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WEST CENTRAL OHIO
AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE

DISTRICT 3 WEEKLY NET GUIDELINES

For Use After 10 February 2020

7:55 PM: The West Central Ohio District 3 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Net will begin in 5 minutes. All Licensed Amateur Radio Operators are welcome and encouraged to participate. All stations please stand by. This is (GIVE YOUR CALL SIGN).

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8:00 PM: This is (GIVE YOUR CALL SIGN ALPHANUMERICALLY and PHONETICALLY) located in ( _ COUNTY) assuming the District 3 ARES call sign KD3WCO, KILO DISTRICT THREE WEST CENTRAL OHIO, calling to order the regularly scheduled meeting of the West Central Ohio District 3 ARES Net as directed by the District 3 Emergency Coordinator. This net meets weekly on Wednesdays at 8 o’clock PM local time on the 146.820 Repeater with a PL of 77.0 Hz.

This is a DIRECTED NET and ALL traffic must go through NET CONTROL. Stations with emergency traffic may break the Net at any time by stating “BREAK, BREAK” and your call sign. AT THIS TIME ARE THERE ANY STATIONS WITH EMERGENCY or PRIORITY TRAFFIC. (Pause for 10 seconds)

The purpose of this net is to train Amateurs in proper net operations and to share ARES related information. We encourage all Licensed Amateurs to participate to acquire a better understanding of net operations for times of disaster or general need of the public. You do not need to be a member of the ARRL or any other local or national organization to participate in this net.

(ID) THIS IS KD3WCO — NET CONTROL FOR THE DISTRICT THREE ARES NET

I will now take Check-ins. When checking-in, please give ONLY your call sign –– ALPHANUMERICALLY and PHONETICALLY — using the STANDARD PHONETIC ALPHABET and the County in which you currently are located.

Check-ins will be taken by county. When checking-in, please state if you have traffic or announcements, state if you are short time, if you are not checking in short time and you need to leave the net prior to the end of the net please inform Net Control. DEC, County ECs, AECs, Net Manager and Control Operator please identify yourself when checking-in.

AT THIS TIME, I WILL TAKE CHECK-INS FROM:

CHAMPAIGN, MIAMI and SHELBY COUNTIES (Take check-ins)

  • Are there any additional check-ins from CHAMPAIGN, MIAMI and SHELBY Counties? (Acknowledge check-ins and Repeat until there are no additional check-ins)

Next, CLARK, LOGAN and PREBLE COUNTIES (Take check-ins)

  • Are there any additional check-ins from CLARK, LOGAN and PREBLE Counties? (Acknowledge check-ins and Repeat until there are no additional check-ins)

Next, DARKE and GREENE COUNTIES (Take check-ins)

Are there any additional check-ins from DARKE and GREENE Counties? (Acknowledge check-ins and Repeat until there are no additional check-ins)

Next, MONTGOMERY COUNTY (Take check-ins)

  • Are there any additional check-ins from MONTGOMERY County?

(Acknowledge check-ins and Repeat until there are no additional check-ins)

(ID) THIS IS KD3WCO — NET CONTROL FOR THE DISTRICT THREE ARES NET

I will now take check-ins from ANY STATION IN OR OUT OF DISTRICT THREE. Please give your call sign ALPHANUMERICALLY and PHONETICALLY and the County in which you currently are located.

Thank you to all who have checked in this evening. I will call for a final round of check-ins before the end of the net.

If you would like to become a member of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), contact your local County Emergency Coordinator (EC) or the District 3 Emergency Coordinator, Don Parker (KB8PSL) at dec@ohd3ares.org. Contact information for County ECs can be found on the District 3 website at www.OhD3ARES.org

CALL FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • DEC – Don Parker KB8PSL
  • Any County ECs checked in
  • Any County AECs checked in
  • Net Manager – John Massie WX8JDM
  • Dayton SKYWARN
  • Public Service Event Information – Randy Allen KAØAZS
  • ASK FOR ANY GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Program: (Only if a program has been listed for tonight’s Net)

Before we close the net, are there any additional check-ins?

(Acknowledge check-ins and Repeat until there are no additional check-ins)

  • Are there any final Comments for the Net?

I will now close this meeting of the West Central Ohio District Three ARES Net at (STATE LOCAL TIME). We thank The Miamisburg Wireless Association for use of the repeater for this net. This net will meet again next Wednesday at 8:00 PM local time or as deemed necessary by the District 3 DEC. I now return the repeater to normal amateur use, this is (State YOUR FCC call sign) CLEAR.