This Week’s 144.240 and 144.252 Net Reports

5:30pm Sat.

WB9LYH in EN54cl, central WI reported a short net last Wed., due to the weather.  In the half hour that Mark could operate, he heard from WA8IPJ EN74;  K9CCL, K9ILU and N9JBW EN61; WB0YWW EN22 and N9RXM EN41.

WB9LYH expects to be ON next Wed., Nov. 18th, at the usual start time of 8pm central/9pm eastern.   Mark will be *OFF* on Wed., Nov. 25th and we wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving in advance.
With the 144.240 Wed. net, the antenna pattern from EN54cl is NE to start, then E, SE, S, SW, W, NW and N over the next 45-60 minutes or so, depending on activity levels.  All licensed amateurs are welcome.  The net is informal and the goal is to increase activity on 2m SSB.  We also appreciate you helping to spread the word.
Remember that WB9LYH runs a pair of long yagis and 500 watts from a ridgetop location.  This means he gets out a very long way.   Mark always enjoys pushing the propagation limits so help us let DX know that we’re out there on Wed. nights, looking for contacts beyond that 400-500 mile limit.  Of course, we are grateful for all check-ins, regardless of distance or signal level.

K8TQK in EM89je, south-central OH, calls another active net every Monday at 8:30pm eastern.  The antenna pattern is N to start, then NE, E, SE, S, SW, W and NW over the next 45-60 minutes.  You can follow along at the ON4KST.com real-time ham chat.  (Specifically the IARU Region 2 Chat for 144-432 MHz)  That’s how I get Bob’s check-ins, using the chat review feature from the dropdown menu.  You do need to register to join the ON4KST.com ham chats, but it’s free and no BS.  More info about registering for the ON4KST.com ham chats is here:  http://kc9bqa.com/?p=1072

Because K8TQK partnered with us a few years back on Wed. nights, I still include his net reports here at kc9bqa.com.  ( To read about our net history, go here: http://kc9bqa.com/?p=5363)

Last Monday, Bob had 25 check-ins across a multi-state area.  WA4NJP and W4VAS EM84;  W0LD and K4SAN FM05;  N8WNA and N8AIA EN82;  WB8AUK EN80;  K8EJM, NR8O and WB8LNG EM79;  VE3ZV EN92;  AC3L/M FN00;  W2UAD FN13;  KB8GUE EM89;  WA8TGG FM09;  W3IP FM19;  WD4NMV EM84;  N8GCP and KC8PWO EM88;  KA2KQM EM74;  WB4JGG EM75;  N9RXM EN41;  KC9WOI EN40 and K9ILU and N9JBW EN61

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