Monday Night Net 23 Sep 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 23rd of September 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

Thanks to Dorothy for running the net this evening – makes a change to have you running our Monday net, not the YL 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. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  3. Tom 2E0EUM, Wickford
  4. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  5. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  6. Richard 2E0FJJ, South Woodham Ferrers
  7. Les G4JDS, Chelmsford
  8. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  9. James 2E0VYL, Kent
  10. Kris 2E0KDG, Witham
  11. Chris G0IPU/M, heading home to Chelmsford
  12. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff-on-Sea

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Operating from the HMS Belfast
  • TARG’s open day at the weekend
  • Drone flying (and Tony’s helicopter talk at SEARS)
  • It’s the first day of Autumn
  • Rabbits and Giggle-bunnies
  • 2m SSB Net coming soon courtesy of the Thurrock Acorns
  • Training, Morse courses  and AGM at CARS
  • 3D printing – how tough is the plastic
  • TV series “Manifest”
  • Cures for the common cold (Brian’s Mead?)
  • Catapults and Dogapults

The net closed at 9:55pm local. Thanks to all for joining on-air or in the chatroom.

Shack Rabbit, sniffing the Monday Night Net Mic
Shack Rabbit, sniffing the Monday Night Net Mic


Thanks & Disclaimer

Essex Repeater Group LogoEssex Ham would like to thank the Essex Repeater Group for allowing us to use their repeater for our weekly net. GB3DA, 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 and GB3ER, 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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