Monday Night Net 28 Mar 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for 28th March 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
  2. Paul G7BHE, mobile between Althorne & Mundon
  3. Gordon 2E0ELI, Ockendon
  4. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  5. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  6. Laura M6LHT, Southend
  7. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  8. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  9. Paul 2E0SET, Westcliff-on-Sea
  10. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  11. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff-on-Sea
  12. Ed G8FAX, Rayleigh
  13. William G8CYK, Chelmsford
  14. David M1ECC, Basildon
  15. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • The high winds from today’s Storm Katie
  • The weekend’s 2m Activity Day, organised by the Thurrock Acorns
  • The best ways of dealing with telemarketing cold callers
  • Working SSTV on 2m and 20m
  • The change from GMT to BST
  • Marconi – Just why does Chelmsford Council not do more to support and preserve the legacy of Marconi in Chelmsford

Thanks to everyone who took part, and Happy Hamming!

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Pete M0PSX, hosting the Essex Ham Monday Night Net
Pete M0PSX, hosting the Essex Ham Monday Night Net


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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  1. 2E0WHB 29 March 2016 Reply

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