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ORCA DIGITAL NET 16/Feb/21 Check-in/Rotation

Check-ins: 31
Stations:
__W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
__N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
__W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
__KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
__KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT QNX
__KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
__K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
__KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
__KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
__WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
__KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX
__AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
__W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
__KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
__WA0TJT Keith Kansas City,MO QNX
__WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA
__KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
__K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
__WB8TDG Rex Dayton,OH QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
__K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
__KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver WA QNX
__W0NRP Neil Lees Summit,MO QNX
__K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID QNX
__KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only

Band condx were better than usual tonight. Long and short propagation was relatively even. We logged four new stations too. All from afar. ORCA DIGITAL NET Welcomes: Peter N0STP in St Paul,MN, Ron K7UV in Bringham City,UT, Neil W0NRP in Lee’s Summit,MO, and Christian KD9MKZ in Cambridge City,IN… and Welcome Back to Rex WB8TDG in Dayton, OH.

It’s good we extended Early Ck-In to 45min; the extra time was important tonight. We logged 31 stations, with only 3 working the FLAMP Exercise. When the Exercise began, only 2 participants replied. It’s an unusual ORCA ratio, 3Active/31QNX. It left the Exercise a little light in terms of a teaching experience. When the Exercise is full, we usually have a station or two that require additional fill rounds. This creates an opportunity for participants to Relay fill blocks for other net stations, increasing our use and demonstration of tactics and tools. Observing our weekly FLAMP Exercise is how newer digital Ops learn enough to participate w/o undue stress.

Thanks for considering the IARU band plan that eliminates digital modes over 500hz on 3.581khz. We’ve already received some email. Thinking our associate nets would likely move too, we thought it possible we might all move together, better anchoring a digital-net frequency. Remaining on 3.581 is certainly an option for some digital nets. The MFSK modes include Forward Error Correction (FEC). MFSK-22 would be a good choice for remaining on 3.581. It’s 2/3rds the speed and BW of MFSK-32.
MFSK-22= 80WPM, 435BW
MFSK-32= 120WPM, 630BW
OLIVIA/4/500= 40WPM, 500BW

Numerous digital nets use only OLIVIA modes. It’s robust and reliable in difficult HF condx, but also very slow. It’s unsuitable for ORCA’s training agenda. We may be among the few nets using numerous wide modes every session. Evaluating different modes is part and parcel of the weekly FLAMP Exercise and important for learning mode characteristics. Familiarity with HF digital modes is best learned during practice sessions, rather then when speed and efficiency is critical.

While it would be optimum to have all four digital nets move together, it may not be in their best interest. Remaining on 3.581 is the least disruptive option and some may not be hindered by adopting a net-mode with <500BW. We’re thinking ORCA qualifies to work, 3,681. This changes only one numeral in our home-freq and would be easy to remember. We’ve not done any research at this frequency yet, but we’ll begin looking there and elsewhere. As always, your thoughts and comments are important and welcome.

Here’s a caveat for interpreting tonight’s Signal Evaluation Images. Doug K7KY’s Net-Close macro failed and Mindy W7ZAP sent the closing image. Opening image was from Doug’s antenna and the closing image from Mindy’s antenna. Normally, both images are sent from Doug’s antenna.

Here are tonight’s images:

RX #1: K0KEX Smithville, MO
RX #2: K0KEX Smithville, MO
RX #1: K6ETA Mt. Shasta, CA
RX #2: K6ETA Mt. Shasta, CA
RX #1: KA7ULD Helena, MT
RX #2: KA7ULD Helena, MT
RX #1: KB7VX/P Gallup, NM
RX #2: KB7VX/P Gallup, NM
RX #1: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #2: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #1: KK6RJR Bakersfield, CA
RX #2: KK6RJR Bakersfield, CA
RX #1: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #2: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #1: W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #2: W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #1: W6ADZ Reno, NV
RX #2: W6ADZ Reno, NV
RX #1: WB7EUX Joseph, OR
RX #2: WB7EUX Joseph, OR
RX #1: KJ7BHK Vancouver, WA
RX #1: AB6KX Corona, CA

Remember these nets conducted primarily (4/5) by ORCA Ops:

Monday, Humboldt County Emergency Digital Net, 1845p/0245z, 3.581+1484, MFSK-32, KE6SLS/NCS (regional)

Tuesday, ORCA DIGITAL NET, 1930p/0330z, 3.581+1500, MFSK-32, K7KY & W7ZAP/NCS, http://orcadigitalnet.com/ (W/USA)

Wednesday, NA ID ERC Digital Net, 1815m/0215z, 3.581+1500, MT63-1kL, K7DV/NCS (regional)

Thursday, Western Digital Net, 1930p/0330z, 3.581+1500, MFSK-32, K6ETA/NCS, http://westerndigitalnet.org/ (W/USA)

Saturday, SATERN Int’l Digi Net, 1200C/1800z, 14.065+1476, Olivia 16/1K, AD5XJ/NCS (USA)

Thanks for taking time to work with us again tonight. We always appreciate your participation. We hope to work with you again next Tuesday evening.

73 Doug K7KY & Mindy W7ZAP

— Net Log —

DE W1EEP QNX

TEST TUNE 2021-02-17 02:39Z < K7KY
TEST TUNE 2021-02-17 02:39Z < K7KY

K7KY DE W1EEP REAL GOOD HERE DOUG

RR Gene tu < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T02:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7Ky DE N0STP N0STP PSE K

K7KY < KW6M U R QSA 5 HR k

N0STP < K7KY

DE W1EEP QNX

N0STP < K7KY Yes, Peter? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE N0STP YES PETER HERE EN34 Minnesota. BTU K

Peter, u wanting to ck-into ORCA DIGITAL NET? < K7KY

K7KY DE N0STP sure count me one for the log. I was not aware there was a digital net now right here. sorry to interrupt BTU

FB Peter no interruption I don’t start early ck-in for another minute and I’m still eating.. Pse say your QTH and I’ll log u QNX toniite tu < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time)

I hv Gene W1EEP already < NCS

W5CLE W5CLE QNX

Stand by a few moments while I catch up already (-: tu < NCS

N0STP < K7KY TU Peter
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX < NCS

W5CLE < K7KY TU Charles
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX < NCS

K6ETA* < K7KY TU Steve
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID < NCS

KW6M < K7KY GE Steve
KW6M Steve Walton,OR < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCSäˆneDra0\-ú`¯FhbPRatiat jt

KI7TPD QNX

KI7TPD < K7KY TU Fred
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT QNX < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7DAD Jeff QRU

KI7DAD < K7KY TU Jeffery
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX < NCS

K7HDX QNX

K7HDX < K7KY TU Ron
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX < NCS

KK6RJR KK6RJR QNX

KK6RJR < K7KY TU Richard
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX < NCS

KG7VEJ QNX

KG7VEJ < K7KY TU Jack
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX < NCS

double on the vidID agn pse < NCS

K7KY DE W1EEP SORRY DOUG DROPPED MY MIKE ON THE KEY BOARD

Oh,No! ur in trouble Gene (-: tnx < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < WA7HHE S/N +11 db, QST followed by comments

WA7HHE < K7KY RR Brad TU
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
& tnx 4 sig rpt BK Next? < K7KY

de WY7SJM WY7SJM QNX

WY7SJM < K7KY TU Steve
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
KW6M Steve Walton,OR
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX

QRZ > ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/NCSrneRi

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:00Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KN6RK , Richard , Eureka CA

KN6RK < K7KY Richard are you prepared for the FLAMP Exercise tonite? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:01Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Unfortunately, No – KN6RK 73
de kn6rk k

no problem and I’m not rushing you… when you intend to monitor, ck in w/QNX tu
KN6RK < K7KY TU Richard
KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX < NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCS½tnouyinetR tn

AB6KX Dave Corona CA QNX

AB6KX < K7KY TU Dave
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
KW6M Steve Walton,OR
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX

QRZ > ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/NCSl¬en)eiEo tn

W6ADZ QNX

W6ADZ < K7KY TU Darrell
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX < NCS

KR7KR QNX pse
de KR7KR k

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:06Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
wa0tjt wa0tjt kansas city, mo in&out

KR7KR < K7KY TU Ken
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX < NCS

WA0TJT < K7KY TU Keith
WA0TJT Keith Kansas City,MO QNX < NCS

Last station in reverse or lower sb < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCSt²st@ t5 b\xv!trtn

WB7EUX QNX

WB7EUX < K7KY TU Tom
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:10Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE WB7TZD

K7KY K7KY DE WB7TZD Tom Vancouver, WA 98663 CHECKING IN. k

WB7TZD < K7KY RR Tom TU
WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA
one line @ ck-in pse , Tom tu < NCS

K7KY de KA7ULD QNX

KA7ULD < K7KY TU Mark
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX < NCS

k0kex k0kex QNX

K0KEX < K7KY TU Rick
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:12Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY de WB8TDG Rex Dayton Ohio NO traffic QNX , check in only WB8TDG

WB8TDG < K7KY TU Rex
WB8TDG Rex Dayton,OH QNX < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
KW6M Steve Walton,OR
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
WA0TJT Keith Kansas City,MO QNX
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
WB8TDG Rex Dayton,OH QNX

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCSgo¢ cx Pt

K7KY
de KB7VX/p KB7VX/p

KB7VX/P < K7KY GE Bruce
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM < K7KY

K7UV Ron Brigham City, UT

K7UV < K7KY TU Ron
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
Welcome to ORCA, Ron I’ll ck u in QNX as a monitoring station for a few sessions until you learn our routines < K7KY

NCS de ke6sls*
TU k

KE6SLS* < K7KY GE Jaye
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA < NCS
ORCA pse stand by while I switch mouse it’s become erratic tu < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCS(tiy

QRZ > ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/NCS

NCS < KW6M KW6M I AM QNX

KW6M < K7KY TU Steve
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
sri Steve I was off to a slow start tonite BK
anyone else 4 ck-in early? < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCS9iUe-D:RiP VaJD tn

de KJ7BHK, QNX

KJ7BHK < K7KY TU Brian
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver WA QNX < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
WA0TJT Keith Kansas City,MO QNX
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
WB8TDG Rex Dayton,OH QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver WA QNX
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only

2021-02-16 19:30:02p 03:30:02z
WELCOME to ORCA DIGITAL NET
Doug K7KY/NCS, Brookings,OR, 35w, 210′ 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

FLAMP Exercise:
Have FLAMP open. Exercise is brisk, Stay focused.
Monitors should work the Exercise silently and
FILL/CONFIRM in after-net Monitor’s Session.

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)

CONFIG 4 ORCA:
LOCK: Cursor @ 1500
ENABLE: RxID
DISABLE: TxID, end-of-Tx-ID, Pre-Signal-Tone*
DISABLE: Mode-ID, CWID, CW-Postamble-ID
* Pre-Tone manually (TUNE BUTTON) when doubles are likely.

—–

REMAINING CK-INS COME NOW
ACTIVE Ops Send: ‘CALLSIGN’ or VidID
MONITORING Ops Send: ‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (in&out)
FIRST TIME Op? Send: CALL/NAME/QTH < NCS

KE6SLS < K7KY Jaye pse relay call 4 ck-in tu < K7KY_PR¢tt OxetRtnreeee]

w0nrp Neil Lee’s Summit MO
de w0nrp k

RR TU Jaye BK
W0NRP < K7KY TU Neil
W0NRP Neil Lees Summit,MO QNX
RR Neil welcome to ORCA I’ll log u QNX for a few session while you learn our routines gud 2 hv u aboard < NCS

K6ETA < K7KY Steve pse relay call 4 ck-in tu < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:37Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K6ETA Relaying ORCA DIGITAL NET Ck-In.
Not Copying NCS? Check in here… K6ETA

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:37Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < K6ETA NIL

RR Steve tu BK

Signal Evaluation Image
Sending Pic:140×140; < K7KY

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.15
:hdr_fm:20
K7KY 20211702033837
:hdr_ed:20
K7KY 20192409231907
<blankform>
:mg:972 ORCA DIGITAL NET 16/Feb/21 Check-in/Rotation

Check-ins: 29
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
N0STP Peter Saint Paul,MN QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT QNX
KI7DAD Jeffery Sugar City,ID QNX
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX
KG7VEJ Jack Kanarraville,UT QNX
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KN6RK Richard Eureka,CA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
WA0TJT Keith Kansas City,MO QNX
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
WB7TZD Tom Vancouver,WA
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
WB8TDG Rex Dayton,OH QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver WA QNX
W0NRP Neil Lees Summit,MO QNX
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only
[WRAP:chksum 978D][WRAP:end] … end

^r

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tonight’s FLAMP Exercise distributes the file, ‘ex207.txt’, an FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP exercise.
If you complete the OPTIONAL exercise within, send that file to NCS in the Traffic round
with FLAMP.

Have you read the ‘IARU-Region 2 Band Plan’?. If not, please give it a scan:

https://www.iaru.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IARU-Region-2-Band-plan.pdf

At first read, it seemed we would have to move to the 25khz between 3600-3625khz where
they’ve grouped ACDS and DSB Phone. ACDS includes Winlink Gateways. They’ve made an exception
for DBS Phone, granting them 6khz signals. 25khz would accommodate 4 DSB Phone simultaneous
QSOs. This doesn’t sound like good neighbors for ORCA DIGITAL NET. Further consideration
lead us to think we qualify to use any new sector labeled ‘2700hz’ and ‘ALL MODES’.

It does appear we cannot hold nets on 3.581 using MFSK-32 (630hz) and wider modes when ARRL
adopts the IARU plan. If we must move, moving sooner than later may enable us to find and
establish a net frequency with reasonable neighbors.

Last week, we emailed five digital NCS and three SATERN Net Relay stations asking their opinion.
Only 3 stations replied. The NCS Ops seemed disinclined to relocate. Maybe we’re overreacting or
misreading the plan. It seems certain ARRL will adopt the plan; it looks just like the ARRL proposal.
When adopted, we will have to move or restrict our modes to less than 500hz. This would slow net
operations and eliminate mode experimenting in the weekly FLAMP Exercise; not a good option for ORCA.

Currently, we have digital nets on 3.581 four evenings per week and 3.581 has become known as
a digital watering-hole. We thought it would benefit all four nets to move to the same frequency
and re-establish a digital watering hole. Working together would help us establish a common
frequency more quickly. We may have assumed too much here; net managers may have different
circumstances to consider. We’re trying to maintain the usefulness of OUR training curriculum.
Restricting ORCA DIGITAL NET to sub-500hz modes would significantly impinge on the depth and
breadth of our training curriculum.

Currently, we’re the only major digital HF training net experimenting widely with modes. Knowledge
and experience with numerous modes helps make digital Ops mode-savy and mode-agile. Most digital
nets use 1 or 2 modes. We use 3 or 4 modes every session, nearly all over 500hz. In emergencies we
won’t be hobbled by band plans; we’ll use the most appropriate mode for condx in order to process
large files efficiently.

Please examine the IARU Region 2 document and let us know your thoughts and suggestions. It appears
we will have to move, but it appears we have more options than the 25khz filled with Gateways, other
ACDS signals, beacons, and DSB Phone @ 6hhz. 3.681 may be a good address for ORCA DIGITAL NET.

Thanks for emailing the ORIGINAL Signal Evaluation images to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com They make
Net Reports more useful. (another file location & manipulation exercise)

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

Things are changing a bit here @ ORCA 29 ck-ins logged and only 3 Ops in the FLAMP Exercise Hmmmm!?? anyway, that’s
how it goes Next is the FLAMP Exercise with Mindy W7ZAP < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Tonight’s exercise begins in THOR-100 (352wpm/1800hz). We’ll fill
in THOR-50×1 (176wpm/900hz) & MFSK32 (120wpm/630hz).
Check your BP filter, WIDE mode ahead… < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:47Z THOR 100 @ 1500>>
{BDA5}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 30 F178>{BDA5}20210217005054:ex207.txt
<ID 17 3ßeVDBDA5}W7ZAP W nn ‡i4 29l ult,pNt<eym oWdo78>{BDtotái170nttnk:ex207.txt
<ID 17 35DC>{BDA5}W7ZAP Slnoe nlù§T:cc=tt¢EæoaSxareTo{zDÍ7>{BDA5:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise

In FLMSG form ICS-
<DATA 88 4AF7>{BDA5:2}309, create the file URCALL_ex207.309. Make ‘Incident Name’= ORCA Exercise#207,
<DATA 88 3F20>{BDA5:3}make ‘Radio Op’= URCALL. Complete time/date fields. Make ‘Net’= ORCA DIGITAL NET
<DATA 88 F443>{BDA5:4}, make ‘Prepared by’= URCALL + date/time. On the ‘Communications Log’ Tab, list
<DATA 88 F68D>{BDA5:5}first two stations on tonight’s Roster under ‘From’. Enter their Ck-In status un
<DATA 88 B187>{BDA5:6}der ‘Message’, ie: Active or QNX.

If you complete this OPTIONAL exercise, se
<DATA 88 3987>{BDA5:7}nd the file to NCS in FLAMP during the Traffic Round. Before sending, change ‘QS
<DATA 28 0F79>{BDA5:8}T’ to ‘K7KY’. 10
<CNTL 10 9774>{BDA5:EOF}
<CNTL 10 3778>{BDA5:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:48Z THOR 100 @ 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… WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

DE WA7HHE
File : ex207.txt
<MISSING 15 58E6>{BDA5}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WB7TZD

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KB7VX/P

DE KB7VX
File : ex207.txt
<MISSING 15 58E6>{BDA5}CONFIRMED
DE KB7VX K

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WB7TZD

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < W7ZAP We’ll that was fast… Looks like we lost Tom WB7TZD.
Thought I was going to be TXing to more stns.
BTN < W7ZAP

Tnx, Mindy BK antenna chg < NCS

When so few Ops participate in the FLAMP Exercise, it loses it’s training value for the newer station that are observing and will soon be emulating tnx to those

who did participate… BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
19:52:41p 03:52:41z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV Idaho Falls,Idaho Dave Qnx

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV Idaho Falls,Idaho Dave Qnx

K7DV < K7KY TU Dave
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID QNX < NCS

First station up 4 Traffic Round tonite is Brad WA7HHE < NCS

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn Network_Compromised.p2s]<flmsg>4.0.17
:hdr_fm:22
WA7HHE 20211702035425
:hdr_ed:22
WA7HHE 20211602041613
<plaintext>
:tt:3 QST
:to:4 ORCA
:fm:6 WA7HHE
:dt:8 02/15/21
:tm:6 21:15L
:sb:65 U.S. Networks and computer systems compromised by Russian Hackers
:mg:622
n March of last year, thousands of companies and U.S. government agencies were sent a routine software update. This happened
regularly with SolarWinds Orion software. There was no reason to suspect anything was wrong with the update.

What they couldn’t see at the time was a malicious piece of code buried deep within the update, a Trojan horse planted by Russian
cyber soldiers looking for a backdoor to important American computer networks.

SolarWinds: How Russian spies hacked the Justice, State, Treasury, Energy and Commerce Departments.

Full Story: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/solarwinds-60-minutes-2021-02-14/
[WRAP:chksum 4756][WRAP:end] … end

^r
Tnx Brad…. who can we trust these days?? BK Next 4 Traffic is Tom WB7TZD < NCS

âVD” with storm-related traffic. “The Williamson County ARES team has been activated by the Williamson County Emergency
Manager,” he reported at mid-day.according to BuzzFeed News, Texans are grappling with a winter storm that has turned deadly
as millions of people face freezing temperatures with no electricity — and no estimate for when they may get power and heat
back. At least 10 people have died as frigid temperatures pummeled the state over the long weekend. On Tuesday, local officials
issued dire warnings that the blackouts were likely to continue.

No ID for the last TX that doubled me agn w/ID pse < K7KY

Who sent this pse ‘he Williamson County ARES team’ ?? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T03:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
ORCA < WA7HHE, Gud to c KE6SLS is back with us.
ARRL Emergency Response Director Paul Gilbert, KE5ZW, who lives in the Austin, Texas, area, reports that ARES members “have
been very, very, very busy” with storm-related traffic. “The Williamson County ARES team has been activated by the Williamson
County Emergency Manager,” he reported at mid-day.according to BuzzFeed News, Texans are grappling with a winter storm that
has turned deadly as millions of people face freezing temperatures with no electricity — and no estimate for when they may get
power and heat back. At least 10 people have died as frigid temperatures pummeled the state over the long weekend. On
Tuesday, local officials issued dire warnings that the blackouts were likely to continue.

FB Brad… I’m confused and I C it’s becuz I’ve also confused you sri to the net at large too.. I asked Brad to combine his
usually informative traffic w/his comments in the Comment round, but that wasn’t clear.. we were trying to clean up the ck-in
routine so it appears standard to all Ops… Brad & I will work it out and I won’t be confusing next time sri, Brad BK Over 2
Tom WB7TZD 4 Traffic < K7KY

Over 2 Bruce KB7VX/P 4 Traffic < K7KY

K7KY DE KB7VX

<PROG 18 6905>{1409}FLAMP 2.2.04
<FILE 36 B8D7>{1409}20210217035559:KB7VX_ex207.309
<ID 33 6DED>{1409}KB7VX portable in Gallup NM
<SIZE 14 17DF>{1409}305 5 64
<DATA 72 AAEE>{1409:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAEoXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS32cwb+1fKBa4/44P
<DATA 72 A7D3>{1409:2}8s++0SGcMwKp2nhczfqxh93xeE+WEqj8TEXIJbDSMrrbdF/1bC3uq5pneNnn3oAz
<DATA 72 6E3A>{1409:3}7AtIPVZ+W9a2qcVZ+GuJVeMnmrCRpkTV53IAFPzUTrZLdt9IxlXVfIddD1+eJVdT
<DATA 72 BBD2>{1409:4}oSiZo82xHU1MHmU1InTLhOZK1+G7wdtY9ya1jEGmZ1tXGBKImiaEOolPFQCYDnuM
<DATA 57 B779>{1409:5}qG9vmG2SZDCDuhK/G7wCzg7vP2PgVruEIantq8+
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 4A63>{1409:EOF}
<CNTL 10 EA6F>{1409:EOT}

DE KB7VX K

DE K7KY
File : KB7VX_ex207.309
<MISSING 15 37A8>{1409}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

That’s it 4 Traffic when we only hv 3 4 the Exercise, that’s all we hv 4 Traffic & Comments too… makes for a short brief net not
all bad, but not much useful practice either… if you’ve been working the exercise while monitoring, you can CONFIRM the
Optional Exercise after net or fill the primary exercise file… BK
ORCA DIGITAL NET
20:06:20p 04:06:20z
Late Ck-In? < NCS »3t

KD9MKZ Chris Cambridge City, IN

KD9MKZ < K7KY TU Christian
KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX

Wow! 4 new stations tonite. Welcome ,christian I’ll log you QNX for a few sessions while you learn ORCA routines.. Good 2 hv u
aboard… BK anyone else? < K7KY First up 4 Comments tonite is Brad WA7HHE < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:08Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
orca < wa7hhe looks like I gave my comments early but willjust say good to see all the new stations on tonight 73″ < wa6hhe

Not to worry, Brad that was on me… I’ll be a lot clearer next time BK Next 4 Comments is Steve K6ETA* < NCS

K7KY < K6ETA RR and great Net tonight as always. I’ve added abt 40 feet of wire to each leg of my 80M dipole in the hopes that
it makes a better signal in various condx. Time will tell. Thanks and BTN < K6ETA

Antenna sounds good, Steve ur 10over9 & 9-12 db hr now…. BK Over 2 Bruce KB7VX/P 4 Comments < NCS

K7KY W7ZAP and ORCA de KB7VX/p

ORCA is the height of my week. I look forward to the stimulating exercises. Tonight, I had the 309 about finished and FLMSG
crashed, had to re-do it. (-:

I have traffic I would like to relay to K6ETA for WDN after net pse. Stand by for my comment file.

ORCA DE KB7VX

— start —
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:crlf][WRAP:fn 20210216.txt] The weather continues cold here in Gallup, NM, elevation 7000 feet here at Rehoboth McKinley Hospital and it has been snowing
daily since Saturday the 13th, with more snow predicted for tonight. Last night was down into the teens and snowing lightly most
of the day. This is bad for me, as I am totally out of fresh fruit and I need to wear clothes for more than a day, because I don’t
know when will be the next window of opportunity to drive to the laundromat. Roads are slick and treacherous. Even walking to
work this morning, I almost slipped and fell.

Mass vaccinations have ramped up here with the UNM hosting drive by vaccinations and their gymnasium is open for walk-ins.
The Navajo Nation is also making vaccinations available througout the Reservation.
[WRAP:chksum 7856][WRAP:end] — end —

DE KB7VX K

Well, Bruce… ur wx sounds terrible, but it’s not effecting your signal at all.. ur signal is the same report as K6ETA’s
10over9 & 9-12db in SW/OR very good for a field antenna ur the field ant master of this net (-: BK Next 4 Comments is
Jaye KE6SLS < NCS

ORCA de ke6sls Jaye in Eureka, California.

I am glad 2b out of hospital! Had lot of sun today, good for the solar.
Time in shack still pretty limited. Hope to hear from VA about referal
to local DR.
Steve k6eta heard on JS8call, has mail @ n6grg. Mike mentioned u Sunday Evening.
Stay warm Bruce! Had lots of calls about ice taking out AC and ham antennas in Oregon & Washington.
Thanks for the nice emails from our group!

Be well and 73
Jaye ke6sls k
BTU NCS

Good to c u Jaye and good to hv u back on the air… hang in there ur radio friends are pulling 4 u (-: BK Next
4 Comments is Mindy W7ZAP < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:17Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn W7ZAP_report.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.14
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20211702041736
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20170512224719
<blankform>
:mg:1461 35w 135ft doublet @ 145ft
W7ZAP copied the following stns:

W1EEP 100% KBD (S9 +10) 5dB
N0STP 100% KBD (S7+) -2dB
W5CLE 100% KBD (S8+)
K6ETA 100% VidID, KBD (S9+) 7dB – signal looking good here
KW6M 100% KBD (S9 +15) 14dB
KI7TPD 100% KBD (S8+)
KI7DAD 100% KBD (S9) 5dB
K7HDX 100% KBD (S8) 3dB
KK6RJR 100% KBD (S9) 3dB
KG7VEJ 100% KBD (S7)
WA7HHE 100% KBD (S9 +15) 6dB
WY7SJM 100% KBD (S8) 2dB
KN6RK 100% KBD (S7+) -3dB
AB6KX 100% KBD (S8+) -3dB
W6ADZ 100% KBD (S9 +15) -3dB
KR7KR 100% KBD (S9) 6dB
WA0TJT 100% KBD (S9) 1dB
WB7EUX 100% KBD (S9) 3dB
WB7TZD 100% KBD (S9 +12) 10dB
KA7ULD 100% KBD (S9) 4dB
K0KEX 100% KBD (S9) 2dB
WB8TGD 100% KBD (S9+) 11dB
KB7VX/P 100% KBD (S9) 5dB
K7UV 100% KBD (S9) 4dB
KE6SLS 100% KBD (S9 +20) 12dB – booming signal Jaye
KJ7BHK 100% KBD (S9 +10) 2dB
K7DV 100% KBD (S8) 3dB

ORCA welcomes 4 new stns! Peter N0STP in St Paul,MN, Ron K7UV in Bringham,UT, Neil W0NRP in Lee’s Summit,MO, Christian
KD9MKZ in Cambridge City,IN… and a welcome back to Rex WB8TDG in Dayton, OH.

Hope everyone is staying warm and has power. Have been in touch w/my sister in Dallas, TX who has lost power in her apt bldg
last night and fire alarm went off for 3hrs in the wee hrs. A bit unnerving. She had power back on for a few hrs today. She
thought she was going to have a rough couple of days ahead of her. Makes us all realize how dependent we are on the grid.

Great to see all on the WF tonight.
Stay safe & stay warm!

73,
Mindy W7ZAP
[WRAP:chksum D94A][WRAP:end] … end

TU Mindy, nice report BK
Are there any more questions/comments or Late Ck-Ins B4 we close?

After closing, we’ll run a brief session for Monitoring stations. < NCS

2021-02-16 20:21:28p 04:21:28z
This concludes ORCA DIGITAL NET
Thanks for working with us tonight.
We hope to see you again next
Tuesday evening.

Signal Evaluation Image 73 Doug K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:22Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:22Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Signal Evaluation Image
Sending Pic:140×140; < W7ZAP

no copy on the exercise. Fldigi did not switch to thor100 dont know why as I have RxID on. if you can resend full file ill
give it a go. NCS < AB6KX

AB6KX < K7KY RR Dave we’ll see who else needs something and I’ll take u all in order tu BK anyone else? < NCS

AB6KX < K7KY OK Dave ur the only station here come the file

DE K7KY

FLAMP Relay

<PROG 18 4E89>{BDA5}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 30 F178>{BDA5}20210217005054:ex207.txt
<ID 17 35DC>{BDA5}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 2944>{BDA5}580 8 80
<DATA 88 F567>{BDA5:1}
OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise

In FLMSG form ICS-
<DATA 88 4AF7>{BDA5:2}309, create the file URCALL_ex207.309. Make ‘Incident Name’= ORCA Exercise#207,
<DATA 88 3F20>{BDA5:3}make ‘Radio Op’= URCALL. Complete time/date fields. Make ‘Net’= ORCA DIGITAL NET
<DATA 88 F443>{BDA5:4}, make ‘Prepared by’= URCALL + date/time. On the ‘Communications Log’ Tab, list
<DATA 88 F68D>{BDA5:5}first two stations on tonight’s Roster under ‘From’. Enter their Ck-In status un
<DATA 88 B187>{BDA5:6}der ‘Message’, ie: Active or QNX.

If you complete this OPTIONAL exercise, se
<DATA 88 3987>{BDA5:7}nd the file to NCS in FLAMP during the Traffic Round. Before sending, change ‘QS
<DATA 28 0F79>{BDA5:8}T’ to ‘K7KY’. 10
<CNTL 10 9774>{BDA5:EOF}
<CNTL 10 3778>{BDA5:EOT}

DE K7KY K

DE AB6KX
File : ex207.txt
<MISSING 15 58E6>{BDA5}CONFIRMED
DE AB6KX K

Excellent Dave when there’s only u & I u did right to send ur REPORT w/o prompting… when there’s more than one Op out
there I ll call each in order… BK anyone else need anything b4 we close?? < K7KYWell, that wraps the extra session following
the net… 73 Doug K7KYï

thanks doug for what you do. sorry i didptcBnt get to call the other day it tout urned out to be vday weekend.

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:30Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV K7DV i just have a coment if and when you wish de K7dv

AB6KX < K7KY RR Dave I got most of that, but some was doubled… I see you didn’t need a call anyway… ur doing very well
cu next week BK last station agn pse < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:31Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV K7DV srri for doubling i didnt hear anything I am here for coments if wanted later de k7dv

K7DV < K7KY the other station is in CA, so you might miss him tonite… Net is closed, but you can say what you like to me (-:
< K7KY

K7KY K7KY de KD9MKZ KD9MKZ KD9MKZ k

KD9MKZ < K7KY Christian pse stand by a moment BK go ahead Dave K7DV < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn K7DV-20210216-213404L-10.p2s]<flmsg>4.0.17
:hdr_fm:20
K7DV 20211702043406
:hdr_ed:20
K7DV 20211702043406
<plaintext>
:tt:15 General Message
:to:16 Orca Net Members
:fm:4 K7DV
:dt:10 2021-02-16
:tm:5 2109L
:sb:11 Propagation
:mg:445 Looks like the propagation is better tonight atleast i hear you all.
Weve been staying inside and away from the crowds and also thanks to a son in law who works as a Phamacist we have gotten
our covod vaxcines. Now with the 7 or more strains out there I am still going to be carefull and not mingle too much. Hope all is
well with the rest of you amd may God Bless America, we sure need it!

Dave Jolley K7DV
[WRAP:chksum 5A3E][WRAP:end] … end

^r

FB Dave Tnx Dave I’ve been frazzled tonite… I got off to a slow start with a big roster and never totally caught up
with myself.. good u could make the net. Tnx 4 the file too… BK
KD9MKZ < K7KY Go ahead Christian < K7KY

K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 6499>{0911}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 49 7F9D>{0911}20210217043509:AB6KX-20210216-203505L-4.309
<ID 29 83A6>{0911}AB6KX Corona, CA DM13EV
<SIZE 14 1B13>{0911}261 5 64
<DATA 72 6619>{0911:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADuXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4A1gJQr2dseqaG1a
<Dßw Ï dfOn­>{0911:2}58RUMuckXUGQ8XvlH5obvGlXo9QCVzVVmG2eqL/HXOzfu8aijllD9x1qEfYTRrR3
<DATA 72 0713>{0911:3}QlSEuj8id7p6OdloBcNS6oFrc0nFq8txQKQUVHx0yZn1hmBO74Vd/aHyEZLjIzRK
<DATA 72 230C>{0911:4}YJQxxZIeSBl37cjD7b582E0Z+BB0w5yyeaRI8e97bp/dPKYSdIZIM0nNQ==
[b64
<DATA 13 4F9F>{0911:5}:end] <CNTL 10 CBBE>{0911:EOF}
<CNTL 10 6BB2>{0911:EOT}

DE AB6KX K

AB6KX < K7KY Dave stand by a moment I was calling
KD9MKZ BK
KD9MKZ < K7KY Agn Christian u were doubled < K7KY

KD9MKZ < K7KY try agn pse < K7KY

AB6KX < K7KY OK Dave after the net closes and the band is wonky, it’s hard to maintain order, especially when not all stations
hear each other

DE K7KY
File : AB6KX-20210216-203505L-4.309
<MISSING 8 6EC4>{0911}2
DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:41Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 E818>{B623}FLAMP 2.2.05
<CN54ANB0>{B623:EOF}
<CNTL 10 6BBC>{B623:l kT}

DE AB6KX K

AB6KX < K7KY Dave I need blk#1 tnx < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 E818>{B623}FLAMP 2.2.05
<DATA 72 A67F>{B623:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAErXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4A1gJQr2dseqaR5j
<CNTL 10 CBB0>{B623:EOF}
<CNTL 10 6BBC>{B623:EOT}

DE AB6KX K

OPS! my error I need blk#2 sri < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 E818>{B623}FLAMP 2.2.05
<DATA 72 D7A3>{B623:2}R6iNKfRFVcinIrcMfyBMu9tieJFBXu1WAHcTKj7jqed0RXk6XoP254BglSQExkGH
<CNTL 10 CBB0>{B623:EOF}
<CNTL 10 6BBC>{B623:EOT}

DE AB6KX K

DE K7KY
File : AB6KX-20210216-203505L-4.309
<MISSING 8 6EC4>{0911}2
DE K7KY K

AB6KX < K7KY Dave I still need blk#2 I have station @ 2500wf desensing my radio once more pse < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 E818>{B623}FLAMP 2.2.05
<DATA 72 D7A3>{B623:2}R6iNKfRFVcinIrcMfyBMu9tieJFBXu1WAHcTKj7jqed0RXk6XoP254BglSQExkGH
<CNTL 10 CBB0>{B623:EOF}
<CNTL 10 6BBC>{B623:EOT}

DE AB6KX K

Dave I just can’t copy past this strong PSK-31 station must be running full legal limit.. if you don’t mind once more < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
stand bye 1

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE AB6KX

<PROG 18 50CE>{9353}FLAMP 2.2.05
<DATA 72 B32E>{9353:2}R6iNKfRFVcinIrcMfyBMu9tieJFBXu1WAHcTKj7jqed0RXk6XoP254BglSQExkGH
<CNTL 10 C610>{9353:EOF}
<CNTL 10 661C>{9353:EOT}

DE AB6KX K

No Joy! I’ve never seen a PSK-31 signal like this must be someone from Mars Mindy is trying to talk to them
well, we tried thanks for your patience < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-02-17T04:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
no problem doug but at least im getting closer. 73 and well talk soon. de AB6KX

FB Dave ur doing well cu nex time < K7KY

K6ETA K6ETA de KB7VX/p with AIB for WDN.

K7KY < K6ETA Doug can I go direct with Bruce to RX traffic? BTU < K6ETA

K6ETA < K7KY RR Steve u hv the freq 73 < K7KY

K7KY < K6ETA RR Thanks and GREAT NET

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