Monday Night Net 16 Dec 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 16th of December 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, Leigh-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Alan 2E0FBP, Basildon
  3. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  4. Gary M5YRG, Kent
  5. Ian 2E0HPR
  6. Aubrey M7SDA, Rayleigh
  7. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  8. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  9. John 2E0XPW, Rochester
  10. James 2E0VYL, Kent/li>
  11. Tom 2E0EUM, Wickford
  12. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  13. Jo M0KOZ, Kent
  14. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff-on-Sea
  15. Bob G4MBD, Chelmsford

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Pub Names (See below)
  • Our thanks to the Romans (what have they ever given us?)
  • New episode of TX Factor released
  • BHI noise-cancelling speakers

Ham Radio Pub Names

Just some of the pub names suggested tonight:

  • The Yagi & Tripod
  • The Transceiver Tavern
  • The Baofeng Arms
  • The Dipole Arms
  • The Intermediate Halfway House
  • The 5 and 9
  • The Contest Inn
  • The Foundation Inn
  • The Wobbly Beam
  • The Hop and Skip
  • The Propagation Inn
  • The Essex Ham
  • Top Band Tavern
  • The Ground Plane & Reflector
  • The Keyer and Blanket
  • Amateur Arms
  • The Dot and Dash
  • The Sporadic E
  • The Log and Ferrite
  • The Loop and Wire
  • The Ladder and Co-ax
  • The Dot and Gragon
  • The Golf and Mike
  • The Vertical and Sloper


The net finished at 21:30 local time.


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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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