Monday Night Net 18 Mar 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 18th of March 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. Rachel G6AMY, Grays (In the chair, with her gavel – she makes a great Chairperson!)
  2. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  4. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmford
  5. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea
  6. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  7. Terry  2E0IPK (Heading home from the Essex Skills Night)
  8. David M1ECC, Basildon
  9. Ian 2E0HPR
  10. Dorothy M0LMR/M, Basildon (On the way back from Essex Skills Night)
  11. Oscar 2E1HWE, Southend-on-Sea

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • 2m Activity Event last Saturday
  • Thurrock Acorns AGM tomorrow
  • 3D printing projects (Morse key, paddles, etc)
  • Langdon Hills – Antenna now up at the club venue, plus Progression Night this Friday
  • Club Constitutions
  • Updates to the syllabus, as mentioned in the latest Radcom. If RSGB wants to get more progression, making Intermediate harder is going to make more people stay at Foundation
  • Club meetings – every member should bring a gavel
  • Anyone interested in a Galleywood Gathering on Saturday?
  • Dover Rally on Sunday
  • Cast your votes for Rachel at Chairperson!

The net closed at 10:30pm.

Thanks to Rachel for running a great Constitutional net, and a thanks to everyone who joined us on-air, or in the chatroom.

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
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