58        149    Moon in south.
 24 / 25  Feb      -6.5      -0.6        +19        19     Moon in south.
*3 / 4  Mar        21.8       0.7       +102        35     Day(PM).
 10 / 11  Mar       1.4       0.6       -162        21     Night.
 17 / 18  Mar     -22.9      -0.8        -78        149    Moon in south.
 24 / 25  Mar      -3.0      -0.6         +5        20     Moon in south.
*0 / 1  Apr        22.9       0.8        +84        29     Day(PM).
 7 / 8  Apr        -1.9       0.5       -175        20     Moon in south.
 14 / 15  Apr     -23.0      -0.8        -97        41     Moon in south.
 21 / 22  Apr       0.3      -0.5        -20        19     Sun noise.
*28 / 29  Apr      23.2       0.8        +68        20     Day(PM).
 5 / 6  May        -5.3       0.4       +159        20     Moon in south.
 12 / 13  May     -22.6      -0.8       -117        41     Moon in south.
 19 / 20  May       3.4      -0.4        -39        20     Day(AM).
*26 / 27  May      22.6       0.9        +51        20     Day(PM).
 2 / 3  Jun        -8.9       0.3       +142        23     Moon in south.
 9 / 10  Jun      -21.7      -0.9       -135        24     Moon in south.
 16 / 17  Jun       6.4      -0.3        -58        20     Day(AM).
*23 / 24  Jun      21.2       0.9        +34        14     Day(PM).
 0 / 1  Jul       -12.5       0.2       +126        26     Moon in south.
 7 / 8  Jul       -20.1      -0.9       -154        18     Moon in south.
*14 / 15  Jul       9.4      -0.2        -76        22     Day(AM).
 21 / 22  Jul      19.3       1.0        +17        13     Sun noise.
 28 / 29  Jul     -15.8       0.1       +109        29     Moon in south.
 4 / 5  Aug       -18.0      -0.9       -171        20     Moon in south.
*11 / 12  Aug      12.7      -0.2        -94        24     Day(AM).
 18 / 19  Aug      17.1       1.0         -4        13     Sun noise.
 25 / 26  Aug     -18.7       0.0        +92        39     Moon in south.
 1 / 2  Sep       -15.5      -0.9       +169        17     Moon in south.
*8 / 9  Sep        15.9      -0.1       -112        24     Day(AM).
 15 / 16  Sep      14.6       1.0        -21        14     Sun noise.
 22 / 23  Sep     -20.9      -0.1        +74        66     Moon in south.
 29 / 30  Sep     -12.7      -0.9       +151        17     Moon in south.
*6 / 7  Oct        18.9       0.0       -129        27     Night.
 13 / 14  Oct      11.6       1.0        -39        14     Day(AM).  ARRL EME CONTEST?
 20 / 21  Oct     -22.6      -0.2        +54        166    Moon in south.
 27 / 28  Oct      -9.8      -0.9       +132        19     Moon in south.
*3 / 4  Nov        21.4       0.1       -147        29     Night.
 10 / 11  Nov       8.1       1.0        -57        15     Day(AM).  ARRL EME CONTEST?
 17 / 18  Nov     -23.6      -0.3        +34        166    Moon in south.
 24 / 25  Nov      -6.8      -0.9       +112        19     Moon in south.
*1 / 2  Dec        23.0       0.2       -166        35     Night.
 8 / 9  Dec         3.9       0.9        -75        21     Day(AM).
 15 / 16  Dec     -24.2      -0.4        +13        149    Moon in south.
 22 / 23  Dec      -3.8      -0.9        +91        20     Moon in south.
*29 / 30  Dec      23.9       0.3       +174        29     Night.


Subj:    1296  WA6PY
Date:   12/17/00 4:34:13 AM Eastern Standard Time
From:   pchomins@san.rr.com (Paul Chominski)
To:     K1rqg@aol.com, a.katz@ieee.org

On Dec 16, WA6PY QSOd:  DL6LAU OZ4MM
On Dec 17, QSOd: G3LTF  ZS6AXT  W6HD  SM2CEW  HB9Q  I am now at 21 initials.
I will be back on 1296 to on Jan 6-7. Hopefully with higher power.
VY 73  Paul  WA6PY   DM13LA

Subj:    Net notes/VK4AFL
Date:   12/16/00 5:49:48 PM Eastern Standard Time
From:   benton@acenet.net.au (Trevor Benton)
Reply-to:       benton@acenet.net.au
To:     k1rqg@aol.com

Hi Joe - will be on during NA & EU windows this weekend.
Worked K1FO & K5WXN yesterday but did not hear any
other signals - will try again Sunday.


 Regards, Trevor,  VK4AFL.
benton@acenet.net.au



W2UHI:  was not on .. cold, rain, sleet.. did not activate the dish..

K0YW:   now has 2 tube amp.. has questions about tubes (maybe in series)
        bias ckt..

N2IQ:   

VE1ALQ: nothing new.. 

WA1JOF: needs skeds .. OK1KIR, PY5ZBU, SM2CEW, HA5SHF, DK5MV?, DJ5MN, VE6NA
        VE4MA?, W4AD, NL7F, W1ZX, WA6PY, W7BBM, N7AM?, ZS6AXT, PA3CSG.. *********

W5LUA:  OK1UWA worked on 3cm.. WA6PY worked on 23cm.. worked some new grids
        on 24ghz.. now has VUCC on 24ghz.. now has az/el on 24ghz tropo dish.. 
        sked requests F1PYR, VE6NA  23cm.. *********

K5JL:   problems with critters.. 

W1ZX/M: 

W7QX:   nothing new ..skeds W1QC, LU8EDR, looking for AUSTRALIA .. on Jan 12 *******

K0RZ:   nothing new.. PA4FP *******  70cm  .. need info ..
        PA4FP:    My station is a FT-847 and 4 x 26 el BV-
        OPT70 yagis, and 2 x 3CX800 PA giving 1350 W out. At present I 
        am still using Aircom cable, so I have only 750 W. I plan to 
        switch to 7/8" Flexwell, which should result in > 1 Kw at the 
        feedpoint. Because of shift work I can be QRV during night or 
        day. For skeds e-mail to pa4fp@amsat.org.

K1FO:   

WA4NJP: 6 open .. has to leave.. 

WA8WZG: Happy Hollidays to all.. all is operational on 23cm.. now has Masters
        degree.. 

KA0RYT: frosty Mn.. DJ3FI worked and heard echo testers.. still working on
        4 more yagis for total of 8 on 70cm  .. 

KL7HFQ: was on 70cm last nioght .. no activity heard .. will be on next sked
        weekend .. also has 6 yagis for 2 meters, but needs good wx to put
        them.. 

DL9KR:  Greetings to all.. no traffic.. 

DK3WG:  no traffic... UR5LX is QRT on EME.. 

DJ5MN:  no traffic.. Seasons Greetings to all.. DK5MV is a separate station..
        63x28 with 2.9 meter dish... bad libration fading during WA1JOF sked
        e-mail for WA9OUU ????? anyone help.. ???

SM4IVE: not much to report.. AU on 2 meters.. Seasons Greetings to all.. 

G4ALH:  all is ok.. up to 100 inits.. last weekend 2130-2200 calling DJ3FI
        and all Rob rcvd was QRZ .. this was on Sunday 10th.. 

SM2CEW: not much to report.. was on 23cm this morning.. worked WA6PY on
        random.. needs WA1JOF & F1PYR.. *******

9H1PA:  Merry Christmas to all.. 

W4RDI:  No problems.. QRV on 23cm.. 

W7CNK:  looking for K0YW.. modeling scaler feeds .. has anyone done any 
        work modeling scaler feeds on a computer ???? OE5JFL !!!

W4OP:   check www.qsl.net/oe5jfl ... big storm last night.. 

ON5OF:  nothing special.. will be active from South of France on Jan 6/7  
        is there a list of URLs for interesting info on VHF/UHF EME ??? 

PA3CSG: no traffic.. 

W7MEM:  bad wx .. not QRV this weekend.. tried 2 meters but bad wx.. 

N1BUG:  will try to gather info on URLs.. 

VE7BQH: 12:08 PM 12/17/00

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