Benton County ARES Weekly Training Net Preamble

GOOD EVENING
This is (Name, call sign) net control for the BENTON COUNTY ARES NET.

This is a DIRECTED NET, and to break the net, please use your CALL. Stations are requested to remain on frequency unless excused by net control.

This is an INFORMAL NET held weekly here on 147.16 MHZ through the courtesy of the OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB. This repeater requires a PL tone of 100Hz. The backup frequency is 147.51 megaHertz simplex. Benton County ARES also operates a repeater on 442.3 MHz with a PL tone of 162.2Hz.

The purpose of this net is to keep the members and other interested amateurs informed on news and events in the local area.

This net is open for check ins. Please give your callsign phonetically when checking in. (Set up how you want check ins)

(Handle any net business, questions, meeting times, etc.)

For experience, all members are encouraged to be NET CONTROL STATION. Contact Allen Emang, KD7UJC, to volunteer for NET CONTROL.

This is (Name, call sign), closing this session of the BENTON COUNTY ARES NET. Thanks again to the OSU club for the use of their repeater. (Call sign) CLEAR.

COMMENTS: Contact the net manager (Allen Emang) with list of calls, number and brief description of traffic handled, and the duration of net.

Emergency Net Preamble

This is (Name and Call) Net Control for the Benton County ARES net. This net is being used to <insert nature of emergency being dealt with here.> This is a directed net and to break the net, please use your Call Sign or Tactical Location.

Stations are requested to remain on frequency unless excused by net control. Stations with written traffic can always break into the net using the procedure of BREAK, BREAK and your Call Sign or Tactical location.

This net is now open for check ins.

If a set of frequencies is being used for specific types of traffic or operations (e.g. assignments, training), these frequencies should be announced after the preamble is complete.

This preamble should be announced every 10 minutes to maintain a clear frequency (if the net is busy, this can be delayed).

This is (Name, call sign), closing this session of the BENTON COUNTY ARES NET. Thanks again to the OSU club for the use of their repeater. (Call sign) OUT.