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ARES NET Script

Northwest Riverside County District ARES Script (as of 7/7/2015)

Approximately 5 minutes prior to the 6:30 P.M. net starts: “Is this frequency clear? (Hearing nothing, continue). All stations on this frequency please standby, the weekly Northwest Riverside County District Amateur Radio Emergency Services net will begin in approximately 5 minutes.” This is (your call sign)

At 6:30 P.M. (after repeater announces time)
“QST, QST, QST, this is the Northwest Riverside County District Amateur Radio Emergency Services net for Monday, (today’s date). A clear frequency during the Net will be appreciated.

Net Control for tonight’s net is (your call sign) and my name is (your name).

This Net is conducted using the Repeater on 449.300 with a negative offset and a PL of 103.5 and meets every Monday at 1830 hours except the 2nd Monday’s of the month when we have our monthly meetings.

The purpose of this Net is for ARES members to check their equipment and practice their involvement in a controlled Net. ARES is composed of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in public service when a disaster strikes. Every amateur, whether or not a member of ARRL or any other local or national organization is eligible for membership in ARES. The only qualification is an amateur radio license and a desire to serve.

New members can register for the West or Northwest Riverside County ARES districts, depending on your location at ARESDB.COM. You can also join by clicking on the “Join ARES” button on our website at WWW.ARESNWRC.ORG.

This a directed Net, please direct all traffic through this station.

Is there any emergency or priority traffic? If so, please come now.

Are there any announcements for this net? If so, please come now.

​I’ll call for check-ins now. Please check-in when the first letter of the suffix in your call-sign is announced and state if you have traffic for this NET. After the completion of check-ins, visitors will be invited to check in.


– ALPHA – BRAVO – CHARLIE (A-B-C)
– DELTA – ECHO – FOXTROT (D-E-F)
– GOLF – HOTEL – INDIA (G-H-I)
– JULIET – KILO – LIMA (J-K-L)
– MIKE – NOVEMBER – OSCAR (M-N-O)
– PAPA – QUEBEC – ROMEO (P-Q-R)
– SIERRA – TANGO – UNIFORM (S-T-U)
– VICTOR – WHISKEY – X-RAY (V-W-X)
– YANKEE – ZULU (Y-Z)

​Are there any late or missed members? If so, please come now.

Are there any visitors? If so, please come now, slowly, with your name, call sign and city.

Is there any further traffic for the net? If so, please come now.

(Recap any announcements for the Net)

A special thanks go to Mark Utley, KD6TJU and the City of Moreno Valley for the use of the 440 Repeater.

This Net is now concluded at (current time) and the frequency is now clear and returned to its normal operation.

This is (your call-sign) and my name is (your name). Clear and 73’s to all.

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