Monday Night Net 13 July 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 13 July 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 – You need to create a free Essex Ham account to access our chatroom.
Internet Feed: Not in range of 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). 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)
  2. Ricky M6DII, Grays
  3. Paul G4IJE, South Woodham Ferrers
  4. Ian M0IDG, Hockley
  5. Martyn G1EFL, Chelmsford
  6. Peter G4UJG, Rochester
  7. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  8. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon – Nice to work you on the M0 for the first time
  9. Nick M0NIB, Brentwood
  10. Brian M6UHN, Chelmsford
  11. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff – First time on the new callsign too!
  12. David M0WDG, Mobile in Kent
  13. Kevin 2E0HJA, Colchester – First time on the net… welcome
  14. Dean M6NSX, Witham

We wrapped up at 10:45 – Thanks everyone

Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Experiences of Guernsey & Jersey
  • Operating from the Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
  • The Vikings are coming!
  • Publicity – Pictures of many Essex Hams in Practical Wireless, Radio User and Radcom
  • What to update when you change a callsign – QRZ, eQSL, QSL bureau, RSGB, callsign badges
  • Speaking other languages – very handy
  • Exploding Baofeng batteries – See the warning from Geo M1GEO on Twitter about his Baofeng LiPo battery going bang.
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014

Handy Links

Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

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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 repeater for our weekly net. This repeater, together with GB3ER, GB3DB and GB7ZP are managed by volunteers. If you wish to support the repeaters, you can make a donation online, or become a member, at – ERG is a not-for-profit organisation.
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 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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