Monday Night Net 25 August 2014

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 25 August 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. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  3. Daniel M6DLE, Basildon
  4. Rob M0KCP, Maldon
  5. Nick M0NIB , Brentwood
  6. Nick 2E0DVX, Southend-on-Sea
  7. James 2E1GUA , Chelmsford
  8. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford (back after taking a 30 year break!)
  9. Tony G6EEE, Gt Leighs
  10. Martyn G1ELF, Chelmsford
  11. Brian 2E0YND, Harlow (new to Essex)
  12. Tony 2E0TSA, Catford

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • CW, and ideas for promoting Morse at the Skills Nights
  • G5RV – Love it, or hate it
  • CW in movies – unrealistic representation of Morse in war films
  • Name badges on offer at Skills Nights
  • High altitude balloon tracking
  • Essex Ham Email Reflector
  • Lancaster bombers
  • Decoding CW with Ham Radio Deluxe – Thanks to Tony G6EEE for the tip!

We wrapped up a 10:20pm – Thanks to everyone who joined us for a good net.

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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