Monday Night Net 14 Jan 2013 Summary

Handheld MicrophoneHere’s a summary of the activity on the Essex Ham Monday Night Net this evening, Monday 14 January 2013:

The net started at 8:05pm on GB3DA, the local 2 metre repeater for Essex. For details of the net, see

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

  1. Pete M0PSX in Southend, in the chair
  2. Mike M0MMB, poorly on Canvey
  3. Norman M0FZW on Canvey Island (briefly)
  4. Phil M0IMA in Swanscombe
  5. Rob M6KDP in Maldon
  6. Fred M6BZW in Maldon (for one over, poorly person)
  7. Dave M0WDG in Kent (mobile, briefly)
  8. Lucy M6ECG in Brightlingsea
  9. James M6BPK in Hullbridge
  10. Glynnis M6GEJ in Hullbridge
  11. Tom 2E0TNC in Tiptree (Sort your eQSL AG out please!)
  12. Michael M6EIO
  13. Peter G1FOA in Chelmsford
  14. Ken M6BZS in Eastwood
  15. Gary G0BDY in Brentwood
  16. Jim 2E1GUA in Chelmsford

We wrapped up at 11:15pm

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Two Tree Island event planned for 9th Feb 2013, weather permitting
  • What are your favourite aspects of the hobby?
  • The 5MHz NoV
  • Beacons (Check out the WaveGuide app on the iPhone)
  • What is QRP? 10 watts or under got the highest vote
  • Logging software – Ham Radio Deluxe, Hamlog or N1MM to create ADIF log files – Topic for another evening, or an Essex Ham article. Questions please!


The Essex Ham Monday Night Net is on GB3DA, the repeater based on Danbury. Please show your support by joining the Essex Repeater Group, or making a donation.

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