Monday Night Net 29 April 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 29th of April 2019 started at 8pm local time on GB3DA, the 2m repeater located at Danbury, near Chelmsford.

Our 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.

If you’re new to our Monday Night Net, you can find more information here: Monday Night Net

On this page, you’ll find 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 or Essex Ham on TuneIn.


Net Attendees

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

  1. Pete M0PSX, Southend-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  3. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  4. Dorothy M0LMR
  5. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  6. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  7. Kaleb M6IYV (at the Orsett 106 Air Cadets event)
  8. Richard M3FHI, South Woodham Ferrers
  9. Gary M5YRG, Kent
  10. Nick G4HCK (at the Orsett 106 Air Cadets event)
  11. Paul M6PVW, Writtle
  12. Terry 2E0IPK, Dagenham
  13. Terry 2E0IPK, Dagenham
  14. David M1ECC, Basildon
  15. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  16. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff-on-Sea

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Game of Thrones
  • How many ears does Spock have?
  • St George’s Day last Tuesaday – excellent event
  • Binge-watching TV on Netflix (other VoD platforms are available
  • Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back
  • Car automation
  • Mobility scooter batteries
  • Classic Sci-fi shows, including: Blakes 7, Space 19999, Sapphire & Steel, Buck Rogers, Battlestar Galactica, The Tomorrow People, The Hulk, Lost in Space, Quantum Leap, Land of the Giants, The Champions, 6 Million Dollar Man, The Prisoner, “The Changes” and even the Clangers
  • Gerry Anderson TV shows – UFO, Space 1999, Fireball XL5, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlett, Stingray and Supercar

The net closed at 21:50pm local time.

Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA
Essex Ham’s Monday Night Net on GB3DA – Pictured here with the Repeater Timeout Kit

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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