Monday Night Net 12 May 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 12 May 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 in Southend, in the chair
  2. Charlie M0PZT, in Chelmsford
  3. James 2E1GUA, in Writtle
  4. Stefan M6SEY
  5. Jim 2E0RMI in Chelmsford
  6. Pat G7EIO
  7. Nick M0NIB
  8. Kevin M0KAO
  9. G8LVW – Sorry – only partial contact, OM
  10. Tony M6LLH
  11. Dorothy M6EBQ
  12. Rob M0KCP
  13. Nev M6FNR – Well done on passing the Intermediate at the weekend with LEFARS
  14. Steve M0SHQ – Mobile on the way back from Stow Maries

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Lightning alert
  • Are the Baofengs any good?
  • The “59” culture – and rubber stamp QSOs
  • Is a multi-band transceiver a better bet than separate bands?
  • Topics for next Monday’s Skills Night

The net wrapped up at 2240 – Thanks to all who took part or listened in.

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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.
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