Monday Night Net 06 Oct 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 6th October 2014 started at 8:00pm local time 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, Southend – In the chair
  2. Jim 2E0RMI, Chelmsford
  3. Kristian 2E0SSX, Basildon
  4. David G4MUS, Hullbridge
  5. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  6. Tony 2E0TSA, Catford
  7. Mark M6RKC, Canvey Island
  8. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton (Later as M6GYN)
  9. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  10. Mike G1KOT, Basildon
  11. Ricky M6DII, Grays
  12. Daniel 2E0DUC, Basildon
  13. Dave M6ILM, Basildon
  14. David G6LYM, Westcliff
  15. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  16. Ozzie G1OFL, Kent
  17. Dave M6WTM, Chatham

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Essex Air Ambulance event, including Flight of the Essex Hams – Reports and photos here:
  • 3D Printing
  • Anyone got any recommendations for programming software for an IC7000 (Not Chirp?)
  • Essex RAYNET event – Saltmarsh 75 over the last weekend
  • More on filtering out a pager on 153MHz, without killing 144-146MHz
  • Repeater timeouts
  • RCD tripping
  • Aircraft collision avoidance, flying through clouds, and TCAS
  • Just why are antennas so expensive…. marketing, mark-up, packaging, shipping? Or just a captive market of non-constructors?

Handy Links

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

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Essex Ham would like to thank the Essex Repeater Group for allowing us to use the GB3DA repeater for our weekly net. This repeater, together with GB3ER, GB3DB and GB7ZP are managed by volunteers, and if you wish to support the ERG, you can make a donation online, or become a member, at – ERG is a not-for-profit organisation.
Please note that the views and opinions expressed by participants of the Monday Night Net do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham or the net controller.

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