Monday Night Net 09 Oct 2017

Monday Night Net MNN LogoOur 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

The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 9th of October 2017 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford. Here’s 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 , Essex Ham on TuneIn or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE). On a Smartphone, GB3DA is sometimes streamed on the SouthEastRadio Zello channel


Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  3. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  4. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  5. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  7. Gordon 2E0IRX, Gordon
  8. Ian 2E0HPR, Buntingford (Welcome back from a short break)
  9. David M1ECC, Basildon
  10. Leslie G4JDS
  11. Mitchell 2E0EMO (for one short over)
  12. Chris G4BMW
  13. Nick M0NFE, Southend
  14. Laura M6LHT, Southend
Monday Night Net Participants 2016
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2016

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • EVA (Spacewalks) from the ISS. Can we overhear the comms?
  • Use of Loctite / Superglue to stop colinear antenna screws working loose
  • It was the YL Net on Saturday, lasting 2 hours
  • TAARC club night on the 17th of October coming up
  • Vespa scooters
  • The cure for the common cold
  • Space films, such as Gravity. See films with a radio theme


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.


Disclaimer (Klingon Version)

Essex Repeater ghom maHvaD gb3da repeater lo’ chaw’ qatlho’ vIvut essex ham. membership donation website pagh ghaytan chaH.
ta nets participants protection. chaq streamed vo’ uk repeaters audio online. essex ham wej vaj mangghomDajDaq wIj je vuD vIHutlh jIH. Qapla’!


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