Monday Night Net 25 May 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 25 May 2015 started at just after 8:20pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford. The repeater was busy with chat about sci-fi, hence the late start.

Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to to get chatting – You need to create a free Essex Ham account to access our chatroom.
Internet Feed: Not in range of GB3DA? Several Internet feeds are available, including: Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick 2E0DVX) – There’s also Essex Ham’s Audio Feed (In BETA). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello

Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Chelmsford (in the chair)
  2. Selim M0XTA, Chigwell
  3. Chris M6KDG, Witham
  4. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  5. Aydin M6WYZ, Shoebury
  6. Brian M6UHN, Chelmsford
  7. Lee M6PXT, St Osyth
  8. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  11. Ian 2E0IMZ, Leigh-on-Sea
  12. Peter G4UJG, Rochester
  13. Francisco EA7IXM, 5 watts in Heybridge, visiting from Spain
  14. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham Ferrers
  15. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  16. Jon G3ZJZ, Hockley
  17. Mike G1KOT, Basildon (Happy Birthday, OM, and enjoy the twig)
  18. Terry G0TIW on the Chiltern Hills (94 miles away from DA)

We wrapped up just after 11:20pm – Thanks everyone!

Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Major network fault with o2
  • The Waters & Stanton event yesterday in Hockley – W&S May 2015 Video
  • The Principality of Sealand
  • Pirate radio in the 60s – Radio Caroline, the rusty ships, and the forts
  • Intermediate question 1 – Sine waves – Any easy way of explaining how many waveforms Frequency is 50Hz – what is the time for two cycles?
  • Intermediate question 2 –  A 12v battery is connected to a 2 ohm and 4 ohm resistor in series – what is the power dissipated on the 4 ohm resistor? 16 watts.
  • Worked all Britain – Anyone take part?
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014

Handy Links

Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

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Thanks & Disclaimer

Essex Repeater Group LogoEssex 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. If you wish to support the repeaters, you can make a donation online, or become a member, at – ERG is a not-for-profit organisation.
Please note that the Monday Night Net is recorded for the protection of our participants. Audio from repeaters around the UK, including GB3DA, may be streamed online and via SDRs.
The views and opinions expressed by participants of the Monday Night Net do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham.

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