Monday Night Net 4 Feb 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 4th of February 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 (in the chair)
  2. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  3. Rob M0KCP, Maldon
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Mike G1KOT, Basildon
  6. Dave M6ONB, Chelmsford
  7. Kevin G0PEK, Kent
  8. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  9. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  10. Laura M6LHT, Westcliff
  11. Gordon M0WJL, Grays (a little croaky)
  12. Brian G1KPS, Canvey Island
  13. Nic M6XTN
  14. William G8CYK
  15. David M1ECC, Basildon
  16. Gary M5YRG, Chatham
  17. Keith M0KNG, Billericay 
  18. Oscar 2E1HWE, Westcliff
  19. Sarah M6PSK (Just a hello!)
  20. Peter M0WER

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • The Canvey Rally yesterday
  • Exam books for the new syllabus
  • Tax & VAT returns
  • Clocks go forward in 7 weeks
  • Busy Suffolk RED last week
  • Shopping at Iceland
  • Just why to Gary and Pete smell of windscreen washer fluid?

The net wrapped at 22:08 local time.

Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA
Testing the Repeater Timeout Kit on the Monday Night Net on GB3DA

Thanks to everyone who took part in this week’s net, both on and off air


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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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