The Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club net meets every Monday at 19:30 PT. We start on the VE7MFS repeater (145.310 MHz, -600 kHz, tone 127.3 Hz) followed by FM simplex on either 146.430 MHz or 146.460 MHz. And if time permits, SSB (USB) on 144.220 MHz.
|At 7:25pm, go on VE7MFS and announce that the Coquitlam Amateur radio net will begin at 7:30 and that we ask for a clear frequency. Thank you.|
|All stations, all stations, all stations – welcome to the weekly net of the Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club. This net meets every Monday night at 7:30 PM on this frequency, for the purposes of connecting the amateur radio community and announcing club information.|
This is an open net and everyone is welcome to join in. Please use standard phonetics when announcing your call and let the repeater drop before transmitting. Break.
|Your net control for tonight is ______________________________ and my call sign is ____________________________. |
The club’s call sign is VE7SCC.
|Our club is located on the Riverview grounds. It is open often on the weekends. |
Please contact us if you wish to visit the club during the week.
We hold our regular monthly business meeting on the last Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM (except during the summer). The meetings are held at the club along with video conferencing.
This is an open meeting, and visitors are welcome to attend.
If you wish to attend by video, please email us at email@example.com
|If you will run the Simplex FM portion, then announce the frequency. Either 146.430 MHz or 146.460 MHz.||At the end of the net, I will provide information on how to contact the club. Break.|
|This net can be interrupted at any time for emergencies so come now with your call sign, starting with EMERGENCY or PRIORITY traffic. Break.|
|Are there any members of the Coquitlam club who would like to make an announcement. Break.|
|Are there any members of other amateur radio clubs who wish to make an announcement? Break.|
|Call for Check Ins | Start with mobiles, portables or handhelds.||Before I call for general check-ins, I will first start with mobiles, portables or handhelds.|
|If done with mobiles, portables or handhelds, then start taking check-ins including base stations — in groups of three; advertise that this an open net.|
And if you will run Simplex, to remind everyone of the selected frequency and ask the contact if they will join.
|I will now call for general check-ins – in groups of three.|
|Respond to stations in the order they checked in taking note of any traffic.|
Between check-in groups, broadcast that this is the Coquitlam net, your name and call sign.
If no one checks in after about 1 minute, then broadcast…
|For more information about our club you can contact us by phone at 604-523-0354, email firstname.lastname@example.org or by our website at ve7scc.org.|
You can also follow us on Twitter @ve7scc.
|Call for late or missed check-ins; record and respond to them one at a time.|
|Give number of check-ins and thank everyone who checked in and who gave a clear frequency.||With no further check-ins, I now close tonight’s repeater portion of the net at HH:MM and return this repeater back to normal traffic.|
|If you will run the simplex portion of the net, then announce that you will move to the Simplex frequency.||I will now switch to FM simplex frequency ______________________.|
|Simplex FM portion of the net welcome.||Is this frequency in use?|
|If in use, ask the stations if we can use this frequency for our net.|
If not, then announce that we will move to alternate frequency.
|All stations, all stations, all stations.|
Welcome to the simplex FM portion of the Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club’s net.
I will call out stations in order of the roll as recorded from the repeater portion of our net.
|Call out the stations in your list and record the results.|
|At the end of the list.||Are there any other stations that would like to check-into our net, please announce your call sign?|
|Close the FM simplex portion of the net.||With no further check-ins, I now close tonight’s simplex FM portion of the net at HH:MM and return this frequency back to normal use.|
|OPTIONAL SSB Net||If you are interested in joining us on SSB, I will close the simplex FM portion of the net at HH:MM and then switch over to 144.220 MHz Upper Side Band.|
|SSB Net on 144.220 MHz||All stations, all stations, all stations.|
Welcome to the SSB portion of the Coquitlam Amateur Radio Club’s net.
|Start checking in SSB stations|
|Close SSB simplex net.||If there are no additional stations, then I will close the SSB simplex portion of the net at HH:MM and return this frequency back to normal use.|