Monday Night Net 14 November 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 14 November 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, South Ockendon
  3. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Paul M0CNL, Clacton
  7. Dean M0XDA, Witham
  8. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  9. David M1ECC, Basildon
  10. William G8CYK, Great Baddow
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. Georg M6LKL, Witham
  13. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff-on-Sea
  14. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  15. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  16. Giles 2E0DNU, Chelmsford
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:

  • Thurrock Acorns 2m Activity Afternoon this Saturday
  • There’s a launch to the ISS this Thursday at arounf 8:20pm – Thanks Neil
  • Appears that the ISS VHF antenna is non-operational. No more 2m digipeater packet, and it’s now on UHF – See ARISS News
  • Mr Tumble – Don’t ask!
  • The night of the Super Moon, and the origins of Blue Moon
  • Skills Night next week – See you there?

The net wrapped up just after 10.25pm

Pete's poor handwriting - Brian apparently looks like Onion. Whoops!
Pete’s poor handwriting – Brian apparently looks like Onion. Whoops!

Thanks to everyone who took part in the busy net… 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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