Monday Night Net 03 October 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 3rd of October 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. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon (Happy 7th wedding anniversary!!)
  5. William G8CYK, Dunmow
  6. Sarah M6PSK, Southend-on-Sea
  7. David M1ECC, Basildon
  8. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  9. Dave M1AMI, Colchester
  10. Gary G0BDY, Brentwood
  11. Glynis 2E0CUQ, Hullbridge
  12. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  13. Selim M0XTA, Chigwell
  14. Dean M0XDA, Witham
  15. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  16. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff
  17. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon

The net started slightly later than usual – Sarah M6PSK’s Birthday

We wrapped up just after 10:15pm – Thanks everyone.

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • The weekend’s National Hamfest
  • The old requirement for logging
  • Interference from LED bulbs
  • The Mi Amigo and the LV18 lightship in Harwich
  • A new expression for ending a QSO – “QR Beer”
  • The Wickford Mafia. Thanks to Dave M1ECC for the following link: Wickford Mafia
  • The origins of the Monday Night Net – The original net was on a Thursday, starting back in October 2011. Gary G0BDY, who joined this evening, joined Net #3, almost 5 years ago.
Extract from Net #03 in October 2011
Extract from Net #03 in October 2011

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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