Monday Night Net 04 July 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 4th of July 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. Gordon 2E0ELI, Grays
  4. Steve 2E0EUH, Southend-on-Sea
  5. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  6. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  7. Melvyn 2E0DNS, Hanningfield
  8. Nick M0NIB, Brentwood
  9. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham Ferrers
  10. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  11. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  12. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  13. Martin 2E0YRN, Gravesend
  14. Paul M0DVD, Mobile near Rayleigh
  15. David M1ECC, Basildon
  16. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  17. Dean M0XDA, Witham
  18. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford

We wrapped up at just before 10:20pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Distance Learning – studying for the Full exam with the Bath Distance Learning Course – a great way to study
  • Essex Ham’s Foundation Online – Course 17 starting, with 35 folk enrolled
  • Mic Shyness…. do you get tongue-tied on HF? Is it more scary to be on VHF or HF?
  • Good luck to the 4 candidates taking their Full in Danbury tomorrow.
  • Collecting callsigns and using your callsign on autopilot.

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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