Training Net Preamble

ARPSC TRAINING NET PREAMBLE

Items in BOLD CAPS are to be spoken.  Information in (lower case and parenthesis) is for net control information only. Spaces between lines indicate places where NCS should pause and unkey.

OPENING

GOOD EVENING. THIS IS (your call) CALLING THIS SESSION OF THE HAMILTON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO PUBLIC SERVICE CORPS TRAINING NET.

THIS IS A DIRECTED NET AND NET CONTROL WILL DIRECT ALL TRAFFIC AND NET ACTIVITIES.  ALL STATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ON FREQUENCY. AFTER ANNOUNCEMENTS AN OPPORTUNITY WILL BE GIVEN TO BE EXCUSED FROM THE NET IF ADDITIONAL PARTICIPATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

UPON CHECKING IN TO THE NET PLEASE GIVE YOUR CALL SIGN, PHONETICALLY, NAME, LOCATION AND WHETHER YOU HAVE ANY ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THE NET.

ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE RECOGNIZED WHEN LISTED BY NET CONTROL. ALL LICENSED AMATEURS ARE INVITED TO CHECK IN.

YOUR NET CONTROL STATION THIS EVENING IS (your call, repeated Phonetically) MY NAME IS (your name) AND MY LOCATION IS (your city/state)

IS THERE ANY EMERGENCY, PRIORITY OR TIME VALUE TRAFFIC FOR THE NET, PLEASE CALL NOW. 
(If listed, acknowledge and handle it, if none, allow repeater carrier to drop and then continue.)

IS THERE A STATION ON FREQUENCY WILLING TO SERVE AS ALTERNATE NET CONTROL? (If so, acknowledge and continue. If not, continue anyway.)

ARE THERE ANY HAMILTON COUNTY A.R.P.S.C. STAFF MEMBERS ON FREQUENCY?
(Copy all staff member check ins and list any announcements, news or training)

I WILL NOW TAKE CHECK INS BEGINNING WITH THE FIRST LETTER OF YOUR CALL SIGN SUFFIX.
STATIONS A/H ALPHA THROUGH HOTEL,
STATIONS I/P INDIA THROUGH PAPA,
STATIONS Q/Z QUEBEC THROUGH ZULU,
STATIONS A/Z ALPHA THROUGH ZULU.

(Be sure to list any announcements or questions when listed.)
(After check ins are complete, return to any listed stations for announcements)
(After announcements, call for additional check ins.) (If check ins, acknowledge.)
(After announcements are complete call for any stations who need to secure.)
(Remember to identify the net at least every 10 minutes. “This is (your call) with the Hamilton County ARPSC Training Net” will suffice.)

(If training, introduce Terry, NF8B or any other station with official training.)

NOW WITH THIS WEEK’S TRAINING FOR THE HAMILTON COUNTY AMATEUR RADIO PUBLIC SERVICE CORPS TRAINING NET, HERE IS NF8B (Or other staff member(s) who may have training.)

(After training, ask for any questions.)

(Ask all stations listed for comments in the order they checked in.)

(After comments, ask for check ins.)

CLOSE
AS I PREPARE TO CLOSE THIS SESSION OF THE HAMILTON COUNTY A.R.P.S.C. TRAINING NET ARE THERE ANY QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, OR ANNOUNCEMENTS I MAY HAVE MISSED? 
(If any, acknowledge and handle. if none continue.)

WHILE CLOSING THE NET, I WOULD LIKE TO THANK ALL STATIONS WHO CHECKED IN TO THE NET AND REMIND YOU THAT WE MEET EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 9:00 PM. ON THE 145.370 REPEATER LINKED WITH THE 224.060 REPEATER. YOU ARE ALL INVITED TO CHECK IN AGAIN NEXT THURSDAY AND EVERY THURSDAY EVENING AT 9:00 PM. ALSO, YOU CAN VISIT OUR WEB SITE AT WWW.HAMCOARPSC.ORG.

THIS IS (your call) CLOSING THIS SESSION OF THE HAMILTON COUNTY A.R.P.S.C. TRAINING NET AT (time in 24 hour format) HOURS AND RETURNING THE FREQUENCY TO GENERAL AMATEUR USE.

THIS IS (your call) SIGNING THE NET CLEAR.

Rev:03/2004

If you would like to volunteer as a Net Control Station for the Training Net, contact Cameron Cord, KC8UVM, Training Net Manager.