Monday Night Net 05 September 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 5th of September 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. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  3. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  6. William G8CYK, Dunmow
  7. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  8. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  9. Gordon 2E0IRX, Witham
  10. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend
  11. Ivan M6IFW, Bishops Stortford
  12. David M0WDG, Mobile near Chatham
  13. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  14. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff-on-Sea
  15. Les G4JDS, Chelmsford

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Monday Night Net this week. We closed down at 22:20

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Urban foxes (nothing to do with DF fox hunts!)
  • Websites, including discussion of the recent updates to the Essex Ham website
  • How to help new starters into the hobby
  • The jous of Pokemon Go!
  • World of the month, courtesy of Brian… is “Bimblehead”
  • Ofcom, and changes to how you validate your licence
  • The upcoming RSGB Conference and National Hamfest
  • Coding. Thanks to Nick M0NFE for the late-night PHP code fix !

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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