CARC Net Control Script
Cordova Amateur Radio Club ARES Net
Updated and adopted September 18, 2017.
1855 “PLEASE STAND BY FOR THE CORDOVA, ALASKA ARES EMERGENCY NET. THE NET WILL BEGIN AT 1900 HOURS (7 P.M.) THIS IS [CALL SIGN], NET CONTROL STATION FOR THE NET THIS EVENING.”
1900 “GOOD EVENING. THIS IS THE CORDOVA, ALASKA ARES NET. THIS NET WILL MEET EACH
MONDAY AT 1900 HOURS ON THE CORDOVA 2 METER REPEATER SYSTEM. YOUR NET CONTROL
THIS EVENING IS [CALL SIGN] AND MY NAME IS [NAME].”
“THIS NET IS PART OF THE A.R.R.L. FIELD ORGANIZATION. ITS PURPOSE IS TO PROVIDE
COMMUNICATIONS DURING EMERGENCIES, TO PROVIDE TRAINING IN PROCEDURES THAT
WOULD APPLY IN ACTUAL EMERGENCIES, AND TO TEST COMMUNICATIONS CAPABILITIES OF
THE CORDOVA ARES GROUP.”
“ANY STATIONS WITH EMERGENCY, PRIORITY, OR TIME-VALUED TRAFFIC, PLEASE CONTACT NET CONTROL AT THIS TIME.”
“THIS IS AN INFORMAL NET, AND I WILL NOW OPEN THE NET FOR CARC MEMBERS. PLEASE CHECK IN
AND INDICATE IF YOU HAVE ANY TRAFFIC OR NEWS.”
Let the members of the Club Check in (in any order) and make a written note of their callsigns.
After some time, acknowledge callsigns you heard so members are aware that they reached you and were not “walked on.”
“ARE THERE ANY MORE CHECK-INS FROM CLUB MEMBERS?”
“AT THIS TIME WILL ANY VISITORS PLEASE CHECK-IN AND INDICATE IF YOU HAVE TRAFFIC OR
“THIS IS [CALL SIGN] AND I THANK YOU FOR CHECKING IN AND WELCOME TO ANY VISITORS TO OUR NET THIS EVENING.”
Acknowledge each station with traffic or news.
“ARE THERE ANY FINAL QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS THIS EVENING?”
“THIS CONCLUDES THE CORDOVA ARES NET. THANKS TO ALL THE OPERATORS WHO CHECKED
IN. THESE STATIONS MAY SECURE AT THEIR LEISURE. THIS IS [CALL SIGN] RETURNING THE
REPEATER TO NORMAL AMATEUR USE.”