Monday Night Net 29 August 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 29th of August 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. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham
  3. Keith M0KNG, Billericay (Congrats on the wedding anniversary)
  4. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  5. William G8CYK, Dunmow (suffering the joys of Windows 10)
  6. John G3ZJZ, Hockley
  7. David M1ECC, Basildon
  8. Gordon 2E0ELI
  9. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff-on-Sea

Great net – thanks all. Bank holiday nets are always quiet, so we wrapped up at 21:50pm

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Congrats to Kelly M6KFA, who got married this weekend
  • Essex Ham’s online Foundation course… existing hams are welcome to give it a try
  • Just how many  transistors are we surrounded by?
  • The Brotherhood of Man – Still saving ll their kisses for you!
  • The joys and annoys of Windows 10, reinstalls and auto-updates
  • LED lighting – Gordon 2E0ELI reports good rwsults after conbverting everything to LED
  • Essex Ham’s audio stream (provided by Nick M0NFE on a Raspberry Pi) has clocked up over 1,200 sessions since launch. Nice one!

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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