Lubbock County ARES Script
Good Evening Everyone and Welcome to the Monday Night, Lubbock County ARES Net.
This is (CALL SIGN) My Name Is: (NAME)
I will be your net control station for this session of the Lubbock County ARES Net. This is a Directed Net, which means only transmit when directed by net control.
This net makes use of the NetLogger logging program to transmit check-in information to other users of NetLogger.
Stations monitoring the net with Netlogger receive updated information every twenty seconds, detailed check-in logs, and an AIM chat window.
The program is free and available for download at netlogger.org
This Net meets every Monday evening at 8:00 p.m. under the auspices of the Lubbock County ARES group.
The purpose of this net is to provide training and practice in emergency communications that could apply in an actual emergency and to test the communications capabilities of the Lubbock Co. ARES group.
All licensed Amateur Radio operators are invited and encouraged to participate in this net.
This repeater has a positive offset and a tone of 118.8 hertz
Please remember that this net is a directed net. Please follow the instructions of Net Control.
Please stay on frequency until released by net control.
Please give your call sign phonetically, using standard ITU phonetics.
This is not a traffic net but it does stand ready to accept and pass emergency or priority traffic.
If anyone has an emergency during the net, please state the word “emergency” followed by your call sign and the frequency will be turned over to you for the duration of the emergency.
First, are there any stations with any Priority and/or Emergency Traffic for this Net, please call now? (Handle the emergency/priority traffic immediately.)
Are there any stations with any Health and/or Welfare Traffic for this Net, please call now?
This is (CALL SIGN) – Lubbock County ARES Net Control.
At this time, we will take check-ins from stations with announcements or business for the Lubbock County ARES Net.
We will now take check-ins for all Licensed Amateur operators. Please respond with your CALL SIGN, name, and if you have any traffic for the net.
(Turn over to stations with announcements or business.)
Are there any additional stations that wish to check into this net?
Are there any additional stations with announcements, business, or discussion topics for the Lubbock County ARES Net, please call now.
(Turn over to stations with announcements, business, or discussion topics)
(Open the net to discussion)
This is (CALL SIGN)- Lubbock County ARES Net Control.
We wish to say Thank You to all stations who participate in the Lubbock County ARES Net.
Your help in maintaining this net is greatly appreciated.
I’d like to thank the Trustee of this repeater KF5QIR Jim Carlen for making his facilities available to this net.
Again, this net meets each Monday at 8:00 p.m.
I would also like to mention that the Lubbock County ARES Group meets on the 1st Tuesday every month at 7:00 p.m. Details can be found at K5LIB.ORG and SPARCRADIO.ORG
Those wishing to be excused may secure their stations at this time.
This is (CALL SIGN) we are now closing the Lubbock County ARES Net.
We will now return this repeater back to general amateur radio use.
73 and Good Night to everyone.