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TUESDAY NIGHT SCRIPT & NET CONTROL ROSTER

NET CONTROL STATION SCRIPT


NOTE: Simplex frequencies for the various ECCs can be found here. A copy of this script can be downloaded as a pdf document.

Note to person conducting the training net: Thanks for serving as the Net Control Station for tonight's training net. When you see a bracket in the script that looks like this: [bracket prompt], it indicates a prompt for you. Please read the bracket prompt to yourself and then provide the net with information or direction requested by prompt.

Before starting, identify who will be Net Control for next week with the Google link to the roster is at the end of script.

[First, tune your radio to 146.670MHz (negative offset, 127.3PL) and wait until the frequency is clear. Second, read the following script.]

The San Luis Obispo County SLOECC- ARES-RACES Training Net for (Month/Day/Year) is starting at [state the local time].

Good evening SLOECC-ARES-RACES members and guests. This is [state your first name and call sign], Net Control Station for this session of the San Luis Obispo County SLOECC, ARES, and RACES Training Net.

I am operating from [state your general location].

This Training Net meets every Tuesday at 1945 hours local time on the 146.670 MHz repeater. Backup repeaters for this Training Net can be found at 147.360 MHz (positive offset) and 444.100 MHz (positive offset). All repeaters have a 127.3 PL tone.

In the event of a real emergency such as an earthquake, wildfire, tsunami, or any siren event, first see to the safety of yourself and your family. When secure, please listen to this repeater first! If an Emergency Net is already in progress, check in. If no net is established, you begin a resource net. As Net Control, you will log check-ins into the net and their availability for deployment. If this repeater is not working, the backup repeaters are 147.360 MHz and 444.100 MHz. Additionally, for a backup simplex frequency, all ECCs will now use the National Calling Frequency of 146.520 MHz simplex.

The purpose of tonight's Training Net is to perform a weekly test of emergency communications equipment, provide training in emergency procedures, and exchange information relating to emergency readiness.

This is a directed Net. Please do not transmit unless directed to do so by the Net Control Station.

Is there any emergency or priority traffic? If so, call signs only please.

[1. If you receive a call sign, acknowledge it and write it down.]

[2. When no additional call signs are received, process the emergency or priority traffic in the order received.]

[3. If you do not receive any call signs, proceed with the script.]

Are there any announcements? If so, call signs only please.

[1. If you receive a call sign, acknowledge it and write it down.]

[2. When no additional call signs are received, process the announcements in the order received.]

[3. If you do not receive any call signs, proceed with the script.]

Are there any contacts to list? If so, call signs only please.

[1. If you receive a call sign, acknowledge it and write it down.]

[2. When no additional call signs are received, announce that contacts will be processed in the order received at the end of the net.]

[3. If you do not receive any call signs, proceed with the script.]

Area Emergency Communications Centers will be checked in at this time, followed by individual check-ins from each area.

Reporting ECCs are reminded to record the results of their area net sessions in their respective ECC log.

County Groups and individuals standby to check-in.

SOUTH COUNTY:

[Acknowledge the South County Group and individual check-ins and then continue with the script.]

CENTRAL COUNTY (San Luis Obispo):

[Acknowledge the Central County Group and individual check-ins and then continue with the script.]

NORTH COUNTY:

[Acknowledge the North County Group and individual check-ins and then continue with the script.]

NORTH COAST:

[Acknowledge the North Coast Group and individual check-ins and then continue with the script.]

ESTERO:

[Acknowledge the Estero Groups and individual check-in and then continue with the script.]

Are there any late or missed ECC or individual member check-ins? If so, call signs only please.

[Acknowledge any call signs that you receive, if any, then proceed.]

Visitors who are listening to this training net are invited to check-in at this time. Please give your call sign, first name and general location.

[Acknowledge and welcome any call signs that you receive, if any, then proceed.]

You are invited to attend the SLOECC, ARES, and RACES general membership and training meetings which are held on the fourth Wednesday of most months at 1900 hours in the auditorium of the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Department.

Please check the SLOECC website or listen on this net for additional information regarding meetings and training sessions.

The Net Control Station for next week will be:

[1. State the name and call sign from the roster at GOOGLE link below.]

[2. If you are not sure, ask someone to provide the information.]

Are there any questions, comments or further business for the Net?

If so, call signs only please.

[1. If you receive a call sign, acknowledge it and write it down.]

[2. When no additional call signs are received, process the list in the order received.]

This session of the San Luis Obispo County SLOECC-ARES-RACES Training Net is closed at [state the local time].

I will stand by for those wanting further information on SLOECC, ARES or RACES.

This is [state your first name and call sign] thanking you for your participation in this training net. Good night.

[Based upon the request for contacts earlier in the script, please choose one of the following:]

The frequency is clear.

[Or]

The frequency is clear and contact with other stations may proceed in the order received.

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NET CONTROL ROSTER

Click here for a copy of the net control roster.
 

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