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Weekly Net Control Script (suggest changes to this script for 2021)


--------------- W6PIY - VHF,  these three VHF repeaters are linked at all times ------------------

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 – UHF, these two UHF repeaters are linked after 1945 hours on Tuesdays -------

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

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


———WB6KHP - UHF ———

WB6KHP (444.700, + offset, PL 127.3Hz)


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

We meet here evenings each week on Sunday at 8:30, Monday at 8:00, and Tuesday at 7:30 first on 2meters and occasionally afterward on 70centimeters.  At the end of the 2 meter net we may continue on 70cm.

Visitors and Guests are welcome and will be called following member check-ins. We encourage all members to take a turn being Net Control to get on the air experience managing a net before a real emergency.

First member check-in now with your …

First Name, FCC Call Sign, spelled phonetically, and any information you'd like to share.

(acknowledge each check-in as received)   

Next member please ...  (CONTINUE until no more check-ins)

Visitors, Guests, and members not yet checked-in please check-in now...

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

If you have an announcement, please give your call-sign and you will be called after all requests have been made.  (acknowledge each callsign requesting traffic)

. . . . .

This is [namecall sign],  closing the LG/MS Practice Net on W6PIY-2 meters.  

{option 1 follows:}

For additional practice, we will switch to W6PIY-70cm after these closing words. Once we switch to 70cm, I poll everyone who checked in tonight on 2meters and then ask if there are others who wish to check-in.  

W6PIY-70cm is at:  441.350MHz, +offset, 88.5Hz PL tone.

{option 2 follows:}

For additional practice, we will switch to WB6KHP (70cm) after these closing words. Once we switch to 70cm, I poll everyone who checked in tonight on 2meters and then ask if there are others who wish to check-in.  

WB6KHP 70cm is at:  441.nn0MHz, +offset, nnnHz tone.

. . . . . 

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 website W-V-A-R-A dot O-R-G.

This 2 meter repeater is now returned to normal use.  We will now switch to WB6JHP 70cm

[call sign] clear.


NET CONTROL ... 

Check the boxes on our Google Checkin sheet for those who checked in tonight, if you have been trained to do that.  Please do not uncheck any names because we use the sheet as a cumulative list for the week.

If you are not yet trained to record the evening's list of check-ins, just eMail the names and call signs of those who checked in tonight to:  K6PLH@Yahoo.com 

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OPTION 1 CONTINUATION of NET on W6PIY 70 cm

This is [your first namethen call sign spelled phonetically], Net Control for the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Practice Net, on the W6PIY-70cm repeater.  

I will now poll those who checked in earlier on W6PIY 2m, followed by a call for additional check-ins.

(Announce the name and callsign of each person who checked-in on 2m, wait for each one to respond before going to the next name and callsign.)

(When all names have been called, continue ...)                                                                                                

Additional members, visitors, and guests, please check-in now...

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

This is [namecall sign],  closing the LG/MS Practice Net on W6PIY-70 centimeters.

This repeater is now returned to normal use.

[call sign] clear.

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OPTION 2 CONTINUATION of NET on WB6KHP-70 cm

This is [your first namethen call sign spelled phonetically], Net Control for the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Practice Net, on the WB6KHP-70cm repeater.  

I will now poll those who checked in earlier on W6PIY 2m, followed by a call for additional check-ins.

(Announce the name and callsign of each person who checked-in on 2m, wait for each one to respond before going to the next name and callsign.)

(When all names have been called, continue ...)                                                                                                

Additional members, visitors, and guests, please check-in now...

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

This is [namecall sign],  closing the LG/MS Practice Net on WB6KHP-70 centimeters.

This repeater is now returned to normal use.

[call sign] clear. 

 

                                         NOTE TO NET CONTROL or SCRIBE as applicable

                    * * THE FOLLOWING IS NOT PART OF THE SCRIPT * *

 

Please enter tonight’s Check-in list in our Google Docs CHECK-IN spreadsheet, located at:

 

https://goo.gl/aQ4Gd2


Last revised: November 15, 2020

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Peter Hertan,
Nov 15, 2020, 5:13 PM
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