Monday Night Net 04 Apr 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 4th April 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
  2. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  3. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  6. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  7. Lloyd M6LHG, Southend
  8. David M6ILM, Pitsea
  9. David M1ECC, Basildon
  10. Wayne M6WCE, Harold Hill
  11. Martyn G1EFL, Chelmsford
  12. Sarah M6PSK, Southend-on-Sea
  13. Gary G0BDY, Brentwood
  14. Jon M6WRO, Thurrock
  15. Geoff G7NJB, Sheppey
  16. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  17. Rob G1NXC, Rainham, Kent

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • This weekend’s Galleywood Common Field Day
  • Unpluggiong your antennas during storms – just what is the right thing to do – See the following interesting article on the subject: Lightning and Antennas
  • Saturday’s SEARS meal
  • Spam, spam, spam, spam and spam
  • Should we petition Ofcom to make bacon butties a mandatory requirement for working /P

Thanks to everyone who took part, and Happy Hamming!

Planetary cakes, created by Sarah M6PSK, as discussed on this week's net
Planetary cakes, created by Sarah M6PSK, as discussed on this week’s net

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Pete M0PSX, hosting the Essex Ham Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, hosting the Essex Ham Monday Night Net


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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