Essex Ham YL Net 07 Jan 2017

This month’s Essex Ham Young Ladies Net started at 8pm on Saturday the 7th of January 2017.

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.

Tonight’s net was a special one, as it marks the first anniversary of the YL Net – Well done to Dorothy for her hard work in running the net over recent months, and doing her bit to promote the hobby.

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 – 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 (not always online) or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello


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
  2. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  3. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  4. Mile M0LHA
  5. David M1ECC, Basildon
  6. Jay M6JVD


Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Happy new year greetings to all
  • Use of recent vhf lift conditions on 2m and 70cms , including the Dutch repeater . who made contacts and who wasn’t successful , Which local repeaters we can access, and which we can’t .
  • Adnams Suffolk beers, those that have had them , which were our favourites, And traditional pubs and how they have changed , for the better or worse?
  • Heavy old pre 1980’s radio and telephone equipment , and how modern technology has made everything so much smaller and manageable .

We had a very enjoyable evening chatting on various subjects , and wrapped up at 9:40pm. The next YL net will be Saturday February 4th , from 8pm on GB3DA .



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.


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