Essex Ham YL Net 05 May 2018

This month’s Essex Ham Young Ladies Net started at 8pm on Saturday the 5th of May 2018.

The YL Net is hosted, as ever, by Dorothy M0LMR, and you can find out more about the net on our Essex Ham YL Net page.

Dorothy M0LMR, host of the Essex Ham YL Net
Dorothy M0LMR, host of the Essex Ham YL Net


Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to to get chatting during our nets – You need to create a free Essex Ham account to access our chatroom.
Internet Feed: Not in range of the GB3DA? Several Internet feeds are available, including: Essex Ham’s Audio Feed or Essex Ham on TuneIn.


Sarah, Stella, Dorothy, Glynis and Lisa - the 5 participants of the first Essex Ham YL Net
Sarah, Stella, Dorothy, Glynis and Lisa – the 5 participants of the first Essex Ham YL Net in 2015

Net Attendees

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

    1. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon (in the chair)
    2. Rachel G6AMY, Aveley
    3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
    4. Chris G0SLB, Colchester
    5. Pete M0PSX, Leigh-on-Sea
    6. David M1ECC, Basildon
    7. Kristian M0SSK/M
    8. Pete M3ZKH, Ipswich on 3 watts
    9. Richard G7OED, Basildon (for one over)
    10. Sarah M6PSK, Southend 
    11. Dave M0HLB, Rainham

Topics for the evening included:

  • Langdon Hills (Or Laindon Hills) field event today using MX0LHX for the first time
  • Contests at weekends
  • The value of radio for lonely people looking to make friends and stay in touch
  • GB1NHS launches this Tuesday
  • Getting confidence on HF
  • Personalised numberplates for hams
  • The ARG talk and demo on satellites on Friday – great talk by all accounts.
  • Men and decorating

The net wrapped up just after 9:55pm. Well done to Dorothy for running another great net.

Thanks & Disclaimer

Essex Repeater Group LogoEssex Ham would like to thank the Essex Repeater Group for allowing us to use the GB3DA for the Essex YL Net. This repeater, together with GB3ER, GB3DB and GB7ZP are managed by volunteers. ERG would appreciate your support which can be by membership or donation, online at
Please note that the YL Net and Monday Night Net are recorded for the protection of our participants. Audio from repeaters around the UK, including GB3DA, may be streamed online and via web SDRs.
The views and opinions expressed by participants of the Essex YL Net do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham.


Data Protection Notice: Messages transmitted over amateur radio as part of an Essex Ham Net are streamed online and recorded. Names and callsigns of net participants are logged and a summary of attendees made public via this website. We believe this to be for reasons of ‘Legitimate Interest’ under GDPR regulations. Messages posted in the Net chatroom may be relayed over-air as part Essex Ham’s Net, if the Net Controller deems it to be relevant to on-air discussion. See our Terms & Privacy Policy for more.


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