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ORCA DIGITAL NET 07/APR/20 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 25
Stations:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
__N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
__KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
__W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
__KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR
__W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
__W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
__KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM QNX
__KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
__W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
__K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX Bruce Chehalis,WA
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

*Called 4 Comments ONLY

Tonight’s band was good for some, but not all. Overall, band condx seem to be improving incrementally. QSB seems more extreme lately. Ed KG5DGI in Aztec,NM has a better path to NCS, while condx seem worse for Steve W7WSV in Mesa,AZ. Oddly, their stations are not far apart. Topography and antenna type and orientation may also be factors. Rick K0KEX in Smithville,MO would get a Persistence Award if we had one. He has a long haul to ORCA from MO and has done very well with challenging band condx.

The FLAMP Exercise rerun, copying text in the RX buffer, went a bit better than last week. At least three stations copied the correct text. John KS6M and Tom WB7EUX reported it correctly in the Traffic Round. Fred KI7TPD also got it right; he sent a Space WX report in Traffic, and sent his Exercise results during Comments. Fred’s method for locating and copying the text is unusual. Instead of scrolling up and searching for the text, he copied the whole buffer, pasted it into an Editor, and searched for the ID string provided in the instructions. There’s more than one way to skin a cat, so to speak. Fred’s method depended on knowing the first sentence; he learned this reading the instructions.

I’m increasingly impressed with ORCA Ops. Brian KJ7BHK in Vancouver,WA checked in late with QNX. He’d been reading the mail and quickly changed his ck-in string. Tom WB7EUX in Joseph,OR is among our newest members; he monitored a few sessions and has worked the net smoothly ever since. John KS6M in Oakland,CA did the same last year; he monitored a couple sessions and then worked the net like he’d been here all along. Thanks to each of you, ORCA is helping interested digital Ops learn traffic-handling on a Directed net by example. You provide that learning example every week. You are why we are successful instructors (-: More people monitor ORCA sessions than we’re aware of; we frequently learn of Monitoring Ops that we’ve never logged.

ORCA has used Q-Codes since inception; Q-Codes enable us to send standard phrases or questions with only three characters. They are fundamental to CW operations and are equally appropriate for digital operations. We’ve added QNX (request to ck/out) to our ck-in protocol in place of the longer CW shorthand, ‘in&out’. In&Out is the same as, ‘QNI QNX’, checking in and out at once (Monitoring). We don’t send the QNI at ck-in because it’s implied in your call to NCS; you want to ck-in. There are many Q-Codes, but only a handful are germain to our operations. We’ll change the macros on the website to include Q-Codes.

Remember at ck-in, QNI is assumed, ie: ‘W1AW QNX’. NCS assumes this station is checking in and also wants to be excused. At ck-in, QNI is treated similar to the Traffic category, ROUTINE; when PRIORITY is not sent, traffic is assumed to be ROUTINE.

Test images from the net:

RX #1: W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #2:W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #1: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #2: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #1: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #2: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #1: KG5DGI Aztec, NM
RX #2: KG5DGI Aztec, NM
RX #1: KG7VVN Beryl, UT
RX #2: KG7VVN Beryl, UT
RX #1: KI7TPD Cedar City, UT
RX #2: KI7TPD Cedar City, UT
RX #1: W7WSV Mesa, AZ
RX #2: W7WSV Mesa, AZ

Thanks for working with us again tonight. We always enjoy working with you. Remember the WESTERN DIGITAL NET on Thursday evening, 3.581+1500, 1930p/0230z, MFSK-32, Steve K6ETA/NCS. Your support of WDN has established it quickly. WDN also offers an opportunity to learn the NCS role in a supportive group of Amateur Radio Operators.
73 Doug K7KY

—Net Log—

W7ZAP *** TUNE/TEST *** < W7ZAP

TEST TUNE 2020-04-08 02:01Z < K7KY

ORCA will begin ck-in in a moment…

So far I have the following stns:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX

Any corrections for these stns only?? (Use pre-tone)
P.S. QNX = In&Out < W7ZAP

KI7TPD < W7ZAP QSL Fred
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT BK
BK
RR K6ETA*
BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7K7/W7ZAP NCS < WA7HHE 1 QST

W5CLE < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
BK

WA7HHE < W7ZAP QSL Brad
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:04Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KD7CL Craig Riverton, OR In & Out

KD7CL < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
Good signal Craig
BK
Next?? < NCS

ORCA de ke6sls*
TU
ke6sls k

KE6SLS < W7ZAP RR Jaye
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

KS6M

KS6M < W7ZAP QSL John
KS6M John Oakland,CA BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

WB7EUX

WB7EUX < W7ZAP QSL Tom
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

WA7ZAP DE N2RSN

N2RSN < W7ZAP TU David
N2RSN David Keno,OR
GE David
BK
Next 4 ck-in?? < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

Could anyone could copy the last stn?? TU < W7ZAP

Last stn with a W in the prefix call agn pse < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:17Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Last stn very tough condx… try agn later TU < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < K6QOG Bill Cedar City, UT < k6qog

W7RNX < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
BK

K6QOG < W7ZAP QSL Bill
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT BK
QRZ? ORCA Ck-In < NCS

Vid ID W6??? agn pse or KBD < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:20Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WA7HHE Relay, copies W6DI

I wonder if its W6DLW? Never heard of W6DI
Anyone else able to relay?? < NCS

NCS < W6DLW Dennis

W6DLW < W7ZAP TU Dennis
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
Copied that Dennis TU
BK
There was another stn in there… come now < NCS

W7WSV

W7WSV < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
Difficult copy Steve u can change to active if band comes up
BK
Anyone else? < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < K6QOG I AM I N

K6QOG < W7ZAP TU Bill
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
I had u listed in… Tnx Bill
BK
Next?? < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR
W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

KG5DGI KG5DGI IN & OUT IN & OUT

KG5DGI < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM QNX
Good signal Ed
BK
Next 4 ck-in? < W7ZAP

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:

W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR
W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM QNX
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

19:30:03p 02:30:03z

WELCOME to ORCA DIGITAL NET
Mindy W7ZAP/NCS, Brookings,OR, 35w, 210′ Doublet @ 80′

ORCA meets every Tuesday 1930p/0230z – 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

FLAMP Exercise:
Have FLAMP open. Stay focused.
Exercise is interactive and brisk.

Traffic Round: NCS calls stations in rotation. No
practice traffic? Send ‘QRU’. All traffic is sent
to NCS; only NCS REPORTS/FILLS. NCS will fill
Traffic Round messages after net on request.

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

ORCA CONFIG:
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’ ONLY or VidID
MONITORING Ops Send,’CALLSIGN QNX’ (= in&out)

First time? Send: CALL/NAME/QTH < NCS

KI7TPD < W7ZAP Fred pls relay call 4 ck-in TU < W7ZAP

KI7TPD Relaying 4 ORCA DIGITAL NET – NCS. Not Copying NCS? Check ‘in&out’ here… KI7TPD

NIL KI7TPD

Tnx Fred & good signal
BK

B/W Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G,C:\Users\owner 1\Documents\ORCA\ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:140×140; < W7ZAPrl Ce¡;tP

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W7ZAP 20200804023451
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W7ZAP 20200804004459
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:mg:669 ORCA DIGITAL NET 07/APR/20 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 21
Stations:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR
W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM QNX
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

*Called 4 Comments ONLY
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ANNOUNCEMENTS 07/Apr/2020

Tonight’s FLAMP Exercise distributes the file, ‘ex164.txt’, an FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP
exercise. If you complete the OPTIONAL exercise within, send that file to NCS in
the Traffic Round with FLAMP.

The FLAMP Exercise is a variation of last week’s exercise. You’ll scroll up in the RX
window and copy text. Last week, some copied three lines from the FLAMP preamble
instead of the ORCA Preamble. Parse carefully. The instructions ID the first line
to be copied.

The net-directed Comment Round worked very well. Thank you. We’ll continue turning
the net over to you for the Comment Round and we’ll continue calling for Monitoring
station Comments by ARRL District.

Are CW Q-Codes appropriate on Digital Nets? Absolutely! Some Q-Codes are equally
useful on digital nets as CW nets. We save time and bandwidth by using Q-codes to
send standard questions and statements with only three characters. A few examples:
QRU = I hv no traffic
QNI = request to ck-in
QNX = request to be excused
QST = info for everyone
QTC = formal message/traffic
QTH = location
QRT = signing off
The addition of a question mark (?) create a question, ie: QRU? = Do you have traffic?

We’ve changed our Ck-In protocol to include QNX. In&Out is the same as sending QNI
QNX, ie: I want to ck-in and be excused from the net. When you send, ‘K7KY QNX’, QNI
is assumed. You’re checking in or you wouldn’t be sending your callsign. Although
‘K7KY QNI QNX’ is technically correct, QNI is redundant and should not be sent. Brief
and concise is a radio communication axiom. To Monitor(in&out), send, ‘CALLSIGN QNX’.
Again, QNI is assumed.

During the Traffic and Comment rounds, feel free to deviate from our usual focus on
radio topics and share your COVID-19 observations and experience.

Thanks for emailing the Test images to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com

Net Report posted soon: http://orcadigitalnet.com/reports/

If you want on/off the Net Report email list:
ncs@orcadigitalnet.com < NCS
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Over to Doug K7KY for the FLAMP exercise < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Tonight’s FLAMP exercise begins in PSK63 RC4 (220wpm, 330hz).
We’ll fill with THOR-50×1 (176wpm, 900hz), & ‘MFSK-32 (120wpm,
630hz). Check your Filters, WIDE mode ahead… < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:40Z 4xPSK63R @ 1500>>
RCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 EC51>{70D9}FLAMP 2.2u 05
<E 30 2F31>{70D9}20200407193918:ex164.txt
<ID 16 EA3C>{70D9}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 1E3F>{70D9}525 7 80
5″ESC 12 94AD>{70D9}ex#164
<FILE 30 2F31>{70D9}20200407193Q18:ex164.txt
<ID 16 EA3C>{70D9}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 1E3F>{70D9}525 7 80
<DESC 12 94AD>{70D9}ex#164
<DATA 88 E9B4>{70D9:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise 9

Assume you’ve
<DATA !8 2C1A>{70D9:2}received a kbd report for forwarding to Incident
Command. Scroll up in your FL
<DATA 88 C597>{70D9:3}DIGI Receive buffer to the ORCA
Preamble and copy three sentences beginning wi
<DATA 88 7FBA>{70D9:4}th ‘FLAMP Exercise:’.
Paste that text into an FLMSG ICS-213 form. Name £at
<DATA 88 5BC8>{70D9:5} file
‘URCALL_ex164.213’. Make Inc: = ex#164, To = IC, Fm = URCALL,
Sub =
<DATA 88 DA0A>{70D9:6}Scroll/Copy, RX Window.

In TRAFFIC Round, send this new file to NCS using FLA
<DATA 53 3B3G>{70D9:7}MP.
Before sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘W7ZAP’.
<CNTL 10 1ferD>{70D9:EOF}LCNTL 10 BE71>{70D9:EZ t}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:42Z 4xPSK63R @ 1500>>

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

We begin with … K7DV

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KG7VVN

DE KG7VVN
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 18 1EEA>{70D9}1 2 4 5 6 7
DE KG7VVN K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7TPD

DE KI7TPD
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 10 2106>{70D9}6 7
DE KI7TPD K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WA7HHE

DE WA7HHE
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 16 D951>{70D9}1 2 4 5 7
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KS6M

DE KS6M
File : Unassignew±<MISSING 14 D671ea {9}PREAMBLE
DE KS6M K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WB7EUX

No Copy de WB7EUX

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N2RSN

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N2RSN NO COPY RXID WAS OFF K

de N2RSN k

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K6QOG

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE K6QOG
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 20 59A9>{70D9}1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DE K6QOG K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W6DLW

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
That first pass was weird PS issue here I think 2nd pass shuld be better

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
ìntcP shutp
Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:47Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1500>>
zf2aQdmGlhe bfa O *ñgei5t tWORCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 EC51>{70D9}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 30 2F31>{70D9}20200407193918:ex164.txt
<ID 16 EA3C>{70D9}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 1E3F>{70D9}525 7 80
<DESC 12 94AD>{70D9}ex#164
<FILE 30 2F31>{70D9}20200407193918:ex164.txt
<ID 16 EA3C>{70D9}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 1E3F>{70D9}525 7 80
<DESC 12 94AD>{70D9}ex#164
<DATA 88 E9B4>{70D9:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise 9

Assume you’ve
<DATA 88 2C1A>{70D9:2}received a kbd report for forwarding to Incident
Command. Scroll up in your FL
<DATA 88 C597>{70D9:3}DIGI Receive buffer to the ORCA
Preamble and copy three sentences beginning wi
<DATA 88 7FBA>{70D9:4}th ‘FLAMP Exercise:’.
Paste that text into an FLMSG ICS-213 form. Name that
<DATA 88 5BC8>{70D9:5} file
‘URCALL_ex164.213’. Make Inc: = ex#164, To = IC, Fm = URCALL,
Sub =
<DATA 88 DA0A>{70D9:6}Scroll/Copy, RX Window.

In TRAFFIC Round, send this new file to NCS using FLA
<DATA 53 3B32>{70D9:7}MP.
Before sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘W7ZAP’.
<CNTL 10 1E7D>{70D9:EOF}
<CNTL 10 BE71>{70D9:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:49Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1500>>
KG7VVN

DE KG7VVN
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE KG7VVN K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7TPD

DE KI7TPD
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE KI7TPD K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WA7HHE

DE WA7HHE
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KS6M

DE KS6M
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 051!Tí FIRMED
DE KS6M K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WB7EUX

DE WB7EUX
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N2RSN

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE N2RSN
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE N2RSN K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE K6QOG
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE K6QOG K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W6DLW

DE W6DLW
File : ex164.txt
<MISSING 15 0510>{70D9}CONFIRMED
DE W6DLW K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP < K7KY Finished in 2 passes one station dropped all others CONFIRMED btn < K7KY

What a difference a solid signal makes… nice job w/THOR 50×1 Doug
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
19:54:20p 02:54:20z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

de KJ7BHK, QNX

KJ7BHK < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
Ur a quick study :-)
BK
Anyone else?? < W7ZAP

Reno, NV in&out

I see Reno in&out… TX call agn pse < W7ZAP

W6ADZ Darrell Reno, NV in&out

W6ADZ < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
Got u that time TU
BK
Anyone else for late ck-in? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
w7zap k0kex rick smithville, mo in/out

K0KEX < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
Good signal Rick TU
BK
Anyone else 4 late ck-in? < W7ZAP

We begin the TRAFFIC round with Dave K7DV < W7ZAP

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K7DV 20200804025807
:hdr_ed:20
K7DV 20200804021525
<blankform>
:mg:421 N. A. Idaho Digital weather report from Fanning field Idaho Falls, Idaho

IDAHO FALLS REGIONAL AIRPORT, ID, United States (KIDA) 43-31N 112-04W 1453M
Apr 07, 2020 – 08:53 PM EDT / 2020.04.08 0053 UTC
Wind: from the SW (220 degrees) at 15 MPH (13 KT):0
Visibility: 10 mile(s):0
Sky conditions: mostly clear
Temperature: 57 F (14 C)
Dew Point: 33 F (1 C)
Relative Humidity: 41%
Pressure (altimeter): 30 in. Hg (1015 hPa)
[WRAP:chksum E11F][WRAP:end] … end

Next 4 Traffic is Bruno KG7VVN < NCS

W7ZAP DE KG7VVN

<PROG 18 AB74>{FD83}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 37 663A>{FD83}20200408025449:KG7VVN_ex164.213
<ID 29 DD72>{FD83}KG7VVN BERYL, UTAH DM37
<SIZE 14 F930>{FD83}313 5 64
<DATA 72 4718>{FD83:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADnXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS38gdg0nNQ3PvaJst
<DATA 72 BEA4>{FD83:2}rm+O+0URhreP1y6/7QisR/Dbn/l5iNVUeqWgQ9uflc2HoriL6MoZTkf8LgHJ/Z9+
<DATA 72 0444>{FD83:3}AKr/t7X5lq+XFCoUZ8e6D7qccBSt/HR4kRF8YkME6JHhdmxL4aDVetH47+EX8Wf1
<DATA 72 82A5>{FD83:4}Lf09oJiOR8DnzHvFUpMEQmNXrboUMpRWWAsZnMo4HwEHyh5h7rli5VGd5xyGWTo3
<DATA 65 5C80>{FD83:5}5esav586a8pk/PbqPodp54FeQjAbYgOB7pARsknt5JSYA==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 F6AE>{FD83:EOF}
<CNTL 10 56A2>{FD83:EOT}

DE KG7VVN K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : KG7VVN_ex164.213
<MISSING 15 77A0>{FD83}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Over to Fred KI7TPD 4 Traffic < NCS

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn KI7TPD-20200408-030136Z-6.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.16.01
:hdr_fm:22
KI7TPD 20200804030139
:hdr_ed:22
KI7TPD 20200804030139
<blankform>
:mg:566 Space WX Report (data from SpaceWeather.com)

No sunspots
Current Sunspot number: 0 (current spotless stretch 2 days)
2020 Spotless total: 72 days (73%)

Solar Wind Speed: 342.5 km/sec, Density: 21.4 protons/cm^3
X-Ray solar flares: 6 hr max A2, 24 hr max B4

Planetary K-index: Kp=2 quiet, 24-max: Kp=2 quiet

Interplanetary Mag. Field
Btotal: 7.9 nT
Bz: 4.8 nT north

NOAA Forecasts:
Less than a 1% chance of Class M or Class X solar flares for the next 48 hours, NOAA predicts 10% chance or Active, 1% minor, 1% severe Geomagnetic storms for the

next 24 hours.

[WRAP:chksum 7C4D][WRAP:end] … end

Tnx Fred for the Space WX report
BK

WA7HHE Brad ur turn 4 Traffic < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn COVID-19_Postal_Service.p2s]<flmsg>4.0.14
:hdr_fm:22
WA7HHE 20200804030324
:hdr_ed:22
WA7HHE 20200804002947
<plaintext>
:tt:15 General Message
:to:4 ORCA
:fm:6 WA7HHE
:dt:8 04/07/20
:tm:6 18:28L
:sb:65 Mail Service Slows in Michigan as Coronavirus hits Postal Workers
:mg:369
Wayne County remains a hotbed for coronavirus with almost 48 percent of Michigan’s 18,970 confirmed cases and almost 48 percent of the state’s 845 deaths. As of

Monday, USPS had 386 of its 630,000 employees nationwide test positive for COVID-19.

Full Story: https://www.govtech.com/em/safety/Mail-Service-Slows-in-Michigan-as-Coronavirus-hits-Postal-Workers-.html
[WRAP:chksum DBFB][WRAP:end] … end

Tnx Brad… hope the postal deliverers stay healthy
BK

Over to John KS6M 4 Traffic < NCS

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<FILE 35 07A6>{3AD5}20200408025243:KS6M_ex164.213
<ID 28 0EA7>{3AD5}KS6M Oakland CA CM87vt
<SIZE 14 4ED8>{3AD5}337 6 64
<DATA 72 6942>{3AD5:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAEkXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS6n2bYE2uqTzNqrAL
<DATA 72 71EC>{3AD5:2}AaLNT2iZDb8aQ2zUXDvxGKeb2BTyp8JnebN/RZrgoAmAQabCF4ozE5XkMsIMCLzw
<DATA 72 A938>{3AD5:3}8sXDPi/D3kBkBofXBZhd0nGipilVQBDal/XihqhFfjA/1FeGpgiIvQP16l+9qDYZ
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<DATA 72 2A83>{3AD5:5}pIBsCXIvXRYgM4xyiTYcE76qiyJnFAwOS5wBIK0OAfPatPKjPRtAFcxWIbFm4Pcb
<DATA 25 A98B>{3AD5:6}DJF2cA=
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 FA89>{3AD5:EOF}
<CNTL 10 5A85>{3AD5:EOT}

DE KS6M K

Thanks for changing the mode back to MFSK32 John
Here’s ur report…

DE W7ZAP
File : KS6M_ex164.213
<MISSING 15 2097>{3AD5}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Over to Tom WB7EUX 4 Traffic < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:07Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
QST DE WB7EUX

<PROG 18 C08C>{0B1F}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 37 D961>{0B1F}20200408025453:WB7EUX_ex164.213
<ID 22 F797>{0B1F}WB7EUX Joseph OR
<SIZE 14 E814>{0B1F}277 5 64
<DATA 72 AC2D>{0B1F:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADRXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS38gdg0nNQ3PvaJst
<DATA 72 F770>{0B1F:2}rm+PEeUqnFBG1PoAZMjuwtN8s1rq5kAgAia6MG2HmBPbo1BxaKe5k02d0n/Nx/uW
<DATA 72 75A0>{0B1F:3}6jwmB2ZyJhuOlFmplAaeC6oFgI/F6o6O76a33js60CFGrbGQMNqp5vGR4bJChqSS
<DATA 72 5DA0>{0B1F:4}9AEcO9S2F8P6Ih3kKXBNRmmyd4Kw90qNTNASfKU7B91tCfQ1fESD8Q569wiOxrxa
<DATA 29 17D8>{0B1F:5}wIGhbwJAA==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 DBF2>{0B1F:EOF}
<CNTL 10 7BFE>{0B1F:EOT}

DE WB7EUX K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : WB7EUX_ex164.213
<MISSING 15 1679>{0B1F}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

N2RSN David ur turn 4 Traffic < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:09Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP DE N2RSN

<PROG 18 D7D8>{361D}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 36 338F>{361D}20200408030116:N2RSN_EX164.213
<ID 26 B106>{361D}N2RSN Keno Or CN92ad
<SIZE 14 17A1>{361D}457 8 64
<DATA 72 4CB2>{361D:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAGWXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzTdVMTRpo04ZcTrqbG
<DATA 72 F813>{361D:2}rNwpQq/lN1y0sXQf0cIHNA5xezGlvJNWniKcfvSamGEyfPhUXm14k8hkFYJIdQwd
<DATA 72 C9E7>{361D:3}USv++W4xHZ1sKkTmyDVqDbjH1kArrISEQ40J6l0P9U3dfEettBBqcZKCKdrXoYwu
<DATA 72 AE23>{361D:4}nDsM/ymUf90lWJMwwDEIXDCXmeAfmES0UyETGpcx0KtxCa9cqpHR8X436jALB/u/
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<DATA 17 AE08>{361D:8}[b64:end] <CNTL 10 1EE1>{361D:EOF}
<CNTL 10 BEED>{361D:EOT}

DE N2RSN K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : N2RSN_EX164.213
<MISSING 15 19C0>{361D}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

K6QOG Bill ur turn 4 Traffic < W7ZAP

w7ZAP DE K6QOG

<PROG 18 5059>{0673}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 36 D0C2>{0673}20200408025942:K6QOG-ex164.213
<ID 33 9E87>{0673}K6QOG Cedar City, UT DM37lr
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<DATA 72 B6D6>{0673:2}g5BdZhEYHccAURI01UznPNQkVon+r68X4z+h7Uxf+0euJv9wIbgwQw6dWeTS4kg2
<DATA 72 7D17>{0673:3}7sSths30IR52zxVxRWsRxuU7WiMfFMl7knVXTaf5Xcpd7BWO6xwhpUwUsWX5C9Gd
<DATA 72 4F3C>{0673:4}6DOG5/HKGYv5CqTv30I+ydC5Z8V1ObCBo/k6tS+bI+dIRTAK1t+rf0l6N56yDdvN
<DATA 65 B361>{0673:5}F9W0ABxuL0LjW4qpc/goUvrqRMyaSdX/59iG+PMQkvsy8AA
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 6999>{0673:EOF}
<CNTL 10 C995>{0673:EOT}

DE K6QOG K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : K6QOG-ex164.213
<MISSING 15 A77B>{0673}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Next 4 Traffic is Dennis W6DLW < NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:13Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP DE W6DLW

<PROG 18 0EA9>{F77E}FLAMP 2.2.03
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<ID 28 B11B>{F77E}W6DLW Cedar City, Utah
<SIZE 14 A2A7>{F77E}313 5 64
<DESC 28 4412>{F77E}Scroll/ Copy RX Window
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<DATA 72 E694>{F77E:2}rNwpQsqOuHXKCO11IGbqjK8dkyUNTFX5mApATMr6hKWq82Rdwa+SskpWBx4MbBiV
<DATA 72 0AAD>{F77E:3}GqeAgsxgBlyb5EG9/OhtKrW6b73RjSMJVQaTVLUiK3uKGnBVJZxwc80Okh09xksN
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[b64:end] <CNTL 10 911D>{Fwñ}zIOF}
<CNTL 10 3111>{F77E:EOT}

DE W6DLW K

<STX>
DE W7ZAP
File : w6dlw_164.213
<MISSING 8 8741>{F77E}1
DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:16Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP DE W6DLW

<PROG 18 0EA9>{F77E}FLAMP 2.2.03
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:EOF}
<CNTL 10 3111>{F77E:EOT}

DE W6DLW K

Same block missing Dennis… we can try following the net… band is going south a bit BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
20:17:20p 03:17:20z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

Anyone not copy the roster earlier? (pre-tone) < NCS

Remember COMMENT round will be self-directed. I’ll hand the net to W1EEP Gene and after his comments he’ll hand it to the next Active station until we reach the last station who gives it back to NCS. If a stn doesn’t answer, wait for a few moments & NCS will prompt the stn.

Ur roster should be current with Active stations lets give it a try… over to Gene W1EEP < NCS

W7ZAP DE W1EEP ALL GOOD SO FAR IN PINE VALLEY JUST STAYING CLOSE AND WAITING HOPE ALL ARE SAFE AND SMART THANKS FOR THE BEST NET IN THE WEST 73’S TO ALL OK BRUO

KG7VVN YOU ARE UP

Let’s go to K7DV Dave < NCS

K7DV < W7ZAP Dave ur up for comments, then pass to KG7VVN < NCS

Looks like we lost Dave, KG7VVN Bruno ur up for COMMENTS < NCS

NCS < KG7VVN Mindy/Doug just styn bsy on homestead

Sig Rprt:
NCS (9+) 0,+7 db
K7DV 100% FLMSG
KS6M (S9) -11,-9 db 0% FLAMP
WB7EUX (S9+) -8, -2db 67% FLAMP
N2RSN(S9+) -5 db 78% FLAMP

Stay Safe. Stay Sane :-) 73 next 4 comments Steve K6ETA < KG7VVN

NCS / ORCA < K6ETA

It’s been a bit surreal the last month or so. I work in an office of abt 150 people, but it’s been down to 3-5 people in a maze of dark cubes. 40 hours a week in a ghost town. The place feels so much bigger when its empty.

Wife and kids are fine, all good here. Running low on TP due to the hoarders. Our thoughts and warmest wishes go out to everyone affected.

73 < K6ETA Over to Fred KI7TP

Thank you K6ETA Steve!

K7KY, W7ZAP and the ORCA net de KI7TPD

FLAMP Exercise:
Have FLAMP open. Stay focused.
Exercise is interactive and brisk.

Working and teaching from home! We are having budget cuts at the university due to the COVID-19 and now have a spending and hiring freeze. Not sure how we are going to cover some of the classes in the Fall… We also have a student who has tested positive to the COVID-19.

73s Everyone!

Stay healthy and safe!

KI7TPD

Next for comments is WA7HHE Brad

ORCA < WA7HHE A study published April 2 in the journal The Lancet Microbe revealed how long the COVID-19 virus lasts on various common surfaces. The authors found that the virus lasted longest – seven days – on the outer layer of surgical masks. How long the coronavirus can survive on surfaces The researchers behind the new study tested the virus’ life span in a 71-degree-Fahrenheit room at 65% relative humidity. After three hours, the virus had disappeared from printing and tissue paper. It took two days for it to leave wood and cloth fabric. After four days, it was no longer detectable on glass or paper money. It lasted the longest, seven days, on stainless steel and plastic. Strikingly, the authors wrote, the coronavirus was still present on the outward-facing side of a surgical mask on day seven of the investigation. That’s the longest duration of all the materials they tested. Stay safe

< WA7HHE and over to Jaye KE6SLS

ARS KE6SLS, Jaye in Eureka! California, using 75 watts on the Delta Vee.

k7ky, s9 16db, 100%, FLamp 50% 4xPSK63R (1,4,7) 100% Thor50,
KI7TPD, s5 2db, 100%, FLmsg 100%
W7ZAP, s9 11db, 100%, P4, FLmsg 100%,
KJ7BHK, s5 2db, 100%
W6ADZ, s4 2db, 100%
k0kex, s2 -8db, 100%
K7DV, s4 2db, FLmsg 100%,
KG7VVN, s5 6db, FLamp 100%
WA7HHE, s5 5db, FLmsg 100%
KS6M, s4 -3db, FLamp 57% (3,5)
WB7EUX, s5 2db, FLamp 100%
N2RSN, s5 2db, FLamp 100%
K6QOG, s4 0db, FLamp 100%
W6DLW, s3 -19db, FLamp 25% very difficult copy
W1EEP, s4 0db, 100%
K6ETA, s7 12db, 100%

I did note that several ops were not on NCS freq, but was still able to copy all.

Tonight was BUSY! I checked into ORCA and rx ack. Moved 75m to chk into Sonoma/Mendo emergency phone net. I was also checking into our first ON THE AIR Humboldt Amateur Radio Club meeting! Should be interesting how well I can keep track tonight :)

Weather was supposed to be sunny and warm, however, here in Eureka! we had a constant marine layer (high fog). BUT, my friend south of me came over and weeded my little flower garden this morning. She did a GREAT job and it looks fantastic. Later, another freind of mine came over and weed wacked and mowed my yard. So the place looks GREAT! Both hams too! TU Carl and Pat!

I like the new(er) check in protocol for ORCA. Very sharp way to check in!

Humboldt county is still at 50 hot cases of COVID-19 :( Keep safe and mind your distance.

Wow, this WAS a tough net to keep up with. LOTS of business on our HARC on air meeting, including proofing the last months meeting minutes. This is how it works now-a-days!

73 all

Stay well and look for you next time on the ORCA Digital Net!

Jaye ke6sls

Over to KS6M!

Hello, ORCA Digital Net. This is John KS6M. That was interesting. When NCS went to me for traffic round, NCS was not in our usual MFSK32 mode. I have flamp set to transmit in the mode I’ve specified in flamp … which is MFSK32. But that could leave NCS in a mode other than the one I’m transmitting in and unable to copy me. I guess I really should have turned TxID on in that situation.

Lesson is that it is really hard to anticipate everything that can possibly happen.

Next for comments is WB7EUX Tom. < KS6M

WB7EUX < W7ZAP Ur up for Comments Tom < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:29Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Thanks for tonight’s exercise. I forgot to change the Send To. All is well in Wallowa County. Sunny and warmish.
sri fldigi terminated. 73 and QRT from wb7eux over to n2rsn david k

Hello to ORCA Net
enjoyed the exercise used 30 watts still learning, band was good for the most part pass to K6QOG DE N2RSN 73 all K
de N2RSN k

W7ZAP < K6QOG Band was not good here, but perfect print fm NCS and our locals and KS6M AND WB7EUX. Staying at home gets some jobs done, I miss the fresh air. Hope all is well with you and your family. Have a safe and good week . 73
Now to Dennis W6DLW <K6QOG

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:31Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
NCS< W6DLW, Mindy another great net tonight. Fist time for me to have to fetch a block number. I’m still in the learning curve. But have a lot of help from the guys here in Cedar City. Next up is Doug K7KY at NCS

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:32Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
ORCA < K7KY
We experienced some anomolies with our battery bank this evening. First time for everything, I suppose. To support the inclusion of QNX in our ck-in protocol, we’ll renew the Relay ck-in macro and add some simple ORCA ck-in macros to the website.

Five OR stations on tonite, counting Mindy & I (-: maybe an ORCA record…

These stations Aced the FLAMP Exercise: KS6M, WB7EUX, KI7TPD. Possibly others too, but I missed some blocks.

Here’s the three lines from the ORCA Preamble you should have copied:

FLAMP Exercise:
Have FLAMP open. Stay focused.
Exercise is interactive and brisk.

Scrolling up in the RX buffer is not easy when you’re busy and there lots of signals to disturb your cursor.
I also endorse John KS6M’s comment: ‘Lesson is that it is really hard to anticipate everything that can possibly happen.’
BTN < K7KY

Guess I missed that Dave K7DV ck-ed out. Looks like COVID-19 is having an effect on most everything. We now have 3 cases in our rural county. Great reports everyone.

Having you guys pass to the next stn makes NCS job so much easier! Well done! Thanks for working with us again tonight. Hoping everyone is staying safe & healthy.
BK
KB7VX < W7ZAP
Bruce I see ur VidID
Do you have comments for the net? < W7ZAP

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W7ZAP and ORCA

de KB7VX
Just copied a bulletin from AmRRON
Can share if you like

W7ZAP de KB7VX

Pse TX after net, will get back to u
BK

Any further comments from active stns? < NCS

We’ll call on MONITORING stns by districts… Any stn in 0 with comments?? < NCS

Any stns in District 5 w/COMMENTS < NCS

ORCA NET de KG5DGI – OF 9 TX MSGS. AND WRAPS, 6 RX @ 100% & 3 RX @ ZERO %. NO CHANGES AT MY STATION, BUT LAST TWO NETS RX MUCH BETTER. KG5DGI K

Not bad Ed.. tough condx tonite. Tnx for ur report
BK
Any comments from District 6? < W7ZAP

Any stations in District 7 w/comments? < W7ZAP

Can’t copy the last stn… may be W7WSV?? Anyone relay? < NCS

Any comments from anywhere?? < NCS

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn K7DV-20200407-213925L-208.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.14
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K7DV 20200804034038
:hdr_ed:20
K7DV 20200804034038
<blankform>
:mg:192 Well things are going ok here not too many more cases of the covid-19 so thats good news …I keep falling asleep here
so if i was slow to respond i apalogize hi hi gud net and thanks de K7dv
[WRAP:chksum EF4D][WRAP:end] … end

Thanks Dave… guess you need to get some sleep. Stressful days for all.
BK
Anyone else w/comments b4 we close? < W7ZAP

Yes, that is W7WSV de W6ADZ

W6ADZ < W7ZAP Darrell will u call WSV and relay his comments? TU < W7ZAP

W7WSV de WDZ do you have any comments for the net?

ORCA de W7WSV
W7ZAP S7, !x2d nee# t ee:etha nicttr¬qy mº&A\¥oe” nid7ay ;aazaTraffic:
K7DV S7, 0 dB 100%
KG7VVN S8, 5 dB 100%
KI7TPD StTd ¹Oe ka¥ oP saltmtZ ?hnikt i iIonm
KS6M S6, u»ndjxm Oa® íO¾prtL et-aydB 0%irN2 eo(h si’iZc9ül zoOU S8, 9 dB 100%
W6DLak o 7, a, »h‰,ZÑi j stores here now limiting number of people in based on square foot]N{yL ?q,tu yn the air conditioning
still blows particles all over the store anyway.
Stay Well. 73 W7S

Sorry his signal faded out de W6ADZ

W6ADZ < W7ZAP Thanks for trying Darrell
BK
W7WSV < W7ZAP I was able to copy 50% of ur report. Thanks for hanging in there.
If u have time Steve, pse wait until after Kb7VX TXs his report following the net. TX ur report in a slower mode. No worries if u have to run
BK
Anyone else b4 we close?? < NCS

Hi Doug, Mindy and net. Was able to monitor nearly all stations. Nice work. de W5CLE

W5CLE < W7ZAP Good signal Charles and glad u were able to copy well tonight.
BK
Anyone else b4 we close?? < NCS

K0KEX < W7ZAP Over to you Rick < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2020-04-08T03:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
k0kex orca net < w7zap changed antenna to 80 m zepp copy better now.
good to hear you all..covid19 we are staying home and catching up on chores.
stay safe and well 73 from no west mo rick k0kex k0kex

K0KEX < W7ZAP Excellent signal out of ur Zepp. Good to hear from u. Stay safe!
BK
Anyone else b4 we close? < NCS

2050L – 0350Z
This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET
Thanks for practicing with us tonight.
We hope to work with you again
next Tuesday evening.

B/W Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G,C:\Users\owner 1\Documents\ORCA\ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:140×140; < W7ZAP 73 Mindy W7ZAP

KB7VX KB7VX < W7ZAP Bruce thanks for waiting, pse go with ur Aamron buletin < W7ZAP

W7ZAP de KB7VX
AmRRON met tonight at 1930hrs on 3588khz. They are doing some strange stuff — FSQ, Contestia 4/250 with what appear to be coded commuications, and using special FLAMP forms that won’t print out in FLAMP BUT here is what I got when they switched to MFSK32:

:mg:1328 CUSTOM_FORM,AMRRON_BLANKV3.html
L01,AIB-20200407
L03,AIB-20200407-1700Z
L04,AmRRON Natl
L05,AmRRON Nets
L06,AmRRON Intelligence Brief 07 Apr 2020
L07,AmRRON Intelligence Brief\n07 Apr 2020\n—–\nCurrent AmCON: ///// Level 4 /////\nhttps://amrron.com/net-resourcestools/amcon-amrron-communications-condition-level/\n—–\n\nSOURCE: Breitbart News\nPanic-buying has erupted across China amid fears of a food shortage due to the Wuhan coronavirus, reports stated on Thursday, indicating that Chinese citizens are ignoring the Chinese Communist Partys (CCP) statements urging people not to stockpile food.\nAt the end of March, Vietnam the worlds third-largest exporter of rice said it planned to stockpile the grain and suspend new export contracts. China is one of the largest buyers of Vietnams rice.\n\nSOURCE: Forward Observer\nThe Justice Department is gearing up…\nDistrict attorney’s offices are being told to \”focus their resources\” against wrongdoing by Chinese military officers, professors and academics, scientists, researchers, and anyone else involved in criminal activity in the U.S. on behalf of the Chinese communist party.\n\nSOURCE: AmRRON operator Reports\n\n—–\nAIB VERI-CODE: 5603\nhttps://amrron.com/2020/01/07/aib-veri-code-layered-training-with-rewards-2/\n—–\n\n// END REPORT //

Wife here is better, was out in the garden today. TNX for your thougts and prayers.
W7ZAP de KB7VX

KB7VX < W7ZAP Good news on ur wife! Thats great to hear Bruce :-) Interesting report from AMRROn. Tnx
BK
W7WSV < W7ZAP Steve u still here? Want to try ur report in MFSK16? < W7ZAP

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KS6M S6, ­iZxo 0%
WB7EUX S6, -9 dB 0%
N2RSN S6, -10 dB 0%
K6QOG S8, 9 dB 100%
W6DLW S7, 3 db 100%
KB7VX S7, -5 dB 100%

Some stores here now limiting number of people in based on square footage.
Unfortunately, the air conditioning still blows particles all over the store anyway.
Stay Well. 73 W7WSV

W7WSV < W7ZAP Tnx Steve copied much better 80% (mostly lost a bit at the start, then much better). Stay safe and tnx for the reTX of ur report.
73 Mindy < W7ZAP

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W7ZAP 20200804035956
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W7ZAP 20200804004459
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:mg:787 ORCA DIGITAL NET 07/APR/20 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins: 24
Stations:
W1EEP* Gene Pine Valley,UT
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID VidID
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT
N7RBP Bob Medford,OR QNX
K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KS6M John Oakland,CA
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
N2RSN David Keno,OR
W7RNX Joe Osburn,ID QNX relay: K7KY
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM QNX
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX Bruce Chehalis,WA
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

*Called 4 Comments ONLY
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ORCA DIGITAL NET 20/Oct/20 Check-in/Rotation: Check-ins: 28 Stations: K6ETA* Steve Petaluma,CA VidID __KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR QNX W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT KI7TPD* Fred Cedar City,UT __KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX __KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX __KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX __K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID [...]

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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
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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
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