Monday Night Net 25 Apr 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 25h April 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. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  3. Richard M3FHI, South Woodham Ferrers
  4. Steve 2E0UEH, Southend
  5. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  6. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  7. James 2E0JJN, Colchester
  8. M6RNZ – brief contact only
  9. William G8CYK, Chelmsford
  10. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  11. Rob M0KCP, Maldon
  12. David M1ECC, Basildon
  13. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff
  14. David M6ILM, Pitsea

We wrapped up just after 22:25

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Galleywood GB1STB event
  • Last week’s Skills Night
  • Contacting Tim Peake
  • Working the Sprout chinese satellite
  • SteppIR antennas
  • Antennas in trees – do they work?
  • Old CARS newsletters
  • Domestic interference due to switch mode PSUs
  • Halo antennas

Thanks to everyone who took part, and Happy Hamming!

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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