Monday Night Net 12 December 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 12th of December 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 (in the chair for this week’s net)
  2. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  3. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  4. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Gary M0ICG, Wickford
  7. Terry G4POP, Burnham-on-Crouch
  8. Gary G0BDY, Brentwood (just before his Chinese meal – yum)
  9. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  12. George M6LKL, Witham
  13. William G8CYK, Great Baddow
  14. Dave M0WDG, mobile in Kent
  15. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  16. Hugh M6HXV, Rochester
  17. John M6WJM, Dartford
  18. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  19. Vic G6BHE, Southend
  20. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend

We wrapped up just before 22:25 – Thanks everyone

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:

  • Choosing a tablet
  • Getting started with SSTV – Local frequency is 144.500MHz
  • Radio Caroline is applying for an AM broadcast radio licence
  • The Galleywood Gathering yesterday – started at the Horse & Groom, and moved to the Running Mare
  • Logging programs – Thanks to Terry G4POP for joining us. Terry is one of the team behind Log4OM, one of the popular logging applications. We’re hoping that Terry will attend a future Essex Skills Night to demonstrate Log4OM
  • Logbooks of the World – it is worth the hassle?
  • Christmas – Bah humbug
  • An update on Chas, at his QTH in Hockley – we’re waiting on a welfare check
  • Watch out fo the Brown Recluse spider, which has already tasted its first ham, William G8CYK!


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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