Monday Night Net 13 Oct 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 13th October 2014 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.

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend – In the chair
  2. Jakub 2E0FTX, Southend
  3. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  4. Ozzie G1OFL, Kent
  5. Dave M6WTM, Chatham
  6. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  7. Stefan M0XLB, Colchester (Decorating)
  8. Terry G3FVC, Kent
  9. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Yaesu digital radios? Any experience, anyone? Anyone help 2E0FTX with a test?
  • Do you need a separate CAT lead to program a rig’s memory when using a Digimaster data interface
  • Proposals to the Ofcom Consultation needed urgently – See links below!
  • Discussion of the new allocation: 146-147MHz (See Ofcom grants 146-147MHz)
  • Encryption – yes, or no?
  • Reminder that it’s the ERG AGM this Thursday
  • Another reminder that next Monday is Skills Night, so no Monday Night Net

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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