New Years Night Net 01 Jan 2018

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe first Essex Ham Net of 2018 took place on the evening of the 1st of January 2018 – Well done to Rachel G6AMY for chairing the New Years Night Net. This 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 , Essex Ham on TuneIn or the Monday Night Net uStream (Thanks to Nick M0NFE).


Net Attendees

Here’s the attendance list for this week’s net:

  1. Rachel G6AMY, Grays (in the chair)
  2. Gordon M0WJL, Grays
  3. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  4. Paul M0XMT, Westcliff
  5. Caroline 2E0SXH, Walton-on-the-Naze
  6. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  7. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  8. William G8CYK, Baddow
  9. Tom M6LYQ, Wickford
  10. Pete M0PSX, Southend (plus Kathryn greetings message)
  11. Keith M0KNG, Billericay
  12. Neil G0RNU, Tilbury
  13. Kevin G0PEK, Kent
  14. Richard G7OED, Basildon

Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • New Years Greetings
  • Hunting for RG-213 better signal
  • Bugs in PCs
  • Wasps and Mosquitos (tis time of year)
  • Golden Arches – Is it to cold for icecream?
  • Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Well done to Rachel for running the first net of the year, and getting 2018 off to a great start!

The round of finals completed at 22:07pm – lots of activity in the chatroom, and some antenna advice and 160m tests on GB3DA after the net.

Monday Night Net 2017 Participants
Monday Night Net 2017 Participants

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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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