Monday Night Net 30 March 2020

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 30th of March 2020 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, Leigh-on-Sea (in the chair)
  2. Paul M0XMT
  3. Ron M7DAS, Snodland
  4. Aubrey M7SDA, Rayleigh
  5. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  6. Alan M7ESI, Abbeywood
  7. Keith G3WGE
  8. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  9. Nigel 2E0OQU
  10. Paul G1ZHM, Eastwood (first time on the Net!)
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. Jakub 2E0FTX, Southend-on-Sea
  13. Paul M0PXD, Bicknacre, returning after a break
  14. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  15. Steve M7AHT
  16. John 2E0XPW, Rochester
  17. Oscar 2E21HWE, Southend-on-Sea


Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Keeping 2m distance
  • Rationing the news
  • What do we think of Picard?
  • No rallies for a while
  • Conference call software
  • Morse Nets – Sunday 8pm 144.060MHz
  • YL Net this Saturday at 8pm
  • Clap for Carers
  • Unsung heroes – not just he NHS, but shop workers and postal workers / couriers
  • Who needs a haircut?
  • Pete and Kelly’s not-amateur-radio podcast, www.
  • Worth a watch – Without Warning from CBS

The net finished at 09:59pm

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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.


Data Protection Notice: Messages transmitted over amateur radio as part of an Essex Ham Net are streamed online and recorded. Names and callsigns of net participants are logged and a summary of attendees made public via this website. We believe this to be for reasons of ‘Legitimate Interest’ under GDPR regulations. Messages posted in the Net chatroom may be relayed over-air as part Essex Ham’s Net, if the Net Controller deems it to be relevant to on-air discussion. See our Terms & Privacy Policy for more.


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