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South West Net

Post by funkmaster » 15 Apr 2019, 21:54

There is a new net(or meeting channel) in the South West which has so far proved quite popular on 27.295 USB.

This Wednesday from 6.30pm we are looking to get a few of us on the frequency and everyone is welcome to come on and say hi

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2268155790119929/

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Post by The Collector » 16 Apr 2019, 20:39

I've never spoken to anyone on sideband since going on air in '81, but as I'm in the South West I'll have a listen in now and again to see if I can hear anyone. I do own a sidebander so it'd be a shame not to. I'm about 7 miles south of Bristol.

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Post by The Collector » 17 Apr 2019, 19:37

I had a listen 5 minutes ago and could hear "something" right at the back of the set with the needle jiggling about between S1 and 2 for a few minutes, but I couldn't make anything out word-wise at all. I think I was in the right place anyway, usb ch21 mid-block with the clarifier down a tad (no frequency counter wired up).

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Re: South West Net

Post by delboyonline » 17 Apr 2019, 21:21

They are using channel 29 mid band, 27.295 USB

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Re: South West Net

Post by 108EH002 » 18 Apr 2019, 07:21

The Collector wrote:
17 Apr 2019, 19:37
I had a listen 5 minutes ago and could hear "something" right at the back of the set with the needle jiggling about between S1 and 2 for a few minutes, but I couldn't make anything out word-wise at all. I think I was in the right place anyway, usb ch21 mid-block with the clarifier down a tad (no frequency counter wired up).
Clarifier is usually at 12 o'clock for midblock channels on older ssb radios ;)
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Post by The Collector » 18 Apr 2019, 16:28

I heard bugger all on all the other channels! ;)

I haven't got a frequency chart and didn't bother to look it up (I only use ukfm if I ever speak on the thing which is very very rarely as no one's on round here).
It was worth a try though, but my Antron's only about 8ft off the ground.

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Post by funkmaster » 18 Apr 2019, 21:27

Here is the report log of last nights net ( 17/04/2019) on 27.295 USB

Thank you to everyone from Ian and myself to all of you that called in and helped with our first net last night.

Also apologies to the stations that were calling in that we could not hear, we hope to resolve this soon by having a station further to the East.

CT3054 - Martin- North Dartmoor
SW25 - Ian - St Austall ( co-chair)
CT2865 - David (Awesome Dave) - Dartmoor
26DR618 - Richard - Holsworthy
CT2390 - Steve - St Austell
CT1058 - Mark - Okehampton
163CT113 - Alan - Pontypridd
OB076 - Paul Moore - Wadebridge
26TM034 - Tony - Near Taunton
EI02- Steve - Ivybridge
26FB095 - Kevin - Bournemouth
LT22 - Cheesy John - ( location unknown)
TC231 (didn't get name or location)
PD77 - Mick - Birmingham
26LW29 - Russell - Bideford
LR81 - Jason - Holsworthy
WAC00 - Richard - Blackpool (Not sure about this one!!)
DR618 - Richard - Holsworthy
26CT2862 - Ian - Holsworthy
LM22 - John - Location Unknown
TC231 - M4 Motorway
26LT22 - John - North Tawton

NEXT NET WILL BE THIS SUNDAY 1PM ONWARDS

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2268155790119929

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Re: South West Net

Post by funkmaster » 28 Apr 2019, 10:11

South West Net this afternoon from 1pm onwards with guest chair up on Dartmoor.

27.295 USB

1pm - 4pm

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Re: South West Net

Post by Tim Tom » 01 May 2019, 16:20

See if I can get time to turn up for the next one... Especially as I need to see if anyone can hear me on this bloody second hand radio... Can hear everyone but dunno if they can hear me

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Post by lambrettadave » 14 Jun 2019, 17:21

Great news.

IN August I will be going to charmouth so will listen out.
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Re: South West Net

Post by original45 » 14 Jun 2019, 19:41

Monitored sw net last night. Was able to hear faint modulation it not understandable .
Their was a t c I could hear who took seat a while.
Continental skip was received stronger to me in fair which didn't help.

Will be making adjustments to hopefully try a call next week's net.
Fingers crossed for better conditions.

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Re: South West Net

Post by alze » 26 Aug 2019, 21:30

Is this net still active ? Am in Bournemouth so will listen out if its up :)

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Re: South West Net

Post by funkmaster » 12 Sep 2019, 09:38

After a summer break we are looking to start the net again next month on a new frequency of 27.215 USB

Keep an eye on this thread and Facebook for more details

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2268155790119929
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