Essex Ham YL Net 04 April 2020

The April 2020 Essex YL Net started at 8pm on Saturday the 4th.

The YL Net is hosted, as ever, by Dorothy M0LMR, and you can find out more about the net on our Essex Ham YL Net page.

Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to to get chatting during our nets – You need to create a free Essex Ham account to access our chatroom.
Internet Feed: Not in range of the GB3DA? Several Internet feeds are available, including: Essex Ham’s Audio Feed or Essex Ham on TuneIn.

Net Attendees

Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon (In the chair)
  2. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  3. Paul M0XMT
  4. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  5. Pete M0PSX, Leigh-on-Sea
  6. Mick M7TRU
  7. Aubrey M7SDA
  8. Mitchell 2E0EMO
  9. John 2E0XPW
  10. Jensen M6OIU (very scratchy but in the log).
  11. James 2E1GUA
  12. Jakub 2E0FTX (with his Essex Ham sandwich)

Some of the subjects chatted about:

  • Zoom, Whatsapp, messenger usage to keep in touch with family/friends and are they safe or corrupt.
  • Essex Ham online foundation course doing fantastic with record numbers applying.
  • RSGB now offering online foundation exams with a virtual invigilator, no need to book with a club venue( as social distancing and gatherings now banned).
  • Brian’s quiver and knife sharpening.
  • On-line shopping lack of available delivery slots and how stores are marking out the new way to shop.
  • People not abiding by the governments stay at home rules.
  • Favourite curry…jalfrezi is the outright winner!

Our thanks to ALL keyworkers in this situation, we truly are grateful to you all.

Many thanks to everyone joining the net this evening, and our thanks to the ERG for allowing us to use the repeater for the net .

The net closed at 9.39pm

Best wishes all. Keep safe and keep well. STAY AT HOME. help the NHS .

Dorothy M0LMR, host of the Essex Ham YL Net
Dorothy M0LMR, host of the Essex Ham YL Net

Thanks & Disclaimer

Essex Repeater Group LogoEssex Ham would like to thank the Essex Repeater Group for allowing us to use the GB3DA for the Essex YL Net. This repeater, together with GB3ER, GB3DB and GB7ZP are managed by volunteers. ERG would appreciate your support which can be by membership or donation, online at
Please note that the YL Net and Monday Night Net are recorded for the protection of our participants. Audio from repeaters around the UK, including GB3DA, may be streamed online and via web SDRs.
The views and opinions expressed by participants of the Essex YL Net do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham.


Data Protection Notice: Messages transmitted over amateur radio as part of an Essex Ham Net are streamed online and recorded. Names and callsigns of net participants are logged and a summary of attendees made public via this website. We believe this to be for reasons of ‘Legitimate Interest’ under GDPR regulations. Messages posted in the Net chatroom may be relayed over-air as part Essex Ham’s Net, if the Net Controller deems it to be relevant to on-air discussion. See our Terms & Privacy Policy for more.


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