Monday Night Net 12 September 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 12th of September 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. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  3. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. William G8CYK, Dunmow (watching a bat Red Arrows display whilst herding cats)
  6. Trevor M6TMB, Epping
  7. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  8. Gary M6FCV, Frinton (static mobile on his driveway)
  9. Derek M0SCE, Mobile in Southend
  10. Simon 2E0VAO, mobile near Braintree
  11. Graham M6GRH, Orpington
  12. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff
  13. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  14. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  15. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  16. Les G4JDS, Chelmsford
  17. David M1ECC, Basildon
  18. Darren 2E0OCA, Mobile en route to Southend

We wrapped up at 10:35pm – Thanks everyone.

Reminder – Essex Skills Night next week, so no net. See you at Danbury?

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Essex Ham’s get-together at Shoebury Beach yesterday
  • Radcom’s on the way, and a sneak peek is available to our members (RSGB Club PDF)
  • LEFARS active at the Essex County Show at the weekend
  • Recommendations for viewing – Laura recommends “Banshee Chapters”, which has a radio connection
  • An update on Keith M0KNG’s progress with our online course
  • Squirrels and drones
  • Thanks to our listeners, including some of the candidates on the CARS Foundation Course
  • Recommendations for mobile speakers – Thanks to Graham for recommending the CRT MS120

Thanks to everyone who took part… Happy Hamming!

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
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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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