Monday Night Net 17 July 2017

Monday Night Net MNN LogoOur Monday Night Net launched back in 2011 and is still going strong. Everyone’s welcome to join, especially those who’ve recently got their licence and are looking for help with getting started in the hobby.

If you’re new to our Monday Night Net, you can find more information here: Monday Night Net

The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 17 July 2017 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford. Here’s a quick summary of who joined this week’s net, and what was discussed…

Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to www.essexham.co.uk/chat 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 , Essex Ham on TuneIn or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE).

Net Attendees

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

  1. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon (in the chair, with sherbert lemons)
  2. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  3. Matt M6MVW, Hockley
  4. Gary M6YRG, Chatham
  5. William G8CYK, Baddow
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford (plus leather paddle, Brian?)
  7. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  8. Gordon 2E0IRX, Witham
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Gary M6GPM, Grays
  11. Paul G7BHE/M, A12 heading home from Ipswich
Monday Night Net Participants 2016
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2016

Topics for the evening, as follows:

In tonight’s net, here’s what was discussed:

  • Curious onlookers at field days
  • Gardening & weeds
  • 20m propagation… listen out for a ZL tonight from 10pm
  • Bottle openers… never one when you need one! No opening bottles with teeth!
  • The SEARS Net, every weekday evening on 145.225MHz
  • TX Factor Ep. 17 is out, including coverage of the Norfolk ARC Field Day
  • Solar eclipse
  • SSTV from the ISS – Set for Thursday 20th July around 21:25GMT (Details via AMSAT UK)
  • Handhelds for ham radio

The net wrapped up at 22:08BST. Thanks to Rachel for running a great net

Pete M0PSX's shack in Monday Night Net Mode
Pete M0PSX’s shack in Monday Night Net Mode

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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 for our weekly 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 www.essexrepeatergroup.org.uk.
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 web SDRs.
The views and opinions expressed by participants of the Monday Night Net do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham.
Monday Night Net Disclaimer in Semaphore, as suggested by Kelly
Monday Night Net Disclaimer in Semaphore, as suggested by Kelly

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