Monday Night Net 24 Jun 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 24th of June 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. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
    2. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon (fly killer!)
    3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
    4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
    5. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
    6. Bruce G8BOS, Chelmsford (Congrats on the new, old callsign)
    7. Paul M6PVM, Writtle
    8. Dave 2E0DPW, West Mersea
    9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
    10. Sarah M6PSK, Southend (to help with a Sharon Stone question)
    11. Gary G0BDY, Brentwood
    12. Mike G8AVZ, Crawley
    13. David M1ECC, Basildon

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

    • Thurrock Acorns – Excellent talk from Andrew last week.
    • Thanks to those who attended GB2JSS at Galleywood on Friday.
    • Will we lose 2m (144-146MHz) to the French?
    • TV series: Star Trek Discovery, The Good Place, “Miracle Worker” and “The Rain”.
    • SEARS event at the Yacht Club last week.
    • Looking forward to Jim Salmon’s talk on offshore radio next month.
    • Tagging and storing photos
    • Films: “Threads”, “Virus”, “Basic Instinct”, “Quiet Earth”, “Deep Impact”
    • Jasper Carrott Mole Sketch and the CB sketch
    • Other comics, inc Dave Allen and Kelly Monteith

The net closed at 10:05pm. Thanks to all for joining on-air or in the chatroom.

As Dave Allen said – “May your God go with you”, and 73

Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA
Essex Ham’s Monday Night Net on GB3DA – Pictured here with the Repeater Timeout Kit


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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