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.” 

 

PAUSE

 

“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.”

PAUSE

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.”

Then,

  “ARE THERE ANY MORE CHECK-INS FROM CLUB MEMBERS?”

 

PAUSE

 

  “AT THIS TIME WILL ANY VISITORS PLEASE CHECK-IN AND INDICATE IF YOU HAVE TRAFFIC OR

  NEWS.”

 

PAUSE

 

  “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?” 

 

PAUSE

 

  “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.”