Wake ARES Net Script Rev 5/12/11

(One minute prior to net make the following announcement)

This is (Callsign), the Wake County ARES net begins in one minute. All stations please stand by.

(Net begin)

All Stations this net, this is (Phonetic Callsign) – assuming net control for the Wake County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Training net, out.

All stations this net, this is (Callsign), net control for the Wake County ARES net. This is a directed net. All stations are requested to direct all calls to net control.

This directed net meets every Thursday evening around 8:30 pm for the purpose of providing training and information for the local Amateur radio community. All stations in the coverage area of this repeater holding a Technician class license or higher are invited to check in.

To check in, please give my call sign, (Callsign) pause your transmission to check for any doubling, ………..when clear, give your call sign, name, ARES appointment (if any), and your Area Number or Branch. Please also advise if you wish to secure from the net after formals…. The formal portion of this net includes ARES Business, announcements, discussions and net presentations…. It is followed by an informal ARES related ragchew session.

Let’s start by taking check-ins from any stations with any ARES related announcements, call net control (Callsign). Over

(Log & acknowledge all stations with ARES traffic or announcements)

(OPTIONAL)

Tonight, as part of our check-in procedure I’ll now take check-ins from any stations operating with emergency power or other alternate infrastructure systems. Call net control (Callsign) now. Over

(Log & acknowledge check-ins)

I’ll now take check-ins from any stations with call suffixes beginning with A – G. Call net control (Callsign). Over

(Log & Acknowledge check-ins)

I’ll now take check-ins from stations with call suffixes beginning with H – N. Call net control (Callsign). Over

(Log & Acknowledge check-ins)

I’ll now take check-ins from stations with call suffixes beginning with O – Z. Call net control (Callsign). Over

(Log & Acknowledge check-ins)

I’ll now take check-ins from any stations who missed the earlier call up. Stations call net control (Callsign). Over

(Log & Acknowledge check-ins)

(Call all stations with announcements, discussions or presentations)

I am now closing the formal portion of the Wake Co. ARES Training net. Any stations wishing to secure may do so now. All stations are invited to participate in the informal portion of the net. If you have not already done so, and wish to participate, please check-in now. Call (Callsign). Over

I will now call all stations checked-in to the informal portion of the net. Please limit your comments to ARES-related business or topics.

(Conduct roll call. When finished close the net.)

All stations this net, this is (Callsign) now securing the Wake County ARES Training net. Stations may now contact each other without going through net control. This is (Callsign). Out.