16/MAR/21 Report

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

Check-ins: 34
Stations:
__KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
__KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
__W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
__AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
__WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
__W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
__WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
__WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
__N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
__KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
__KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
__K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
__KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
__W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
__KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL QNX
__W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX
__KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX
__W4FLL Tom Carson City,NV QNX
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
__K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
__KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
__W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
KI7DAD Jeff Sugar City,ID
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT
KA7ERV Rob Centerville,ID
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only

Check-in went well tonight despite the QRM at Net Control. Lately, W1AW CW practice at 3.581.5 has been more of a desense problem then previously. We’ve co-existed with them for years. It’s probably just different band condx. Same for our up-band neighbors at 3.581+2500. They usually don’t desense our radios, but again, condx are different. MFSK-32 usually perseveres thru this noise, and most stations print correctly. VidID seems to suffer the most from these strong signals. It deeply degrades VidIDs. I missed at least one tonight. CW at 500 makes the waterfall look like window blinds, but we can often read VidID thru the blinds. Strong constant signals fade the whole waterfall leaving VidIDs unreadable.

Thanks for helping make ck-In easier for us. We have more stations checking in these days and our Rosters are likely to continue growing. We’re delighted with the increasing interest in digital nets. Amateur digital nets are coming into their own; digital training nets are springing up across the country. The legendary Buckeye Net recently added HF digital. These nets will be vital if the communications infrastructure is disrupted. While training to support Civic agencies, we’re also preparing to support our own radio communities. During the terrible CA/FIRES, we twice stood-up an Emergency net to support radio colleagues at the scene with timely wx/fire updates. Both nets ran for three days, staffed by ORCA net Ops.

Four digital nets meet on 3.581 Monday thru Thursday. 3.581 is the Western USA frequency to find a digital net, a QSO, or someone to experiment with, and the first frequency to check in emergencies. There are five seasoned digital NCS Ops from four digital nets here. There are other net members capable of running a digital net. In emergencies, we have sufficient experienced NCS and digital Operators to sustain extended operations. Thank you for continuing to practice with us. We hope we won’t need our skills for disasters, but if we’re needed, we’re ready. Practice Smart. Practice Often. Configure your digital station to remain on the air w/o commercial power.

ORCA DIGITAL NET Welcome two new Ops tonight, Lewis W7LEW in Bend,OR and Daniel KD9M in South Elgin,IL. Check tonight’s map. It’s great to have condx permitting ck-in from so far East. Our Roster includes more newer stations these days.

We want to encourage the newer Ops to give the FLAMP Exercise a try. Remember, there’s no need to work the Optional/Advanced Exercise. Ever. The basic exercise entails receiving a brief practice file and Reporting to NCS that you need to fill missing blocks, or that you’ve CONFIRMED perfect copy. That’s it. We send the file three times; first in a mode we think a bit ambitious for band condx. A mode we anticipate some will not copy well. Some stations will need Fill blocks. NCS goes down the roster, sending CALLSIGNs. At your CALLSIGN, send your FLAMP REPORT. It automatically tells NCS which blocks you need, or CONFIRMS 100% copy. We send the file three times in mode increasingly likely to CONFIRM copy. Don’t be concerned about errors; we’re error tolerant. It’s a training/practice net. Others may learn from your experience. You’re among colleagues.

If you work only the primary FLAMP Exercise, you can send QRU in the Traffic Round. If you complete the Advanced Exercise, you’ll have traffic for the Traffic round. You’re welcome to bring a short practice traffic. It should be relative to our interests and operations. We want practice thoroughly and efficiently; practice-file content is secondary to learning traffic-handling routines and conventions.

Our OFDM experiment needed better organization. We weren’t well prepared and it led to some confusion. Next time we experiment after net, we’ll make a quick Roster of who’s here first and follow our usual format for efficiency. The band was not as good as daytime and only Darrell W6ADZ in Reno,NV and Brad WA7HHE in Cedar City,UT CONFIRMED OFDM-500F. Darrell was the only station to CONFIRM OFDM-750F. Other Ops had various amounts of blocks, some needed quite a few. The hour was late and we weren’t there to fill every station. We’re developing a general idea of how the these perform in current condx. Thanks for taking time to participate in the OFDM experiment.

Images from the net:

RX #1: WY7SJM Casper, WY
RX #2: WY7SJM Casper, WY
RX #1: W7WSV Mesa, AZ
RX #2: W7WSV Mesa, AZ
RX #1: W6DLW Cedar City, UT
RX #2: W6DLW Cedar City, UT
RX #1: W6ADZ Reno, NV
RX #2: W6ADZ Reno, NV
RX #1: W4FLL Carson City, NV
RX #2: W4FLL Carson City, NV
RX #1: W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #2: W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
RX #1: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #2: KS6M Oakland, CA
RX #1: KM7H Addy, WA
RX #2: KM7H Addy, WA
RX #1: KG7VVN/P Warrenton, OR
RX #2: KG7VVN/P Warrenton, OR
RX #1: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #2: KE6SLS Eureka, CA
RX #1: KB7VX/P Gallup, NM
RX #2: KB7VX/P Gallup, NM
RX #1: KA7ULD Helena, MT
RX #2: KA7ULD Helena, MT

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, 1915m/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 practicing with us again tonight. We appreciate your participation and enjoy working with you. We hope to see you again next Tuesday.

73 Doug K7KY & Mindy W7ZAP

— Net Log —

TEST TUNE 2021-03-17 01:44Z < K7KY

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

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T01:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
kg7sxq kg7sxq kg7sxq lynden early ck in and out

KG7SXQ < K7KY TU Lynden
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX < NCS

KS6M QNX

KS6M < K7KY TU John
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T01:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W5CLE W5CLE QNX

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

B6KX Dave Corona, CA

AB6KX Dave Corona, CA

AB6KX < K7KY GE Dave
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA < K7KYn@ s4 vid ID agn pse < K7KY

de WY7SJM WY7SJQNX

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

VidID @ 2000 agn pse < NCS=

AFA0LH AFA0LH QNX

ORCA/K7KY < KG7VVN/P * Warrenton OR

KG7V
KG7VVN/P* < K7KY GE Bruno
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR < NCS

Net frequency is 1500wf 1500wf tu < NCS

DE W1EEP QNX

W1EEP < K7KY TU Gene
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX < NCS

WB8HRO < K7KY TU Tim
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX < NCS

K7UV K7UV

N7LEW LEWIS HOWELL, BEND, OR QNX

WA0TJT < K7KY hw cpy Keith ? < NCS

WA0TJT < K7KY TU Keith
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX < NCS

N7LEW < K7KY TU Lewis
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
Welcome to ORCA, Lewis I’l log u QNX for a few sessions while u learn our routines good 2 hv u aboard BK < NCS

K7UV K7UV QNX

K7UV < K7KY TU Ron
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX < NCS
I missed one VidID pse send ur call in text @ 1500 tu < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:00Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KR7KR QNX PSE
de KR7KR k

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

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
SEND on 1 line:
CALL (Active)
CALL QNX (Monitor)
CALL,NAME,QTH (1st Time) < K7KY/NCSe¾t1 n 0XH
K6ETA* < K7KY TU Steve
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID < NCS yaRv
Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

K7KY < WA7HHE 1 QST

WA7HHE < K7KY RR Brad TU
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
Next? < K7KY{

WB7EUX

WB7EUX < K7KY GE Tom
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR < K7KY

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/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

KB7VX/P < K7KY GE Bruce
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM < K7KY
Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/NCSuÀ

NCS < KW6M KW6M QNX k

KW6M < K7KY TU Steve
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX < NCS

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

W6ADZ QNX

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

KD9M < K7KY TU Daniel
KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL QNX
Welcome Daniel I’ll log u QNX 4 a few sessions while u learn our routines gud 2 hv u aboard < K7KY {8 8 tn es

<NCS> W6DLW, Dennis QNX

W6DLW < K7KY TU Dennis
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX

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

KD9MKZ QNX

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

W4FLL QNX

W4FLL < K7KY TU Tom
W4FLL Tom Carson City,NV QNX < NCS

K6QOG K6QOG

K6QOG < K7KY GE Bill
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT < K7KY

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

K7HDX QNX

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

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

KM7H QNX

KM7H < K7KY TU Jim
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX < NCS

NCS de ke6sls*
tu k

KE6SLS* < K7KY GE Jaye
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA < NCS

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In < K7KY/NCSøtrcrl=mcan anyone relay the last lite station? < NCS

W7WSV de kb7vx/p

W7WSV < K7KY TU Steve
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
Tnx to Bruce KB7VX/P 4 relay < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX
KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX
W4FLL Tom Carson City,NV QNX
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX

2021-03-16 19:30:29p 02:30:29z
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 can 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 WA7HHE < K7KY Brad pse relay call 4 ck-in tu < K7KY

WA7HHE Relaying ORCA DIGITAL NET Ck-In
Not copying NCS? Ck-In here … < WA7HHE

wa7hhe nil

RR tnx Brad 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 20211703023700
:hdr_ed:20
K7KY 20192409231907
<blankform>
:mg:994 ORCA DIGITAL NET 16/Mar/21 Check-in/Rotation

Check-ins: 31
Stations:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX
KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX
W4FLL Tom Carson City,NV QNX
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only
[WRAP:chksum 593E][WRAP:end] … end

^r
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tonight’s FLAMP Exercise distributes the file, ‘ex211.txt’, an FLDIGI/TEXT-EDITOR/FLAMP Exercise.
If you complete the OPTIONAL/ADVANCED Exercise within, send that file to NCS in the Traffic
Round with FLAMP.

Are you LOCKED on net-frequency? Dial and Waterfall?, ‘Close’ doesn’t work for many digital modes.
NCS is LOCKED on net-frequency; you should be too.

MFSK:
‘Tuning must be very accurate, and the software will not tolerate differences between transmit and
receive frequency. The mode was designed for long path HF DX, and due to its great sensitivity is
one of the best for long distance…’, FLDIGI Manual v4.1.15,Ch27p1. When condx are good, and
your station is well tuned, MFSK can decode signals ±15hz off freq.

OFDM:
Requires high frequency-accuracy (±5Hz)
Requires use of RSID(to set frequency accurately)
Requires 4x more TX power than MFSK
Source: OFDM Developer, John Phelps KL4YFD

Sending and Receiving stations MUST be on the same frequency. Lately, we’ve had a few stations
a little off net-freq. Modes vary in their off-frequency tolerance. Digital stations need to be
closely calibrated. If you’re not copying as well as condx would support, it might help to check
your radio settings and soundcard calibration. Last week, Steve K6ETA posted a list of URLs that
describe various methods for calibrating soundcards. Email NCS for a copy. See: FLDIGI Manual
v4.1.15,Ch3.7

Following our Monitor’s Session directly after net, we’ll experiment again with OFDM-500F & OFDM-
750F, by sending a large file with FLAMP. You need FLDIGI Alpha v4.1.18.17 or .18 to work OFDM:
http://www.w1hkj.com/alpha/fldigi/

Although the OFDM modes are designed for large files and excellent band condx, OFDM-500 should
work well for us when 80m condx are solid. We may need modes like this to remain on 3.581 if
ARRL & FCC change the band allocation agreement and only <500hz signals are allowed on 3.581.

OFDM-500F is four-times faster than MFSK-32 (64bps –> 250bps)
OFDM-750F is eight-times faster than MFSK-32 (64bps –> 562bps)

Thanks for emailing the ORIGINAL Signal Evaluation images to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com
(more file location/manipulation practice) Your test images reflect your path to NCS.

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

Next is the FLAMP Exercise w/Mindy W7ZAP < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Tonight’s exercise begins in MFSK-64 (240wpm/1260hz). We’ll fill
in THOR-50×1 (176wpm/900hz) & MFSK-22 (80wpm/435hz).
Check your BP filter, WIDE mode ahead… < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:44Z MFSK-64 @ 1500>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 4CDF>{CD1C}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 30 9FFA>{CD1C}20210317001823:ex211.txt
<ID 17 E3DA>{CD1C}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 A204>{CD1C}444 7 64
<FILE 30 9FFA>{CD1C}20210317001823:ex211.txt
<ID 17 E3DA>{CD1C}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 A204>{CD1C}444 7 64
<DATA 72 AF33>{CD1C:1}
REPORTING this file ‘CONFIRMED’ to NCS completes the primary E
<DATA 72 8232>{CD1C:2}xercise.
—–
OPTIONAL/ADVANCED file-manipulation exercise (u
<DATA 72 3585>{CD1C:3}se results 4 Traffic)

In tonight’s Roster, COPY three entries
<DATA 72 C6D6>{CD1C:4}, the 1st, 2nd, & 4th. Create a
new file with your PC Text Edit
<DATA 72 604F>{CD1C:5}or named, ‘URCALL_ex211.txt. PASTE the
1st, 2nd, and 4th Roster
<DATA 72 11E5>{CD1C:6} entry into the new file and SAVE.

In TRAFFIC Round, send tha
<DATA 68 8D1C>{CD1C:7}t file in FLAMP. B4 sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘K7KY’. 6

<CNTL 10 9603>{CD1C:EOF}
<CNTL 10 360F>{CD1C:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:45Z MFSK-64 @ 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… AB6KX

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WA7HHE

DE WA7HHE
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WB7EUX

sri, same problems as last week. mark me out and qrt. wb7eux

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
RR
BK
KB7VX/P

DE KB7VX
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KB7VX
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}CONFIRMED
DE KB7VX K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K6QOG

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE K6QOG
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}CONFIRMED
DE K6QOG K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:48Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1500>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 4CDF>{CD1C}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 30 9FFA>{CD1C}20210317001823:ex211.txt
<ID 17 E3DA>{CD1C}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 A204>{CD1C}444 7 64
<FILE 30 9FFA>{CD1C}20210317001823:ex211.txt
<ID 17 E3DA>{CD1C}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 A204>{CD1C}444 7 64
<DATA 72 AF33>{CD1C:1}
REPORTING this file ‘CONFIRMED’ to NCS completes the primary E
<DATA 72 8232>{CD1C:2}xercise.
—–
OPTIONAL/ADVANCED file-manipulation exercise (u
<DATA 72 3585>{CD1C:3}se results 4 Traffic)

In tonight’s Roster, COPY three entries
<DATA 72 C6D6>{CD1C:4}, the 1st, 2nd, & 4th. Create a
new file with your PC Text Edit
<DATA 72 604F>{CD1C:5}or named, ‘URCALL_ex211.txt. PASTE the
1st, 2nd, and 4th Roster
<DATA 72 11E5>{CD1C:6} entry into the new file and SAVE.

In TRAFFIC Round, send tha
<DATA 68 8D1C>{CD1C:7}t file in FLAMP. B4 sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘K7KY’. 6

<CNTL 10 9603>{CD1C:EOF}
<CNTL 10 360F>{CD1C:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:50Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1500>>
AB6KX

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < W7ZAP I see an email from AB7KX and he’s out. All others copied fine.
BTN < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < K7KY Thanks Mindy the Exercise is getting a bit thin these days 4 stations, but 2 drop out leaving 2 only… I’m hoping this is only a phase we

really need more Ops in the Exercise it’s the centerpiece of each net and the place where neweer Ops can learn quite a bit b4 jumping into the exercise… if you’ve

not tried the Exercise, working the primary exercise is very easy the Advanced exercise takes more attention and focus, but it’s manageable and simulate what you’ll

be doing on a busy Emergency or Traffic net… give it a try (-: tu BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
19:54:08p 02:54:08z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:54Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7DAD Jeff Sugar City, ID Late Check in

KI7DAD Jeff u Active or QNX ?? < NCS

KI7DAD Jeff u ck-ing in Active or QNX ? < K7KY

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

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY de KI7DAD active

KI7DAD < K7KY GE Jeff
KI7DAD Jeff Sugar City,ID < K7KYK7UV Ron u ck-ing in Active or QNX? < NCS

I chedked in by mistake as QNX but just wanted to send my confirmed report btn

FB I’ll log u active & u can Comment in the comment round and we’ll CONFIRM ur file in the Monitor session after closing BK

K7UV < K7KY GE Ron
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT < K7KY

Here come updated Roster…

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.15
:hdr_fm:20
K7KY 20211703025931
:hdr_ed:20
K7KY 20192409231907
<blankform>
:mg:1056 ORCA DIGITAL NET 16/Mar/21 Check-in/Rotation

Check-ins: 33
Stations:
KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA QNX
WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX
KG7VVN/P* Bruno Warrenton,OR
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX
WB8HRO Tim Okemos,MI QNX
WA0TJT Keith KANSAS CITY QNX
N7LEW Lewis Bend,OR QNX
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT QNX
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT QNX
K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
KA7ULD Mark Helena,MT QNX
K0KEX Rick Smithville,MO QNX
KB7VX/P Bruce Gallup,NM
KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KD9M Daniel South Elgin,IL
W6DLW Dennis Cedar City,UT QNX
KD9MKZ Christian Cambridge City,IN QNX
W4FLL Tom Carson City,NV QNX
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
K7HDX Ron Cedar City,UT QNX
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
KE6SLS* Jaye Eureka,CA
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ QNX
KI7DAD Jeff Sugar City,ID
K7UV Ron Brigham City,UT
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

* Active Stations called for COMMENTS only
[WRAP:chksum 21B7][WRAP:end] … end

ORCA Ron K7UV is on the Roster twice Ignore the top entry and use the last entry tu BK

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

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn OFDM_H.F._Mode_Speeds]<flmsg>4.0.17
:hdr_fm:22
WA7HHE 20211703030316
:hdr_ed:22
WA7HHE 20211503234631
<plaintext>
:tt:3 QST
:to:4 ORCA
:fm:6 wa7hhe
:dt:8 03/15/21
:tm:6 17:45L
:sb:20 OFDM Mode Speed info
:mg:271
HF SSB Modes:
OFDM-500F gives 250 bits/second in 500Hz bandwidth
OFDM-750F gives 562 bits/second in 750Hz bandwidth
OFDM-2000F gives 2000 bits/second in 2000Hz bandwidth
OFDM-2000 gives 3000 bits/second in 2000Hz bandwidth
These modes are legal on all HF bands (FCC/USA)
[WRAP:chksum B419][WRAP:end] … end

^r
FB Brad tnx for that info abt OFDM this mode has caused quite a stir in the digital community BK
Next 4 Traffic is Bruce KB7VX/P < NCS

K7KY DE KB7VX

<PROG 18 5C2E>{B20E}FLAMP 2.2.04
<FILE 36 B19A>{B20E}20210317025007:KB7VX_ex211.txt
<ID 33 47B3>{B20E}KB7VX portable in Gallup NM
<SIZE 13 0346>{B20E}83 2 64
<DATA 72 D220>{B20E:1}KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
AB
<DATA 27 C3AA>{B20E:2}6KX Dave Corona,CA
<CNTL 10 AE99>{B20E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 0E95>{B20E:EOT}

DE KB7VX K

Right on Bruce

DE K7KY
File : KB7VX_ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 D346>{B20E}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

Over 2 Bill K6QOG 4 Traffic < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:06Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
E K6QOG

<PROG 18 52EA>{2E7D}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 39 C5A7>{2E7D}20210317025759:K6QOG-20210316.p2s
<ID 33 2977>{2E7D}K6QOG Cedar City, UT DM37lr
<SIZE 14 CDCD>{2E7D}321 6 64
<DESC 15 E34C>{2E7D}ex211.txt
<DATA 72 02FD>{2E7D:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAD0XQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS3+CAW9k83Hm4Y9GS
<DATA 72 39E8>{2E7D:2}1sFlS6tQK3SaQNk/RsiIIqJS+7OeTW+1ZilVViugashxzi0gNefuV5LoibknvE6j
<DATA 72 4C1D>{2E7D:3}rEM1HBlLh/LjsPj0nZgdHx8bjeocDLYYpxDOdS7MJWG5GiGBTnhQx4noiQyGXgeg
<DATA 72 DC81>{2E7D:4}Dkk7S7mcRepsHYHb6Aip1HBoSEtRq6UF00kR9Xcyu+r1W8LOl2U8tW4CKWq/mlC9
<DATA 72 C4DC>{2E7D:5}B6qGFkbMNhTidyh2kc96Xs0X8vhzo8q0Dp9inEIenL00FFXLu+ORAA=
[b64:end
<DATA 9 3C72>{2E7D:6}] <CNTL 10 BFCD>{2E7D:EOF}
<CNTL 10 1FC1>{2E7D:EOT}

DE K6QOG K

Perfect, Bill

DE K7KY
File : K6QOG-20210316.p2s
<MISSING 15 2372>{2E7D}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

Next 4 Traffic is Jeff KI7DAD < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:08Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE KI7DAD
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}CONFIRMED
DE KI7DAD K

Ron K7UV, ur turn 4 Traffic < NCS

I’m lost sorry…

Not to worry; it’s busy net BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
20:10:14p 03:10:14z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:10Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
k7ky de ka7erv
Rob
Centerville, ID
late check in, sorry
no traffic
de ka7erv

KA7ERV < K7KY GE Rob
KA7ERV Rob Centerville,ID
RR Rob no problem late ur in time for the Comment round BK any more? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE K7DV Dave Idaho falls, Idaho.. 35 watts qru

K7DV < K7KY GE Dave
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
Dave ur in time 4 the Comment round BK any others? < NCS

First up 4 Comments tonite is Bruno KG7VVN/P* < NCS

RCA/NCS GE Doug/Mindy N ORCA Ops

Spending a wk in N OR w/friends. Doing some sight seeing and hiking. Returning to UT on TH.
Using field NVIS antenna, 30 W with comm go-box in pick up trck cab.

Having intermittant QRM sweep across WF.

Lite Sig Rprt:

NCS +5,+15 db KBD 100% FLAMP MFSK 64 (+5,+9 db) 100% THOR 50×1 (0, +6 db) FLMSG OFDM No Copy QRM

KE6SLS +4 db KBD 100%
WA7HHE +3,+10 db KBD 100%
WB7EUX +3 db KBD 100%
KB7VX/P +5,+7 db KBD 100%
K6QOG -1, +4 db KBD 100% FLAMP 0% QRM
KI7DAD +2,+5 db KBD 100%
K7UV +2, +5 db KBD 100%
KA7ERV KBD 100%

Stay Healthy. Stay Sane ! 73 < KG7VVN

FB Bruno Welcome to Oregon hope ur enjoying the sunshine.. great signal from ur field ant 5over9 & 5db BK
Next 4 Comments is Steve K6ETA* < NCStn

< K6ETA I work for a Food and Agriculture company and my wife is opening a registered daycare, so we were able to get the Pfizer vaccine today at the local RiteAid (in

this rural area our appointments were next-day!)

So even if you are under 65 years old, you can get an appointment if you work in any of these careers:

CALIFORNIA & OREGON

Ages 65+
Pre-K – 12th grade educators & staff
Childcare workers
Food & Agriculture workers
Healthcare workers
Long-term care facility residents and staff
Pharmacy staff
Public Health employees
Family Childcare Providers
Head Start and Early Head Start
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

WASHINGTON

Ages 65+
Pre-K – 12th grade educators & staff
Childcare workers
Ages 50+ in multi generational households
First responders and emergency medical services (EMS)
Healthcare workers
Long-term care facility residents and staff
Pharmacy staff
Public Health employees
Family Childcare Providers
Head Start and Early Head Start

RiteAid does not list other Western States, sorry.

If you are in ID, UT, MT, NV, CO, AZ or NM, check this website:

https://vaccinefinder.org

Being vaccinated has proven to stack the odds of surviving this pandemic drastically in your favor… and getting vaccinated will
help our society and economies rebound faster.

Inform yourself before deciding! BTN < K6ETA

FB Steve tnx 4 the vaccine info 4 WA,OR,CA ur 35over9 & 12db Wow! BK

Brad WA7HHE, ur up 4 Comments < K7KY

ORCA < WA7HHE, just having so much fun playing with the new OFDM modes. Hope developers get the softward fully integrated. Wish all a great evening 73′ Brad

Yes, a very interesting mode I hope John will resolve the wild squelch issue BK
Next 4 Comments is Bruce KB7VX/P < NCS

KB7VX

— start —
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:crlf][WRAP:fn Comments20210316.txt]Getting the 134 foot doublet launched tonight was pretty hard in the
cold, cold, NM wind.

Ever since getting back to work in June of 2020, after five months of no employment due to lockdowns, both in Victorville CA, as well as here; all hospitals where I

have been employed had all but one entrance locked and screening of all persons has been done at these doors, including body temperature and COVID symptom screening.

Once we are screened for the day, we have been given a colored sticker that we must wear on our ID badges, and the color of the sticker changes from day to day. THAT

IS ALL NOW CHANGED.

The number of reported cases of COVID in NM has dramatically dropped, and as of yesterday, all entrances to the hospital have been opened up and no screening is being

done for employees, who have all either taken the COVID vaccine or have been made to sign a declension form. But this is causing a division among health care workers

here.

Those who have declined the vaccine are well known by the administration and to their fellow employees. There have been loud and ugly, sometimes rude, altercations in

the cafeteria and the break rooms. Altercations such as this have been overheard: “You didn’t take the vaccine, so stay 6 feet away from me and don’t sit next to me

any more!!!”

As always, ORCA is one of the highlights of my week. Best wishes to all of you great digital ops.[WRAP:chksum E203][WRAP:end] — end —

DE KB7VX K

RR Bruce always good to hv u aboard sri to hear abt employee angst lots of this these days sri to say.. oh very good signal from the field antenna in the

cold bk
Next 4 Comments is Bill K6QOG < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:22Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < K6QOG GE DOUG & MINDY, I HEARD YOU TESTING OFDM 500 EARLIER AND PERFECT COPY HERE. LOOKS INTERESTING!
I HAVE HAD BOTH SHOTS AND READY TO GO. UTAH IS SLOWLY OPENING. HAVE A GOOD EVENING AND GOOD WEEK. 73
< K6QOG

FB Bill it’s great to get about a bit like b4 and feel a little safer too We’ll do a bit more testing tonite w/OFDM BK
Jaye KE6SLS*, ur up 4 Comments < K7KY

NCS de ARS KE6SLS, Jaye in Eureka! CA using 50 watts on the big-M doublet.

k7ky 18db, FLMsg 100% x2
w7zap, 18db, FLAmp 100%,
wa7hhe, 4db, FLMsg 100%,
kb7vx,-1,4db, FLAmp 100%, FLMsg 100%
k6qog, -4,1db, FLAmp 100%,
ki7dad, 3db, 100%,
ka7erv, 4db, 100%,
k7dv, -3db, 100%,
kg7vvn, 3db, 100%, Great portable work partner!
k6eta, 9,12db, 100%

2 beers into making my dinner for the next 7-8 days. Cabbage soup with
portuguese Linguica sausage! Oh it smells GOOOOOOOOD (Andy Griffith!)

Great sun today and very little wind. Battery is 100%.

After watching/learning about vaccine, I am now waiting for my call
from the VA. I really need the odds in my favor!

Wow, the band is just fantastic tonight.

Great seeing you all tonight! Be well and hope 2 c u Thursday, er
maybe Wednesday, going to try to hear Dave’s net tomorrow.

73

Jaye ke6sls
k

RR Jaye tnx for the report 2 beer chef sounds ifffy BK
Next 4 Comments is Jeff KI7DAD < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:25Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Good Evening All. Spring seems to be on it’s way. Only about a foot of snow left in my yard now. So hopefully I’ll be able to find a cure for the cabin fever soon.

73 de KI7DAD

For sure, Spring hr 2 trees and bushes are budding already garden probably wants tilling already too BK
Over 2 Ron K7UV 4 Comments < NCS

ORCA< K7UV…sri abt hitting QNX button at beginning. I guess I would have been called to give my “Report” and what should one do when they don’t do the advanced

exercise? I was confused during the “Traffic” portiion. Hearing everyone well tonight. We had a bit of rain overnight…just enough to make the car filthy. We’ll take

anything we can get though. Everyone has been s/n in the -2 to +6 dB range. FLDIGI changed modes just fine and 100% copy with all of them. Utah Covid-19 rates have

dropped drastically in the past two weeks and we’re hoping it continues. Thanks to all for making this such a neat net and the high point of my digital week. BTN

FB Ron ur doing well. ORCA is not for the faint of heart (-: the primary exercise only needs to be CONFIRMED when NCS calls 4 ur REPORT if u work the

Advanced Exercise, u can use that file for Traffic Round when u have no traffic for that Round send QRU or u can bring a brief <1.5min file as Brad WA7HHE usually

does BK

Next 4 Comments is Rob KA7ERV < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:30Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
de ka7erv
Wife & I are in for our 2nd shot on Friday.
updated to 4.1.18 things are difierent
questions another time and band seems to be fading here, signals are getting weaker.

73
de ka7erv

RR Rob good to hv u aboard questions anytime 73 BK
Over 2 Dave K7DV 4 Comments < NCSD

well late agan had a meeting till now! Hello all you Great net members here on ORCA, good to check -in and have contacts… the bands have been so bad the past two

years I was wondering if it would ever Get better but its getting better, Weve both Had our shots and are in pretty good health staying away form the crowds and
enjoying retirement We are beginning to have warmer weather and getting out of the ICE box… all of you Be good and dont take any wooden nickels
de K7dv

Everyone seems to be shot up tonight Dave we have path tonite like we did years ago ur 10over9 & 10db right now solid sig BK
Next 4 Comments is Mindy W7ZAP < NCSàS:Rf0 P to…0m

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:33Z MFSK-64 @ 1500>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn W7ZAP_report.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.14
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20211703033327
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20170512224719
<blankform>
:mg:1980 35w 135ft doublet @ 145ft
W7ZAP copied the following stns:
KG7SXQ 100% KBD
KS6M 100% KBD
W5CLE 100% KBD
AB6KX 100% KBD
WY7SJM 100% KBD
KG7VVN/P 100% KBD (S9 +10) 2dB
W1EEP 100% KBD
WB8HRO 100% VidID
WA0TJT 100% VidID
N7LEW 100% KBD
K7UV 100% KBD, VidID (S9 +15) 4dB
KR7KR 100% KBD
K6ETA 100% VidID, KBD (S9 +20) 7dB
WA7HHE 100% KBD, FLMSG (S9 +20) 5dB
WB7EUX 100% KBD
KA7ULD 100% KBD
K0KEX 100% KBD
KB7VX/P 100% VidID, KBD, FLAMP, FLMSG (S9 +15) 13dB
KW6M 100% KBD (S9 +30!)
W6ADZ 100% KBD (S9 +15)
KD9M 100% KBD (S8)
W6DLW 100% KBD (S9 +12)
KD9MKZ 100% KBD (S8+)
W4FLL 100% KBD (S9+)
K6QOG 100% KBD, FLAMP (S9 +15) 3dB
K7HDX 100% KBD (S9+)
KM7H 100% KBD (S9)
KE6SLS 100% KBD (S9 +15) 14dB
W7WSV no copy RELAY: KB7VX/P
KI7DAD 100% KBD (S9 +15) 4dB
KA7ERV 100% KBD (S9 +30) 19dB!
K7DV 100% KBD (S9 +10) 2dB

ORCA welcomes Lewis W7LEW in Bend,OR and Daniel KD9M in South Elgin,IL. BTW, I had good copy on the Cedar City Ops pre-net OFDM tests. Thanks to all the Ops who have

emailed test/info re: OFDM. Ken AD5XJ NCS of the SATERN Digital Net sent a bulletin re: OFDM with interesting info + link (https://www.electronics-notes.co
m/articles/radio/multicarrier-modulation/ofdm-orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing-what-is-tutorial-basics.php)

I went outside to do evening chores b4 the net and found our 2 geese have a nest with 11 eggs! I distracted them and grabbed 2 eggs We’ve never had goose eggs before.

So with all my goose excitement, I was late getting back to my station and getting signal reports during ck-in.

RE: FLAMP Exercise
Try hanging in there for all 3 modes… we pick 3 (fast to slow) and don’t expect a CONFIRM on the 1st mode. I was surprised to get 3 confirms on the 1st mode. Also we

like to use the exercise to give other stations closer to you an opportunity to relay. If you don’t CONFIRM by the 3rd TX, then pass.

Great working with you all. And thanks again to the Cedar City Ops for the bonsai tree… it’s beautiful!

73,
Mindy W7ZAP
[WRAP:chksum DC60][WRAP:end] … end

FB Mindy great report and comments we really need Ops in the FLAMP Exercise to make it as useful as possible to those who are observing and or monitoring…

of course, participating is the most useful exercise of all (-; 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

Following the brief Monitor’s session we’ll expeirment w/OFDM I’ll send a med-large file we don’ t need to practice with a book < K7KY

go < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:38Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
2021-03-16 20:38:45p 03:38:45z
This concludes ORCA DIGITAL NET
Thanks for working with us tonight.
We hope to see you again next
Tuesday evening.

Signal Evaluation Image
Sending Pic:140×140; 73 Doug K7KY
Breaking station agn pse < NCS

Now we’ll take Monitoring station Comments, CONFIRM Optional Exercise files,
or FILL the Primary Exercise file. In your Comments, please say if you have the
Optional Ex’ file ready to send or need fills for the primary file. After Comments,
we’ll CONFIRM the OPTIONAL files first, then send fill blocks and take REPORTS.
Pre-Tone b4 TX, tu < NCS

de KM7H
Received exercise FLmsg(s) and FLamp 100%; completed the optional exercise.

KM7H < K7KY Jim I hve u logged & we’ll see who else is hr then back to u @ the top tu BK anyone else? < K7KY

8C, Larry, Mccall, Idaho, Valley County, just watching, no co

de W4FLL have both first and optional exercise.
de W4FLL

W4FLL < K7KY Tom I hve u and will be back soon tu BK there was a double other stn agn pse < NCS

de N7LEW received file and completed exercise

N7LEW RR Lewis tu ur logged and i’l be back 4 ur files tu BK anyone else? < K7KYóoiipibp exercise, short comments.
<W7WSV

W7WSV I hv u Steve back when we catch them all BK
N7IBC Larry sri I missed u Larry ur on the Log and I’ll be back soon BK anyone else? < K7KY

KM7H < K7KY Jim what do u hv? I’m a bit behind in note keeping < K7KY

dont need any fills. I’ll just send file.

FB go now tu < NCS

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1496>>

k7ky DE KM7H

<PROG 18 6AC5>{D38D}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 35 5A23>{D38D}20210317025040:km7h_ex211.txt
<ID 19 EE37>{D38D}KM7H Addy, WA
<SIZE 13 8DC6>{D38D}83 2 64
<DATA 72 B0CD>{D38D:1} KG7SXQ Lynden St. George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
AB
<DATA 27 CCC2>{D38D:2}6KX Dave Corona,CA
<CNTL 10 D3FB>{D38D:EOF}
<CNTL 10 73F7>{D38D:EOT}

DE KM7H K

Good work, Jim BK

DE K7KY
File : km7h_ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 77A7>{D38D}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

W7FLL < K7KY Go with your Exercise file Lewis < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T03:49Z MFSK-32 @ 1496>>
QST DE N7LEW

<PROG 18 3542>{8E9E}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 41 678B>{8E9E}20210317024918:N7LEW_ex211.txt.wrap
<ID 12 DC92>{8E9E}N7LEW
<SIZE 14 6A47>{8E9E}154 3 64
<DATA 72 F57C>{8E9E:1}[WRAP:beg][WRAP:crlf][WRAP:fn URCALL_ex211.txt]KG7SXQ Lynden St.
<DATA 72 B803>{8E9E:2} George,UT QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
AB6KX Dave Corona,CA
[W
<DATA 34 7782>{8E9E:3}RAP:chksum CE0F][WRAP:end] <CNTL 10 0E5D>{8E9E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 AE51>{8E9E:EOT}

DE N7LEW K

Nice Work, Lewis sri for the confusion

DE K7KY
File : N7LEW_ex211.txt.wrap
<MISSING 15 0295>{8E9E}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

U can see I’ve made a few mistakes here… next week, we’ll take a short ck-in and avoid this mess Next is Tom W4FLL < K7KY

W4FLL < K7KY Tom hw cpy? Pse send ur file now tu < K7KY

DE W4FLL
File : ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 AF13>{CD1C}CONFIRMED
DE W4FLL K

RR Tom thx 4 ur patience I’m a bit behind hr anything else to send? < K7KY

Affirm the optional ex?

de W4FLL

Go < K7KY*

K7KY DE W4FLL

<PROG 18 9A6C>{CB75}FLAMP 2.2.04
<FILE 36 24EF>{CB75}20210317024810:W4FLL_ex211.txt
<ID 15 D44E>{CB75}W4FLL Tom
<SIZE 13 F75C>{CB75}19 1 64
<DATA 27 D021>{CB75:1}KG7SXQ
KS6M
AB6KX
<CNTL 10 EAEE>{CB75:EOF}
<CNTL 10 4AE2>{CB75:EOT}

DE W4FLL K

W4FLL < K7KY Excellent Tom ur looking ready for prime time thx for ur patience too we hv the main net fairly well organized,but this session is new and

sometimes lightly used we need a bit more organization here BK Next is Steve W7WSV < K7KY
Have exercise, short comments. <W7WSV

go w/Exercise first < K7KY

K7KY DE W7WSV

85B9>{4A22}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 36 EA21>{4A22}20210317030136:W7WSV_ex211.txt
<ID 28 5D5D>{4A22}W7WSV Mesa, AZ DM43ej
<SIZE 14 4582>{4A22}229 3 96
<DATA 104 259D>{4A22:1}[b64:start]PGZsbXNnPjQuMC4xNw0KOmhkcl9lZDoyMSANClc3V1NWIDIwMjExNzAzMDMwMTM2DQo
8Ymxhbmtmb3JtPg0KO
<DATA 104 6C03>{4A22:2}m1nOjgxICAgS0c3U1hRIfalF@¿ h xa/svcmdlLFVUIFFOWA0KICBLUzZNIEpvaG4gT2FrbGFuZCxDQSB
RTlgNCkFCN
<DATA 45 42F4>{4A22:3}ktYIERhdmUgQ29yb25hLENBDQo=
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 BAB9>{4A22:EOF}
<CNTL 10 1AB5>{4A22:EOT}

DE K7KY
File : W7WSV_ex211.txt
<MISSING 8 92CF>{4A22}2
DE K7KY K

KY DE W7WSV

<PROG 18 85B9>{4A22}FLAMP 2.2.05
<DATA 104 6C03>{4A22:2}m1nOjgxICAgS0c3U1hRIEx5bmRlbiBTdC4gR2VvcmdlLFVUIFFOWA0KICBLUzZNIEpvaG4gT2FrbGFu
ZCxDQSBRTlgNCkFCN
<CNTL 10 BAB9>{4A22:EOF}
<CNTL 10 1AB5>{4A22:EOT}

DE W7WSV K

DE K7KY
File : W7WSV_ex211.txt
<MISSING 15 E4C2>{4A22}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

W7WSV < K7KY go w/Comments Steve < K7KY

NCS S6-8, -3 to 1 dB ; S5 noise level w/ S9 static crashes
Exercise:
MFSK64 S7, 100%
Traffic:
WA7HHE S9, 100%
KB7VX/p S9, 1 dB 100%
K6QOG S9, 9 dB
KM7H S9 100%utÌLEW S9, 2 dB 100%
W4FLL in noise, no cpy
Stay saf tl 73 <W7WSV

RR Steve tu band is a bit noisy hr now and ur still abt 95% ur one of the Ops that has had to work thru some of the worst band condx tnx for ur patience and

persistance BK any one else with comments or files to CONFIRM of FILL come now < NCS

Well it looks like a Wrap for the ORCA DIGITAL NET tnx for working w/us and tnx for working the extendes session.
Now we’ll send a file in FLAMP w/OFDM-500F stand by we won’t know exactly who’s here, so pse Pre-Tone when sending
Reports tu < K7KY

QST DE K7KY

<PROG 21 EE4B>{5314}FLAMP 2.2.05.02
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<DATA 72 4D62>{5314:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAVeXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS3+CAW9k83Hm4Y9GS
<DATA 72 F4BA>{5314:2}1sDF0Oz+CLNECwo5F1oIuKp82BouL3rM53KEaK8L2VEDzJOzrIKpJ0/7b3FW17Cx
<DATA 72 3DD6>{5314:3}n2dTQILw1NYCk31RnxLU+KGvGkx++yxuHOETk7OvSyU7cTHG7LG1ThRiYlB42+F4
<DATA 72 7FF2>{5314:4}pkUcq8FhgHmS0UE9FKrig0J5qSF/1hXL4e6h31sp3WzLMrrbcCJKwmuxpTCR0RmR
<DATA 72 2976>{5314:5}ZINFeTjBMuROZz+V19GaxHDirPaXZRQaqDMAfi4DQ17LciDho1RjOPb3nA0+z+tf
<DATA 72 C0CF>{5314:6}4Gd/sVFPOz1pVDapHBM4aFQ09MF6z7/4AOJHgA3Yjbe07ThUZV6CZq69/qsBjgcg
<DATA 72 194B>{5314:7}03b/LGnslgJUzAL+YNkP2mbXtkY0+Lhy2LnFKesvmuIfWHLqhbs4rvV4tirtSFfl
<DATA 72 6A25>{5314:8}xGXid0jAh0jYKQwi7Bqbx5pKyhRvdoq3iEwH2KQUvHK4+1Mr4rg+Fohkxqf2zdnh
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<DATA 73 9E0B>{5314:12}jbUwm8Ubxms/lpbuyMCem9F/HefavlEFWhNwtffnQkpT33j/HZp0xivebdZEvxao
<DATA 73 C0AB>{5314:13}555IcZNew+dx7FnE1hdqA+8LWBV8TD13XrdhnjJcVgOAxigvq1GOPXk8mWqflSpq
<DATA 73 C715>{5314:14}vWy7O4hd2QC2hCBfn8teikQJJpjFeEiWQnMWalrJQFsUDBg9GFYke+NNKUlq4vsN
<DATA 73 6E6E>{5314:15}XNN/wODG5hSbGUs5SQB0M4Iz4HBGGDNFxXskxI1Z9NIodUFQ1va5FgTeY1H7h4/4
<DATA 73 24E3>{5314:16}/cobftjYj6DoAttggUGhXIMkzX/L13+n6Vm3QvEjt2dQU3otKoV0LprsHLKdYrWh
<DATA 73 080C>{5314:17}ePgwEnmmaw/nAWMOoh/CJ/VTiwfTUmEuJJvhWRweZ8u/fYpmnoMdKrTXHIKf+Umx
<DATA 58 181B>{5314:18}gy1HHotB3556CmJCl81Nw832TzpZWbYomCHIg==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 B101>{5314:EOF}
<CNTL 10 110D>{5314:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Pse send ur Reports now w/Pre-Tone tu < K7KY

DE W6ADZ
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 15 DB60>{5314}CONFIRMED
DE W6ADZ K

DE WA7HHE
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 15 DB60>{5314}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T04:07Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
B77>{5314}2 4 5 6 7 8 12 13 15 16 17 18
DE K7DV K

DE K7DV
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 36 AB77>{5314}2 4 5 6 7 8 12 13 15 16 17 18
DE K7DV K

E KS6M
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 15 DB60>{5314}CONFIRMED
D

DE W7WSV
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 34 96C0>{5314}5 6 10 +“ e cu Jæoays&i etLo~tn

DE WY7St¼tt lsïoogd
<MISSING 43 D561>{5314}2 3 4 5 6 10 ¯ t
DE WY7SJM K

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T04:09Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7WSV Steve send ur Report agn pse doubled tu < K7KY

DE W7WSV
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 34 96C-b314}5 6 10 11 13 14 15 16 17 18
DE W7WSV K

ORCA pse don’t change our working mode some stations need nearly the entire file and we won’t hv time for this we want to evaluate the mode for condx and how

it does over distance too… I’ll send the same file in OFDM-750F and take another round of Reports the reports are important and I will hang our awhile if you

want to try filling 500 next is 750F < K7KY

QST DE K7KY

<PROG 21 EE4B>{5314}FLAMP 2.2.05.02
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<DATA 72 4D62>{5314:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAVeXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS3+CAW9k83Hm4Y9GS
<DATA 72 F4BA>{5314:2}1sDF0Oz+CLNECwo5F1oIuKp82BouL3rM53KEaK8L2VEDzJOzrIKpJ0/7b3FW17Cx
<DATA 72 3DD6>{5314:3}n2dTQILw1NYCk31RnxLU+KGvGkx++yxuHOETk7OvSyU7cTHG7LG1ThRiYlB42+F4
<DATA 72 7FF2>{5314:4}pkUcq8FhgHmS0UE9FKrig0J5qSF/1hXL4e6h31sp3WzLMrrbcCJKwmuxpTCR0RmR
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<DATA 72 194B>{5314:7}03b/LGnslgJUzAL+YNkP2mbXtkY0+Lhy2LnFKesvmuIfWHLqhbs4rvV4tirtSFfl
<DATA 72 6A25>{5314:8}xGXid0jAh0jYKQwi7Bqbx5pKyhRvdoq3iEwH2KQUvHK4+1Mr4rg+Fohkxqf2zdnh
<DATA 72 9C07>{5314:9}jgRfaKgMAjd31qHBwJWo7iXo1y+mGoe4v+gqv6XCDab70a6aY66jzUSs7PC3wx2Y
<DATA 73 053B>{5314:10}VmCF1APIgVkpW0ORrYdUmbrMvU2Xmyf/Is4RBUZKNJak3HcOW+Z32NoDMJw+8dL9
<DATA 73 EF53>{5314:11}KCMIKVsyJbHV8f9rGPJx9jnAWzXn1pPhDYHmNVyWWWuXfrIC/dXfKsIQVuGDLEmS
<DATA 73 9E0B>{5314:12}jbUwm8Ubxms/lpbuyMCem9F/HefavlEFWhNwtffnQkpT33j/HZp0xivebdZEvxao
<DATA 73 C0AB>{5314:13}555IcZNew+dx7FnE1hdqA+8LWBV8TD13XrdhnjJcVgOAxigvq1GOPXk8mWqflSpq
<DATA 73 C715>{5314:14}vWy7O4hd2QC2hCBfn8teikQJJpjFeEiWQnMWalrJQFsUDBg9GFYke+NNKUlq4vsN
<DATA 73 6E6E>{5314:15}XNN/wODG5hSbGUs5SQB0M4Iz4HBGGDNFxXskxI1Z9NIodUFQ1va5FgTeY1H7h4/4
<DATA 73 24E3>{5314:16}/cobftjYj6DoAttggUGhXIMkzX/L13+n6Vm3QvEjt2dQU3otKoV0LprsHLKdYrWh
<DATA 73 080C>{5314:17}ePgwEnmmaw/nAWMOoh/CJ/VTiwfTUmEuJJvhWRweZ8u/fYpmnoMdKrTXHIKf+Umx
<DATA 58 181B>{5314:18}gy1HHotB3556CmJCl81Nw832TzpZWbYomCHIg==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 B101>{5314:EOF}
<CNTL 10 110D>{5314:EOT}

DE K7KY K

There’s a lot to manage at our end this mode needs 4x the pwr of MFSK so when I switch modes I have to re set pwr it’s very important at our end with two radios

on the same freq we could blow up our receivers OK come agn w/Reports w/Pre-Tone tu < NCS

DE WA7HHE
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 15 DB60>{5314}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

t Jotp2 a 15 16 17 18
Dohe same file, so I have no separate Report.
< KS6M

Tnx John,, I forgot to tell you all to delete the first copy. FLAMP knows it’s the same file by the Ck-Sum sri delete the first file and i’ll send it agn <

NCS

QST DE K7KY

<PROG 21 EE4B>{5314}FLAMP 2.2.05.02
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<FILE 31 6360>{5314}20210317001812:0RCA41.b2s
<ID 16 0EE3>{5314}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 16 8414>{5314}1137 18 64
<DATA 72 4D62>{5314:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAVeXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS3+CAW9k83Hm4Y9GS
<DATA 72 F4BA>{5314:2}1sDF0Oz+CLNECwo5F1oIuKp82BouL3rM53KEaK8L2VEDzJOzrIKpJ0/7b3FW17Cx
<DATA 72 3DD6>{5314:3}n2dTQILw1NYCk31RnxLU+KGvGkx++yxuHOETk7OvSyU7cTHG7LG1ThRiYlB42+F4
<DATA 72 7FF2>{5314:4}pkUcq8FhgHmS0UE9FKrig0J5qSF/1hXL4e6h31sp3WzLMrrbcCJKwmuxpTCR0RmR
<DATA 72 2976>{5314:5}ZINFeTjBMuROZz+V19GaxHDirPaXZRQaqDMAfi4DQ17LciDho1RjOPb3nA0+z+tf
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<DATA 73 6E6E>{5314:15}XNN/wODG5hSbGUs5SQB0M4Iz4HBGGDNFxXskxI1Z9NIodUFQ1va5FgTeY1H7h4/4
<DATA 73 24E3>{5314:16}/cobftjYj6DoAttggUGhXIMkzX/L13+n6Vm3QvEjt2dQU3otKoV0LprsHLKdYrWh
<DATA 73 080C>{5314:17}ePgwEnmmaw/nAWMOoh/CJ/VTiwfTUmEuJJvhWRweZ8u/fYpmnoMdKrTXHIKf+Umx
<DATA 58 181B>{5314:18}gy1HHotB3556CmJCl81Nw832TzpZWbYomCHIg==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 B101>{5314:EOF}
<CNTL 10 110D>{5314:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Reports pse < K7KY)n cf0tnDhmStoeoutn

DE WA7HHE
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 24 D709>{5314}12 13 14 15 17 18
DE WA7HHE K

DE W6ADZ
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 15 DB60>{5314}CONFIRMED
DE W6ADZ K

thadidnt copy anybTrtn

DE KS6M
File : 0RCA41.b2s
<MISSING 14 6758>{5314}PREAMBLE
DE KS6M K

de km7h I didn’t even get a header. Received none of the message.

OK Guys… we wanted to see how this mode fared in these condx we actually did much better during the day we have too many missing blocks to fill we’d be here

all night… Three Ops confirmed 500 and 1 confirmed 750. I was not organized enough and we’ll do a better job next time we’ll take a quick roster and avoid the

Report doubling thanks for trying and thanks for supporting ORCA DIGITAL NET we should take comments b4 closing, so lets do it as we did w/Pre-Tone tu <
K7KYôp7e3iokeveENmtP5di a yiFb no comments we’re all tired by now tnx agn for ur patience and interest 73 4 now Doug
K7KY sk

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T04:26Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
I copied the files better this time in ofdm 500
de K7DV k

K7KY < WA7HHE last msg sent 750 looked like loss of signal 2 thirds thru xmission

WA7HHE < K7KY Hmmmm! It looked OK going out, but who knows, Brad. BK K7DV Dave I didn’ t know u were hr hw much did u get of 500? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2021-03-17T04:27Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
k7ky de K7dv well I got about 1/2 of it the noise started to raise and that is what kills this mode its quite fast but noise here got bad srri I couldnt do better

73 de k7dv

RR Dave u can only do what the band permits (-: we know from the developer that these modes are not as robust as MFSK and THOR. We’re experimenting w/them because

they will have days when the band is good enough and they will save lots of tx time with major large files we’ll continue using OFDM occasionally to become familiar

with the characteristics and know when and how to useu it < K7KY

 

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13/APR/21 Report

13/APR/21 Report

ORCA DIGITAL NET 13/Apr/21 Check-in/Rotation Check-ins: 26 Stations: __W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT QNX __KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX __W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA QNX K6ETA* Steve Mt Shasta,CA VidID __KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver WA QNX __WY7SJM Steve Casper,WY QNX __KW6M Steve Walton,OR QNX __W6ADZ [...]

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International SATERN Digital Net


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

International SATERN Digital Net

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

FEMA Region X HF Interoperability Testing (60m)


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

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

FEMA Region X Monthly Interoperability NET

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

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SHORTWAVE RADIOGRAM

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

Shortwave Radiogram Transmission Schedule (AM)

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

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