Monday Night Net 27 February 2017

Monday Night Net MNN LogoOur 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.

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The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 27th of February 2017 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford. Here’s 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 (not always online) or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE). On a Smartphone, try SouthEastRadio on Zello


Net Attendees

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

  1. Rachel G6AMY, South Ockendon (in the chair for the start of the net)
  2. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. William G8CYK, Baddow
  5. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff-on-Sea
  6. Jay M6JVD, Shoeburyness
  7. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair for the second half, after returning from brownie/guide event)
  8. David M1ECC, Basildon
  9. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  10. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  11. Lloyd M6LHG, Southend
  12. Steve M6VSL, West Horndon (First time… welcome!)
  13. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham
  14. Richard M6ICE, Colchester
  15. Sid 2E1HAT, Laindon Hills
  16. Nick M0NFE, Southend-on-Sea
Monday Night Net Participants 2016
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2016

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Drinking Mead (Cheers Brian!)
  • The cakes at the Essex Skills Night (Yum… thanks Ann)
  • The March 2m Activity Day, organised by Thurrock Acorns
  • Callsign books and USB sticks – is the RSGB still in the 20th century re. callsign listings?
  • Getting ready for Marconi 2022
  • Working Portable in 2017
  • Storm Doris
  • Rainham Rally
  • Ferrites on sale at HamGoodies
  • Essex Ham supporting Brownies/Guides for World Thinking Day

We wrapped up just after 10:30pm – thanks everyone 

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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