Monday Night Net 25 Feb

Handheld MicrophoneHere’s a summary of the activity on the Essex Ham Monday Night Net this evening, Monday 25th February 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. Norman M0FZW on Canvey (briefly)
  3. James 2E1GUA in Chelmsford
  4. Ian M6HPR in Buntingford
  5. Chris M6EDF in Danbury
  6. Belinda M6JNX in on Canvey Island
  7. John M6WRO in Grays
  8. Sonia M0TUL in Braintree
  9. Michael M6EIO in Colchester
  10. Adam M0GWS in Braintree
  11. Dean M6BYF in Chatham
  12. Rob M6KDP in Maldon
  13. Melvin M6BSX in East Hanningfield
  14. Ian M6IDG in Hockley
  15. Barry M6MEO in Southend-on-Sea
  16. Lucy M6UCY, first time (mobile)
  17. Ken M6BZS in Eastwood
  18. Lucy M6ECG in Brightlingsea
  19. Tom 2E0TNC mobile in South Essex
  20. Mark M0IEO in Canvey
  21. Mitchell M6GYN in Loughton
  22. Mike M6KEB, mobile in South Essex
  23. Laura M3LIQ in Canvey
  24. Clive M3SSB in Danbury
  25. Peter G1FOA, Chelmsford (Briefly)
  26. Frank G8ORV in Southend-on-Sea
  27. Martyn G1EFL in Chelmsford
  28. Andrew M6CKX
  29. Gary G0BDY in Brentwood

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • Sideband on UHF (Consider an SDR to receive?)
  • Power supplies – Both M0PSX and M6EIO are using EP925
  • Working the International Space Station (do-able on 10 watts)
  • Listen to the ISS schools contact at 09:42am this Thursday the 28th 145.800MHz
  • Direction finding – anyone got any experience on this? Topic for another night?

Thanks to everyone for attending tonight’s net. A record number of attendees, and we carried on long past 11pm. Here’s the messy sheet of paper I was using…

Monday Night Net 25 Feb 13 paperwork
Monday Night Net 25 Feb 13 paperwork

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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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