Monday Night Net 02 May 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 2nd of May 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. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  3. Paul 2E0SET, Westcliff-on-Sea
  4. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  7. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  8. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  9. Chris M0NAY, Tonbridge Wells
  10. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  11. Kevin G0PEK, Hoo nr Rochester
  12. William G8CYK, Chelmsford
  13. Nick M6DVX, Westcliff
  14. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend-on-Sea
  15. Steve M1BWN, Mobile near Braintree

The Bank Holiday net wrapped up just after 10:05pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Cograts to Dorothy and Richard – Grandparents of new addition and future M6, Aaliyah!
  • Time management – never enough hours in the day
  • Shoebury East Beach Field Day
  • Leiston CC 2m/70cm contest
  • Working the Wainwrights, and Summits On the Air
  • Anyone up for an erection-fest in Baddow?
  • Missing micrometers – anyone help?
  • Details of a Radcom new starter survey… have you been invited?
  • Quote of the evening from William G8CYK – I’ve been out of the hobby for years, and now people’s callsighs look like car registration numbers

Thanks to everyone who took part, and Happy Hamming!

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

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The views and opinions expressed by participants on the Essex Ham nets do not necessarily reflect the views of Essex Ham and/or the Network Controller.
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