Weekly Practice Net Script

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-------------------------------W6PIY linked repeaters ---------------------------

W6PIY-6m (52.58MHz, - offset, PL 151.4Hz)

W6PIY-2m (147.390MHz, + offset, PL 151.4Hz)

W6PIY-1.25m (223.960MHz, - offset, PL 156.7Hz)

------ W6PIY repeaters linked after 1945 hours on Tuesdays ------

W6PIY-70cm (441.350MHz, + offset, PL 88.5Hz)

W6PIY-23cm (1286.2MHz, - offset, PL 100Hz)

This is [first name, call sign spelled phonetically], Net Control for the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Practice Net, on W6PIY repeaters.

I will yield for any emergency or priority traffic during tonight’s practice net. (PAUSE)

We meet here evenings each week on Sunday at 8:30, Monday at 8:00, and Tuesday at 7:30 to give members a choice when to exercise their radio equipment and on-the-air skills. Visitors and Guests are welcome and will be called following member check-ins.

Be sure to wait for the repeater courtesy tone at the end of each person's transmission before beginning to be sure the last person has finished.

(PAUSE = stop transmitting to force courtesy tone)

First member check-in now with your First Name, FCC Call Sign, spelled phonetically, and Neighborhood (or City, if not Los Gatos or Monte Sereno).

(PAUSE ... acknowledge each check-in as received)

Next member please ...

(CONTINUE until no more check-ins)


Visitors and Guests please check-in now...

(PAUSE ... acknowledge each check-in as received, REPEAT until no more check-ins)

If you have additional traffic, please give your call-sign and you will be called after all requests have been made.

(PAUSE ... acknowledge each callsign requesting traffic)

This is [name, call sign], closing the LG/MS Practice Net on W6PIY.

Thanks to all participants tonight for joining us.

We gratefully thank the West Valley Amateur Radio Association for their generous permission to use their repeaters for our practice and emergency use. Information about WVARA can be found on their web site W-V-A-R-A dot O-R-G.

This repeater is now returned to normal use.

[call sign] clear

rev 5.0, August 6, 2018