Monday Night Net 18 Feb 2013 Summary

Handheld MicrophoneHere’s a summary of the activity on the Essex Ham Monday Night Net this evening, Monday 18th February 2013:

The net started at 8pm 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. Mitchell M6GYN in Loughton
  3. Ian M6HPR in Buntingford (sorry, conditions not in our favour tonight)
  4. Joel G0URK in Chelmsford
  5. Norman M0FZW, on the way to his quiz night
  6. Phil M0IMA, Swanscombe, Kent
  7. Lucy M6ECG in Brightlingsea
  8. Adam M0GWS in Braintree
  9. Fred M6BZW in Maldon
  10. Ken M6BZS in Eastwood
  11. Ernie G4HTE in Potters Bar
  12. Steve M6SDX in Billericay
  13. James M3GUA in Chelmsford
  14. Rob M6KDP in Maldon
  15. Martyn G1EFL in Chelmsford

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Home Weather Stations interfering with car key fobs
  • What do the public think of us radio hams? I’ve been pulled by the local police suspecting my magmount as being used for illegal minicabbing.
  • Ofcom moving towards “one ham, one callsign”… is this to made their admin easier, or to allow callsign reuse?
  • Quality of digital voice on HF
  • 2013 Anniversary Games – In case you missed the news, 26-28th July 2013 in London

Thanks to everyone for attending tonight’s net! We wrapped up at just after 10:30pm

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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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