Monday Night Net 23 January 2017

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 23 January 2017 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: 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

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. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham
  4. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  5. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  6. William G8CYK, Dunmow
  7. Jay M6JVD, Shoeburyness
  8. Gary M0ICG, Wickford
  9. Tim M6LXG, Hertford
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  12. Selim M0XTA, Chigwell
  13. Steve M0UEH, Southend
  14. David M1ECC, Basildon
  15. David M0WDG, Kent
  16. Chris G4BMW, Chelmsford


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:

  • This Friday, the Acorns supporting the RNLI – SOS Radio Week
  • Changing batteries on a car keyfob
  • The GB3UHF beacon – Not operational currently?
  • Burnt toast – another thing we’re not allowed to eat?
  • How to modify a 432MHz beam for use on 438MHz
  • WordPress, for running websites
  • The Essex Ham Club Survey – Can clubs do more to support their members and the hobby?
  • A slightly revised Monday Night Net Disclaimer
  • The solar minimum is due in 2012
  • Beware of cheap iPhone chargers catching fire

We wrapped up at 23:05 – Thanks everyone

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.

Disclaimer (Klingon Version)

Essex Repeater ghom maHvaD gb3da repeater lo’ chaw’ qatlho’ vIvut essex ham. membership donation website pagh ghaytan chaH.
ta nets participants protection. chaq streamed vo’ uk repeaters audio online. essex ham wej vaj mangghomDajDaq wIj je vuD vIHutlh jIH. Qapla’!

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