Monday Night Net 07 Jan 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 07 January 2018 – the first one of 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. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford (in the chair)
  2. Craig 2E0OZC, Hatfield Peverel
  3. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Brian 2E0WMB, Chelmsford
  6. Pete M0PSX, Southend 
  7. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  8. Dave M6ONB, Chelmsford
  9. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  10. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  11. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  12. David M1ECC, Basildon
  13. Rob M1EGP/P
  14. Clive M6PQX/M, Thames Estuary
  15. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • CW training starting, links to Music and who plays an instrument
  • PME and Earthing discussion, advice to seek professional advice and look on RSGB given
  • Discussion about Newbie net starting up again,
  • Gardening, and Bonsai Trees how to care for them
  • Shout out to GB1NHS in chat room
  • Body clock and who was morning/evening person
  • Review of EH 2018 Video
  • Battery Powered Scooters
  • Upcoming Laindon Hills club meet
  • G-WHIP HF antenna for bike
  • The latest PW is out

The net wrapped at 22:12 local time.

Andrew M0ONH, on-air at Galleywood Common in 2018
Andrew M0ONH, on-air at Galleywood Common in 2018

Thanks to everyone who took part in this week’s net, both on and off air., and well done to Andrew for running his first net.

Any Essex Ham member is welcome to have a try at running the Monday Night Net – let Pete M0PSX know, and give it a try!

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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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