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ORCA DIGITAL NET 21/Jun/16 check-in/rotation:

Check-ins: 11
Stations:
WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA bulletin
KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA flamp
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA flamp
KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA
N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
WB6SDR Ralph Folsom,CA
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR
K6ETA Steve Petaluma, CA
KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS 180’doublet@80′,35w

I hope you find reviewing our net logs useful. It takes half an hour to edit out the noise. This is a useful task for me. I often discover things I missed during the net. Tonight, I see I didn’t acknowledge Steve KB6HOH when he checked in following the comment round. He and Steve K6ETA doubled and when I sorted it out, I didn’t acknowledge KB6HOH. Mindy reminded me, but I was busy updating the roster to resend. I had added him to the roster, so he would know I’d logged him. I’ve participated in ARC net-training for new Amateurs lately and we strongly stressed repeating each check-in’s callsign. It’s what tells the Op you copied correctly.

Anyway, nice net tonight. Conditions were pretty good and improved as the net progressed. Some reception reports now reflect changing conditions during the net. It’s more detail than would occur to me to ask, but I really appreciate the additional info. It helps build a mental database of what we can expect when working different Ops on and off the net. Thanks for the effort. I know it takes time and attention to compile the info during net.

Mindy is including more detail in her reports and tonight I learn that has a cost for me. She’s busier compiling reception data and has less time to monitor the overall operation. I’ve become a little complacent with her backing me up and tonight I asked her who was calling and discovered she was totally focused on her reception report and didn’t know any more than I )-: I’m often doing net housekeeping while others are transmitting. I also monitor net activity, but occasionally lose the thread.

Now to FLAMP. I really like FLAMP. It’s perfect for large files. We will be counting on it for emergency traffic. I think it’s format is simple and intuitive, but doesn’t lend itself well to roundtable nets. Formal traffic would be passed between two stations, with a possible third for relay. FLAMP works very well in this setting. With numerous stations in a practice setting, it can be confusing. I thought it might be quicker for us to send only the automated REPORT and nothing else, but it didn’t work as I thought. One reason is, we’re all used to replying to a call. Not responding is abnormal.  And, I forgot my plan near the end and prompted Ralph WB6SDR again when he didn’t reply. Oops!

So, lets forget my big idea and return to what we’ve been doing. For FLAMP traffic I will go to the next Op and on around the group for FLAMP REPORTS, sending your callsign only. You send your REPORT or no flamp/copy as before. This works reasonably well. I want to retain the routine that provides every Op the opportunity to TX, RX, & Relay FLAMP messages.

I would like you to make a small change when preparing messages for the net. If you plan to use FLAMP, please format the message in FLMSG first. Then, you can send in either format. I’ve asked Mindy to prepare a short FLAMP message for every net. I’ll log her 2nd after Don WA6NGB at the top of rotation. Don is usually at the top with a general interest bulletin. After Don’s bulletin, we’ll take Mindy’s FLAMP traffic and we’ll do our best to complete that message to every stations, even if it takes multiple fill transmissions or relay. That will give us the experience of completing messages with FLAMP. Following that regular FLAMP traffic, we’ll return to our usual method of only one report/fill round if we have more FLAMP traffic.

And, we will limit the number of FLAMP messages per net. The FLAMP app is important and we want to be very familiar and competent with it. The 2nd traffic each net will be a regular FLAMP from Mindy W7ZAP.  It will be short and we’ll fill it for everyone if we can. We can do another one or two FLAMPs in the traffic round. Tell me at check-in if you have FLAMP traffic. I’ll conduct a lottery of sorts, and print FLAMP by your callsign on the rotation list. If you don’t get to use FLAMP, I’ll try to favor you for FLAMP next net. We’ll see how this works Nearly everyone’s life is busy these days and we want to give everyone a full spectrum experience w/o making the net too long.

So, only two or three FLAMP messages per net, depending on time, condx, and participation. The first FLAMP will be regular from Mindy following Don’s Humboldt bulletin. We’ll do our best to fill that for everyone. If we have another FLAMP or two, they will follow out regular routine of one REPORT round and fill; then on with regular traffic.  As always, you can keyboard to the net instead of sending traffic. You can also send an image. Hold reception observations for the comment round. Break the net for comments/questions any time with your callsign. Late check-in always OK.

Thanks for working digital modes with us. I really appreciate the focus and dedication of the membership. Our net is a bit more demanding than other digital nets. I think it’s important to practice as many of the facets of digital traffic handling as we can. An emergency situation could be far more demanding. I think our membership will do very well in time of need. We’ve really progressed since beginning the net and we have much yet to cover.

Oh, the images. Thanks to Rick N6IET for sending the image if his earlier self.  I’d like to see more images in traffic round.  Might be a good idea to prepare an image for the time you can’t find something for traffic, or when we’ve already had enough FLAMP (-: Receiving and storing images is automatic, but sending has a short learning curve. It’s good to be acquainted with image transmission. Howard KB6NN emailed the test image he received while I was (unknowingly) at 5w. BTW, he was using 4w tonight; good signal here, Howard.

KB6NN21jun16 K7KY21jun16 W7ZAP21jun16
TX: K7KY
RX: KB6NN
TX: N6IET
RX: K7KY
TX: N6IET
RX: W7ZAP

CU nxt wk 72 Doug K7KY

———– Net Log —————

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:28Z MFSK-64L @ 1499>>

QST QST QST DE K7IFG K7IFG

BULLETINS ARE SENT ON TUES EVENINGS AT 7PM LOCAL TIME ON 3582.5 KHZ

STAY TUNE FOR THE

Oregon California Digital net (ORCA) Tuesdays 3582.5 khz using

MFSK-32 at 7:30pm PST.

Info at http://orcadigitalnet.com

INTERNATIONAL SATERN DIGITAL NET

Saturday at 10am PDST. Early checkins start around 0915.

Freq is 14.065 khz at 1000hz using Olivia 8-500 for callup.

VOA Radiogram transmission schedule

(all days and times UTC):

Sat 0930-1000 (2:30 am PDT) 5745 kHz

Sat 1600-1630 (9:30 am PDT) 17580 kHz

Sun 0230-0300 (7:30 pm PDT Saturday evening) 5745 kHz

Sun 1930-2000 (12:30 pm PDT) 15670 kHz

All via the Edward R. Murrow transmitting station in North Carolina.

The Mighty KBC will transmit a minute of MFSK32 Sunday at about

0220 UTC (Saturday 10:20 pm EDT) on 9925 kHz, via Germany. This is

part of the KBC broadcast to North America at 0000-0300 UTC on

9925 kHz. Please send reception reports to Eric: themightykbc (at)

gmail.com .

DigiDX will transmit DX news in MFSK32 and perhaps other modes on

its usual schedule:

Sunday 2130 UTC – 15770kHz via WRMI Florida

Sunday 2330 UTC – 11580kHz via WRMI Florida

Monday 2000 UTC – 6070kHz via Channel 292 Germany

Consult https://www.facebook.com/digidx/ for any additions or

changes to this schedule.

73 de K7IFG SK

NNNN

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:29Z MFSK-128 @ 1499>>

these stations checked in early:

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR

< K7KY

06/21/2016 19:30 PDT

Welcome to the ORCA DIGITAL NET – Doug K7KY/NCS

ORCA meets every Tuesday @ 1930p – 3.5825+1500

Software: FLDIGI, FLMSG, FLAMP – MFSK-32

ORCA is a DIRECTED net, dedicated to learning and developing

digital operating skills and practicing digital traffic handling.

The net connects digital Amateur Operators with common interest

in training, information-sharing, and mutual-aid. Visitors welcome.

New to ORCA? See the ‘Quick Start Guide’ @ http://orcadigitalnet.com

FLMSG/FLAMP & KEYBOARD stations check-in with your CALLSIGN

or print it on the waterfall. First time?: Include NAME & QTH.

Monitoring stations may check in&out with: ‘CALLSIGN IN&OUT’.

Monitors are not called during net.

After check-in, stand-by while NCS generates the rotation list.

Next:

NCS transmits test image

NCS transmits Rotation list

NCS transmits Announcements

NCS calls each station in order for traffic or keyboard *

Next, a round of copy reports, observations, and comments

(keyboard or BLANKFORM as you like)

Closing Announcement

* LOCK fldigi @ 1500, enable RxID, TxID.

Enable: CONFIGURE/ID/RsID ‘Retain tx freq lock’

Have FLAMP open. FLAMP traffic is followed with

a round of FLAMP REPORTs and one fill. < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:32Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

de WA6NBG WA6NBG with bulletin

WA6NBG GE Don RR < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET Check-in:

Send your CALLSIGN only or

print it either side of 1500wf.

Monitoring only?: send your

CALLSIGN IN&OUT. First

check-in? Call/Name/QTH < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

< KB6NN

eannouncementK

KB6NN Howard there was a double ur checked in other station come again pse. < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

de wa7hhe one net announcement

WA7HHE GE Brad RR one annoucnement BREAK are there any more checkins? K7TRP < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:35Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

K7KY K7KY de N6IET N6IET N6IET kn

N6IET GE Rick ur on the log.. < K7KY

any more checkins? < K7KY

???? < K7KY

<IMAGE:G, /home/k7ky/Documents/orca/ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:144×140; < K7KY<STX>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.15

:hdr_fm:20

K7KY 20162206023845

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20160703235454

<blankform>

:mg:286 ORCA DIGITAL NET 21/Jun/16 check-in/rotation:

Check-ins: 7

Stations:

WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA

KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA

N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR

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

[WRAP:chksum 0F7E][WRAP:end]

… end

Announcements 21/Jun/16

Read the Net Report/Log @: http://orcadigitalnet.com/reports/

Net Reports are posted to the website, usually by Wednesday.

If you’re new or just wondering, ‘what’s up?’, take a look at

our Quick Start Guide: http://orcadigitalnet.com/quick-start/ .

FLAMP: There’s still some confusion during FLAMP Reporting.

Tonight, we’ll try a simpler routine. Following FLAMP traffic, I

will call each Op in rotation for FLAMP REPORTs only. I’ll prompt

you with your callsign; listen for your CALLSIGN and press your

FLAMP REPORT Button or send nothing. I’ll pause briefly and move

on to the next Op.

Following FLAMP REPORTs and one fill, we go to the next station for

traffic.

Practice is more important than the message. If you don’t fill a

message during net, you can always do so after net. Ops often remain

on frequency to complete messages or resolve technicial issues.

Formal traffic will always be completed to the receiving station, but

will usuallly be passed off the net frequencey.

Visitors and late members are welcome to check-in throughout the net.

Practice traffic will not be passed after traffic round is finished.

ALL ORCA Any comments or questions before we begin traffic round? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>

K7KY and the net de WA7HHE, would like to be on the roster for tonight. Announcement: W1EEP unable to make the net tonight as

his commuinity in Pine Valley Utah is being threatened by a wildland fire (Saddle Fire) 100 homes have been evacuated. W1EEP is a

volunteer fire fighter and is currently fighting the fire. K

WA7HHE Brad my apology… I just got busy and forgot to add you in… sorry… here comes the updated rotation list… Any

more checkins before we go? < K7KY

wb6sdr

WB6SDR Ralph… GE nice to see you I’lladd you to the roster… < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

WB6SDR de ke6sls

just a reminder Ralph, please turn on your TX ID for us. helpss us here

ycxxx hear you easer. tu Ralph. de ke6sls k

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1483>>

ok tnx

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.15

:hdr_fm:20

K7KY 20162206024554

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20160703235454

<blankform>

:mg:348 ORCA DIGITAL NET 21/Jun/16 check-in/rotation:

Check-ins: 9

Stations:

WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA bulletin

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA

KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA

N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT

WB6SDR Ralph Folsom,CA

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR

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

[WRAP:chksum E0E4][WRAP:end]

… end

OK we begin traffic tonight with Don WA6NBG who has the Humboldt bulletin… over to you, Don… < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1477>>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn WA6NBG-24.213]<flmsg>2.0.17

:hdr_fm:22

WA6NBG 20162206024737

:hdr_ed:22

WA6NBG 20162206023646

<ics213>

:to:33 Eureka Emergency VHF Net and ORCA

:fm:10 Don WA6NBG

:d1:10 2016-06-20

:t1:5 1627L

:sb:46 Bulletins and Annoucements for June 20th, 2016

:s1:23 Donald O. Nelson WA6NBG

:mg:1240 From Jaye KE6SLS:

Need Field Day help this Friday at Woodley Island for our setup. Bring tools, rope, water, hats and a commanding notion of “get’r’done

“. We will start around 3pm Friday evening. We will figure out dinner plans following the rigging. We will coordinate further following

the net on Wednesday on the Far West repeaters.

Field Day begins Saturday, June 25th at 11:00AM and goes to Sunday June 26th at noon. Need operators willing to do voice, cw, and

digitial modes. Need operators able to come in and work very early Sunday morning! Contact Jaye ke6sls@arrl.net. Potluck on

Saturday at 6pm at the site. Sunday, Marci & Don are bringing banquet breakfast for 9am on the bay front! Lets have fun and make

some great contacts. Also, be ready to show others what we are doing. The media will probably show up and we always love

having visitors stop by and check out the quirky radio stuff. We will coordinate

further following the net on Wednesday on the Far West repeaters.

Redwood Amateur Radio Club regular monthly meeting Tuesdsay, June, 28th, 1900L, Rohner Park, Fortuna.

Send any bulletins or announcements for the Eureka Emergency VHF Net to wa6nbg@yahoo.com.

This ends the digital message for June 20th.

[WRAP:chksum 74AA][WRAP:end]

… end

WA6NBG TU Don… I love field day… BREAK KK6RKY OK Eric ur turn… < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1477>>

QST DE kk6rky

<PROG 18 660A>{9455}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 34 B8C4>{9455}20160622014758:BountySOS.txt

<ID 30 38D2>{9455}kk6rky Trinity Center Ca

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<DATA 72 7DC4>{9455:1}Replica Bounty ship SOS via Winlink during Hurricane Sandy

On

<DATA 72 2514>{9455:2} Monday, October 29, 2012 a replica of the Bounty sank off the c

<DATA 72 EC07>{9455:3}oast of North Carolina as Hurricane Sandy made its way toward Ne

<DATA 72 F263>{9455:4}w Jersey. Of its 16 crew members, 14 were rescued by the US Coas

<DATA 72 1BB1>{9455:5}t Guard.

Doug Faunt, N6TQS, of Oakland, CA, was one of the 1

<DATA 72 A1F9>{9455:6}4 who was rescued by the Coast Guard; A noted DXer, he was part

<DATA 72 927C>{9455:7}of the FO0AAA DXpedition in 2000 to Clipperton Island and in 200

<DATA 72 A114>{9455:8}7, he was part of the DXpedition to Lakshadweep.

Faunt told t

<DATA 72 80EC>{9455:9}he ARRL that the Bounty crew tried various methods, including a

<DATA 73 0425>{9455:10}satellite phone, to call for help, “but we got nothing when trie

<DATA 73 904F>{9455:11}d calling out on HF. We tried calling the Maritime Mobile Net, b

<DATA 73 7839>{9455:12}ut nothing was out there. We had Winlink on the ship that we use

<DATA 73 4999>{9455:13}d for e-mail and we finally found an e-mail address for the Coas

<DATA 73 8370>{9455:14}t Guard. As a last-ditch effort, we used Winlink to e-mail the C

<DATA 73 FEF2>{9455:15}oast Guard for help. Within an hour, we heard a C-130 plane, and

<DATA 41 DFEB>{9455:16} later, a helicopter overhead.”

<CNTL 10 4651>{9455:EOF}

<CNTL 10 E65D>{9455:EOT}

DE kk6rky K

ALL ORCA very interesting story… I just realized I’m abt 25hz off freq and locked. I’m going to move back to 1500 and then run

the REPORt round… < K7KY

Following FLAMP traffic we do one quick round for

your FLAMP REPORT. I will prompt you in order with your

callsign. Press the FLAMP REPORT Button or send nothing

and I’ll move on after a brief pause. Here we go….

KE6SLS

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:55Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

DE ke6sls

File : BountySOS.txt

<MISSING 12 A5C8>{9455}5 6 7

DE ke6sls K

KB6NN

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:55Z MFSK-32 @ 1477>>

DE KB6NN

File : Unassigned

<MISSING 23 783C>{9455}8 11 12 13 14 15

DE KB6NN K

N6IET

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

No copy, no Report

de N6IET K

WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

de wa7hhe unable to copy KK6RKY via FLAMP tonight

WB6SDR

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE WB6SDR

File : BountySOS.txt

<MISSING 15 A392>{9455}CONFIRMED

DE WB6SDR K

W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

DE W7ZAP

File : BountySOS.txt

<MISSING 15 A392>{9455}CONFIRMED

DE W7ZAP K

DE K7KY

File : BountySOS.txt

<MISSING 15 A392>{9455}CONFIRMED

DE K7KY K

WA6NBG

KK6RKY Eric pse send the fill tu < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T02:59Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

QST DE kk6rky

<PROG 18 660A>{9455}FLAMP 2.2.03

<DATA 72 1BB1>{9455:5}t Guard.

Doug Faunt, N6TQS, of Oakland, CA, was one of the 1

<DATA 72 A1F9>{9455:6}4 who was rescued by the Coast Guard; A noted DXer, he was part

<DATA 72 927C>{9455:7}of the FO0AAA DXpedition in 2000 to Clipperton Island and in 200

<DATA 72 A114>{9455:8}7, he was part of the DXpedition to Lakshadweep.

Faunt told t

<DATA 73 904F>{9455:11}d calling out on HF. We tried calling the Maritime Mobile Net, b

<DATA 73 7839>{9455:12}ut nothing was out there. We had Winlink on the ship that we use

<DATA 73 4999>{9455:13}d for e-mail and we finally found an e-mail address for the Coas

<DATA 73 8370>{9455:14}t Guard. As a last-ditch effort, we used Winlink to e-mail the C

<DATA 73 FEF2>{9455:15}oast Guard for help. Within an hour, we heard a C-130 plane, and

<CNTL 10 4651>{9455:EOF}

<CNTL 10 E65D>{9455:EOT}

DE kk6rky K

ALL ORCA OK I hope that wasn’t too confusing… If Eric and I were passing formal traffic, we would continue until we completed the

message, but we are only practicing the process here, so we don’t need every station to fill completely. you can fill any message you

want to have after the net…. thanks for you patience with the process as we sort it out for the learning environment… BREAK over

to Jaye KE6SLS for traffic… < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

ORCA de ke6sls TU Doug.

kk6rky I would like fills after the net sir!

I have a short but sweet flamp message. here it comes.

ORCA DE ke6sls

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<CNTL 10 7CA4>{8E67:EOT}

DE ke6sls K

ALL ORCA we’ll go around again for Jaye’s REPORTs.. I’ll send your callsign only. just send your report or nothing I’ll just move

on to the next Op… BREAK KB6NN

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:08Z MFSK-32 @ 1483>>

DE KB6NN

File : TuesdayJune21.txt

<MISSING 15 6F20>{8E67}CONFIRMED

DE KB6NN K

N6IET

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:09Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE N6IET

File : Unassigned

<MISSING 14 26E8>{8E67}PREAMBLE

DE N6IET K

WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:09Z MFSK-32 @ 1493>>

de WA7HHE NO COPY VIA FLAMP/NO REPORT

WB6SDR

W7ZAP s 6F20>{8E67}CONFIRMED

DE WB6SDR K

W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:10Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE W7ZAP

File : TuesdayJune21.txt

<MISSING 15 6F20>{8E67}CONFIRMED

DE W7ZAP K

DE K7KY

File : TuesdayJune21.txt

<MISSING 15 6F20>{8E67}CONFIRMED

DE K7KY K

WA6NBG

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

de WA6NBG no FLAMP again tonight???

KK6RKY KK6RKY KE6SLS OK Jaye.. pse send the fill < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:12Z MFSK-32 @ 1510>>

copy that, give me wa7hhe fill needs, I have the others.

KE6SLS stand by… I’ll check KE6SLS Jaye… WA7HHE is in UT and he didn’t get any, I don’t think… probably not going to happen in

one go now… btu < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T03:14Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

orca de ke6sls fb. Ill send the first fill, it’s quick.

ORCA DE ke6sls

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DE ke6sls K

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orca de ke6sls i’ll do any other fills following net. I will have

net report next go! btu NCS

de ke6sls k

Thanks for your patience while I t ried something new for FLAmP reports… I think I made it more confusing, so we’ll return to our

regular process next week… we may have to limit the number of FLAmP traffics if it slows the net too much I don’t want everyone

to get bored while waiting for their turn to TX (-: BREAK over to Howard KB6NN for traffic… < K7KY

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KB6NN has one FLMSG, not via FLAMP. Here goes…

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:hdr_fm:21

KB6NN 20162206031853

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KB6NN 20162206030220

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:to:4 ORCA

:d1:10 2016-06-21

:sb:13 Ken’s traffic

:mg:213 I have flamp reports on 5 messages ken sent before our net. Need some fills. These were copied by my radio/computer

before I got home to check into the net. Also, still need fills on Eric’s FLAMP.

Howard, KB6NN

[WRAP:chksum 6386][WRAP:end]

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KB6NN Tnx Howard.. You can fill those messages following the net… I have three of Ken’s files complete BREAK over to Rick

N6IET… < K7KY

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K7KY de N6IET

Receptions was very poor at first. Got better as the sun set.

I’m going to send a 20 year old mug shot of myself.

Wait for it . . .

Sending Pic:60x79C;

N6IET FB Rick came thru pretty good… handsome guy, actually… Thanks for send an image.. I’d like to see more images on the

net… you know what they say about the value of a picture… BREAK WA7HHE Brad ur up for traffic… I hope the band treats you

well… < K7KY

WA7HHE How copy in UT, Brad? < K7KY

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WA7HHE 20162206032442

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WA7HHE 20162206032442

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:to:8 ORCA Net

:fm:31 WA7HHE Brad in Cedar City, Utah

:dt:8 06/21/16

:tm:6 21:22L

:sb:48 Net member community threatened by Wildland fire

:mg:261

Announcement :Net member W1EEP Gene unable to make the net tonight as his commuinity in Pine Valley Utah is being threatened

by a wildland fire (Saddle Fire) 100 homes have been evacuated. W1EEP is a volunteer fire fighter and is currently fighting the fire.

[WRAP:chksum 5FCC][WRAP:end]

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WA7HHE Wow! I hope his house and everyone else’s too is OK tnx for the info and your file came thru 100% BREAK

WB6SDR Ralph… ur turn for traffic.. < K7KY

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ORCA de WB6SDR

I got both files 100% which I think is amazing since the QRN is bad and signals are down. I also got two immage files. N6IET looks

good!

I have been working on my 80M inverted V strung through an Oak tree so I was late for the net because of antenna issues.

73’s

Back to Net control station K7KY

WB6SDR Well, your antenna is working very well… glad you could make it BREAK over to Mindy W7ZAP < K7KY

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c 20162206032829

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c 20162106235537

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:to:16 ORCA DIGITAL NET

:p1:13 Brookings, OR

:fm:11 W7ZAP Mindy

:p2:25 35w 135ft doublet @ 110ft

:d1:10 2016-06-21

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W7ZAP tu Mindy… I like the contest reports now.. I used to dislike contests until I took the classes with CW Academy… Now, I

dabble in the cw contests as its very good for copying callsigns in one pass…. BREAK OK that;’s the end of traffic round… thanks

for your patience with the FLAMP REPOORT changes.. we’ll return to our old method… It’s kinda confusing doing flamp reports in a

roundtable setting… Now, we go to the comment round where we’re interested in how well you copied the other stations and of

course, any other comments, questions and observations… we begin at the top with Don WA6NBG < K7KY

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WA6NBG 20162206033254

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WA6NBG 20162206033122

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:mg:479 Signal reports and comments from WA6NBG. Running 25 Watts in 180 foot endfed up 25 feet.

Image P4

WA6NBG

KK6RKY 100% s/n -2 to +4 no FLAMP

KE6SLS 100% s/n +2 to +10 no FLAMP

KB6NN 100% s/n -1 to +3 and FLMSG

N6IET 20% s/n -11 to -4. Image P1

WA7HHE 80% s/n -8 to -4. FLMSG with errors.

WB6SDR 100% s/n +1 to +6

W7ZAP 100% s/n +3 to +13 plus FLMSG

K7KY 100% s/n -1 to +12

Still don’t understand why FLAMP does not work. Otherwise, a good net. 73 from WA6NBG.

[WRAP:chksum CDBB][WRAP:end]

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WWA6NBG Tnx Don, very useful report… what’s up with FLAMP? BREAK KK6RKY OK Eric over to you for comments…

< K7KY

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kk6rky 20162206033527

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kk6rky 20162206033527

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:mg:642 ORCA digital net Notes June 21, 2016

KK6RKY Erik in Trinity Center CA

Icom 7100, 50 watts, OCF dipole 25 feet up

Band conditions good, both qrm and qrn

Test Image: Good with some noise at top

Announcement:100% copy no errors

Repoerts:

WA6NBG Don 5 to 14dB

KK6RKY Erik flamp Bounty.txt

KE6SLS Jaye flamp block 1 missing

Ooops on my non-report.I needed to push transmit after report.

KB6NN Howard +6 dB flmsg no errors

N6IET Rick Photo good copy

W7ZAP Mindy + to +10 4dB flmsg no errors checksum OK

K7KY Doug Good copy 100%

WA7HHE Brad flmsg a only a few errors but checksum failure

WB6SDR Ralph +10 dB good copy

[WRAP:chksum EA41][WRAP:end]

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KK6RKY Tu Eric… nice report… I don’t say anything about the confirm window following the REPORT button… you can turn that off if

you like… I keep mine working so I don’t make a mistake when I get busy… BREAK KE6SLS Jaye,. ur turn for comments.. <

K7KY

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ORCA de ke6sls k7ky pic=P5 6db, 100% flmsg

wa6nbg 10db, 100% flmsg

kk6rky -14to0db, 82% flamp, 88% flamp following first fill

kb6nn 7db, 100% flmsg

wa7hhe 0 cp :(

wb6sdr 4db, 85% flmsg

n6iet -8db, pic=P2

w7zap 8db, 100% flmsg

ke6sls 10000db, like he was IN THE HOUSE!, 1000% cp everythin’!

before net:

k7ifg, -4to2db, approx 75 to 80% of his traffic! that was fun.

kk6rky I hope you can stick around following net for my fill on ur

msg.

There is new FLDIGI and FLMSG. Look for it. The Linux version

should be out soon for regular updates.

My corned beef and veggies w/cabbage now smells SO GOOD!

Looking forward to dinner after all this. . .

Oh dear, if you don’t get your pets in now, it’s gonna get

dark in about an hour and a half! :) Enjoy Solstice!

That’s the report from lake wutchamacallit. TU ORCA

de ke6sls k

#

tktKE6SLS TU Jaye… BREAK over to Howard KB6NN… < K7KY

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ORCA 06-21-16 – Reception report from KB6NN:

WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA bulletin – strong 4dB good copy all

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA – very weak at S8 noise level -13dB faded out

– later during comments, was -6dB and 95% copy

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA – strong 12dB good copy all

KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA – I’m using 4W into horizontal dipole up 10 feet

N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA – very weak -10dB no copy early then -7dB ok cpy

– later except for pix, which was P1

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT – very weak -10dB no copy early then -7dB 75% cpy

WB6SDR Ralph Folsom,CA – weak, -6dB ok copy then -10dB and faded out but

– later on, was 4dB and good copy

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR – strong 7dB good copy

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS 180’doublet@80′,35w – strong 5dB good copy

W1EEP Edward E. Phillips, W1EEP – very weak -10dB almost no copy

A big thank you to those who use the pre-tone keeps doubles to a minimum. I

don’t know what you meant Doug “changes.. we’ll return to our old method…

It’s kinda confusing doing flamp reports in a roundtable setting…” what

method are we going to next week – please explain in the on-the-web report.

Thanks, KB6NN

———– < KB6NN

KB6NN TU Howard… No big change to the REPORT routine… I thought it might go quicker if we only sent the report and nothing

else, but it doesn’t seem so… this is not easy to do in a roundtable, but we’ll just go on as we have… I address it in the net

report… BREAK N6IET OK RIck over to you for comments… < K7KY

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­

ORCA de N6IET Signal Reports from Los Angeles

I’m running 50 watts this evening.

Signals were poor before sunset and got better and better, the darker it got.

So the following reports are based on your more recent transmissions.

Doug K7KY -2 to +2 dB s/n 100% print

Mindy W7ZAP -2 to +2 100%

Brad WA7HHE +6 100% (Strongest signal on the net this evening)

Howar KB6NN -10 to -5 70% (You were completely invisible the first hour)

Don WA6NBG -13 to -10 10% No flamp copy

Eric KK6RKY -13 to -7 15% No flamp copy

Jaye KK6SLS +3 to +8 100% No flamp copy (You were quite weak at first)

Ralph WB6SDR -2 to +2 100%

N6IET Tnx Rick great report… I forgot that Howard KB6NN is only runnign 4w tonight… And, you & Brad WA7HHE in UT must

have a pipeline tonight… BREAK over to Brad WA7HHE < K7KY

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06/21/2016 ORCA NET ROSTER

Net report from WA7HHE

ORCA DIGITAL NET 21/Jun/16 check-in/rotation:

Station Report:

WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA s/n -12 db to – 8 db Rcving about 50 – 60% print.

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA s/n hovering at a -14 db Sri Eric unable to copy.

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA s/n -10 to – 9 db just unable to get any print on Jaye this evening. Hopefully better later on as we warm

up the ionosphere. As the net has progressed Jayee sig has now come up to +3 db and now have a good print.

KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA s/n -8 db

N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA s/n – 5 db Good print on Rick tonight and copy on his pic.

WB6SDR Ralph Folsom,CA s/n -4 to 0 db perfect print.

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR s/n -1 to +7 db Good copy and Mindy’s came right through in my new vers of FLMSG.

K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS s/n +1 db good print tonight from NCS station.

73’s from WA7HHE

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tWA7HHE Tnx Brad nice report… I hope the band treats us well this summer…. BREAK over to Mindy W7ZAP < K7KY

OOPS! Sorry for the goofe… WB6SDR Ralph… I got hasty sorry.. up to you now… < K7KY

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ORCA de WB6SDR

Sorry no reception report.

The 80M coax failed just this afternoon; had to fix it. Now 20W into a inverted V at 50 ft. How do you net members produce such

nice reception reports? WOW?

73’s

Back to Net control station TU K7KY

WB6SDR Ralph… we didn’t always have such informative reports… we used to just report if we received the message 100% and if

flmsg opened, but as we collected more experienced members, the reception reports began to improve and lately, they’ve become really

detailed and useful… GL with sorting out the feedline etc… BREAK now, over to Mindy W7ZAP < K7KY

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c 20162206024822

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:mg:875

B/G Noise: S6

35w 135ft doublet @ 110ft

W7ZAP copied the following staions:

WA6NBG 100% copy KBD, FLMSG S9 +20 (s/n= 20dB)

KK6RKY 100% copy KBD, FLAMP S9 +10 (s/n= 17dB)

KE6SLS 100% copy KBD, FLAMP S9 +15 (s/n= 15dB)

KB6NN 100% copy KBD, FLMSG S9 +15 (s/n= 8dB)

N6IET 100% copy KBD, image S9 +10 (s/n= 3dB)

WA7HHE 100% copy KBD FLMSG S9 +10 (s/n= 9dB)

WB6SDR 100% copy KBD S9 +15 (s/n= 12dB)

K7KY 100% copy KBD, FLMSG, image

Brad, tnx for the info on Gene W1EEP and threat of fire to his community… hoping for the best. Eric, great to share emcomm communication solutions, especially when you have to think slightly outside the box of what’s normal. Band condx are good tonight, Don WA6NBG and Jaye KE6SLS were booming in at 30+ later in the net! Rick, I RXed the image with some noise, but easy to see.

Hope to see you guys on the air on Field Day.

73,

Mindy W7ZAP sk

[WRAP:chksum DDFA][WRAP:end]

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W7ZAP TU MIndy great report, too… here’s the downside of these great reports…. Usually, Mindy notices when I’m falling

behind or missing something, but these detailed reports take much attention and now I’m more on my own over here… tonight, I

began the net @ 5w. by mistake.. I usually tune and talk to Mindy @ 5w, but not for the net… i guess every one heard me ok

are there any more comments or questions before we go? please us pre-tone when you respond… and are there any late or visiting

Ops? < K7KY

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K7KY de K6ETA K6ETA K6ETA kn

K6ETA GE Steve… good to see you better late than never… ur on the log… and there was a ID print, but I missed it.. < K7KY

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K7KY de K6ETA

Hahaha… Tuesdays are VERY busy radio nights, so I join late.

btu Douglas K7KY de K6ETA k

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K6ETA Well, Steve… looks like no more checkins and we’re readly to close.. any comments before we go? < K7KY

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K7KY de KB6HOH OK Doug looks like I doubled with Steve ETA and GE No Comments

So BTU Doug K7KY de KB6HOH k

ALL ORCA Stand by a moment and I’ll send an updated roster before we close… < K7KY

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I am a man, of constant sorrow!

;0

de ke6sll

KE6SLS was that you, Jaye…? < K7KY

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hahaha. yeah,

teasing you Doug. de ke6sls k

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K7KY 20162206040320

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20160703235454

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:mg:389 ORCA DIGITAL NET 21/Jun/16 check-in/rotation:

Check-ins: 11

Stations:

WA6NBG Don Eureka,CA bulletin

KK6RKY Eric Trinity Center,CA

KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA

KB6NN Howard, Eureka,CA

N6IET Rick Los Angeles,CA

WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT

WB6SDR Ralph Folsom,CA

W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR

K6ETA Steve

KB6HOH Steve Novato,CA

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

[WRAP:chksum 2E77][WRAP:end]

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ALL ORCA OK That’s it for tonight… stay on freq if you want to fill any of the messages from the net… thanks for taking time out of

your evening to work with us tonight… I hope to see you all again next tuesday evening right here…. 73 Doug K7KY sk < K7KY

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kk6rky de ke6sls k

Before RSID: <<2016-06-22T04:06Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

kk6rky>>>kk6rky>>>ke6sls do you want a fill?

de kk6rky k

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kk6rky rg… here’s my report:

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