Monday Night Net 17 Feb 2020

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 17th of February 2020 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. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. Mike G8EJN, Billericay
  5. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  6. Pete M0PSX, Leigh-on-Sea
  7. Nigel 2E0OQU, Kent
  8. Terry 2E0IPK, Danbury
  9. Alan M7ESI, Abbeywood SE London
  10. Aron M3ZZN/M, nr Colchester
  11. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff-on-Sea



Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Old built-like-a-tank rigs
  • The Vulcan bomber
  • BRATS Rally in Kent this Sunday
  • High Winds
  • ICQ Podcast featuring several Essex voices – Listen to the show here
  • Essex CW Morse Training
  • Canvey Rally BBC Essex Video – Click for video
  • 20m activity yesterday, including Raisa operating from Finland yesterday as OH73ELK, promoting amateur radio
  • A report on the first CARS Activity Night at Danbury
  • Bacon butties at dawn
  • Peterborough club ending training

The net finished at 10:01pm

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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