No more than 10 minutes before the start of the net, please make the following call.
Good evening everyone! The Marion County ARES and Skywarn net will begin in ______ minutes. All amateurs are invited to participate. This is (YOUR CALL), net control.
Are there any stations needing to make a call at this time?
(drop carrier and wait)
Are there any stations holding emergency or priority traffic?
(drop carrier and wait)
Calling all stations, calling all stations. Good evening and welcome to the Marion County ARES and Skywarn net. My name is
and I will be your net control operator for this session.
This net meets every Wednesday at 7:30 PM on this frequency. In the event of an emergency, this will be your contact repeater. The purpose of this net is for weekly training and testing of equipment. This is a directed net and is open to all amateurs in this repeaters coverage area.
Please do not break or interrupt this net unless you are holding emergency or priority traffic. At the end of the net, new amateurs and others wishing to check-in will be called. The Marion County Hospital Emergency Communications Team net will run at 8:00pm on the 145.270 repeater, with a PL tone of 123.
In case of a weather-related incident, this net will provide real-time information to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management, and the National Weather Service office in Jacksonville, FL. When checking in please give your name, location, and current weather report, if possible.
This is (your call) over the K4GSO repeater calling the Marion County ARES and Skywarn net. First, we will take any stations mobile or wishing to secure early. Please call NET CONTROL, (your call).
IN CASE OF DANGEROUS WEATHER, REPLACE WITH:
This is (your call) over the K4GSO repeater calling the Marion County ARES and Skywarn net. Any station wishing to secure early due to weather concerns, please call NET CONTROL, (your call).
I'll now take checkins via Echolink.
I'll now take checkins from the officials.
I'll now take checkins via roll call.
Are there any latecomers or additional stations not called wishing to check in at this time? Please call NET CONTROL, (your call).
Please join us on Monday at 8:00pm on the KJ4CLL repeater (that's 145.33, positive offset, PL 123) for the Marion County VHF Traffic Net. This net provides practice for passing radiograms and any ICS forms via voice. All amateurs are welcome, with or without traffic, with or without traffic handling experience. No amateur will ever be required to handle traffic.
For more information about Marion County ARES or Skywarn, please contact our Emergency Coordinator, Hayden at 352.644.0738. Information is also available on our website at aresmcfl.org. Our Net Roster and additional resources are available there. Please be sure to join us next week, when our net control station will be (scroll down for info). We'd like to thank the Silver Springs Radio Club for the use of the K4GSO repeater. The time is now (TIME) and this net is now secure. 73 to all and have a great evening. This is (your call), OUT.