Monday Night Net 20 February 2017

Monday Night Net MNN LogoOur 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

The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 20th of February 2017 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford. Here’s 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 (not always online) or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello


Net Attendees

The Monday Night Net normally takes a break on the third Monday of the month, due to many of the participants attending the monthly Essex Skills Night – Thanks to Rachel G6AMY for stepping in to run the net

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

  1. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon (in the chair for this week’s net)
  2. Selim M0XTA
  3. Pete M0PSX and 50 attendees of the Essex Skills Night, from the Danbury Village Hall
  4. David M1ECC/A, Basildon
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Vince G8YPK
  7. Kevin G0PEK, Kent
  8. Jay M6JVD
  9. William G8CYK, Dunmow

Over 50 people attended the Essex Skills Night, and made a joint greetings message in the link-up with GB3DA… Here’s a photo of the QSO with Rachel being heard in the Danbury Village Hall…

Linking up with Rachel G6AMY, running the Essex Ham Net on GB3DA
Linking up with Rachel G6AMY, running the Essex Ham Net on GB3DA

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Selim’s 70cms Beam
  • DMR radio
  • The Dutch Radio Rally
  • The Rainham Radio Rally
  • 2MT / 2 Emma Toc

The net wrapped up just after 21:55 – thanks everyone, and to Rachel for stepping in to cover the net.

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

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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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