EMERGENCY NET PREAMBLE - 2015

CQ CQ CQ to ALL Amateur Radio operators from the Northwest Georgia Emergency Net. This NET serves as part of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service or ARES. Check-ins are report every week to the Georgia Section ARES Net on 3.975.

This is: _________ (Callsign and Phonetics) ________ (Name) in __________ (QTH City/State) and I’ll be serving as Net Controller on this Monday the _____ (Day) of ______ (Month) ______ (Year).
The time is now 2100 hours local; and this net is in session.

The purpose of this net is to prepare for, and demonstrate the ability to provide, communications during periods of emergency through the facilities of the W4VO repeater and  the WA4OKJ, both repeaters are located  high atop Mount Alto in Rome, GA. Additionally this Net can be accessed by EchoLink through W4VO-R. Later in the net we will take a stand by for EchoLink check-ins.

All licensed Amateur operators are invited to participate in this net, for the purposes of receiving and distributing emergency message traffic, official bulletins, and general comments related to Amateur Radio. In addition, this net welcomes technical discussions and a listing of equipment for sale or swap, as well as a listing of equipment wanted or needed by the participants. Please list ONLY Amateur Radio-related equipment on the Swap Shop

If anyone becomes aware of an emergency requiring action by the Net participants, please call BREAK and your Callsign clearly, and the Net will pause to handle that traffic as appropriate. Before check-ins is taken, is there any emergency or priority traffic to be handled at this time?
(Pause, read back a list of the stations with traffic, then handle as appropriate)

Hearing none; are there any stations with announcements to be made at this time?
(Pause, read back a list of the stations with traffic, then handle as appropriate)

This is ______ (Name) _______ (Callsign), net controller for the Northwest Georgia Emergency Net. In a moment, we will begin taking check-ins. As you check in, please give your full call sign, then give it again phonetically, then your name and QTH; and please indicate if you remain on frequency for the informal portion of the net.

Check-ins, please call now.

(Handle check-ins, announcements, and station-to-station contacts as appropriate.)
(List the check-ins and ask for corrections)
(Handle the Swap Shop as appropriate.)
(Ask for any final business; handle as appropriate.)


To close the net after all business is handled:
This is: _____________ (Name and Call Sign)
Thank you for checking in with us tonight. I hope you will return next Monday night at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time for the next edition of the Northwest Georgia Emergency Net.

This is _____________ (Call Sign) returning the W4VO and the WA4OKJ repeaters back to normal use.

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NIGHT CRAWLERS NET PREAMBLE

CQ CQ CQ

My name is: _____________ (Name and Call Sign)

This is the Night Crawlers' Net; A service of the W4VO and WA4OKJ repeaters, the voice of the Northwest Georgia Amateur Radio Club located in Rome, Georgia.

The purpose of this net is to encourage communications among amateur radio operators. This is a chat net; a QSO party; a place to contact fellow hams for fun and pleasure.

If anyone becomes aware of an emergency requiring action by the Net participants, please call BREAK and your Call sign clearly, and the Net will pause to handle that traffic as appropriate. Before check-ins are taken, is there any emergency or priority traffic to be handled at this time?

(Pause, read back a list of the stations with traffic, then handle as appropriate)

Hearing none; Are there any stations with announcements to be made at this time?
(Pause, read back a list of the stations with traffic, then handle as appropriate)

Again:
This is the Night Crawlers' Net.
My name is: _____________, My call is: ________________ and I will be the Net Controller for tonight.

As you check in, please give your name, call sign and QTH. List any contacts you wish to make and any other traffic you may have for the net.

Are there any check-ins for the net at this time? Please don't be shy!

List the check-ins.
Handle any traffic.
Handle any business.

This is: _____________ (Name and Call Sign). 
Thank you for checking in with us tonight.

It has been my pleasure serving you tonight. I hope you will return next Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time for the next edition of the Night Crawlers' Net.

This is _____________ (Call Sign) returning the W4VO and the WA4OKJ repeaters back to normal use.

This is _____________ (Call Sign) clear.

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