BRVARS/ARES Monday Night Net
DTMF TONE ALERT: (Optional)
CALL: CQ Net, CQ Net, CQ Net, CQ the Blue River Valley Amateur Radio Society/ARES Net. This is_____(callsign, straight and phonetically), net control operator for this session. My name is _______ and I am located in _______. CQ Net.
ANNOUNCE: Stations with emergency or priority traffic may interrupt this net at any time.
Take care of this traffic first before proceeding on with the Net.
ANNOUNCE: This net meets every Monday at 7:30 PM local time, except for the 3rd Monday of every other month when Society meetings are held. This net is held on the W9NTP, 145.48 MHz repeater with an 88.5 PL tone, in order to pass formal or informal traffic, test our equipment, practice our operating skills, and learn how to properly check into a net(pause, let repeater drop). It also allows the local amateur community the opportunity to exchange news and information about ham radio. Membership in any group is not required for participation and all check-ins are welcome. When you check in to the net this evening, please indicate whether or not you have messages or announcements. I will remind everyone that this is a directed net and all traffic must go through the Net Control Station.
ANNOUNCE: Any stations on short time, with or without announcements, please call
Net Control now.
Log these stations in and let any station with an announcement make them at this time in the order in which they checked-in.
ANNOUNCE: I will now take check-ins and traffic for the Net in alphabetical order. If
your station has an announcement or traffic please indicate so when you check-in. All
stations with call sign suffixes beginning with A-Alpha through M-Mike please call Net Control now.
Log these stations in and make note of those stations that want to make announcements or pass on traffic for the Net.
Call one or two times more for stations with suffixes A through M.
ANNOUNCE: All stations with call sign suffixes beginning with N-November through Z-Zulu please call Net
Log these stations in and make note of those stations that want to make
announcements or pass on traffic for the Net. Call one or two times more for stations
with call sign suffixes N through Z.
Now that you have logged in all stations A-Alpha through Z-Zulu, you may call those stations with announcements/traffic in the order they checked-in and let them make their announcements/traffic. If there are no announcements/traffic then move on.
If you as the NCS have any traffic for the Net, please do so at this time. This could be announcing upcoming hamfests, club meetings or anything that might be of interest to the local amateur radio community.
If you have traffic for any station on the Net you can pass it on at this time.
ANNOUNCE: Any late check-ins please call NCS now.
Log any late check-ins. Make one or two additional requests for late check-ins. If they have announcements or traffic for the Net let them do so at this time.
ANNOUNCE: If any stations have anything to buy, sell or trade in amateur gear only, please call NCS now.
Recognize the stations one at a time and let them describe the amateur gear they are wanting to buy/sell/trade.
ANNOUNCE FOR LAST TIME: Any late check-ins please call NCS now.
Log any late check-ins. Make one or two additional requests for late check-ins. If they have
announcements or traffic for the Net let them do so at this time.
ANNOUNCE CLOSING THE NET: With no further traffic, this net is now closing at
__local time__. The repeater is being returned to normal amateur radio use. Thanks
to all stations for checking in and participating in this Net. 73 from __callsign__.