2013 Net Control Schedule for the Rankin County ARES Net
Rankin County ARES Net preamble:
All stations on this frequency, please standby for the Rankin County ARES Net. This is ____.
All stations, this is ____, Net Control for this session of the Rankin County ARES Net. This net meets each week at 2030 local time courtesy of the K5RKN repeater on 147.345. This repeater has a 100 Hertz tone. The purpose of this net is to encourage interest in, and to provide information about, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service in Rankin County. ARES is a part of ARRL field organization and offers emergency communications services to public service and governmental agencies during potential and actual disasters.
All amateurs are welcome to the net. You do not have to be a member of ARES to join this net. This is a directed net. Please address all transmissions to net control. As always, Priority or Emergency transmissions will take precedence and will be handled immediately.
This is ____, Net Control and my name is ____. Do we have any emergency or priority traffic, call now?
NTS format messages may be initiated or passed on this net. Any stations wishing to list traffic for the net . . . Please call now.
At this time, the net will take check-ins from ARRL appointees and ARES officials. Please call now with your call sign, location and appointment.
Thank you. At this time, the net will take check-ins from ARES members. Please give your call sign, name, location and whether you are using emergency power. This is ____, Net Control.
Thank you. At this time, the net will take all other check-ins. Again, give your call sign, name, location, and whether you are using emergency power.
At this time, Net Control invites reports and comments from the EC, AEC's and ARRL Officials on the net. <Start with highest level & work down the list> Please give your call sign, name, and position held.
<After completion of reports>
Are there any further check-ins to the Rankin County ARES Net?
Thank you for your participation. The net is now secured and the repeater is returned to normal use. This is ____ OUT.
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