Monday Night Net 08 Apr 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 8th of April 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. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  5. Richard M3FHI, South Woodham Ferrers
  6. Peter M7CAV, Rochester
  7. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  8. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  9. Richard G7OED/M, Basildon
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Les G4JDS/M (On the way back from Essex Skills Night)
  12. Derek M0SCE, Southend-on-Sea
  13. Paul M0DVD/M
  14. David M1ECC, Basildon
  15. Tony G6TOT, Medway
  16. Oscar 2E1HWE, Southend
  17. Chris G0IPU/M, Chelmsford
  18. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  19. Bryan 2E0YND

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Cambridge Rally
  • Intermediate Exam
  • What magmount is best?… and where to stick ’em
  • Wide or Narrow when accessing a repeater like GB3DA
  • Zello – well done to Oscar for trying some Zello comms during the net, and attracting 9 people
  • An update on Foundation Online and the new syllabus
  • “Blessed Are The Teamakers” – Quote of the night

The net closed at 22:18 local time.

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Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA
Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA


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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