Up NWO HF Net NWO EOC Net Sunday Net

EOC Stations:

VA3ETB
Thunder Bay

VA3EOA
Atikokan

VA3EFF
Fort Frances

VA3EMC
Sioux Narrows

VA3EMN
Nestor Falls

VA3EOD
Dryden

VA3EMK
Kenora

VA3EOE
Ear Falls

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Amethyst District ARES

Providing emergency communications for Northwestern Ontario

RAC ARES Website
Amethyst DEC Woody Linton, VE3JJA

NWO Weekly HF Net

We conduct an open weekly HF net on 80 and 40 metres.The purpose of this net is to monitor regional propagation conditions, share information, and practice net procedures.


Time:
Wednesdays at 00:00 UTC (8:00 pm Eastern, 7:00 pm Central)

Frequency: Primary 3.675 MHz LSB (ALPHA)

At 21:15, a second net control operator will QSY to 7.135 MHz LSB (BRAVO) and take check-ins from more distant stations in Amethyst District.

Voice Procedures

Please review the following Voice Procedure document for effective communications.

Net Preamble

For Net Control Stations, here is the net preamble.

Weekly Exercises

Following each net, we host a brief training exercise. Exercise topics are listed on the net schedule below.

Slack channels are used for coordination during the exercises. Contact one of the net control operators (callsign@myrac.ca) for a link to the Slack channels.

EmComm Frequencies

Here is the complete list of  National HF EmComm Frequencies.

The Net Manager Woody Linton, VE3JJA.

Date

Net Control

Exercise

3 January 2024

Woody, VE3JJA

At NCS discretion

10 January 2024

Brad, VE3MXJ

At NCS discretion

17 January 2024

Chris, VA3ECO

At NCS discretion

24 January 2024

Woody, VE3JJA

At NCS discretion

31 January 2024

Eric, VE3XET

At NCS discretion

7 February 2024

Chris, VA3ECO

At NCS discretion

14 February 2024

Woody, VE3JJA

At NCS discretion

21 February 2024

Eric, VE3XET

At NCS discretion

28 February 2024

Chris, VA3ECO

At NCS discretion

6 March 2024

Woody, VE3JJA

At NCS discretion

13 March 2024

Eric, VE3XET

At NCS discretion

20 March 2024

Chris, VA3ECO

At NCS discretion