Monday Night Net 30 May 2016

Handheld Microphone The Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 30th of May 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. Rachel G6AMY, Ockendon
  3. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  4. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford
  5. Miles M6LSZ, Erith
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  7. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  8. Dave M6ILM, Basildon
  9. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  10. Bill G7LAX, Rayleigh (out and about at Coalhouse Form at the weekend)
  11. Derek M0SCE, Southend
  12. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham
  13. William G8CYK, Baddow
  14. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff (green candyfloss anyone?)
  15. Leslie G4JDS, Chelmsford (thanks for joining for the fist time)
  16. David M1ECC, Basildon
  17. Dean M0XDA, Witham
  18. Paul 2E0SET, Westcliff
  19. Lisa M6KIS, Witham

We wrapped up at just gone 10:40pm

The net was paused briefly as a result of PSX’s kitten being stuck up a tree – here’s Sarah M6PSK up a ladder, taken from the stack window, extracting the furry fella!

M6PSK up a stepladder rescuing a kitten during the Monday Night Net
M6PSK up a stepladder rescuing a kitten during the Monday Night Net

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Last week’s Suffolk RED skills event in Ipswich
  • Waters & Stanton event last weekend
  • Amateur Radio interview on two radio stations in Basildon
  • Hall Street exhibition in Chelmsford
  • Is it glowworm season?
  • YL Net this Saturday at 8pm on GB3DA
  • Good luck to those sitting their intermediate exam at CARS this Thursday
  • Is there momentum for newbies getting into the hobby?

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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