Monday Night Net 19 Aug 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 19th of August 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 in the chair
  2. Pete M0PSX, Leigh-on-Sea
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford (polishing his metal)
  6. Aubrey M7SDA
  7. Steve M7AHT
  8. Paul M6PVM, Writtle
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Terry 2E0IPK, Dagenham
  11. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff-on-sea
  12. Gordon M0WJL, Grays


Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • We’re back… GB3DA is back on-air, and we’re all together again
  • Galleywood gathering yesterday (including tree climbing!)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang bang
  • Choccy Biccies
  • Truffles
  • Southend Carnival
  • Comedy Shows, including “Just Good Friends”
  • Video editing and TV adverts
  • Upcoming events – TARG camping and the Secret Nuclear Bunker event at the weekend
  • Amateur Radio Top Trumps
  • Flying Pliers
  • Dad’s Army (up23, bang23, bang23, bang23, down)
  • The last episode of Quantum Leap (“Oh Boy!”)
  • Radcom’s out
  • Bletchley Park (“have you been?”), and the National Radio Centre

The net finished at 10:25pm

Thanks to Rachel for running a great net, and to ERG for getting GB3DA back on-air!


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.


Data Protection Notice: Messages transmitted over amateur radio as part of an Essex Ham Net are streamed online and recorded. Names and callsigns of net participants are logged and a summary of attendees made public via this website. We believe this to be for reasons of ‘Legitimate Interest’ under GDPR regulations. Messages posted in the Net chatroom may be relayed over-air as part Essex Ham’s Net, if the Net Controller deems it to be relevant to on-air discussion. See our Terms & Privacy Policy for more.


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