Monday Night Net 14 July 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 14 July 2014 started at 8:00pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

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

  1. Pete M0PSX , Southend – In the chair
  2. Ricky M6DII , Grays (On his permanent antenna – finally) – Essex Ham Member #12
  3. David M6ILM , Pitsea (First time on the net – welcome)
  4. Kristian 2E0SSX , Basildon
  5. Tony 2E0THT, Mayland
  6. Bruce M0XBS , Chelmsford – Essex Ham Member #44
  7. Michael M6TUS , Lewisham SE London – Not bad for 5 watts!
  8. Mark M6MRH , Basildon – First time on the net
  9. Tony 2E0DVD/P , St Osyth near Clacton (Visiting us for a week)
  10. Dave M1AMI , Colchester
  11. Dorothy 2E0NCE, Basildon – Essex Ham Member #190
  12. Rob M0KCP, Maldon – Essex Ham Member #60
  13. Richard M0CLZ, Basildon – Essex Ham Member #70
  14. David M1DCJ, Billericay – Essex Ham Member #94
  15. Chris G0IPU, Mobile nr Danbury – Essex Ham Member #183
  16. Paul M3PJD, Laindon – Brother of Kristian, no less
  17. Wayne M6WCE, Harold Hill
  18. Nick M0NIB – Essex Ham Member #55
  19. Martyn G1EFL, Chelmsford – Back from his holiday in Guernsey
  20. Keith G7FFI, Mobile nr Stow Maries
  21. Fred 2E0FRE, Maldon – Essex Ham Member #69
  22. John G1JRD, Maldon – Welcome! Recently moved from North Essex to Hullbridge

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Left-handed scissors – dextral (right-oriented) and sinistral (left-oriented)
  • Lots of new attendees tonight – and lots of members of the Dave fan club!
  • Skills Night next week – Monday 21st July.
  • Anyone know a good supplier for the following: left-handed screwdrivers, tins of tartan paint, a long weight, and bubbles for spirit levels. Anyone think of any more?
Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

Thanks to all who took part in the net tonight – 22 people on tonight’s net – the busiest net since Feb 2013! We wrapped just before 11pm!

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