Monday Night Net 14 August 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.

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The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 14th of August 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).


Net Attendees

Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon (Happy Birthday for yesterday)
  3. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  4. Kevin G0PEK, Kent
  5. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff
  6. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  7. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon (congrats on the 10th anniversary)
  8. David M1ECC, Basildon
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Nick M0NFE, Southend-on-Sea
  11. Gordon 2E0IRX, Witham
  12. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  13. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  14. Gary M6YRG, Chatham
  15. Terry M6IPK, Dagenham
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:

  • YOTA 2017 – Well done to all involved, including Lauren for doing a sterling job supporting YOTA and promoting the hobby
  • Radio Caroline contacts, and 50 years since the Marine Offences Act silenced some of the rusty ships
  • ISS Contact last week – YOTA 2017 talking to the ISS (worked on the second attempt)
  • Essex Air Ambulance event in September at Earls Colne Airfield
  • David M1ECC’s Field Day on Sunday
  • MARTS event over the coming weekend in Sittingbourne – Anyone from Essex going?
  • Pete M0PSX talking at Thurrock Acorns tomorrow night – a dual talk – Tour of Ofcom at Baldock, and Broadcast Radio Part 2.
  • Al Jolson?
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.
Monday Night Net Disclaimer in Semaphore, as suggested by Kelly
Monday Night Net Disclaimer in Semaphore, as suggested by Kelly


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