Monday Net 19 Nov 2012 Summary

Handheld MicrophoneMonday the 19th of November 2012 sees another get-together on GB3DA, the local 2 metre repeater for Essex.

As with previous Monday Night Nets, it’s aimed at the new M6 licence-holders, but of course welcome to all.

The attendance list for the evening was as follows:

  1. M0PSX – Pete in Leigh-on-Sea, in the chair
  2. G0URK – Joel in Chelmsford (Briefly)
  3. M6BZS – Ken in Eastwood
  4. M6EIO – Michael in Colchester
  5. M0FZW – Norman on Canvey Island
  6. M6BYF – Dean, Chatham
  7. 2E1GUA – James in Chelmsford (working on his eQSL cards in the background)
  8. M0MMB – Mike on Canvey Island
  9. G1FOA – Peter in Chelmsford
  10. G0BDY – Gary in Brentwood
  11. M6KDP – Rob in Maldon
  12. 2E0TNC – Tom in Tiptree
  13. G1ILG – Brian in Thaxted
  14. M0SHQ – Steve in Maldon
  15. 2E0RMI – Jim in Chelmsford (Happy Birthday Ann!)
  16. M0IMA – Phil on the QE2 Bridge (briefly)
  17. 2E0TOL – Spencer in Stanford Le Hope (check out the tower: 2E0TOL on QRZ)
  18. G0TIW – Tel, Chiltern Hills

The topics discussed tonight included:

  • The Miracle Antenna
  • How to get yourself onto QRZ – See www.qrz.com/page/addcall.html
  • RSGB EGM on Saturday – 79 people turned up, with around 11 from here in Essex
  • Looks like we may be able to use the letter “V” to celebrate the RSGB centinery. Looks like we can apply for a notice of variation to get GV, MV or 2V from July 2013, according to RadCom
  • Help and advice on programming the Baofeng UV5R:  www.miklor.com/uv5r/UV5R-Software.html (Thanks Norman)
  • QSL card information: QSL Cards for Foundation
  • Ukraine chap who prints QSL cards: www.ux5uoqsl.com
  • Programming for various Yaesu rigs: www.g4hfq.co.uk (as used by Norman and Pete)
Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

We wrapped up at 23:40ish…

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  1. Dean Rogers 20 November 2012 Reply

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