Monday Night Net 19 December 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 19th of December 2016 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

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: Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE) – There’s also Essex Ham’s Audio Feed (In BETA, and not always online). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello


Net Attendees

Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair for this week’s net)
  2. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon
  3. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford (Fighting with Windows 10)
  4. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  5. David M1ECC, Basildon
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford (Having one of those nights!)
  7. Paul M0DVD, Chelmsford (snakes on a net?)
  8. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  9. Nick M6DVX, Shoebury (Good luck with the house move!)
  10. Steve M0UEH, Southend (first time on the new callsign, plus a Greeting from Sarah)
  11. Gary M0ICG, Wickford
  12. Clive M6EVD, Jaywick (first time on the net, and well done to the recent pass at Colchester)
  13. Gordon 2E0IRX, Witham
  14. Selim M0XTA, Chigwell (Well done on the 70cm Dutch repeater setup – see below)
  15. Dorothy M0LMR, Mobile on A130

We wrapped up just after 22:30 – Thanks everyone

Monday Night Net Participants 2016
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2016

Topics for the evening, as follows:

In tonight’s net, here’s what was discussed:

  • Thurrock Acorns Social Night tomorrow in Grays
  • Waters and Stanton closing in Hockley and relocating to Portsmouth – lots of discussion on this topic tonight. End of an era, and good news for Haydon Communication in Purfleet?
  • PI2NOS – 70cm Repeater in the Netherlands – now accessible from the South East!, with thanks to Selim
  • A few jokes, courtesy of one of our youngster members, Kathryn. Just what do you call a 3-legged Christmas Donkey?
  • The local Echolink repeater is back – We welcome MB7IDA back to the airwaves


Pete M0PSX's shack in Monday Night Net Mode
Pete M0PSX’s shack in Monday Night Net Mode

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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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