Monday Night Net 01 August 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 1st of August 2016 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Live Chat: During the Net, we run an Internet chatroom. Go to 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: Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE) – There’s also Essex Ham’s Audio Feed (In BETA, and not always online). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello

Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair for this week’s net)
  2. Gordon 2E0ELI, Grays
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. Barry G7KCO, Thundersley
  5. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  6. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  7. Terry G3VFC, Kent
  8. William G8CYK, Dunmow
  9. David M1ECC, Basildon
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff (first time using his new callsign!)

Great net – thanks all. We wrapped up just before 10pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • SEARS operating at RAF Boxted last weekend
  • Well done to Dorothy on getting her “50 counties worked” award
  • Using JT65 instead of WSPR, for 2-way weak signal QSOs
  • iPhone vs Android smartphones
  • The latest edition of TX Factor, with their review of the Icom IC-7300
  • Why hasn’t everyone signed up to
  • Radio Caroline activity at the weekend
  • Tour of the HMS Belfast
  • Book – Holding the Fort – the story of SEALAND

Thanks to everyone who took part… Happy Hamming!

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
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.

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