Monday Night Net 01 Apr 2019

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 1st of April 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-on-Sea (In the chair)
  2. Andrew M0ONH, Chelmsford
  3. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  4. Rachel G6AMY, Grays
  5. Jay 2E0JFM, Southend
  6. Brian 2E0WHB, Chelmsford
  7. Nigel M6OQU, Maidstone
  8. David M1ECC, Basildon
  9. Chris 2E0KDG, Witham
  10. Colin M7CBS, Seveonoaks
  11. Mike G8EJN, Billericay
  12. Oscar 2E1HWE, Southend

Topics for the evening, as follows:

Subjects included (in no particular order) were:

  • Visiting the Secret Nuclear Bunker
  • Why is England, called England?
  • Suffolk RED last Wednesday
  • Contesting
  • April Fools Jokes – ours caught a few folk!
  • Torch – We recommend this cheap powerful LED torch – LE LED Torch at Amazon
  • YL Net this Saturday night
  • Exam Study – something you don’t understand – don’t be afraid to ask!
  • Cambridge Rally this Sunday, and the Kempton Rally later this month
  • Should they ban BST?
  • TV shows – After Life, Fleabag, Partridge, Warren and Dead Pixels. Older shows included Only When I Laugh, One Foot  in the Grave and Reggie Perrin.

The net closed a little earlier than usual – at 21:35 local time.

Got a comment about this week’s Monday Night Net? Please add it below.

Our April Fools Prank (caught a few of you!)
Our April Fools Prank (caught a few of you!)
A keen-eyed member spotted there is a Morph in the shack. Here he is...
A keen-eyed member spotted there is a Morph in the shack. Here he is…

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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