this year

* = monthly nets
✓ = completed, p = postponed, c = cancelled
DATE   TYPE DESCRIPTION
JANUARY 2nd * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
JANUARY 4th
JANUARY 11th

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
JANUARY 16th MEETING 49 Introduction to Radio Wave Propagation, a talk by Dave M5ABP and Gordon M0WJL.
JANUARY 18th
JANUARY 25th

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
FEBRUARY 6th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
FEBRUARY 8th
FEBRUARY 14th *
FEBRUARY 15th


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
FEBRUARY 20th P MEETING 50 TALK POSTPONED (see 17th July)
FEBRUARY 22nd
MARCH 1st

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
MARCH 6th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
MARCH 8th
MARCH 14th *
MARCH 15th


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
MARCH 17th EVENT 32 Essex 2 metre Activity Afternoon from 1pm to 5pm.
MARCH 20th MEETING 51 AGM + Snack and Chat
MARCH 22nd
MARCH 29th

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
APRIL 3rd * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500
APRIL 5th
APRIL 11th *
APRIL 12th


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
APRIL 17th MEETING 52 USING A GRID DIP OSCILLATOR, a short talk by Steve G4HXY. Paul to talk about the membership survey and some other points.
APRIL 19th
APRIL 26th

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
MAY 1st * SSTV NET CANCELLED – 2 metre SSTV Net starting at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
MAY 3rd
MAY 9th
MAY 10th


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starting at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
MAY 12th EVENT 33 RNLI SOS Month, GB1TYC, operating at Thurrock Yacht Club from 08:30 until 17:00
MAY 15th MEETING 53 SHOW US YOUR SHACK, show and tell presentation. Paul to talk about the results of the membership survey.
MAY 17th
MAY 24th
MAY 31st


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
JUNE 5th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
JUNE 7th
JUNE 13th
JUNE 14th


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz.
JUNE 19th MEETING 54 JOURNEY INTO AMATEUR RADIO, a presentation by Pete M0PSX
JUNE 21st FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
JUNE 23rd EVENT 34 Horndon Feast & Fayre, GB2HFF operating at Saint Peter & Saint Paul’s Church, from 09:00 until 16:00.
JUNE 28th FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
JULY 3rd * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
JULY 5th
JULY 11th *
JULY 12th



FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
JULY 17th MEETING 55 INVESTIGATION OF FATAL COLLISIONS, a presentation by Nigel M0ICH.
As affected people may find the material distressing, this meeting is open only to Acorns members.
JULY 19th
JULY 26th
AUGUST 2nd


FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
AUGUST 7th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
AUGUST 8th *
AUGUST 9th

FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
AUGUST 11th EVENT 35 Essex Wildlife Trust, GB1EWT operating at Thameside Nature Reserve, Mucking, on HF and VHF from 09:30 until 16:00
AUGUST 16th FM NET 2 metre FM Net starting at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
AUGUST 21st MEETING 56 CLUB NIGHT, ON AIR OUTSIDE & B-B-Q (weather permitting)
AUGUST 23rd
AUGUST 30th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starting at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
SEPTEMBER 1st-2nd OTHER EVENT GB2MFM Military Fixed Monuments, a Thames Amateur Radio Group event commemorating the end of World War 2 (weather permitting)
SEPTEMBER 4th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
SEPTEMBER 6th
SEPTEMBER 12th *
SEPTEMBER 13th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
SEPTEMBER 18th MEETING 57 TO BE ANNOUNCED
SEPTEMBER 20th
SEPTEMBER 27th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
OCTOBER 2nd * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
OCTOBER 4th
OCTOBER 10th *
OCTOBER 11th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
OCTOBER 16th MEETING 58 TO BE ANNOUNCED
OCTOBER 18th
OCTOBER 25th
NOVEMBER 1st
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
NOVEMBER 6th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
NOVEMBER 8th
NOVEMBER 14th *
NOVEMBER 15th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
NOVEMBER 17th EVENT 36 Essex 2 metre Activity Afternoon from 1pm to 5pm.
NOVEMBER 20th MEETING 59 TO BE ANNOUNCED
NOVEMBER 22nd
NOVEMBER 29th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
DECEMBER 4th * SSTV NET 2 metre SSTV Net starts at 7:30pm on 144.500MHz
DECEMBER 6th
DECEMBER 12th *
DECEMBER 13th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz
DECEMBER 18th MEETING 60 Winter Snack & Chat
DECEMBER 20th
DECEMBER 27th
FM NET 2 metre FM Net starts at 7:30pm on 145.500MHz