Monday Night Net 26 Mar 2018

Monday Night Net MNN LogoThe Essex Ham Monday Night Net for the 26th March 2018 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

Tonight’s Net was chaired by Rachel G6AMY

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

  1. Rachel G6AMY, Grays (in the chair)
  2. Paul G7BHE, South Woodham Ferrers
  3. Brian 2E0WHB, Chemsford
  4. Dorothy M0LMR, Basildon
  5. Jonathan M6MYZ, South Woodham Ferrers
  6. James 2E0VYL, Gravesend
  7. Gareth M6MZC, Canvey Island
  8. Brian G1KPS, Canvey Island
  9. Kristian M0SSK, Basildon
  10. Darren 2E0OCA


Topics for the evening, as follows:

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

  • Anyone forget to put the clocks forward?
  • Getting started with DMR
  • Who uses QRZ these days?
  • Reciprocal licencing
  • Data modes
  • Other repeaters that can be used
  • Data modes
  • Contest logging – and what the numbers mean

The net wrapped at 21:38 – Thanks to Rachel for running it under difficult circumstances.

Lots in the chatroom tonight, with Pete M0PSX in the virtual chair. More in the chatroom than on-air this week, which is great, but a slightly worrying trend. Thanks to those who offered their support.

Thanks to all who joined the net, either on-air, or online.


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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  1. M0LMR M0LMR 27 March 2018 Reply

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