Monday Night Net 27 Apr 2015

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 27 April 2015 started at 8:00pm 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 – You need to create a free Essex Ham account to access our chatroom.
Internet Feed: Not in range of GB3DA? Several Internet feeds are available, including: Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick 2E0DVX) – There’s also Essex Ham’s Audio Feed (In BETA). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello

Net Attendees

Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Pete M0PSX, Chelmsford (in the chair)
  2. Chris M6KDG, Witham
  3. Brian M6UHN, Chelmsford
  4. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  5. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  6. Nick 2E0DVX, Westcliff
  7. Matt M6MVW, Hockley
  8. Gordon M6IRX, Witham
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Lee M6PXT, Maldon
  11. Clive M0GHH, Chelmsford
  12. Wayne M6WCE, Harold Hill
  13. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  14. Gordon 2E0ELI, Grays
  15. Nick M0NIB, Brentwood
  16. Dorothy 2E0NCE, Basildon

We closed at 10:50, followed by a brief test on 2m simplex

Topics for the evening, as follows:

  • Marriage (reasons for, and pagan ceremonies)
  • IMD at Sandford Mill
  • Last week’s Skills Night
  • Anyone got any experience of HyEndFed antennas (Jakub 2E0FTX in the chatroom)
  • Nepal earthquake – keep 14.205MHz free for emergency comms
  • Cold War bunkers
  • Liberating spiders from HF traps
  • Getting started with Echolink
  • Prepping
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2014

Handy Links

  • Amateur Radio Nepal Earthquake – Southgate ARS
  • UK Preppers Forum (Thanks to Brian M6UHN)
Controlling the Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, controlling the Monday Night Net

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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 repeater for our weekly net. This repeater, together with GB3ER, GB3DB and GB7ZP are managed by volunteers. If you wish to support the repeaters, you can make a donation online, or become a member, at – ERG is a not-for-profit organisation.
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 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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