Monday Net 07 May 2012 Summary

Handheld MicrophoneBank Holiday Monday, the 7th of May 2012, ands we had a net starting at 8pm local time:

The attendance list for today is as follows:

  • 2E0NGY – Mike on Canvey Island
  • M0SHQ – Steve in Maldon (with no plans to fly at Southend Airshow!)
  • M0FAQ – Martin in Great Notley
  • 2E1GUA – James in Chelmsford
  • G0RNU – Neil in Tilbury
  • M6BPK – Jim in Hullbridge
  • 2E0KIL – Terry in Chelmsford

The topics included:

  • Using the Q Diamond Jubilee NoV prefix – Not many interested?
  • Special Event Stations that we’ve worked recently
  • Windmills On The Net, next weekend
  • eQSL cards – Used by most of the people on the net, and expectations are that club and special event stations should use them
  • QSL Bureau and the RGSB (See our write-up on the RSGB talk at CARS last week)
  • Worked All Britain (and the Olympic Torch)
  • D-Star comes to Chelmsford (MB6CE is now active on 144.8750MHz – See the entry on QRZ.com)

We wrapped up at 2135BST. As a reminder, the GB3DA Danbury repeater is operated by the Essex Repeater Group – Donations are welcomed to keep the repeater running.

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