Monday Night Net 06 Apr 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 06 April 2015 started at 8:00pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to www.essexham.co.uk/chat 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. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford (in the chair)
  2. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  3. Chris M6KDG, Witham
  4. Brian M6UHN, Chelmsford
  5. Rob 2E0LMX, Showburyness
  6. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  7. Lee M6PXA, Canvey Island
  8. Jakub 2E0FTX, Southend
  9. Andy M0BAH, DX from Washington, West Sussex
  10. Kristian 2E0SSX, Basildon

The Net wrapped up at 10:20 – Thanks to James for running this week’s net – The net’s normal chair Pete M0PSX was in Birmingham with Kelly M6KFA, reporting on Gadget Show Live (listening in from Birmingham and chatting in the chatroom). Thanks also to Nick 2E0DVX for supplying the stream.

Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Interlink repeater – whether it’s operational.
  • Earls Colne on Saturday.
  • Raspberry Pi.
  • Why use M6 when licensed with 2E0?
  • Where 2E1 came from and how rare it is.
  • Flying: including from what age you can train, fly solo and apply for a pilots licence.
  • Females who operate CW (Morse code).
  • Parachuting/skydiving and if anyone has done those or anything else extreme.
  • Tending to forget what you had in mind or wanted to say when speaking on the radio.

Thanks to Rob 2E0LMX for the above summary of discussion points.

Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014

Handy Links

  • No link to share this week
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 www.essexrepeatergroup.org.uk – 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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