Monday Night Net 12 Jan 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 12 January 2015 started at 8:00pm local time 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.
Internet feed: Not in range of GB3DA? Listen to us on Nick 2E0DVX’s feed – Monday Night Net uStream

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend – In the chair
  2. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  3. Kristian 2E0SSX, Basildon
  4. Richard M3FHI, South Woodham – First time contact… welcome and enjoy your curry!
  5. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  6. Aydin M6WYZ, Mobile in South Essex
  7. Les G6XJC, Brightingsea – First time contact… welcome!
  8. David M1DCJ, Billericay
  9. Jon G3ZJZ, Hockley
  10. Ozzie G1OFL, Gravesend
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. Peeyush M6ETU, Colchester
  13. David M0WDG, Kent
  14. Rob M0KCP, Maldon
  15. Selim M0XTA, Chigwell
  16. Matt M6MVW, Hockley – First time contact… welcome!
  17. Terry G0TIW, Chiltern Hills – Our occasional DX
  18. Charlie M0PZT, Chelmsford
  19. Nathan M3ILB, Chelmsford – First time contact… welcome!
  20. Keith G1HEQ, Hainaught – First time contact… welcome!

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Ofcom has started sending out licence letters, but some have an E in the callsign – e.g. ME0PSX – It’s an Ofcom error, not a change in policy
  • The growth of DMR and D-Star
  • Powerline – Ofcom consulation on interference
  • Co-ax antennas f 2m and 70cm
  • Anyone know a good icom reg repaired in Colchester?
  • Licence conditions – Can a 2E0 operate his home kit remotely from overseas using the Internet?
  • Reminder that next week, the 19th Jan, is Skills Night  – All are welcome!

Handy Links

Thanks to all who joined the net – a total of 20 of us – please several in the chatroom, and 32 listening online! We wrapped up at 23:25

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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