03/NOV/15 Report

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Net Report, 3/nov/15

Check-ins: 6
Stations:
KI6RIT
K7IFG
AJ2K
K0YY
W7ZAP
K7KY NCS

Hey, gang.  Great net!  Really, for the first time in 3mos, we did well.  You all have a good grip on digital protocols.  It’s good to be back.  It was fun.  I made a couple mistakes, but nothing serious.  Although missing Howard in rotation borders on serious.

I have NCS fairly well organized, but I’ve been away for awhile and my attention was totally absorbed. Sometimes I’m trying to record my reception notes and stay ahead of the net at the same time.  I’ve asked Dave W1HKJ, the fldigi programmer, to enable more rows of macros on screen at once.  I use two sets of 40 macros for the net.  It’s unhandy to keep rolling over the top row and I sometimes forget where the invisible macros are.  Dave said he could do this, but it would have to wait until he is working on the UI.

Howard KB6NN was not copying me at check-in, but the band improved and we eventually had good copy. Nick KI6RIT in

Ukiah,CA has to drive a couple miles to the Sheriff’s EOC to exercise the equipment and check-in.  Good to hear Nick again.

We had two visitors tonight.  Jim AJ2K in Hillsboro,OR.  He belongs to the Oregon Digital Net, Friday 1830p 3.5795, 1000wf, PSK-31. Daylight saving may change the time.   Roger K0YY in Evergreen,CO checked-in just before closing.  I think Roger is our most distant station.

Ken K7IFG sent traffic in FLAMP and the following REPORT rotation went perfectly.  Every REPORT was CONFIRMED.  Ken is usually at 50w with a clean signal. Good to see we’ve come up to speed with FLAMP.  I think we’ll see a lot more FLAMP traffic.

I hear the Humboldt Ops are doing some training with NST radiogram traffic.  We should consider more formal traffic handling here too.  We have progressed from simple keyboarding to flmsg traffic and flamp protocol. This winter, I’d like to explore more formal traffic handling.  Not thinking to become an emergency traffic net, but to gain experience and practice in all forms of digital traffic.  Most of the regular Ops on this net are well qualified to pass digital traffic in time of need.  Although we are not an emergency net, I think we would do a credible job if recruited.

I would like to hear what you would like to learn/practice on the net. Also, any changes or additions to net routines you would like to try.  Please email me or bring it up on Tuesday evening.    Thanks for working with us.  73 Doug K7KY Brookings,OR

——————–Net Log 3nov15——————

ORCA DIGITAL NET, Early Check-in:

Send your CALLSIGN only

Monitoring only, send CALLSIGN MON

<  K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET, Early Check-in:

Send your CALLSIGN only

Monitoring only, send CALLSIGN MON

<  K7KY

Checked in early: W7ZAP  <  K7KY k

11/3/2015 19:30 Pacific Standard Time

QST & WELCOME to the ORCA DIGITAL NET*

Doug K7KY NCS              Brookings,OR

ORCA meets every Tuesday at 1930p here on 3.595 USB.

Software: FLDIGI, FLMSG, FLAMP. Mode: MFSK-32 @ 1500.

Other modes and bands depending on conditions.  Alternate

data freq: 7.122 USB.  Optional phone freq’s: 3.955 &  7.200.

The ORCA DIGITAL NET is dedicated to learning and developing

digital operating skills and practicing digital traffic handling.  The

net connects digital Amateur Operators with common interests in

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

This is a DIRECTED Net.   KEYBOARD & TRAFFIC stations check-in

with your CALLSIGN only.

MONITORing stations check-in with CALLSIGN MON.

Monitoring stations are called in comment round following traffic round.

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

NCS transmits test image

NCS transmits Rotation list  (keep it handy)

NCS transmits Announcements (comments/questions?)

—–> TONIGHT a brief comment round before traffic/kbd <—–

NCS calls each station in order for traffic/keyboard **

Next, a round (or more) of  fills, reception reports, comments, questions

(includes MONITORs) (OK to use BLANKFORM or keyboard)

Closing Announcment

* ORCA DIGITAL NET website: http://orcadigitalnet.com/

 

* * LOCK fldigi @ 1500, enable RxID, TxID,  AFC.

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

Have FLAMP running.  It’s not automatic.   < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET Check-in:

Traffic/Keyboard Ops send CALLSIGN only

Monitoring Ops send CALLSIGN MON  <K7KY t s0fãfF–os¢f0oe^1

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

de KI6RIT k

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 3nov15.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.12

:hdr_fm:20

K7KY 20150411033505

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20150411002609

<blankform>

ORCA DIGITAL NET  Rotation Roster 3nov15

 

KI6RIT

K7IFG

W7ZAP

K7KY NCS

[WPchsum 8053][WRAP:end]

… end

Oops! I got a little out of order.  Here comes the image… <  K7KY

RCA DIGITAL NET de K7KY

Grayscale image for signal evaluation

<IMAGE:G,D:\Radio\ORCA\Announcements\ORCAlogo.png>

Sending Pic:192×192;

ORCA DIGITAL NET,  Announcements, 3/Nov/15

Welcome back to our old digtal friends and maybe some new stations too.

For our first net in 3mos, a quick round of comments before  traffic will be useful.

There may be some new Ops among us.  It’s an opportunity to say hello and learn about

the other stations.  Please include your name, qth, station, pwr, with your comments.

At Check-in: Send CALLSIGN only for FLMSG TRAFFIC or KBD.

MONITOR only stations send CALLSIGN MON.  You will only be called for ‘comment’ round.

FLAMP is enjoying widespread use and I encourage you to have it configured and running.

It’s good for large files and poor conditions, but doesn’t open automatically.  FLDIGI can be

configured to start FLAMP at startup. Previously, about 15% of our traffic was in FLAMP.

For FLAMP traffic, we interrupt traffic round for a single round of FLAMP REPORTs.

Next Op after Xmitter sends REPORT w/o NCS prompt. All Ops REPORT w/o prompt.

Xmitter sends one fill for missing blocks. No more fills until after net.

Ken K7IFG is runing a digital bulletin broadcast prior to Friday’s OREGON DIGITAL NET.

I would like to try this here too.  It would be a good opportunity to tune up and check our

equipment prior to the net and we could present Amateur/ORCA related bulletins.Have to leave early? Check-out with NCS so we don’t search for you during rotation.

<  K7KYALL ORCA < K7KY

GE Nick KI6RIT & Ken K7IFG.  Good to see you back to digital netting…  Not too many of us tonight, but most of the Humboldt

Ops are in meetings tonight.  I was wondering if the time off would be the end of the net, but it looks like it will keep going. I hope so., It’s too much fun… Let’s

do a quick comment round and then we’ll do a round of traffic.   Over to Nick.. <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

ello! Anyone else picking up an rsid at around 700 hz? I just changed a setting that might help with it, not sure yet… My laptop kept changing over to

it so I missed some of Doug’s earlier transmissions. Oh well… :)

de KI6RIT

KI6RIT  < K7KY  Nick.. We’ve been seeing what I think is a digital beacon there for the last couple days, but I don’t knoiw the mode…. Over to Ken.. <

K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:44Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

All stns de K7IFG, Ken, Beavercreek, OR CN85SG

Rig: FT2000D 50 watts

Ant: Centerfed 80m Zepp at 40ft

Good evening to all.  Nice to be back on standard time also.  Fired up the woodstove for the first time this Fall.  Been enjoying working FSQ on the 30m freq.

I see we have another checkin Doug.  BTU de k7ifg  k

 

K7IFG   < K7KY  Ken, I missed the check-in  do you have the call?   Late station come again.. <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

 

KKB6NN   < K7KY GE Howard…. Good think Ken saw your call.  It’s not printing on my screen for some reason.  Maybe I need a bit more audio drive in

the Signalink.  Good to see you again, Howard.  I’ll add you to the rotation just after Ken K7IFG and will resend the rotation order.  We’re having a short round

of comments to seee what’s new and get your QTH, Rig, Ant, pwr and any comments you may have.  btu Howard <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1510>>

Cq

K7KY < AJ2K AJ2K jim jim hillsboro,or 45w

AJ2K de K7KY

 

 

GE AJ2K  Jim… Thanks for chedking in tonight.  I’lll add you to the rotation list and resend it soon… OK Howard, over to you for comments… <  K7KY

Here comes the updated rotation list…<STX>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 3nov15.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.12

:hdr_fm:20

K7KY 20150411035047

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20150411002609

<blankform>

:mg:118 ORCA DIGITAL NET  Rotation Roster 3nov15

KI6RIT Nick

K7IFG  Ken

KB6NN  Howard

AJ2K   Jim 45w

W7ZAP Mindy

K7KY NCS

[WRAP:chksum E4E9][WRAP:end]

… end

AJ2K de K7KY

Jim…  We usually go directly into traffic round, but this is our first net after 3mos of vacation and we’re having a quick comment round.  Please say agn your

info and any comments. Thanks, <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:53Z MFSK-32 @ 1510>>

K7KY  AJ2k HEllo GEW all. I just wanted to check in from the Oregon Diigtal Net. NAme is Jim in Hillsboro, OR.

Runing 45w into an 80′ end fed using a kenwood 590S. just wanted to see what your net looks like. thanks for letting me stop be de jim aj2k k

AJ2K de K7KY

FB Jim… I’m glad you came.  I’ve been visiting your net while we’ve been on vacation.  I enjoy the OREGON DIGITAL NET    You are welcome to stay for traffic

rotation if you like.  You can send a message in FLMSG or keyboard as you like.   OK on to Mindy W7ZAP.. <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T03:55Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ALL ORCA < W7ZAP

Mindy, Brookings, OR

Rig: FT-857D @ 30W

Ant: 120′ Doublet @ 65′

Nice to be getting back to FLDIGI after a nice break. Doug and I completed

numerous chores around or little homestead that needed to be done (with a few

still lingering). Got back into JT-65, but this time with WSJT-X. What fun!

Finally got around to making an eQSL card and having lots of contacts. I found

this mode to be kind of addicting :-) Also found the websites www.HamSpots.net

and www.pskreporter.info for viewing where other digital stations are hearing

  1. Wow, what a tool for understanding propagation. I think I’ll be able to

really have fun with this when I don’t feel like I’m neglecting other

responsibilities. It’s perfect for a rainy weekend. Eagerly looking forward to

winter storms and better HF propagation!

Getting ready to resume the ORCA DIGITAL NET, Doug and I swept out the cobwebs

from our stations and downloaded a new version of FLDIGI. Also put AndFLmsg

(Android FLmsg) on our tablets and tried that out too. What a nice color scheme

the app has compared to it’s big brother. After all these years of using FLDIGI

and making macros, we’d never modified the UI. We spent a few days changing the

colors of the UI and it’s like having a whole new program! Dave and the other

programmer guys really give you a lot of access to tweak the program. Turns out

that’s fun too.

Hope to learn more FLDIGI skills. It’s such a robust program. I’m hoping to

learn more about FSQ modes… maybe Ken K7IFG will teach us a thing or two about

that down the road.

OK, that was a long hello! Glad to be back!

Back to Doug K7KY < W7ZAP k

ALL ORCA < K7KY Well, that’s a hard story to follow.  Mindy’s said it welll for us.  My station is simiilar to her’s.  FT-857D @35w   180′ doublet @

80′.

OK let’s do traffic rotation.  We’ll start at the top with Nick KI6RIT…  Traffic or kbd as you like… <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:00Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn NC6MC-7.213]<flmsg>2.0.12

:hdr_fm:21

NC6MC 20150411040015

:hdr_ed:21

NC6MC 20150411040015

<ics213>

:to:8 ORCA Net

:fm:22 Ukiah EOC – CM89JD38LO

:p2:32 80/40 dipole @ 30′, FT-857 @ 25w

:d1:10 2015-11-03

:t1:5 1959L

:sb:6 Hello!

:s1:11 Nick KI6RIT

:mg:423 Long time no hear! :) Good to see the net is back in swing.

The setting I changed in regards to the RSID distraction is Configure -> IDs -> RsID -> uncheck “Searches Passband”. It says it limits the search to +/- 200 Hz

when unchecked, so that should do it…

I tried checking in a couple of times during the off-season, but didn’t hear anyone else. Since this station isn’t at my house, I stopped visiting until tonight.

[WRAP:chksum 9E6E][WRAP:end]

… end

KI6RIT  < K7KY Thanks for the tip on RXID  Mine is off and no wandering.  Good to see you back, Nick.   We we’re wondering if most Ops would

forget.  I’m glad to have a small net tonight as I’m a bit rusty with NCS…   OK on to Ken K7IFG    <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

de k7ifg  FLamp msg follows…..

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:04Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

QST DE K7IFG

<PROG 18 2373>{138E}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 47 3102>{138E}20151031162952:ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<ID 34 54CC>{138E}K7IFG Beavercreek, OR CN85sg

<SIZE 15 2086>{138E}961 16 64

<DESC 52 B751>{138E}Monthly Southern Territory Satern Training Msg

<PROG 18 2373>{138E}FLAMP 2.2.03

<FILE 47 3102>{138E}20151031162952:ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<ID 34 54CC>{138E}K7IFG Beavercreek, OR CN85sg

<SIZE 15 2086>{138E}961 16 64

<DESC 52 B751>{138E}Monthly Southern Territory Satern Training Msg

<DATA 72 FA73>{138E:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAASSXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5T3dGz4BuB5V9sdj/MhYGc1

<DATA 72 5F76>{138E:2}B6k2bvFr0BfOZ+/2EGCDhKTR9de0QlyMdhjxfN6W2yLK7rxIRR7Y8TfPsKv9Sxql

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<DATA 10 5178>{138E:16}]

<CNTL 10 90A0>{138E:EOF}

<CNTL 10 30AC>{138E:EOT}

QST DE K7IFG K

ALL ORCA < K7KY Just a quick intervention hrere…   We haven’t done much FLAMP for awhile.  When traffic comes in fLAMP, the next station send a

REPORT w/o NCS prompting.  The following stations send thier report in order w/o NCS prompt.  When it comes back to the originating station, that stations

sends one fill. And we continue with normal traffic rotation.  Jim may not have flamp active tinight.   Howard, you would be next after Ken for sending a

REPORT.  If you’re running fLAMP, send your report now and other follow in line.  If Jim doesn’t send in a few moments, Mindy will send her REPORT…  OK,

Howard, if you can, send your repoort now… <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:11Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE KB6NN

File : ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<MISSING 15 3ED7>{138E}CONFIRMED

DE KB6NN K

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:12Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE W7ZAP

File : ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<MISSING 15 3ED7>{138E}CONFIRMED

DE W7ZAP K

DE K7KY

File : ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<MISSING 15 3ED7>{138E}CONFIRMED

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:13Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

DE KI6RIT

File : ad5xj-diginet-10312015.p2s

<MISSING 15 3ED7>{138E}CONFIRMED

DE KI6RIT K

AJ2K de K7KY

< K7KY Jim.. You can kbd or send a message now or pass if you like… <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:14Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

2k

thanks. just wanted to say hello tonight. i havent used flmsg before and seem to have some  eoDtems getting fndmr ozzS amatically kick in.  £ oeo o¯ti oc 4t

time i’ll be set up bettertwtne also, thmemost phave good copy, seems to be{hjee)reB dn a bit of qsb tonight possibly due to the currentt ycme… anyway,

thanks for the visit de jim aj2k sk

AJ2K de K7KY

FB JIm…  The band is changing a bit and I missed a few characters there.  Thanks for coming and we’ll be happy to have you return.  I can help you with the

fldigi suite by radio or phone if you need it.  Likely you have lots of digital Ops in your neighborhood.  Give our best to the ODN when you return and say

hello to Tim the NCS.  If forgotten his Call.  OK on to Mindy for traffic… <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:18Z MFSK-32 @ 1510>>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 03nov2015.213]<flmsg>2.0.10

:hdr_fm:21

W7ZAP 20150411041811

:hdr_ed:21

W7ZAP 20150411014953

<ics213>

:to:16 ORCA DIGITAL NET

:p1:22 25w 120′ doublet @ 65′

:fm:11 Mindy W7ZAP

:p2:13 Brookings, OR

:d1:10 2015-05-19

:t1:5 2141Z

:sb:43 Upcoming Digital Contests (Nov 07-09, 2015)

:mg:870

IPARC Contest, CW: 0600Z-1000Z, Nov 7 and 1400Z-1800Z, Nov 7

Mode: CW

Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

Rules: http://www.iparc.de

SKCC Weekend Sprintathon: 1200Z, Nov 7 to 2400Z, Nov 8

Mode: CW

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m, 6m

Rules: http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekend_sprintathon/

Ukrainian DX Contest: 1200Z, Nov 7 to 1200Z, Nov 8

Mode: CW, SSB

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

Rules: http://urdxc.org/rules.php?english

ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW: 2100Z, Nov 7 to 0300Z, Nov 9

Mode: CW

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

Rules: http://www.arrl.org/sweepstakes

EANET Sprint: 0800Z-1200Z, Nov 8

Mode: Any

Bands: Any

Rules: http://www.fediea.org/news/?news=20151108

DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest: 1100Z-1700Z, Nov 8

Mode: RTTY, Amtor, Clover, PSK31, Pactor

Bands: 10m only

Rules: http://www.darc.de/referate/ukw-funksport/corona/teilnahmebedingungen/

[WRAP:chksum AE3D][WRAP:end]

… end

KB6NN   < K7KY Oops!  Sorry, Howard.  I skipped you after the FLaMP round.  I’ll improve after a few nets.  Over to you for traffic… <  K7KY n

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:21Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

none

de KB6NN k

ALL ORCA OK, that’s the traffic round.  Let’s do a round of signal reports, comments, observations, etc…. Let’s start again at the top wiith Nick  < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:23Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

Signal report so far:

K7KY – Sounds fine, 100% copy when fldigi wasn’t being distracted

AJ2K – Very weak, only copy small portions

K7IFG – 100% copy

W7ZAP – 100% copy

KB6NN – 100% copy

Just realized that I didn’t update the path to flmsg after updating that, so no messages automatically opened. I’ll update fldigi to the latest version after the net.

de KI6RIT k

K7IFG   < K7KY Up to you, Ken.. <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:24Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

de k7ifg

KI6RIT Nick   Flmsg came thru solid.

s/n peaking around 5db

KB6NN  Howard  Weak but solid copy

AJ2K   Jim   Very weak sig but solid copy

Think skip is a bit longer tonite.

W7ZAP Mindy s/n peaking 13db thanks for the

list of contests.

K7KY NCS s/n peaking 15db

Signals have dropped off quite abit in the last 5 or 10 minutes here so will keep it short.

de k7ifg  kn

KB6NN   < K7KY Over to you, Howard  <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:25Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

fPRiviDtsatn

[1]

7:30-7:45 PM: Hearing but not decoding NCS-Doug, but two others (K7IFG, KI6RIT).

The ORCA logo image was snow with just a faint trace of image, nothing discernable.

My TX pwr 25 W into horizontal dipole up ten feet and oriented east-west.  Looks like I’m in Doug’s skip zone, because others farther out are clear copy.

8:00 PM: But then just now, Doug is almost fully decoding as if he upped his power.  And I think he copies me because he just asked me for my FLAMP report,

which I transmitted just fine.  100% copy on the FLAMP MSG by the way.

8:20 PM: Just decoded Mindy’s FLMSG 100%.

de KB6NN k

KB6NN   < K7KY Ur good copy here in Brookings,OR Howard.   My pwr is still 35w.  Must be the band.  Thanks for coming tonight and I hope you’ll be a

rgular again…   Over to Jim AF2K…  ops.  Mindy says Jim checked out already.  So, over to Mindy.  Pause a moment, mindy in case Jim’s still here.   <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:29Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

W7ZAP copied the following stations:

KI6RIT           100% copy + FLMSG (S7)

K7IFG            100% copy + FLAMP (S8)

KB6NN          100% copy KBD (S8)

AJ2K   100% copy KBD (S4-7)

W7ZAP           Me

K7KY 100% copy + FLMSG + image

Lot’s of band fading in & out tonight. Nice to be back at it with FLDIGI and ORCA :-) I feel a bit rusty, but not a big surprise after no FLDIGI for a few months.

Hope to see you all again next week.

73,

Mindy W7ZAP k

<STX>

… start

[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 3nov15.b2s]<flmsg>2.0.12

:hdr_fm:20

K7KY 20150411043000

:hdr_ed:20

K7KY 20150411002609

<blankform>

:mg:218 ORCA DIGITAL NET  Rotation Roster 3nov15

 

 

KI6RIT Nick  100% copy + flmsg

K7IFG  Ken  50w  100% copy + flamp

K6NN  Howard 100%

AJ2K   Jim 45w  Good copy until later in net

W7ZAP Mindy 35w   100% copy + flmsg

K7KY NCS

 

[WRAP:chksum B4BA][WRAP:end]

… end

ALL ORCA   Well, that went pretty well for the first time in 3mos.   I’m a bit rusty @ NCS, but I’ll get back into the groove soon.  The guys from Humboldt will

likely come back next week.   It was good to have a small net tonight for the first time back.   I’m really happy to see you all and thanks for coming and

participating tonight Are there any more comments or obsrvations before we close?   <  K7KY

k0yy saying hello from colorado kkk

K0YY de K7KY

< K7KY Greetings from Oregon…  Please say your name and town…   <  K7KY

de k0yy yes my name is roger roger and the qth is evergreen, co evergreen, co west of denver about 20 miles i am also copying mindy back to you k7ky de

k0yy kkk

K0YY de K7KY

FB Roger… U have a great signal into SW OR tonight.   S9+10 and excellent copy.   Thanks for droping in.  We’re just closing the net.  I hope you can come

back another Tues evening for some digital traffic and keyboarding.   We use fldigi, flmsg and flamp mostly.   OK anymore stations or comments?  <  K7KY

Before RSID: <<2015-11-04T04:37Z MFSK-32 @ 1504>>

Full copy from K0YY here in NorCal, on 50w now

de KI6RIT k

KI6RIT  Thanks Nick…  It’t the furthest out station we’ve had, I think..   Any more comments?  <  K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET < K7KY

This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET

for: 11/3/2015 20:38 Pacific Standard Time

Thank’s for participating in the net tonight.

We appreciate your time and input.

Hope to see you again next week.

73   < Doug  K7KY NCS

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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
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1740Z NCS repeats 1st dig msg using alt mode
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1745Z NCS calls for check-ins and reports
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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
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Shortwave Radiogram transmits digital text and images on an analog shortwave broadcast transmitter. The program is produced and presented by Dr. Kim Andrew Elliott KD9XB. Shortwave Radiogram continues VOA Radiogram's tradition testing new modes and is an interesting source for Digital Ops wishing to practice more with FLDIGI & FLAMP.
 

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