ARPSC Net Preamble

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SCC Amateur Radio Public Service Net Preamble


“Welcome to the St. County Amateur Radio Public Service Corps net.  My name is _______, amateur call ______, and I will be the net control station for this session.” 

“The purpose of this net is to stimulate interest in emergency and public service communications and to provide a forum for the discussion of related topics.  The ARPSC net is held every Tuesday at 9:00 PM local time on this repeater except on monthly meeting nights.  This is a DIRECTED NET, please do not transmit unless invited to do so.”

“Any station requiring the frequency for emergency use may call at anytime.”

“When checking into the net, please give your call sign phonetically, your name, and indicate if you are mobile or portable and if you are a RACES card holder.  If you have an announcement or training exercise, please indicate so when checking in.”

“This is ______(call sign), net control for the St Clair County ARPSC weekly net.  We will start the callups with mobile or portable stations on frequency, please call now.  Net Control recognizes ____.“

“We will now take checkins alphabetically by suffix.  That is, the first letter after the number in your call sign.  Stations with suffix A thru H please call now.   Net Control recognizes ____.”

“Stations with suffix I thru Q please call now.   Net Control recognizes ____.”

“We will now take stations with suffix R thru Z.   Please call now.   Net Control recognizes ____.”

“We have _______with an Announcement/ Training.   Please go ahead with your traffic. This is ______ net control.”  (Call all that indicated an announcement and then training. Net Control will read the regular ARPSC announcements at all nets) [The Announcements Word document can be found  HERE. ]

“Any late arrival that would like to check in, please call now.  Net Control recognizes _____. 

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(On the 3rd Tuesday give the following announcements before closing.)

“This net will not air next week, as it is the 4th Tuesday, which is ARPSC meeting night.  Please join us at the SCC Admin Bldg at 7PM next Tuesday (date).  Check the website at  for further information.

“The Amateur Radio Hospital Emergency Corps Net will be called immediately following this net. The working frequency will be 146.58 simplex.  All amateurs are invited to check in.”

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"We will now close the net at ____pm and returning this repeater to normal amateur use.  Thanks to all that joined us tonight and 73 to everyone, this is _____ out."

NCO: send checkin list to Bob

Net Manager K8WMW