Monday Night Net 15 July 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 15th of July
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. Rachel G6AMY in the chair
  2. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford (polishing his metal)
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Pete M0PSX, Leigh-on-Sea
  6. Kris 2E0KDG, Witham
  7. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  8. Gordon 2E0IRX, Witham
  9. Les G4JDS, Chelmsford


Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Yagis and rotators
  • Acorns BBQ tomorrow night
  • Essex Ham will be out on Saturday afternoon, for the lunar landing and also the 2m activity day (with a telescope too!)
  • What a great weekend of sport
  • New Radcom’s Out
  • New TX Factor’s out
  • Cleaning Silver (Silvero, Brasso, Goldo and Tassimo)
  • Jim Bacon – Check out our interview with Jim talking tropo
  • Excellent talk on Offshore Radio by Jun 2E0RMI last week
  • 2m activity day this weekend
  • Alan Turin appearing on the new £50 note
  • Basildon Street Science 2019 – Busy day for Essex Ham members
  • Direct-to-Full licence. A few reservations
  • SEARS Castle Point Show – this Sunday (with no juniper berries)

The net finished just before 10pm

Thanks to Rachel for running a great net

Rachel G6AMY chairing the Monday Night Net
Rachel G6AMY chairing 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 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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