Monday Night Net 25 July 2016

Monday Night Net MNN Logo The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 25th of July 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. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  3. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  4. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  5. Paul 2E0SET, Westcliff (well done for passing the M0 – hopefully the Ofcom system will be back online soon and you can pick up your new callsign!)
  6. Paul 2E0DNQ, Southend
  7. Dean M0XDA, Witham
  8. Lisa M6KIS, Witham
  9. William G8CYK, Dunmow
  10. Lee 2E0DYH, Witham (First time on the new callsign!)
  11. Martyn G1EFL, Chelmsford
  12. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  13. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  14. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  15. Jim 2E0JTW, Hullbridge
  16. David M1ECC, Basildon
  17. Ricky M6DII, Grays

Great net – thanks all. We wrapped up at around 10:10pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Essex Repeater Group talk at the Thurrock Acorns last week
  • Last Week’s Essex Skills Night
  • The Waters & Stanton BBQ event last Saturday
  • Martello Tower repeaters and upgrades
  • Timelapse photography
  • Skills Night next week
  • Why bother with DMR? Asked William… and kicked off quite a debate!

Thanks to everyone who took part… 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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