01/AUG/17 Report

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ORCA DIGITAL NET 01/Aug/17 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 8
Stations:
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out
AG7RV Dick Reno,NV in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA in&out
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
W7GBB Bob Renton,WA QRU
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

Tonight, the band was an improvement over the last few weeks, but still unfavorable to more distant stations. And, ck-in was light. Humboldt Ops have their ARC meeting on the first Tuesday. Summer WX brings activities that compete with radio nets. Eight ck-ins and five active Ops tonight. We lost Brad WA7HHE & Doug KA7FOO before the Comment round. Only Bob W7GBB, Mindy W7ZAP, & I were left standing. Good thing Bob ck-ed in tonight. He’s not had an adequate path to Brookings for awhile now. W/o Bob, Mindy & I would have been talking to ourselves in the Comment round.

Turns out Doug KA7FOO’s laptop overheated and quit. The temperatures in Reno,NV have been way hot lately. The laptop recovered and Doug came back just after closing and sent his comments in FLMSG. I don’t know what happened for Brad, our only UT station tonight. The band has not favored UT these last couple months. They often account for a third or more of ORCA ck-ins, and usually have solid signals. During the FLAMP exercise, Brad relayed block 5 of the exercise message for Bob in WA and was solid thru the Traffic round.

Mindy called ck-in tonight, preparing for next week when she will be NCS. Next Tues is my return date with the surgeon. I’m having my rt mid finger amputated at the first joint. Again, no typing for a few weeks. This time, my relearning curve will be a bit tougher with a third of my finger missing. I’ll have to reach further for 8,i,k, & ,. Maybe the VA will make me a typing prosthesis.

Jaye KE6SLS missed the net for an ARC meeting, but monitored and emailed the test image below. Howard KB6NN was also at the meeting, he too monitored and recorded the net. Jaye & Howard have been with us since the early days of ORCA.

RX: KE6SLS CA

Thanks for your patience with the Template exercises. Templates aren’t critical to handling digital traffic, but they’re very useful for saving time and effort while filling out forms. You can make Templates for most of the forms very easily in the ‘Template’ menu. Your ideas for other useful traffic handling exercises are welcome. Does your NBEMS group have any routines or solutions for digital traffic that we could explore on the net? We’d like to know.

Thanks for taking time out of your evening to practice with us tonight. We hope to see you again next Tuesday evening in digital mode. 73 Doug K7KY

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W7ZAP W7ZAP

de KD7CL KD7CL

Craig

0210Z

Riverton, Or

Long wire <25 watts>

No traffic No traffic in & out

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KD7CL < W7ZAP

GE Craig I have you cked in&out TU 73 < W7ZAP

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ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check ins? < W7ZAP

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check ins? < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Check-Ins:

KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check ins? < W7ZAP

AG7RV Dick Reno, NV In&Out In&Out.

AG7RV < W7ZAP

GE Dick I have you in&out tonite TU < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Check-Ins:

KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out

AG7RV Dick Reno,NV in&out

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check ins? < W7ZAP

Early ORC (double)

txtn, early check in with one test msg built on the new template:) Hot Dog

Last station pls TX agn < W7ZAP

K7KY de WA7HHE, early check in with one test msg built on the new template:) Hot Dog

WA7HHE < W7ZAP GE Brad I have you checked in w/test msg TU < W7ZAP

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N7SND < W7ZAP

Larry are you checking in? < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Check-Ins:

KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out

AG7RV Dick Reno,NV in&out

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check ins? < W7ZAP

KB6HOH FB Steve in&out 73 < W7ZAP

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K7KY 20qtær7011411

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N7SND Larry u ck-ing in? < K7KY

08/01/2017 19:31 PDT

QST & WELCOME to the ORCA DIGITAL NET

Doug K7KY NCS, Brookings,OR, 35w, 180′ Doublet @ 80′

ORCA meets every Tuesday 1930p/0230z – 3.581+1500 – MFSK-32

Software by Dave W1HKJ: FLDIGI, FLMSG, FLAMP

ORCA is a DIRECTED net, dedicated to learning and developing

digital operating skills and practicing digital traffic handling.

ORCA connects Amateur Operators with common interest in training,

information-sharing, and mutual-aid. Practice makes perfect!

New to ORCA? See: http://orcadigitalnet.com/quick-start/

Following check-in NCS sends:

1) B/W Test image for signal evaluation

2) Rotation list

3) Announcements

Weekly FLAMP exercise with Mindy W7ZAP

Traffic Round: NCS calls each station in rotation

No practice traffic? No problem. Send ‘QRU’.

Hold keyboard dialogue for Comment Round. Questions anytime.

Comment Round: comments, reception reports, observations, questions

(keyboard or FLMSG BLANK Form as you like)

LOCK: fldigi cursor @ 1500

ENABLE: RxID, AFC

DISABLE: TxID, end-of-Tx-ID, Mode-ID

DISABLE: CWID, CW-Postamble-ID, Auto-Pre-Tone*

* Use brief (TUNE BUTTON) pre-tone when doubles are likely.

Unlike FLMSG, FLAMP does not detect FLAMP traffic when closed.

FLDIGI can be configured to ‘AUTOSTART’ FLAMP.

—–

ORCA CHECK-INS COME NOW. Send CALLSIGN or Video/ID on waterfall

First time? CALL/NAME/QTH

Monitoring stations send: ‘CALLSIGN IN&OUT’

< K7KY

UxaTUEAAAJcXQAAQAAAH

Agn pse no print hr.. < K7KY

That was not me but

GE to all the ORCA Digi-Hams.

Over heated Reno checking In.

KA7FOO

a7foo

KA7FOO RR Doug tu for the ck-in any more? < K7KY

B/W Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G, /home/k7ky/Documents/orca/ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:144×140; < K7KY

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:mg:276 ORCA DIGITAL NET 01/Aug/17 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 7

Stations:

KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out

AG7RV Dick Reno,NV in&out

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT

KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA in&out

KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

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K7KY de W7GBB

Bob, Renton, WA

QRU

W7GBB GE Bob ur on the log QRU tu BREAK I’ve missed one station that printed giberish, but had a good signal

try agn pse. < K7KY

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:mg:299 ORCA DIGITAL NET 01/Aug/17 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 8

Stations:

KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out

AG7RV Dick Reno,NV in&out

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT

KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA in&out

KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV

W7GBB Bob Renton,WA

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR qru

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

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I do list Bob W7GBB QRU BREAK

ANNOUNCEMENTS 01 August 2017

Tonight’s Optional FLAMP exercise distributes ‘ex34.txt’, an

FLMSG/FLAMP exercise using an ICS-213 form and the Template

we distributed the last three weeks, ‘ORCAtemplate.213T’.

You need this Template in place to complete today’s optional exercise.

After opening FLMSG ICS-213 form, LOAD this template from the ICS-213

‘Template’ menu. Complete the exercise instructions and send the file

to NCS during TRAFFIC using FLAMP, or send your own practice traffic,

or QRU.

The FLAMP exercises provide experience in parsing instructions on-the

-fly and working within your PC file system while engaged in net

activities. Emergency messages may require an immediate response.

NOTE: You can configure your Band Pass Filter to improve signal-to-noise

ratio during poor band condx. I set my BPF to 970hz for noisy condx.

I usually run the net with the filter on. The exception is ck-in time

when stations often ck-in with VideoID on the waterfall. 970hz is too

narrow to also read callsigns on the waterfall, so I begin the net w/o

BPF until I complete ck-in. At 970hz I can still switch to a mode like

FMSK-64 w/o losing content. For wider modes, I turn BPF off.

If you change modes, remember to activate TxID so all stations follow.

Return to net working-mode when finished and turn TxID off.

Net Report posted as soon as we can…

orcadigitalnet.com/reports/

< K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Late/Visitor Check-in? < K7KY

We have a small net tonight so far, anyway.. the Humboldt Ops are at their ARC meetings We now go to the weekly FLAMP

exercise with Mindy W7ZAP she will send the traffic in THOR-22 over to Mindy W7ZAP < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 E5D8>{2E22}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 29 A6C1>{2E22}20170802002030:ex34.txt

<ID 26 7529>{2E22}W7ZAP Brookings, OR

<SIZE 14 50DB>{2E22}600 8 80

<DATA 88 DA70>{2E22:1}FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise, OPTIONAL

In FLMSG, open the ICS-213 for

<DATA 88 946B>{2E22:2}m. In the ‘Template’ menu, LOAD the

Template you recently saved, ‘ORCAtemplate.2

<DATA 88 B211>{2E22:3}13T’. Save your file as, ‘URCALL_ex34.213T. Make ‘Sub.’,= ‘BPF’, add your info,

<DATA 88 DE88>{2E22:4}copy these

questions into ‘Message:’ and add ur answers.

Do you use the Band Pa

<DATA 88 80B2>{2E22:5}ss Filter for digital work? How wide is it set?

On the FLAMP TX tab, change ‘Q

<DATA 88 09EE>{2E22:6}ST’ to ‘NCS’. This addresses ur msg to

a specific station. Every station on fre

<DATA 88 657C>{2E22:7}q may not need 100% copy.

In TRAFFIC round, send this file to NCS using FLAMP,

<DATA 48 CB24>{2E22:8}or send your own practice msg or QRU.

<CNTL 10 E993>{2E22:EOF}

<CNTL 10 499F>{2E22:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Returning mode to MFSK32 < W7ZAP

For the weekly FLAMP practice message we try

to fill every station. I will prompt you in order with

your CALLSIGN only. Press the FLAMP REPORT Button

or send, ‘No FLAMP’ or ‘No Copy’.

We begin with …

WA7HHE

DE WA7HHE

File : ex34.txt

<MISSING 15 66CA>{2E22}CONFIRMED

DE WA7HHE K

KA7FOO

KA7FOO

W7GBB

DE 7GBB

File : ex34.txt

<MISSING 8 26AA>{2E22}5

DE 7GBB K

K7KY

<STX>

DE K7KY

File : ex34.txt

<MISSING 15 66CA>{2E22}CONFIRMED

DE K7KY K

WA7HHE < W7ZAP

Brad pls RELAY block 5 TU < W7ZAP

<DATA 88 80B2>{2E22:5}ss Filter for digital work? How wide is it set?

On the FLAMP TX tab, change ‘Q

<CNTL 10 E993>{2E22:EOF}

<CNTL 10 499F>{2E22:EOT}

DE WA7HHE K

KA7FOO

W7GBB

DE 7GBB

File : ex34.txt

<MISSING 15 66CA>{2E22}CONFIRMED

DE 7GBB K

ALL ORCA < W7ZAP

Looks like we lost KA7FOO but evryone else (3 od us!) filled the blocks. BTU K7KY < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < K7KY TU Mindy… exercise went well not too many Ops tonight good to have reason to use the RELAY feature..

BREAK

give us a moment to switch antennas < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Late/Visitor Check-in? < K7KY

We begin the Traffic round with Brad WA7HHE < K7KY

ORCA Net DE WA7HHE

<PROG 18 8CB1>{4A08}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 48 81D2>{4A08}20170801225940:Wkly_training_Aug_01’17.213

<ID 38 30B3>{4A08}WA7HHE CEDAR CITY, UTAH (DM37HP)

<SIZE 15 A943>{4A08}989 16 64

<DESC 24 70F9>{4A08}Duck and Cover 2.0

<DATA 72 24BD>{4A08:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAP7XQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzTDz32cbGMQ1zoBjP8

<DATA 72 6607>{4A08:2}bTRrolJG0nIeDkUPOmj10MFiLyXBhr3SWksDNRlGlhbxks46IXsm3Y74yEJdGRnf

<DATA 72 9004>{4A08:3}ACt5qg3434m/seekq5o/fKO/wFm+qIqt+an91TeZbY5wvaOajTz1rfbK6E7VdPLY

<DATA 72 80BD>{4A08:4}pdqZ1W+9/JK9F+oLVlB6Y3gt3LUrKH0ewsXtx0AkeDHYW4TKHLGuWXchD3rkcqaF

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<DATA 72 B324>{4A08:6}XCB2Tzs2Vvq/eFJ7NnUrbPwgEZsRZwj3MT2a+hX30U9gwvblssZnuR6TXxlSiQuP

<DATA 72 19CD>{4A08:7}7IAo8LvxDCtWydJ0RCi9aTgBZyj7QzfoN9bstzJplbmtwyOfnDVOJm7ddJNq5iG8

<DATA 72 B446>{4A08:8}RzNYPGiGHcRQorDVbdJnFKBZB91YJHCnlDI1UncsGMd9xgru9xyVm/l5KHQrbYjs

<DATA 72 A128>{4A08:9}vfymETNffAfFoqewtshEFG0wQNwsidLY+reu6g6e1lVjQ1LLh8ctrZ0bmRUHCZm2

<DATA 73 D77D>{4A08:10}zlcIWuw1AAPgwXfZmUDSfHK5iEmS8+yRBm87wmsSY2IrCGcEZTWX7dXCRAA6Pth+

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<CNTL 10 7096>{4A08:EOT}

DE WA7HHE K

#

m<STX>

DE K7KY

File : Wkly_training_Aug_01’17.213

<MISSING 15 FB1A>{4A08}CONFIRMED

DE K7KY K

WA7HHE FB Brad our bg noise is very high tonight 8-9 & ur signal is S9 printed perfectly with lots of noise around… tu BREAK

KA7FOO Doug Hw cpy? ur up for Traffic if ur there… < K7KY

Well, we’re zooming along now… W7GBB & W7ZAP are QRU so we’ll check quickly for lates and move along to the Comment

round are there any late Ops or visitors wanting to ck-in? < K7KY

OK we begin the Comment round with Brad WA7HHE < K7KY

WA7HHE Brad u hr? Comment round & ur first… < K7KY

You never know is it the band or tech issues when you don’t hear the Ops BREAK KA7FOO Doug ur turn for Comments… < K7KY

W7GBB Bob I’m so happy you dropped in tonight ur the only Ops still standing (I hope) over to u… < K7KY

DE W7GBB i NEED BLOCKS 2 AND 1O FROM BRAD AR K

W7GBB OK Bob normally, we’d do this after closing, but tonight is unusual I hv those blocks and I’ll send them now…<STX>

DE K7KY

FLAMP Relay

<DATA 72 6607>{4A08:2}bTRrolJG0nIeDkUPOmj10MFiLyXBhr3SWksDNRlGlhbxks46IXsm3Y74yEJdGRnf

<DATA 73 D77D>{4A08:10}zlcIWuw1AAPgwXfZmUDSfHK5iEmS8+yRBm87wmsSY2IrCGcEZTWX7dXCRAA6Pth+

<CNTL 10 D09A>{4A08:EOF}

<CNTL 10 7096>{4A08:EOT}

DE K7KY K

DE 7GBB

File : Wkly_training_Aug_01’17.213

<MISSING 15 FB1A>{4A08}CONFIRMED

DE 7GBB K

W7GBB RR Bob BREAK Next for comments is Mindy < K7KY

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:mg:562 35w 180ft doublet @ 80ft (Doug’s Antenna for FLAMP TX)

35w 135ft doublet @ 110ft (for signal RX report and Comment TX)

W7ZAP copied the following stations:

KD7CL 100% copy KBD (S9)

AG7RV 100% copy KBD (S9)

WA7HHE 100% copy KBD, FLAMP (S9) s/n=4dB

KB6HOH 100% copy WFid

KA7FOO 100% copy KBD (S9) s/n=5dB

W7GBB 100% copy KBD (S9) s/n=6dB

K7KY 100% copy KBD, FLMSG, image

Another net with tough band condx. I miss clear summer bands. Oh well, makes for good mode practice. B/G noise levels are S7-S8.

Good to see all on the WF tonite.

73,

Mindy W7ZAP

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W7ZAP TU Mindy sri I left ur callsign off the last call… small error… BREAK are there any further comments for the net

tonight? < K7KY

de W7GBB

Conditions are good for a change to Brookings and heard Brad almost

100%

I will download the template and see if I can do the exercise,

73, Bob

v© ZW7GBB Bob the template isn’t on the website )-: after we close the net, Mindy or I will send itto u stand by a bit…

This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET

for: 08/01/2017 20:11 PDT

Thanks for committing your time and attention

to practicing digital traffic handling with us tonight.

We hope to work with you again next week.

‘Practice makes Perfect’

73 Doug K7KY

W7GBB DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 E37C>{936C}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 38 F2AF>{936C}20170711205437:ORCAtemplate.213T

<ID 26 FE44>{936C}W7ZAP Brookings, OR

<SIZE 14 00AB>{936C}261 4 80

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<CNTL 10 5624>{936C:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

DE 7GBB

File : ORCAtemplate.213T

<MISSING 15 A929>{936C}CONFIRMED

DE 7GBB K

W7GBB < K7KY FB Bob… good thing u came by at the end u were the only Op besides Mindy & I… u never know what

summer nets will bring the band can be great, but the warm sunny wx has people thinking of things other than radio… btu < K7KY

K7KY de W7GBB

The path to Brookings and Beavercreek have been poor for about four weeks but things will improve.

I appareciate your patience and I will remember that fills on the traffic session are handled after the net.

I am running Mint Linux now. I have three OS’s to which I can multi-boot but Mint is the best and most stable. I am using Version

18.2.

73 to you Both

de W7GBB

W7GBB < K7KY RR Bob… no problem with the fills tonight especially hardly anyone here and no waiting I usually fill all

blocks during the exercise, but during traffic, the messages are directed to me and only I fill, usually… some msgs are different and

everyoone needs them anyway, good to see u and we always enjoyed working with you I hope the band will be favorable and you’ll

be back to work with us again 73 Doug K7KY sk

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i ALWAYS COPY THE NET EVEN IF i AM NOT RIGHT HERE.

73 DE W7GBB SK

W7GBB < W7ZAP

GN Bob nice to have you on the net tonite. 73 Mindy W7ZAP sk

I WILL B E INTERESTED TO READ YOU COMMENT ABOUT DOUG’S ANTENNA. 73 DE w7gbb

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:mg:674 Summer is HERE!!!

Laptop ia over heating and shutting down.

Measure 104 deg at my home today, My highest this year.

Had 103 deg about a month ago.

10-Day Weather Forecast

Tuesday 08/01 102° | 67°

Wednesday 08/02 102° | 68°

Thursday 08/03 100° | 67°

Friday 08/04 96° | 65°

Saturday 08/05 91° | 64°

Sunday 08/06 89° | 62°

Monday 08/07 90° | 61°

Tuesday 08/08 89° | 62°

Wednesday 08/09 89° | 63°

Thursday 08/10 91° | 62°

But you must remember that on June 9th we had a dusting

snow on the mountains! Yes I did turn on the heater!

If I can get some business done tomorrow morning I

just might make a run to Lake Tahoe, about 10 deg cooler.

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KA7FOO < K7KY FB Doug Lake Tahoe sound good to me…. we don’t hv such hot wx here and now I won’t complain when it

gets to 95deg.. I used to live in AZ and have spent a good bit of time in Afganistan… but now, I don’t like hot wx… or cold either…

nice u could get the laptop cooled down and make it just under the wire… we only had 3 active stations besides Mindy & I and then we

lost Brad WA7HHE & next u… an easy net anyway… btu < K7KY

No way on AZ!!!

I am planning on moving to the Oregon coast, trying to get out of Reno!

Turning into a bigger task than I thought, after 35 yrs.

See you Digi-Hams next week.

KA7FOO

KA7FOO When u get ready to move to OR check our our area before settling in very nice here… thanks for working

with us tonight hope to see u next week stay cool 73 Doug K7KY sk

YEP Brookings is on the HIT LIST.

Though Coos Bay might win.

KA&FO

ka7foo

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03/DEC/19 Report

03/DEC/19 Report

ORCA DIGITAL NET 03/Dec/19 Check-in/Rotation: Check-ins: 23 Stations: W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out KB7VX Bruce Fortuna,CA in&out W7LUX Joe Flagstaff,AZ in&out WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT KG7PBX Linda Cedar City,UT in&out KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA [...]

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International SATERN Digital Net


International SATERN Digital Net transmits digital text, images, and FLAMP files via remote HF station. NCS and Net Manager is Ken Standard AD5XJ.

International SATERN Digital Net

12:00 NOON CT Sat
14.065 MHz USB
OLIVIA 8/500

FEMA Region X HF Interoperability Testing (60m)


FEMA Region X Monthly Interoperability NET, which comprises Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, conducts a monthly interoperability communications exercise on the 60-meter band. This exercise often includes a voice portion and a digital portion.

FEMA Region X uses the call sign of WGY910. The COMMEX occurs on the third Wednesday of the month from 1730 to 1900Z. Primary check-in is usually on 60-meter channel 1.

FEMA Region X Monthly Interoperability NET

3rd Wednesday 1730Z - 1900Z
Channel 1: 5330.5 kHz
Channel 2: 5346.5 kHz
Channel 3: 5357.0 kHz
Channel 4: 5371.5 kHz
Channel 5: 5403.5 kHz
1730Z Open net, delay check-ins
60M - CH1
1735Z NCS sends 1st dig msg
60M - BPSK31 - CH 2
1740Z NCS repeats 1st dig msg using alt mode
60M - MT63-2KL CH2
1745Z NCS calls for check-ins and reports
60M - CH1
1815Z NCS TX 2nd digital msg
60M - BPSK31 - CH 2
1825Z NCS reTX 2nd dig msg using alt mode
60M - MT63-2KL - CH 2
1827Z NCS calls for reports
60M - CH 1
1850Z NCS closes the net
60M - CH 1

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SHORTWAVE RADIOGRAM

Shortwave Radiogram transmits digital text and images on an analog shortwave broadcast transmitter. The program is produced and presented by Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott KD9XB. Shortwave Radiogram continues VOA Radiogram's tradition testing new modes and is an interesting source for Digital Ops wishing to practice more with FLDIGI & FLAMP.
 

Shortwave Radiogram Transmission Schedule (AM)

Fri 2030-2100 UTC
7780 kHz
9455 kHz
WRMI Florida
Sat 1600-1630 UTC
9400 kHz
Space Line, Bulgaria
Sun 2330-2400 UTC
7780 kHz
WRMI Florida
Mon 0800-0830 UTC
7730 kHz
5850 kHz
WRMI Florida

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