Monday Night Net 13 June 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 13th of June 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. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  4. Martyn G1EFL, Chelmsford
  5. Melvin 2E0DNS, East Hanningfield (plus guest parakeet)
  6. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  7. Paul 2E0DNQ, Southend-on-Sea
  8. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  9. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Dean M0XDA, Witham (who makes a great cuppa!)
  12. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  13. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff

We wrapped up at just before 10:10pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • The Acorns event last Wednesday in Tilbury
  • Skills Night next Monday
  • Protection against lighting, and unplugging antennas
  • How to configurare a wireless earth
  • Echolink – Is it running in Essex? Seems the RF part is still looking for a new home, but the Internet part of MB7IDA is running
  • Solstice event this Sunday and Tuesday
  • Well done to the six new M6s, trained by the SEARS team

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
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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