Monday Night Net 31 October 2016

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 31st of October 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, South Ockendon
  3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  4. Steve G4GHO, Chelmsford (for a change – passwords, not projects tonight)
  5. Mitchell 2E0EMO, Loughton
  6. Kevin G0PEK, Rochester (Thanks for the Wainwrights update)
  7. Dorothy M0LMR, in Chelmsford
  8. Gary M0ICG, Wickford (Well done on getting the M0)
  9. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham
  10. Nick M0NFE, Westcliff-on-Sea
  11. James M6UKJ, Langdon Hills
  12. Howard G8DXV, Brentwood
  13. David M1ECC, Basildon
  14. James 2E1GUA, Chelmsford
  15. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  16. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  17. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff
  18. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  19. George M6LKL, Witham
  20. Rob M0KCP, Witham (dabbling with RTTY)
  21. Richard M6ICE, Colchester
  22. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  23. Alan G4HTG (weak on his Slim Jim, but readable)
  24. David M0WDG, in Kent (starting to dabble with Fusion)
  25. Richard G7oED, in Chelmsford
  26. John M6WJM, Dartford
Monday Night Net Participants 2016
Map of Monday Night Net Participants 2016

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Setting passwords for online services
  • Experiments with Amazon’s Alexa – Very impressive tech
  • A busy month of activity for Thurrock Acorns
  • The Channel 5 Nightmare Neighbours show
  • Upcoming nets – SSTV tomorrow night on 144.500 (Thurrock Acorns), 4m net with Selim on Wednesday, Have Your Say on GB3DA on Thursday – For the full list of local nets, see Nets in Essex
  • Paul M0XMT recommends (Shannon) for a good tech watch
  • AMPR – Nick, the local guru will be telling us more at some point

We wrapped up after a very busy net 22:30ish

Thanks to everyone who took part in the busy net… 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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