Monday Night Net 23 Nov 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 23 November 2015 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

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Internet Feed: Not in range of GB3DA? Several Internet feeds are available, including: Monday Night Net uStream and Essex Ham’s Audio Feed

Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  3. Paul M6NFW, Westcliff
  4. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  5. Brian M6UHN, Chelmsford
  6. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend
  7. David M1ECC, Basildon
  8. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  9. Glynis 2E0CUQ, Hullbridge
  10. Chris at SCARF MX5CDS, Chelmsford
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  13. Kevin M6KKZ, Wickford (First time on the net)
  14. Bill G7LAX, Rayleigh
  15. Kristian 2E0SSX, Basildon
  16. Kevan M6KDN, Ipswich (very scratchy)
  17. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff
  18. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford

We closed the net just before 10:30pm.

SCARF Contact

Thanks to Chris G0IPU for the contact from the Chelmsford District Scouts – Here’s our recording of the contact

Extract from Monday Night Net 23 Nov 15 – SCARF Contact (4 mins, mp3 format)


Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Windows 10 – is it worth the update?
  • Cloud computer storage and home security
  • Studying for the upcoming Intermediate and Full exams
  • The weekend’s 2m activity day
  • Digital radio – what’s the one to go with: DMRT, D-Star or Fusion?
  • Powering and charging a Baofeng with solar cells

Post-Net SSTV Experiment

After the net, Laura M6LHT, Nick M0NFE, David M1ECC and Pete M0PSX had a short 2m SSTV experiment.

SSTV image sent by Nick M0NFE, captured by Pete M0PSX
SSTV image sent by Nick M0NFE, captured by Pete M0PSX
Sending an SSTV image (23 Nov 2015)
Sending an SSTV image (23 Nov 2015)


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Thanks & Disclaimer

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