Monday Night Net 04 Mar 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 4th of March 2019 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Our Monday Night Net launched back in 2011 and is still going strong. Everyone’s welcome to join, especially those who’ve recently got their licence and are looking for help with getting started in the hobby.

If you’re new to our Monday Night Net, you can find more information here: Monday Night Net

On this page, you’ll find a quick summary of who joined this week’s net, and what was discussed.

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: Essex Ham’s Audio Feed or Essex Ham on TuneIn.


Net Attendees

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

    1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (In the chair)
    2. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
    3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
    4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
    5. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
    6. Dave M6ONB, Chelmsford
    7. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
    8. Alan 2E0FBP, Wickford
    9. David M1ECC, Basildon
    10. Les G4JDS
    11. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
    12. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
    13. Dave M1AMI
    14. Nick M0NFE, Southend

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Windy weather and antennas
  • Prepper comms
  • The upcoming 2m Activity Day (Saturday 16th March)
  • Essex Ham at the Southend Raspberry Jam
  • Jim 2E0RMI talking about offshore radio at CARS. A chat about Essex Ham’s first GB event, GB5OR
  • Using Chirp – are there any alternatives?
  • Question of the week – related to the new supervision clause in the new Foundation syllabus
  • The new syllabus – Rachel has spoken: “Just leave it alone!”

The net closed at 22:31.

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Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA
Essex Ham’s Monday Night Net on GB3DA – Pictured here with the Repeater Timeout Kit

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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