Monday Night Net 07 Mar 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 7th March 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, Ockendon
  3. Paul G7BHE, Mobile in central Essex, and on a misson
  4. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend
  5. Chris G0IPU, mobile in Chelmsford
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  7. Gordon 2E0ELI, Grays
  8. Paul 2E0SET, Westcliff
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Tim M6LXG, Bayford Herts
  11. Martin M6LZM, Gravesend
  12. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  13. Bob 2E0RSX, Thundersley
  14. Nigel M6NBZ, Ockendon
  15. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  16. Glynis 2E0CUQ, Hullbridge
  17. David M1ECC, Basildon
  18. George M6NCR, Stevenage (first contact, and one of our Foundation Online passes!)
  19. Steve M0SHQ, Maldon (thanks for the antenna loan!)
  20. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff
  21. Rob M1EGP, Staplehurst, Kent

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Saturday’s YL Net
  • ISS pass tomorrow between 8 and 9am – Tim talking to a school in the Czech Republic
  • Shack drinks and Tassimo machines
  • Working with local schools
  • New issue of Practical Wireless is out now
  • Updates to club websites, and why tinkering works

Another busy net, and some great discussion.

Happy Hamming!

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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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