05/FEB/19 Report

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ORCA DIGITAL NET 05/FEB/19 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins : 13
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO in&out
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

Tonight’s theme was the bitter winter storms sweeping across most of the country. Stations experiencing power outages, 18″ of snow in a day, wind, sleet and icing conditions. We even had a dusting of snow and freezing temps on the southern Oregon coast here in Brookings. Brad WA7HHE had to use his generator to get on the air to monitor local emergency comms, as the local radio staion was off the air due to the storm and loss of power. A reminder to us all,  its always good to make sure your batteries are charged and your generator is in working condition. You never know when an emergengy will occur.

The weekly FLAMP exercise was a first for ORCA… no use of MFSK modes. Doug K7KY began in THOR100 (352wpm/1800hz) and filled in THOR50x1 (176wpm/900hz) & THOR22 (78wpm/524hz). We experienced difficult band conditions for close-by stations, but had very good path to stations further away. Low sunspot activity and quiet geomagnetic conditions are making 50-200 mile HF communications difficult.

As mentioned briefly in the announcements, last Friday we lost the contents of the ORCA website. I was removing an FTP account from our server and inadvertently deleted the website. :-( Major goof-up. The site is back, but missing net reports from the past 10 months and numerous content revisions written by Doug. Back-up, back-up, back-up! Removing an FTP account has dire consequences if you’re not paying attention to or failing to understand the pop up message. Many lessons learned.

Test images copied from tonight’s net:

RX: W1EEP UT
RX: KI7TPD UT
RX: K7DV ID

Every net I learn something new or am reminded of areas to focus on improving. One reoccurring area for me is to slow down. I don’t know what happens, but by the end of the net I feel like a rental horse headed for the barn! Each net presents different challenges for us all. Together we’re all gaining valuable digital communication traffic handling experience. We enjoy working with each of you and look forward to seeing you on the WF again soon!

73,
Mindy W7ZAP

—- Net Log —-

K7KY < KR7KR Enoch, Utah
In and out tonight
having a headache so I’ll just kick back and relax
de KR7KR k

KR7KR < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
Hope you feel better Ken
< W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:06Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

GE Mindy < WA7HHE

WA7HHE < W7ZAP QSL Brad
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
GE Brad, glad u can join us tonite :-) < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < KI7TPD Fred Cedar City, UT
Coming in strong tonight! s/n between 7-10

KI7TPD < W7ZAP TU Fred
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
Ur S9 + 10 good sig, may be tough 4 closeby stations… we’ll see TU < W7ZAP

K6ETA < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
< NCS

W1EEP < W7ZAP TU Gene
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
I have u #1 on the log Gene… good signal too < W7ZAP

So far I have the following stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
Any corrections for these stations?? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:13Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

kg7sxq lynden st george ut in&out
de KG7SXQ k

KG7SXQ < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
BREAK any more? < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

W7ZAP de N7SND checking in&out

N7SND < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
BREAK any more 4 ck-in?? < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

W1EEP < W7ZAP ?

JUST A MISS CUE SORRY

W1EEP < W7ZAP No worries, wasnt sure :-) < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:23Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:23Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>

W7ZAP DE K7DV in for thre count`

K7DV < W7ZAP QSL Dave
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
Glad u could join us :-) < W7ZAP

and ORCA Net
Doug
KA7FOO
KA7FOO

KA7FOO < W7ZAP QSL Doug
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
Lite copy on u Doug… hope the band holds < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:

W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

05:Feb:19 19:29:19p
WELCOME to the ORCA DIGITAL NET
Mindy W7ZAP/NCS, Brookings,OR, 35w, 208′ Doublet @ 80′

ORCA meets every Tuesday 1930p/0330z – 3.581+1500 – MFSK-32
NBEMS Software: FLDIGI, FLMSG, FLAMP. Dave W1HKJ, Developer

ORCA is a DIRECTED net, dedicated to learning and developing
digital operating skills and practicing NBEMS 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) Signal evaluation image (30sec)
2) Rotation list
3) Announcements

Weekly FLAMP Exercise
Open FLAMP before exercise begins.
FLDIGI can be configured to ‘AUTOSTART’ FLAMP.

Traffic Round: NCS calls each station in rotation.
No practice traffic? Send ‘QRU’. Hold keyboard dialogue
for Comment Round. Questions anytime.

Comment Round: RX reports, observations, questions
(keyboard or FLMSG BLANK Form as you like)

LOCK: Cursor @ 1500
ENABLE: RxID
DISABLE: TxID, end-of-Tx-ID, Mode-ID
DISABLE: CWID, CW-Postamble-ID, Pre-Signal-Tone*
* Use manual pre-tone (TUNE BUTTON) when doubles are likely.

—–

REMAINING CK-INS COME NOW. Participating Ops send ‘CALLSIGN’ or VidID
MONITORING Ops Send,’CALLSIGN in&out’

First time? CALL/NAME/QTH < NCS

k0kex Smithville, Mo good copy in&out

K0KEX < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO in&out
Good signal here Rick
BREAK any more?? < NCS

K7DV < W7ZAP Dave pse relay ck-in 4 weak stations < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
K7DV Relaying 4 ORCA DIGITAL NET-NCS.
Not Copying NCS? Check ‘in&out’ here… K7DV

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>
W7ZAP DE K7DV nil thanks

K7DV < W7ZAP Thank you Dave BREAK

B/W Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G,\Users\owner 1\Documents\ORCA\0RCAimage.png>
Sending Pic:144×140; < W7ZAP

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.7
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20190602033525
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20192201220807
<blankform>
:mg:426 ORCA DIGITAL NET 05/FEB/19 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins : 12
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO in&out
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
[WRAP:chksum 3CFA][WRAP:end] … end

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ANNOUNCEMENTS 05/February/2019

Tonight’s FLAMP exercise distributes ‘ex104.txt’, an FLDIGI/PC File Manager
exercise. Complete the instructions and email the file to NCS.

Last week, Fred KI7TPD and Ken KR7KR demonstrated the off-net-frequency traffic
handling routine again. This routine is SOP for Emergency and Traffic nets. It
would be good to run this exercise on a regular basis. Give it a try yourself.

We had a major website crash over the weekend. Not one file remained. Stunning,
to say the least. Our web Host only backs up every 48-72 hours and made this
single back-up minutes after the site was deleted. The back-up contained one
empty directory. Our best working back-up was quite stale: May 2018, ten
months ago. Mindy did a heroic job of getting the May 2018 copy operational.
There’s much yet to do. All edits and addtitions to the site since May 2018
are gone and will have to be rebuilt from memory. Yuck! Still, it could have
been much worse. We just got it back up this morning. It will take some time
to restore lost content.

Cold WX has found it’s way to SW/OR. It snowed here yesterday. All soon gone,
but it’s still cold. We’re busy stoking the woodheater and keeping the water
pipes flowing.

Net Report posted soon: http://orcadigitalnet.com/reports/
If you want on/off the Net Report/Log publication notice list:
ncs@orcadigitalnet.com < NCS

Over to Doug K7KY for the FLAMP exe < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:39Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>
W7ZAP < K7KY TU Mindy BREAK

The exercise begins in THOR100 (352wpm/1800hz). We’ll fill
in THOR50x1 (176wpm/900hz) & THOR22 (78wpm/524hz).
Open BP filters; WIDE mode ahead… < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:40Z THOR 100 @ 1499>>
ORCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 D43B>{100E}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 30 BF88>{100E}20190205225944:ex104.txt
<ID 17 C8A0>{100E}K7KY CN72ub
<SIZE 14 427D>{100E}258 4 80
<DESC 12 CFE0>{100E}ex#104
<FILE 30 BF88>{100E}20190205225944:ex104.txt
<ID 17 C8A0>{100E}K7KY CN72ub
<SIZE 14 427D>{100E}258 4 80
<DESC 12 CFE0>{100E}ex#104
<DATA 88 8477>{100E:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/PC-FILE MANAGER, file-manipulation exercise

Locate the ‘S
<DATA 88 297C>{100E:2}ignal Evaluation Image’ (ORCA Logo) you received a few minutes ago and email it
<DATA 88 5199>{100E:3}to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com. Send the actual image, not a capture. Send it durin
<DATA 26 3518>{100E:4}g or after net. 2
<CNTL 10 4569>{100E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 E565>{100E:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:40Z THOR 100 @ 1499>>

For REPORTS, I’ll prompt you in order with
your CALL only. Press the FLAMP ‘REPORT’
Button or send, ‘No FLAMP’ or ‘No Copy’.

We begin with … W1EEP

DE W1EEP
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 14 847C>{100E}1 2 3 4
DE W1EEP K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:41Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:41Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
DE WA7HHE
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 15 2233>{100E}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
KI7TPD

DE KI7TPD
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 8 97F3>{100E}3
DE KI7TPD K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
K7DV

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
DE K7DV
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 14 F505>{100E}PREAMBLE
DE K7DV K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>
KA7FOO

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
KA7FOO

DE KA7FOO
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 12 209B>fQv*eDb1 2 4
DE KA7FOO K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
ORCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 D43B>{100E}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 30 BF88>{100E}20190205225944:ex104.txt
<ID 17 C8A0>{100E}K7KY CN72ub
<SIZE 14 427D>{100E}258 4 80
<DESC 12 CFE0>{100E}ex#104
<FILE 30 BF88>{100E}20190205225944:ex104.txt
<ID 17 C8A0>{100E}K7KY CN72ub
<SIZE 14 427D>{100E}258 4 80
<DESC 12 CFE0>{100E}ex#104
<DATA 88 8477>{100E:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/PC-FILE MANAGER, file-manipulation exercise

Locate the ‘S
<DATA 88 297C>{100E:2}ignal Evaluation Image’ (ORCA Logo) you received a few minutes ago and email it
<DATA 88 5199>{100E:3}to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com. Send the actual image, not a capture. Send it durin
<DATA 26 3518>{100E:4}g or after net. 2
<CNTL 10 4569>{100E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 E565>{100E:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:45Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1499>>
W1EEP

DE W1EEP
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 15 2233>{100E}CONFIRMED
DE W1EEP K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
KI7TPD

DE KI7TPD
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 15 2233>{100E}CONFIRMED
DE KI7TPD K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
K7DV

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
DE K7DV
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 15 2233>{100E}CONFIRMED
DE K7DV K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
KA7FOO

DE KA7FOO
File : ex104.txt
<MISSING 8 A7F1>{¯”R4
DE KADO Kjm nnijno

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
CA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 D43B>{100E}FLAMP 2.2.03
<DATA 26 3518>{100E:4}g or after net. 2
<CNTL 10 4569>{100E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 E565>{100E:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:48Z THOR 22 @ 1499>>
KA7FOO

E KA7FOO K

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>
W7ZAP < K7KY Exercise complete & 100% confirmed first time we’ve not used MFSK in the weekly exercise btn < K7KY

Nice THOR demo Doug… very nice given the band,.
BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 19:50:04p
Late/Visitor Ck-in? Relay? < W7ZAP

de W7WSV W7WSV
In/Out K

W7WSV < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out
Lite copy on u Steve
BREAK any more?? < NCS

NIL
BREAK
We begin the TRAFFIC round with Gene W1EEP < NCS

W1EEP < W7ZAP Gene ur up for TRAFFIC < W7ZAP

FILE TRANSFER ABORTED
DE W1EEP BK

FILE TRANSFER ABORTED
DE W1EEP BK

QST DE W1EEP

<PROG 18 482B>{E2FD}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 39 617E>{E2FD}20190206034757:ex104 W1EEP.txt
<ID 18 8B59>{E2FD}W1EEP DM37DJ
<SIZE 13 8EA2>{E2FD}71 2 64
<DATA 72 C603>{E2FD:1}i SENT IT ALREADY AS PART OF WHAT I DO WHEN I CAN RECEIVE IT THX
<DATA 15 85E5>{E2FD:2} W1EEP
<CNTL 10 88A9>{E2FD:EOF}
<CNTL 10 28A5>{E2FD:EOT}

DE W1EEP K

W1EEP < W7ZAP Always appreciate ur sending the images Gene… here comes ur report < W7ZAP

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : ex104 W1EEP.txt
<MISSING 15 9F0D>{E2FD}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Up next 4 traffic is Brad WA7HHE < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:55Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn You_Never_Know.p2s]<flmsg>4.0.8
:hdr_fm:22
WA7HHE 20190602035502
:hdr_ed:22
WA7HHE 20190602032405
<plaintext>
:tt:15 General Message
:to:8 ORCA Net
:fm:6 WA7HHE
:dt:8 02/05/19
:tm:6 20:23L
:sb:14 You Never Know
:mg:496 Extreme Cold Freezes Out Internet, Phones in Madison County, Ind.
A fiber-optic cable hut stopped working as a result of freezing conditions, disrupting the Internet connections and phone service across two local governments. Emergency services were not impacted.

Sometime between 6 and 7 a.m. Wednesday, a fiber-optic cable hut stopped working, causing the two governments’ internal phones and Internet servers to crash, Madison County IT Director Lisa Cannon said.

Full Story: www.govtech.com
[WRAP:chksum 8F9E][WRAP:end] … end

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WA7HHE < W7ZAP Interesting story… had not read that. May have more issues like that with the Maunder Minimum
BREAK
Next 4 traffic is Fred KI7TPD < W7ZAP

NCS DE KI7TPD I am sending the image file! Please look for it in your email! KI7TPD

KI7TPD < W7ZAP RR Fred TU
BREAK
Next we go to Dave K7DV 4 traffic < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T03:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

QST DE K7DV

<PROG 18 520E>{16EF}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 35 E33E>{16EF}20190206035428:K7DV.ex104.txt
<ID 35 4993>{16EF}K7DV Idaho Falls Idaho DN33XJ
<SIZE 13 1FEB>{16EF}78 1 80
<DESC 38 52A0>{16EF}File was sent to web site thanks
<DATA 86 509C>{16EF:1} K7DV.ex.104.txt

File sent to ncs@orcadigitalnet.com seccessfully thanks
<CNTL 10 9BCD>{16EF:EOF}
<CNTL 10 3BC1>{16EF:EOT}

DE K7DV K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : K7DV.ex104.txt
<MISSING 15 D378>{16EF}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Next for traffic is Doug KA7FOO < W7ZAP

KA7FOO KA7FOO < W7ZAP Dour ur turn 4 traffic < W7ZAP

nelgcy the phone ARES conference.
So not really here.
KA7FOO

KA7FOO < W7ZAP RR Doug
BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:00:42p
Late/Visitor Ck-in? Relay? < W7ZAP

NIL
BREAK
We’re moving along quickly tonight…
Now we begin the COMMENT round with Gene W1EEP < NCS

W7ZAP DE W1EEP Had a real nice snow day today 18 inches spend all day snow blowing and shoveling getting to old for all that work 73’s to the net great as always

W1EEP < W7ZAP Wow! Thats a lot of snow. Gene ur booming in here tonight, how much power?? < W7ZAP

w7zap de w1eep running about 90 watts tonight good band here tonight

W1EEP < W7ZAP FB Gene TU
BREAK
Up next 4 comments is Brad WA7HHE < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T04:04Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA Net < WA7HHE, A wakened to a major winter storm and no power, 12 inches of snow with drifts up to 16 inches. Fired up the ham shack on emergency power to hear the Utah Highway Patrol extremely busy with auto-accidents. Local Radio Stations off the air due to the power outage. Causes one to reflect on personal emergency preparedness. That’s why we are here. Big thanks to our NCS stations. < WA7HHE

WA7HHE < W7ZAP Wow, sure makes u appreciate the pwr. Good to have these things happen to get everything we can ready 4 emergencies
BREAK
Next we go to Fred KI7TPD for comments < W7ZAP

W7ZAP and the ORCA Net de KI7TPD

This was a crazy day! We had 6-8 inches of snow (plus more today) with lots of wind, the power went out for much of the day and traffic signals were out all over town.

We also had 15 rigs slide off the road and close I15 along with multiple finder benders throughout town… Many of the local schools were out for the day, but SUU stuck it out and remained open! Only had one late student who got stuck in the snow so in the end it all worked out!

Stay safe and warm! 73’s everyone!

KI7TPD

KI7TPD < W7ZAP These winter storms are sure giving everyone a tough time. Hope the UT/ID stations have wood stoves!
BREAK
Next up is Dave K7DV < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T04:07Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>
well weve had alot of moisture here rain snow sleet high winds melting freezing again and just cold again here 24 and going to the basement of 5 degrees tonite weve been all over the map here with weather… now just continual snow and lots of weather… sure glad gene got alot of snow … keep it up there gene … Great net… hats off to all of you guys its just wonderful how its coming together … thanks to all de K7dv

K7DV < W7ZAP Stay warm & dry Dave!
BREAK
Let’s see if Doug is free from a conference call… KA7FOO ur turn for comments if ur around… < W7ZAP

3 ft to 10 ft snow oTmtups.
More to come this weekend.
Still on conference call.

KA7FOO < W7ZAP 3 to 10 feet of snow sounds awful. Yikes. Stay warm!
BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:10:18p
Late/Visitor Ck-in? Relay? < W7ZAP

Ooops! I forgot my sweetie!! K7KY over to you for comments! < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-02-06T04:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1494>>
Tnx Mindy… I feel a bit wimpy complaining about a little dusting of snow here after hearing all these stories.. I’m impressed these guys in the middle of terribly adverse wx are here working the net Hat’s off to them! Tnx btn < K7KY

I agree. I hope all stations have power back too or comes back soon.
BREAK Any further comments?? < NCS

k0kex

K0KEX < W7ZAP Good signal still Rick, go ahead w/ ur comments < NCS

Mindy & net..
Good to see everyone tonight, copy 85 to 100%
Image was 90% We have icing condx overnight, hope
antennas survive..the comments indicate you have tough
WX also. Good net tonight
73 Rick k0kex

K0KEX < W7ZAP Thanks Rick and good copy on u. Stay warm and hope ur antenna stays up in the air!
BREAK
Any other comments from monitoring stations?? < NCS

THOR100–0% THOR50–

last stn agn pse < W7ZAP

de W7WSV k

W7WSV < W
MFSK32 traffic round-100%
cpy most stations at S5-7
Sorry abt all the bad wx…
de W7WSC

8W7WSV < W7ZAP good to hear u could copy the net well.
Hope you can join us next week!
BREAK
Any further comments? < W7ZAP

NIL
BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:18:25p
Late/Visitor Ck-in? Relay? < W7ZAP

This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET
for: 2/5/2019 20:18 Pacific Standard Time

Thanks for working with us tonight.
We hope to see you again next Tues.
Practice makes Perfect!
73 Mindy W7ZAP

Will TX updated roster… < W7ZAP

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.7
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20190602041942
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20192201220807
<blankform>
:mg:455 ORCA DIGITAL NET 05/FEB/19 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins : 13
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT in&out
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT in&out
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KA7FOO Doug Reno,NV
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO in&out
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
[WRAP:chksum 3A99][WRAP:end] … end

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10/OCT/19 CA Grid Down Report

10/OCT/19 CA Grid Down Report

ORCA DIGITAL NET -California Grid Down Event 10/Oct/19Check-ins: 9 Stations: KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR W7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA K7KY Doug Brookings,OR [...]

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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
14.066 MHz USB
OLIVIA 8/500

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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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