Monday Night Net 09 June 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 09 June 2014 started at 8:00pm local (7pm GMT) on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Live Chat: The chatroom is running as usual. Go to to get chatting – Our chat software requires you to create a free Essex Ham account. Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Pete M0PSX , Southend – In the chair
  2. Jim 2E0RMI , Chelmsford
  3. Charlie M0PZT, Chelmsford
  4. Steve 2E0UEH/A , Galleywood
  5. Tony M6LLH , Mayland
  6. Dave G8ZPH , Bishops Stortford
  7. Selim M0XTA , Chigwell
  8. James 2E1GUA , Chelmsford
  9. Barry G0OJR in Saffron Walden
  10. Nick M0NIB, Brentwood
  11. Joel G0URK , Chelmsford
  12. Jakub 2E0FTX, Southend
  13. Rob M0KCP , Maldon
  14. Wayne M6WCE , Harold Hill
  15. Lucy M6ECG , Brightlingsea
  16. Terry G3VFC, Gillingham
  17. Phil 2E0AUU , Harlow
  18. John M0HDU, briefly from the M25

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Ipswich Rally on the 22nd June
  • How do we encourage more use of VHF and UHF?
  • Tony Hancock and the Radio Ham episode – good or bad for our hobby?
  • How do we get more people into the hobby…   Gazebo in the high street, air cadets, libraries, getting kids to do pop-up stations, low-power local repeaters?
  • Tuesday night activity – Give it a try… Horizontal dipole and an SSB rig needed. See – “UKAC” on the RSGB website  (Thanks to G3VFC)
  • That’s what she said…

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

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

Handy Links

A great net tonight – thanks everyone. Net wrapped up at 23:20

Remember, no net next week, as we are at Skills in Danbury. 

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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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