East Skamania County ARES Net Script

Tuesdays, 6:15pm local

146.58 MHz Simplex followed by 147.200 MHz (pl 100)

5 Minute before Net begins:

(On Simplex)  QST, QST, QST.  This is <call sign>.  The East Skamania County Amateur Radio Emergency Service net will begin shortly on this frequency, 146.58 MHz simplex , followed by check-ins on 147.20 MHz, the Underwood repeater.  <call sign>

(On Repeater)  QST, QST, QST.  This is <call sign>.  The East Skamania County Amateur Radio Emergency Service net will begin shortly on this frequency, 147.20 MHz, the Underwood repeater after check-ins are taken on 146.58 MHz simplex.  <call sign>

Script:

(On Repeater and Simplex)  QST, QST, QST.  This is <call sign> , <first name> , net control for this evening’s East Skamania County ARES net.  This net meets each Tuesday evening at 6:15 pm local time.  The purpose of this net is to support emergency communications capabilities.  All interested amateurs are invited to participate in this net.

This is a directed net.  Please transmit only when called by net control unless you have emergency traffic.  When checking in, please give your call sign phonetically followed by your first name.  If you are visiting the net, please give your location.

Amateurs located in Underwood, please call now.

Amateurs located in Cook/Mill A/Willard, please call now.

Any other amateurs please call now.

(Simplex Only)  We will now switch to 147.200 MHz, the Underwood Mt repeater, for net check-ins.  We will return to 146.58 MHJ simplex after check-ins are complete.  <call sign>

(Repeater Only)  We will now return to 146.58 MHz simplex to complete the net.  <call sign>

(Simplex Final)  Are there any stations with announcements for tonight’s net?

Are there any late, missed or visiting stations wishing to check in to the net?

Thank you to all stations that stood by to provide us a clear operating frequency, and to the owner for the use of this repeater, KB7DRX.  This is <call sign>, net control for the East Skamania County net, closing the net at ____ local time and returning this frequency to normal amateur radio use.  <call sign>