Monday Night Net 10 April 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 10th of April 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. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff
  4. David M0WDG/M, Kent
  5. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  6. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  7. Nick M0NFE, Southend (Dentist at 2:30 tomorrow – geddit?)
  8. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  9. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  10. William G8CYK, Baddow
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. David M1ECC, Basildon
  13. John G3ZJZ, Hockley (Chaz is still AWOL)
  14. David G3BRK, Kent (Giving an old club callsign an airing)
  15. Laura M6LHT, Southend

The Net wrapped up at 10:10pm

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:

  • The GB3HW repeater in Romford – No longer operational? 
  • The latest issue of Practical Wireless – A mention for the Essex Ham TDOTA activation, TAARC’s recent club night, and the end of licence revalidation (perhaps!)
  • HF Noise
  • Marconi’s Birthday next weekend
  • Loop antennas
  • St George’s Day next weekend at Galleywood common


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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