27/AUG/19 Report

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ORCA DIGITAL NET 27/Aug/19 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins : 25
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
AL7BX George Cedar City,UT in&out
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
N5QDH Cowan Farmington,NM in&out
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA in&out
K7TKT Brian Meridian,ID in&out
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out
KB7VX Bruce Fortuna,CA
KG7D Greg Carson City,NV
KB6NN Howard Eureka,CA in&out
W7DBE Doug Reno,NV in&out
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

Another evening of useful propagation. The spike in solar activity gave us a welcome boost tonight. I was excited to think I’d increased my ck-in record from 25 to 26, but discovered I’d listed Aaron KI7LOQ twice.  He was the ninth ck-in; I logged him Active when he sent ‘de KI7LOQ’, and again when he was contacting Dave K7DV. Later, he Rechecked in&out and I changed his status and also listed him again. My error there. So, there were only 25 check-ins tonight. Mindy W7ZAP holds the ORCA ck-in record of 27 stations. She made that record on her first night as NCS,in February 2017!

Mindy also made another first tonight. She wrapped the FLAMP exercise in two rounds. Gene W1EEP withdrew in the first round and all remaining Ops were CONFIRMED in the 2nd round.  Had Gene remained, he probably would have CONFIRMED the third round in MFSK-32.  It’s the first time we’ve not needed three rounds to complete the exercise, even when the band was much better. It’s a sweet reminder of how easy digital operations can be when band condx are favorable.

The Net Report Image section is becoming more useful, thanks to those who email the two band evaluation images. It’s interesting to see how condx either improve or degrade for different Ops as the net progresses. Oddly, some stations in the same vicinity experience opposite conditions.  Generally, the closer stations do better early in the net while more distant stations experience improvement later in the net, but this is not consistent for everyone. Understanding propagation is a long study. Please send images to: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com so we both receive them. Locating and emailing images is useful practice in manipulating message files in the PC OS.

RX #1: W1EEP UT
RX #2: W1EEP UT
RX #1: KI7TPD UT
RX #2: KI7TPD UT
RX #1: KE6SLS CA RX #2: KE6SLS CA
RX #1: KS6M CA RX #2: KS6M CA
RX #1: KB6NN CA RX #2: KB6NN CA
RX #1: W6ADZ NV

Ck-In was busy tonight. Thanks for spacing your calls. VidID is also helpful at Ck-In.  We can see VidIDs on either side of 1500, even while someone is printing there. Large horizontal characters are easier to parse quickly, enabled by deselecting all five options in CONFIG/ID/Video. Disabling ‘500 Hz limit’ and ‘Mode width limit’ enables horizontal text. Horizontal characters all remain on the WF together, while vertical disappear one by one. We have more time to catch the whole CALL when printed horizontally.

Here’s a VidID macro that prints at 2000wf and returns the cursor to the current mode/freq.  It’s easily modified.
————-
<PUSH>
<RXRSID:on>
<LOCK:off>
<MODEM:NULL>
<GOFREQ:2000>
<VIDEO:K7KY>
<TX>
<RX>
<@POP>
<@TXRSID:on>
<@LOCK:on>
——————
Thanks to your focus and attention, the net was brisk and efficient. Band condx have a major impact on net length. Tonight, we had time to take Comments from monitoring stations and still wrapped it up in an hour fifteen minutes. I was hoping to catch a couple late ck-ins after comments and tie or possibly exceed Mindy’s record, but it wasn’t to be.  I should be careful what I wish for. We enjoyed working with you tonight and hope to see you again next Tuesday evening. 73 Doug K7KY

—- Net Log —-

TEST TUNE 2019-08-28 01:41Z < K7KY

TEST TEST W1EEP W1EEP

DE W1EEP Gene Phillips Pine Valley Utah K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KD7CL Testing

W1EEP < K7KY GE Gene
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT in&out < NCS

KD7CL < K7KY GE Craig
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out < NCS

W1EEP < K7KY GE Gene hw cpy 35w? < K7KY

KD7CL < K7KY GE Craig hw u? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Just great getting ready forour net KD7CL

RR same hr… cu later 73 Doug K7KY

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Wish I could stay and play KD7CL

Ur day will come (-: < K7KY

This is W6ADZ W6ADZ Darrell Reno, NV
In&out.

W6ADZ < K7KY GE Darrell
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV in&out
ur signal is strong and VidID looks good cu < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY K7KY de K7DV K7DV

K7DV < K7KY GE Dave good signal < K7KY

K7KY K7KY de K7DV K7DV

K7DV K7DV K7DV < K7KY GE Dave hw hr 35w? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV K7DV < W7ZAP How copy Dave?? < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T01:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP W7ZAP de K7DV K7Dv i copy bpoth of you well I have a hum on my signal going to look for it thanks de K7dv

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

KI7TPD Fred, Cedar City, Utah

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

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:00Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < WA7HHE GE Doug s/n+2,+3 db looking good:)

WA7HHE < K7KY RR Brad TU
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
Yo, Brad ur 10over9 tonite tnx < NCS

DE W1EEP Gene Phillips Pine Valley Utah K

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

AL7BX < K7KY GE George
AL7BX George Cedar City,UT in&out < NCS

ORCA Digital Net de ke6sls ke6sls
I’ll be checking IN/OUT tonight, need rest
Will send image reports following net.
TU guys! 73
Jaye ke6sls

KE6SLS < K7KY GE Jaye
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out
Tnx Jaye rest well (-: < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

de KI7LOQ

KI7LOQ < K7KY TU Aaron
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:12Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DV hes sending in mfsk-32

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:14Z OL 8-500 @ 1496>>
K7DV de KI7LOQ, hopefully this is better.
de KI7LOQ

KI7LOQ KI7LOQ de K

KI7LOQ < K7KY RR Aaron TU
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID < NCS

KS6M In&Out

KS6M < K7KY GE John
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out < NCS

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

de K7TUK k

de K7TUK k

K7TUK < K7KY Wally u active or in&out ? < NCS

in/out
de K7TUK k

K7TUK < K7KY GE Wally
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out < NCS

K7KY < K6QOG Bill Cedar City, UT < k6qog

K6QOG < K7KY TU Bill
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT < NCS

de N7SND checking in.

N7SND < K7KY RR Larry TU
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
AL7BX George Cedar City,UT in&out
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Check-in… < K7KY

7KY < N5QDH Cowan Farmington, NM in&out K

w7dbe
Doug, Reno In&Out
W7DBE

N5QDH < K7KY GE Cowan
N5QDH Cowan Farmington,NM in&out < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:22Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
I7LOQ will be
de KI7LOQ

KI7LOQ in/out ooancouver, WA, Request check in and out. BT
de KI7LOQ

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:23Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7LOQ < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out < W7ZAP

K7KY ORCA Net, de W5CLE ,W5CLE, Charles, Vancouver, WA, Request check in and out. BTU

W7DBE < K7KY GE Doug
W7DBE Doug Reno,NV in&out < NCS

W5CLE < K7KY GE Charles
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA in&out < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:25Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7TKT Brian Meridian, ID in & out

K7TKT < K7KY GE Brian
K7TKT Brian Meridian,ID in&out < NCS

W6ADZ relay for W7DBE Doug Reno,NV in&out < NCS

W6ADZ < K7KY RR tu 4 Relay BREAK

W7DBE < K7KY GE Doug
W7DBE Doug Reno,NV in&out < NCS

K6ETA < K7KY GE Steve
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out < NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
AL7BX George Cedar City,UT in&out
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT
N5QDH Cowan Farmington,NM in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA in&out
K7TKT Brian Meridian,ID in&out
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

WELCOME to the ORCA DIGITAL NET
Doug K7KY/NCS, Brookings,OR, 35w, 208′ Doublet @ 80′

ORCA meets every Tuesday 1830p/0130z – 3.581+1500 – MFSK-32
NBEMS Software: FLDIGI, FLMSG, FLAMP. Dave W1HKJ, Developer

ORCA is a DIRECTED net, dedicated to learning and developing
digital operating skills and practicing NBEMS traffic handling.
ORCA connects Amateur Operators with common interest in training,
information-sharing, and mutual-aid. Practice makes perfect!

New to ORCA? See: http://orcadigitalnet.com/quick-start/

Following check-in NCS sends:
1) Signal evaluation image (30sec)
2) Rotation list
3) Announcements

Weekly FLAMP Exercise
Open FLAMP before exercise begins.

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

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

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

—–

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

First time? CALL/NAME/QTH < NCS

DE W7DBE
Doug, Reno, NV
W7DBE
In/Out K

W7DBE < K7KY TU Doug
W7DBE Doug Reno,NV
I already hv u on the log < K7KY

K7KY de W7WSV W7WSV
In/Out K

K7KY NCS de KB7VX KB7VX
Bruce Bruce
Fortuna, CA Fortuna, CA
Running 5 watts tonight on the 134 foot vee doublet, apex
at 30 feet.
No traffic No traffic
de KB7VX pse k

W7WSV < K7KY GE Steve
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out < NCS

KG7D
de KG7D k

KB7VX < K7KY RR Bruce TU
KB7VX Bruce Fortuna,CA
Great signal Bruce 15over tu < NCS

KG7D < K7KY RR Greg TU
KG7D Greg Carson City,NV < NCS

KR7KR < K7KY Ken pse relay ck-in call tu < K7KY

KR7KR
Relaying 4 ORCA DIGITAL NET – NCS. Not Copying NCS? Check ‘in&out’ here… KR7KR

NIL
de KR7KR

RR Ken tu BREAK

Signal Evaluation Image
Sending Pic:144×140; < K7KY

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.14
:hdr_fm:41
W7ZAP 20191604234942
K7KY 20192808023751
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20192201220807
<blankform>
:mg:776 ORCA DIGITAL NET 27/Aug/19 Check-in/Rotation:

Check-ins : 24
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV in&out
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID
KI7TPD Fred Cedar City,UT
WA7HHE Brad Cedar City,UT
AL7BX George Cedar City,UT in&out
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out
KR7KR Ken Enoch,UT
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out
K6QOG Bill Cedar City,UT
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT
N5QDH Cowan Farmington,NM in&out
KI7LOQ Aaron Meridian,ID in&out
W5CLE Charles Vancouver,WA in&out
K7TKT Brian Meridian,ID in&out
K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out
W7WSV Steve Mesa,AZ in&out
KB7VX Bruce Fortuna,CA
KG7D Greg Carson City,NV
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS

[WRAP:chksum 3B52][WRAP:end] … end

^r

ANNOUNCEMENTS 27/Aug/2019

Tonight’s FLAMP exercise distributes the file, ‘ex134.txt’, an FLDIGI/FLAMP/
FLMSG exercise. If you complete the OPTIONAL exercise within, send that file
to NCS in the Traffic round with FLAMP.

ORCA participation is growing steadily this year. As we attract more digital
Operators, it becomes harder to complete the net in a reasonable amount of time.
We prefer to finish in an hour; 1.5hr is our outter limit. ORCA format engages
each active ck-in at three points each session. We’re closely simulating Traffic
and Emergency nets and it’s time consuming. Besides being a long net overall, it
means extended periods of inactivity for each station.

We’re considering alternative methods to maintain net format and accomodate
increasing participation. One idea is limiting the number of stations working the
FLAMP exercise to 10-12. We recently had 11 stations in the FLAMP exercise and
it went very well. With a weaker band, 10 stations might be impossible to CONFIRM
in three rounds.

The FLAMP exercise generates technical traffic-handling tasks for the Traffic round.
When you can’t CONFIRM the FLAMP exercise message, you’ll need a brief practice
message handy or send QRU. Sending QRU during the Traffic round helps reduce net-
time when we’re busy. Steve K6ETA does this frequently. He’s been with us for years
and knows the routines perfectly; he defers to newer Ops when the net is large. With
more than 10 Active Ck-Ins we could ask a couple of our veterans to sit-out the
Exercise and save a little net time for the newer members. We would track those asked
to defer so they won’t be sitting-out again next week. Let us know your thoughts and
suggestions.

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

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

Last chance to ck-in & participate in the FLAMP exercise… < NCS

KB6NN Howard Eureka CA in&out

KB6NN < K7KY GE Howard
KB6NN Howard Eureka,CA in&out < NCS

NCS de W6ADZ I did not see W6DBE on roster.
de W6A

Pse Stand By… < K7KY

W6DBE < K7KY GE
W6DBE in&out < NCS

W7DBE < K7KY GE Doug
W7DBE Doug Reno,NV in&out < NCS

W6ADZ < K7KY Tnx Darrell… busy net tonite (-: BREAK any more ck-ins? < NCS

Next is the FLAMP exercise with Mindy W7ZAP < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Tonight’s exercise begins in THOR-50×1 (176wpm, 900hz). We’ll
fill with DOMEX22 (160wpm, 524hz), & ‘MFSK-32 (120wpm,
630hz). Check your Filters, WIDE mode ahead… < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:48Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1500>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 D219>{33A6}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 30 51AC>{33A6}20190828005536:ex134.txt
<ID 17 A40A>{33A6}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 FC2F>{33A6}399 5 80
<FILE 30 51AC>{33A6}20190828005536:ex134.txt
<ID 17 A40A>{33A6}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 FC2F>{33A6}399 5 80
<DATA 88 2177>{33A6:1}OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise
In FLMSG, create
<DATA 88 6216>{33A6:2} a Blank form file in FLMSG named, URCALL_ex134.b2s. Copy the following question
<DATA 88 DCE4>{33A6:3}s to the new file and enter your reply.
Do you have HF in your vehicle? If s
<DATA 88 8E2C>{33A6:4}o, what antenna?
If you complete this OPTIONAL exercise, send the file to NC
<DATA 87 0892>{33A6:5}S with FLAMP during the Traffic Round. B4 sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘NCS’. 5
<CNTL 10 345A>{33A6:EOF}
<CNTL 10 9456>{33A6:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:49Z THOR 50 x1 @ 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… W1EEP

DE W1EEP
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 16 E34F>{33A6}1 2 3 4 5
DE W1EEP K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7DV

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE K7DV
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE K7DV K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KI7TPD

DE KI7TPD
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE KI7TPD K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:51Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KR7KR

DE KR7KR
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE KR7KR K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:52Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N7SND

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KB7VX

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
KG7D

DE KG7D
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE KG7D K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:54Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:54Z DominoEX 22 @ 1500>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE W7ZAP

<PROG 18 D219>{33A6}FLAMP 2.2.03
<FILE 30 51AC>{33A6}20190828005536:ex134.txt
<ID 17 A40A>{33A6}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 FC2F>{33A6}399 5 80
<FILE 30 51AC>{33A6}20190828005536:ex134.txt
<ID 17 A40A>{33A6}W7ZAP SW/OR
<SIZE 14 FC2F>{33A6}399 5 80
<DATA 88 2177>{33A6:1}OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise
In FLMSG, create
<DATA 88 6216>{33A6:2} a Blank form file in FLMSG named, URCALL_ex134.b2s. Copy the following question
<DATA 88 DCE4>{33A6:3}s to the new file and enter your reply.
Do you have HF in your vehicle? If s
<DATA 88 8E2C>{33A6:4}o, what antenna?
If you complete this OPTIONAL exercise, send the file to NC
<DATA 87 0892>{33A6:5}S with FLAMP during the Traffic Round. B4 sending, change ‘QST’ to ‘NCS’. 5
<CNTL 10 345A>{33A6:EOF}
<CNTL 10 9456>{33A6:EOT}

DE W7ZAP K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:55Z DominoEX 22 @ 1500>>
W1EEP

K7KY DE W1EEP I WILL SIT OUT THE FLAMP ROUND AT THIS TIME TO LET OTHERS GO THAT ARE NEW

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
RR

WA7HHE

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE WA7HHE
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE WA7HHE K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:56Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K6QOG

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE K6QOG
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE K6QOG K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N7SND

K7KY de KI7TPD
Relay: N7SND is having trouble and would like to be In/Out for the rest of the net

KI7TPD

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:57Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
N7SND < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
N7SND Larry Cedar City,UT in&out
BREAK

KB7VX

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
DE KB7VX
File : ex134.txt
<MISSING 15 1A2C>{33A6}CONFIRMED
DE KB7VX K

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T02:58Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY < W7ZAP All stns except W1EEP and N7SND… band looks good tonite
BTN < W7ZAP

W7ZAP < K7KY Tnx Mindy band is certainly good reminds me of a couple years back when every thing went easily tonite we didn’t even use the third round for the

exercise… great! BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:00:06p
Late Ck-in? Ck-Out? < K7KY

Traffic round is next… W1EEP is out until Comments next up is Dave K7DV < K7KY

<FILE 33 6F8E>{523B}2´srl eiaoma d.nX34.txt
<ID 49 85A1>{5s ioe gqyV NCA for The Nto qatixeextc€iAhafa
Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:01Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

QST DE K7DV

<PROG 18 590A>{D03A}FLAMP 2.2.04
<FILE 63 F0E3>{D03A}20190828023152:K7DV-_N_A_Idaho_ERC_Net_announcement_2.b2s
<ID 49 A1F›Á

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:02Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
srri wrong message go to next operator thanks de K7dv

KI7TPD < K7KY Fred ur next 4 Traffic < NCS

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn KI7TPD-20190828-030329Z-6.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.16.01
:hdr_fm:22
KI7TPD 20192808030333
:hdr_ed:22
KI7TPD 20192808030333
<blankform>
:mg:71 Do you have HF in your vehicle? If so, what antenna?
No HF in vehicle
[WRAP:chksum 9DEE][WRAP:end] … end

RR Fred tu BREAK next 4 Traffic is Brad WA7HHE < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:04Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn Tropical_Storm_Dorian.p2s]<flmsg>4.0.13
:hdr_fm:22
WA7HHE 20192808030439
:hdr_ed:22
WA7HHE 20192808003001
<plaintext>
:to:8 ORCA Net
:fm:6 WA7HHE
:dt:8 08/27/19
:tm:6 18:28L
:sb:21 Tropical Storm Dorian
:mg:111
Tonight on NBC News, as Tropical Storm Dorian nears, Puerto Rico prepares shelters however has no 911 back up.
[WRAP:chksum F1FA][WRAP:end] … end

FB Brad t nx for a brief digest BREAK next up 4 Traffic is Ken KR7KR < NCS

NCS DE KR7KR

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<DATA 72 6913>{ADCA:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADgXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzTjfidVQfXCrTpReL4
<DATA 72 0726>{ADCA:2}f9PHedjJSWyMeRErU77UdmYHIbZOVqC2g7NasihDa6iZLFJ64dQazcILaYZeSvJP
<DATA 72 820D>{ADCA:3}gVAJF0xLR/fyiciV+4YUommr06o6jOchAP8fHnmVehqMr9FpXBDJuBrWfzkOH7B6
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FB Ken tu hr’s ur REPORT

DE K7KY
File : KR7KR_ex134.b2s
<MISSING 15 6DA3>{ADCA}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

Next 4 Traffic is Bill K6QOG < NCS

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<DATA 72 42EB>{86B1:1}[b64:start]PGZsbXNnPjQuMC4xNA0KOmhkcl9lZDoyMSANCks2UU9HIDIwMTkyO
<DATA 72 D2FD>{86B1:2}DA4MDI1ODMxDQo8Ymxhbmtmb3JtPg0KOm1nOjc5IA0KRG8geW91IGhhdmUgSEYga
<DATA 72 A961>{86B1:3}W4geW91ciB2ZWhpY2xlPyAgSWYgc28sIHdoYXQgYW50ZW5uYT8NCg0KSSBkb24nd
<DATA 45 ED72>{86B1:4}CBoYXZlIEhGIG1vYmlsZS4NCg==
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<CNTL 10 2CD7>{86B1:EOT}

DE K6QOG K

<STX>
DE K7KY
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 14 B3F2>{86B1}PREAMBLE
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Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY DE K6QOG

<PROG 18 7768>{86B1}FLAMP 2.2.05
<FILE 36 F50B>{86B1}20190828025831:K6QOG-ex134.b2s
<ID 33 AD51>{86B1}K6QOG Cedar City, UT DM37lr
<SIZE 14 B6F8>{86B1}229 4 64
<CNTL 10 8CDB>{86B1:EOF}
<CNTL 10 2CD7>{86B1:EOT}

DE K6QOG K

<STX>
DE K7KY
File : K6QOG-ex134.b2s
<MISSING 15 A434>{86B1}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

Next 4 Traffic is Bruce KB7VX < NCS
OK on to Greg KG7D < NCS

NCS DE KG7D

<PROG 18 F5AE>{72BA}FLAMP 2.2.03
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<ID 35 FBFC>{72BA}KG7D Carson City, Nv (DM09cb)
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<DESC 40 3902>{72BA}Traffic round reply to FLamp ex134
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<DATA 72 944A>{72BA:2}GU+R+D7hKztvjjgY8OtZweI+u/R793Jh6VfzYqDfJZ/mxd2qI7eqvi3MZRv94E07
<DATA 72 10BD>{72BA:3}I3MTKKhRrbMqgFyMjPtIQNyjN8cen+8kf02tZb5svCOIiVS0WAat9aAfNrqZ8I1k
<DATA 72 211E>{72BA:4}FPwQ9VvXX83rk6ByGbvTmZzOrIBTUctRvG5L+CVedG30Jr9IaL8tIh4Bo+ZEi073
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<STX>
DE K7KY
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<MISSING 15 EE9F>{72BA}CONFIRMED
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KB7VX Bruce Traffic? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:15Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
QST DE KB7VX

<PROG 18 379D>{0851}FLAMP 2.2.04
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<ID 30 D36D>{0851}KB7VX Fortuna California
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<DATA 72 8004>{0851:1}OPTIONAL – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise
<DATA 72 61D8>{0851:2}Do you have HF in your vehicle? If so, what antenna?
I have
<DATA 72 17F4>{0851:3} several, including Yaesu ATAS for 10-40m; Wolf River Coil for 1
<DATA 72 D3CD>{0851:4}0-80 m.
If you complete this OPTIONAL exercise, send the file
<DATA 72 1BAA>{0851:5} to NCS with FLAMP during the Traffic Round. B4 sending, change
<DATA 29 5098>{0851:6}’QST’ to ‘NCS’. 5
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<CNTL 10 6736>{0851:EOT}

DE KB7VX K

Tnx Bruce ur Wolf River Coil is doin well tonite

DE K7KY
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<MISSING 15 569F>{0851}CONFIRMED
DE K7KY K

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:17:45p
Late Ck-in? Ck-Out? < K7KY

We begin the Comment round with Gene W1EEP < NCS
K7KY DE W1EEP GREAT NET TONIGHT LOTS OF HAM HAVE A GREAT ON 73’S TO ALL
W1EEP

RR Gene always good to hv u aboard BREAK next for Comments is Dave K7DV < NCS

Ldy but it kept going to the file i had another file in front so <y fupa hi hi KI7TPD KI7TPD de K7DV K7DV im soory about the roughness of my returnes im remote I guees mobile in the mountains so just getting the tx to work right it will be gud by tommorow great net thanks for the chence to work you guys for a change 74’s de Dave K7dv

FB Dave tnx for working with us from the mountains tonite BREAK next up 4 Comments is Fred KI7TPD < NCS

W7ZAP, K7KY and the ORCA Net de KI7TPD
Band was good tonight!
NCS s/n plus 5 to plus 12 dB tonight! Great signal!

We closed on our new property last week and started working on clearing dead wood and setting up a shed. We just started the Fall semester so back to school for me!

73s everyone!
KI7TPD

RR Fred enjoy the new home project and I know you’ll enjoy school again BREAK next is Brad WA7HHE < K7KY

ORCA Net < WA7HHE, band being kind to us tonight. Good to see the new stations checking in, encourage them to participate, some of us would be happy to take a pass to let them learn the FLAMP messaging and how the net is flows. Wish all a great evening, 73’s Brad WA7HHE

FB Brad…. I appreciate your thoughts on this matter 26 ck-ins tonite and it the band was poor it would take a lot of time we may ask some of the veterans to pass the FLAMP exercise when the band is marginal and we hv 10 or more active stations we’ll see how it goes and we’re open to your comments and suggestions BREAK

Next up for Comments is Ken KR7KR < NCS

K7KY de KR7KR
Nice to have good conditions tonight
Good copy on almost everyone
thanks for the net
73 to all
de KR7KR k

Really… last net and tonight remind me of the net years ago when digital was so easy (-: BREAK
next up is Bill K6QOG < NCS

OK on to Bruce KB7VX < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:27Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
W7ZAP, KYKY, and the ORCA Digital Emergency Net:

Wow, this digital stuff never ceases to amaze me. I’m hearing stations and getting 599 copy from as far away as Farmington, NM , lots from UT , Nampa ID, Vancouver WA, etc. No way this could work with CW. Thanks and best wishes to all. Until next time, 73’s from Bruce in Fortuna, CA.

FB Bruce ur right abt the band reminds me of old times and I hope it begins to return soon Next is Greg KG7D < NCS

Sorry about he double check in. Was having radio problems. Every time I change microphones my radio changes the digital setting from USB to ACC port. I think I need to call Icom about that one.

Spent the weekend working the Kansas QSO Party. Had fun chasing down all the 1×1 stations. Couldn’t hear K0R or KS0KS, and couldn’t find W0R. So I was on “R” short of spelling Yellow brick road. Thats just the way it goes some days….

Once again, a good net. Thank you.
de KG7D k

Tnx Greg I missed the Kansas QSO party… garden, chickens, bees, etc summer chores Thanks for working with us BREAK Next for Comments is Mindy W7ZAP < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:30Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn W7ZAP_report.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.7
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20192808033039
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20170512224719
<blankform>
:mg:1105 35w 180ft doublet @ 145ft
W7ZAP copied the following stations:

W1EEP 100% copy KBD (S9) 1dB
KD7CL 100% copy KBD (S9 +15) 3dB
W6ADZ 100% copy KBD, VidID (S9+) 0dB
K7DV 100% copy KBD (S9 +15) 6dB
KI7TPD 100% copy KBD, FLMSG (S9 +10) 4dB
WA7HHE 100% copy KBD, FLMSG (S9 +20) 8dB
AL7BX 100% copy KBD (S9)
KE6SLS 100% copy KBD (S9 +15) 5dB
KI7LOQ 100% copy KBD (S9)
KS6M John Oakland,CA in&out
KR7KR 100% copy KBD, FLAMP, VidID (S9 +20) 8dB
K7TUK Wally Nampa,ID in&out
K6QOG 100% copy KBD (S9 +15) 3dB
N7SND 100% copy KBD (S9)
N5QDH 100% copy KBD (S9 +10) -7dB
W5CLE 100% copy KBD (S9+) 1dB
K7TKT 100% copy KBD (S9 +15) 8dB
K6ETA 100% copy VidID
W7WSV 100% copy KBD (S9) lite copy
KB7VX 100% copy KBD, FLAMP (S9 +15) 4dB
KG7D 100% copy KBD, FLAMP (S9 +20) 12dB
K7KY 100% copy KBD, FLMSG, image

Another couple of coronal holes facing Earth, sending magnetic wind our way & improving band condx. I was inspired by Doug K7KY’s mode selection last week, I used them again tonite with excellent results. Enjoyed working with you all tonite & hope to see you next week.
73,
Mindy W7ZAP
[WRAP:chksum 3A38][WRAP:end] … end

TnxDouble? Tnx Mindy very useful reception report BREAK any more comments from the active stations? < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
k7ky < k6qog The band is good tonight all stations but 2 I did not get 100% copy on FLAMP report. SRI I missed my turn.
Have a good week 73 to all <k6qog k

TU Bill no problem for missing a call we never know what’s up anyway.. maybe band, maybe tech BREAK any more? < NCS

I’ll make a late ck-in call and then we’ll open the kbd to monitoring stations comments… I’m hoping to get two more ck-ins I already hv 25 and that’s my personal record… Mindy’s record is 27 and I would dearly love to equal or top it
BREAK

ORCA DIGITAL NET 20:36:25p
Late Ck-in? Ck-Out? < K7KY

Okta?½ had some equip failure but the band was great. Was able to copy everything except in Thor mode.
Tnx 4 the hard wrk you put in to keep the net going. 73 to all

N7SND < K7KY FB Larry tnx for the flowers and tnx for working with us BREAK any more comments or late ck-ins? < NCS

OK no one to help me with my ck-in record.. Kbd is open for comments from monitoring stations < NCS

NCS < W6ADZ
I have FLAMP message ready but but will save for another time. TNX for running net.
73 < W6ADZ

K7KY DE KB7VX
Did you hear KB6NN?

W6ADZ Darrell u can send it following net or next net as you like BREAK KB7VX Bruce I already had Howard cked in maybe he wants to Comment? < NCS

Good net tonight I didn’t have the time to participate but I sent you the first image. Sigs in the mq v tll FLDIGI amaz tes! < KB6NN

RR Howard tnx for sending the test images they make the Net Report more useful Tnx 4 ur Support 2 (-:
BREAK any one else? < NCS

Ok we’re near the end one last call for late ck-in and help me equal Mindy’s ck-in record come now pse! < NCS

Before RSID: <<2019-08-28T03:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>
K7KY K7KY de K7DV K7Dv doug do uoyu copy without amp break de K7dv

RR Dave S-9 & 3db 100% print BREAK last chance to ck-in or comment b4 we close < NCS

<TXRSIE:on>
2045L – 0345Z
This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET
Thanks for practicing with us tonight.
We hope to work with you again
next Tuesday evening.

Sending Pic:144×140; 73 Doug K7KY

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12NOV19 Report

ORCA DIGITAL NET 12/NOV/19 Check-in/Rotation: Check-ins: 19 Stations: K7DV Dave St George,UT N7RBP Bob Medford,OR in&out KG5DGI Ed Aztec,NM in&out KD7CL Craig Riverton,OR in&out W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT W7LUX Joe Flagstaff,AZ in&out K6ETA Steve Petaluma,CA in&out VidID KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA K7LDW [...]

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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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