Monday Night Net 27 Jan 2014

Handheld Microphone

The Essex Ham net for Monday the 27th of January 2014 started at 8:00pm on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Live Chat: The chatroom is running as usual. Go to www.essexham.co.uk/chat – Our chat software requires you to create a free Essex Ham account.

We also streamed a live video feed of the Monday Night Net – just as an experiment based on a request at last week’s Skills Workshop – Thanks to those who tuned in to watch me work!

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

  1. Pete M0PSX in Southend, in the chair
  2. Ricky M6DII, Mobile in the warm (Track him on APRS)
  3. James 2E1GUA, Mobile
  4. Charlie M0PZT, with DXCoffee
  5. Ian 2E0EOM in Hockley
  6. Daniel M6DLE for a quick over
  7. Mitchell 2E0EMO
  8. Kristian 2E0SSX
  9. Jim 2E0RMI
  10. Paul M0PXD
  11. Rob M0KCP
  12. Dave M6EWF, doing well from Isleworth, London on 5 watts
  13. Tony G6EEE, coding away!
  14. Dennis G1AJQ in Chelmsford

Live Video Stream

Following a request at last week’s Amateur Radio Skills session, tonight’s net was streamed live, allowing regulars to watch net controller Pete M0PSX running the weekly net. Here are a couple of screen grabs – with thanks to Jim 2E0RMI:

Live stream of the Monday Night Net on GB3DA 27 July 2014
Live stream of the Monday Night Net on GB3DA 27 July 2014
Pete M0PSX, captured on the Monday Night Net Live Feed
Pete M0PSX, captured on the Monday Night Net Live Feed

Topics for the evening as follows:

  • The two-day RNLI event at the Marconi Sailing Club (see our video)
  • HF verticals, and the Comet used at the weekend
  • The prefix MA, 2A and GA – Running for most of 2014 and available those in Scotland with th appropriate Nov
  • Coffee
  • Webcams

Any thoughts on tonight’s net? Add ’em below!

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

Handy Links

  • Details of the special prefix for Scotland

 

We wrapped up at 22:35 – Thanks to everyone for the great chat, and hope I kept you entertained on the webcam.

Got a comment about this week’s Monday Night Net? Please add it below.

Got a comment about this week’s Monday Night Net? Please add it below.

Thanks to the Essex Repeater Group for allowing us to use the GB3DA repeater for our weekly net. Please show them your support by becoming a member at www.essexrepeatergroup.org.uk

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