Essex Ham History

Here is a list of the key milestones since Essex Ham was created in 2011:


01 May 2011Essex Ham domain name registered
10 Oct 2011First “Newbie Net” (7 participants, GB3DA)
24 Oct 2011First Monday Night “Newbie Net”
12 Jul 2012First media interview (Phoenix FM)
06 Jan 2013Essex Ham Launches Newsletter
03 Feb 2013Launch of YouTube Channel
18 Feb 2013Essex Ham Foundation slides used for the first time
13 May 2013Monday Night Net Chatroom launched
05 Nov 2013Essex Ham interviews TV presenter Jason Bradbury
10 Nov 2013Essex Ham started accepting members
25 Nov 2013First outreach talk (to Links of Leigh)
29 Dec 2013Events Calendar launched
20 Jan 2014Essex Ham attended the first Skills Night at Danbury
28 Mar 2014Essex Ham’s first Special Event Station, GB5OR
24 Jun 2014Essex Ham affiliates with the RSGB
18 Oct 2014Essex Ham supports its first JOTA event
22 Nov 2014Essex Ham exhibits at Southend Raspberry Jam
24 May 2015Essex Ham Awarded Region 12 Club of the Year 2014
31 May 2015First High-Altitude Balloon flight
15 Jun 2015“Foundation Online” training launched
07 Nov 2015Essex YL Net launched
05 Mar 2017Launch of 24-hourstreaming radio station
17 Dec 2017Milestone 1,000 members reached
17 Dec 2017First Fast-track Foundation course in Leigh
21 Apr 2018Awarded RSGB Kenwood Trophy for contribution to training
29 Sep 2018Awarded National Large Club of the Year 2018

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