Monday Night Net 14 Jan 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 14th of January 2019 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Our 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.

If you’re new to our Monday Night Net, you can find more information here: Monday Night Net

On this page, you’ll find 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 or Essex Ham on TuneIn.


Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend (in the chair)
  2. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon (celebrating 5 years since her first QSO)
  4. Andre 2E0DWU, Ipswich
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Alex G4PZX, Colchester (aged 92. Welcome aboard for the first time)
  7. Nigel M6OQU, Maidstone
  8. Chantelle M7ACR
  9. Gordon M0WJL, Grays (ouch)
  10. Keith G3WGE, Galleywood
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay (get well soon!)
  12. David M1ECC, Basildon
  13. John 2E0XPW, Rochester
  14. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  15. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon


Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Chilly innit?
  • Radio repairs – a stray whisker in feeder, and a dead choke forced a couple of us off-air recently. 
  • Dentists. Grrr. 2:20pm (tooth-hurty?)
  • Fingringhoe near Colchester
  • Beware the Vikings are coming!
  • The Bath=based course – a great way to study for the Full – The January one is the last one for a while as the team will be updating their course for the new syllabus. It all changes this September, so those progressing to the next level may want to get in before then
  • C4FM and FT8 explained
  • Anglo-Saxon history & Sutton Hoo
  • GB3ER is back on air.Keep your repeaters active
  • BBC’s Detectorists – set in historic Danebury
  • Suffolk RED at the end of the month

The net wrapped at 22:21 local time.

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Thanks to everyone who took part in this week’s net, both on and off air.  


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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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