Monday Night Net 03 March 2014

Handheld Microphone

The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 03rd March 2014 started at 8:00pm on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

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

  1. Pete M0PSX in Southend, in the chair
  2. Charlie M0PZT, in Chelmsford
  3. Kristian 2E0SSX
  4. Chris M6EBW – Another newcomer – welcome!
  5. Paul M0PXD (working the ARRL contest last weekend)
  6. Steve M0SHQ (soon to be working satellite)
  7. Huw M6HTL – Out at the Danbury DF event last weekend
  8. Tony G6EEE
  9. Daniel M6DLE
  10. Wayne M6WTT
  11. Ken M6BZS in Eastwood (with his young lady for movie night)
  12. Dorothy M6EBQ
  13. James 2E1GUA
  14. Sarah M6PSK
  15. Nick M0NIB
  16. Phil M0IMA
  17. Dave M0WDG

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Direction finding – Huw visited the Danbury DF event at the weekend – thanks for the report
  • Working satellites for the first time (thanks Steve)
  • Supermarket robo-checkout announcements and Voice recognition
  • The speaking clock voice
  • Spiders and crayflies
  • ISS TV and Channel 4’s Space Week
  • Any interest on trying some PSK or SSTV on 2m FM, anyone?
  • Any interest in an Echolink or Data net? Please let me know if there’s any interest
Content of the M0PSX coffee machine on tonight's Monday Night Net
Content of the M0PSX coffee machine on tonight’s Monday Night Net

Any thoughts on tonight’s net? Add ’em below!

Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

Handy Links

We pulled the plug at 2235 – Very interesting net with lots of good ideas for a few things to try – thanks everyone!

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