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ORCA DIGITAL NET 09/AUG/22 Check-In/Rotation

Check-ins: 22
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
__KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
__N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
__W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
__WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
__N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
__KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID QNX
__N7SDC Steve Rigby,ID QNX
__KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT VidID
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA
__KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX RELAY: KG7VVN
__KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
WA6CR Jack Novato,CA
__W7EAZ Mark Federal Way,WA QNX
__KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
__K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID QNX
__AC6DF Norm Lacey,WA QNX
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

Another night of poor 80m condx featuring strong QSB. No one CONFIRMED OFDM-500 tonight, but Lamar AE6LJ came within 2 blocks. OFDM is very fast for it’s 500hz bandwidth, but not nearly as robust as MFSK and THOR. It’s easily disturbed by atmospheric noise and fading. A few sessions back, Lamar CONFIRMED OFDM-500 in one pass. The path between NCS and net-stations varies widely. Check-out tonight’s Test images below. The band improved over time for some Ops and deteriorated for others.

The Advanced NBEMS Exercise asked if NCS should critique Advanced Exercise results and/or post correct replies to Exercise questions. We weren’t thinking about answering Exercise questions, but reviewing how closely Exercise instructions are implemented. Exercise questions are only there to make practicing NBEMS traffic-handling more realistic. That said, questions like tonight’s are occasionally relevant.

From time to time, we ask for input about net operations. A few years back, someone described the Exercises as ‘boring’ and the questions ‘dumb’. A surprising read initially, but it’s actually true. Boring is relative to the individual; it’s a personal assessment. All sort of Masters practice frequently. They’re not bored. Just the opposite, they love their calling and enjoy practice. Developing and maintaining skills takes regular consistent practice. A large number of ORCA Ops have been practicing regularly with us for years. They’re not bored; they enjoy practicing and polishing their traffic-handling skills. They’re also creating a dynamic learning environment for incoming stations. When we practice something pleasant and/or purposeful, it’s engaging and satisfying.

We can’t always conjure a pithy relevant question. No matter, the Exercise is the point, not the simulated message. We’re practicing parsing and executing written instructions to process NBEMS traffic. Each Advanced Exercise has numerous discreet tasks. Exercises are generally similar, but have subtle variations. These variations are opportunities to practice careful parsing and execution. You can evaluate your results by re-reading Exercise instructions and comparing your results with others. We’ll stick with self-correction for the Advanced Exercises.

Two Ops recently noticed that some Advanced NBEMS Exercise replies had twice the FLAMP blocks as others. We learned that those with more blocks misinterpreted the instruction to create the new file in a PC Editor. Instead, they used FLMSG. FLMSG files have overhead that supports the form. A brief text file in FLMSG will be larger than the same content in a file created in Notepad. Careful parsing is key to correctly implementing written instructions.

Images from the net:

WB7EUX Joseph, OR
W6ADZ Reno, NV
W1EEP Pine Valley, UT
N7SDC Rigby, ID
KK6RJR Bakersfield, CA
KJ7VGV Reno, NV
KG7VVN Beryl, UT

Your suggestions and questions about any aspect of the net are welcome. Email: ncs@orcadigitalnet.com

73 Doug K7KY & Mindy W7ZAP

— Net Log —

ORCA DIGITAL NET 09/AUG/22 Check-In/Rotation

Check-ins: 21
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID QNX
N7SDC Steve Rigby,ID QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT VidID
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX RELAY: KG7VVN
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
WA6CR Jack Novato,CA
W7EAZ Mark Federal Way,WA QNX
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX 2008
AC6DF Norm Lacey,WA QNX 2010
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS

—————-

I copied the following stns from my RX window:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
Advanced NBEMS Exercise & Traffic Round Tonight
SEND on 1 line:
‘CALLSIGN’ only (Active)
‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (In&Out)
‘CALL NAME QTH QNX’ (1st Ck-In) < W7ZAP/NCS

W1EEP W1EEP < W7ZAP Gene how copy? Wondering how my signal is? < W7ZAP

W7ZAP YOU ARE A -9 AT THE PRESENT THAT’S A LOT BETTER THEN IT HAS BEEN AT THIS TIME OF THE NIGHT

RR & Tnx! Had a bit of an issue earlier… Op error! I was at 1511WF… Tnx agn
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
Advanced NBEMS Exercise & Traffic Round Tonight
SEND on 1 line:
‘CALLSIGN’ only (Active)
‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (In&Out)
‘CALL NAME QTH QNX’ (1st Ck-In) < W7ZAP/NCS
AE6LJ AE6LJ

AE6LJ < W7ZAP TU Lamar
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
GE Lamar… good signal to Brookings
BK next 4 ck-in? < NCS

N2RSN QNX

N2RSN < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
Tnx 4 ck-in David
BK other stn agn pse < W7ZAP

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
Advanced NBEMS Exercise & Traffic Round Tonight
SEND on 1 line:
‘CALLSIGN’ only (Active)
‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (In&Out)
‘CALL NAME QTH QNX’ (1st Ck-In) < W7ZAP/NCS

last stn agn < W7ZAP

QRZ? ORCA DIGITAL NET Early Ck-In
< W7ZAP/NCS

W6ADZ QNX

W6ADZ < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
Solid signal Darrell
BK next?? < W7ZAP
KJ7VGV

KJ7VGV < W7ZAP TU Don
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
GE Don
BK next 4 ck-in? < W7ZAP

WB7EUX QNX

WB7EUX < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
Tnx 4 ck-in Tom
BK next 4 ck-in?? < W7ZAP

NCS de N6ZZO N6ZZO QNX

N6ZZO < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
Tnx 4 ck-in Kai
BK next? < W7ZAP

DE KJ7WHE K

KJ7WHE < W7ZAP TU Barry
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID
GE Barry
BK next? < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:16Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
Advanced NBEMS Exercise & Traffic Round Tonight
SEND on 1 line:
‘CALLSIGN’ only (Active)
‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (In&Out)
‘CALL NAME QTH QNX’ (1st Ck-In) < W7ZAP/NCS
N7SDC QNX

N7SDC < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
N7SDC Steve Rigby,ID QNX
Tnx 4 ck-in Steve
BK other stn? < W7ZAP

KS6M QNX

KS6M < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
GE John
BK
next? < W7ZAP

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Early Ck-In
Advanced NBEMS Exercise & Traffic Round Tonight
SEND on 1 line:
‘CALLSIGN’ only (Active)
‘CALLSIGN QNX’ (In&Out)
‘CALL NAME QTH QNX’ (1st Ck-In) < W7ZAP/NCS

DE KJ7WHE QNX K

KJ7WHE < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID QNX
CHanging u from active to QNX
Tnx 4 re-ck
BK next? < W7ZAP

KG7VVN < W7ZAP TU Bruno
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT VidID
GE Bruno
BK next 4 ck-in? < W7ZAP

KE6SLS

KE6SLS < W7ZAP TU Jaye
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA
GE Jaye
BK
Lite stn agn pse < W7ZAP

Rly KK6RJR QNX < KG7VVN

KK6RJR < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX RELAY: KG7VVN
Tnx 4 relay Bruno… I only got a few letters
BK next 4 ck-in?? < W7ZAP

< KJ7BHt*WoOuh‰f-
Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:25Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

WA6CR

KJ7BHK < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
BK

WA6CR < W7ZAP TU Jack
WA6CR Jack Novato,CA
BK next?? < W7ZAP

W7EAZ QNX

W7EAZ < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
W7EAZ Mark Federal Way,WA QNX
BK next < W7ZAP

QRZ? ORCA DIGITAL NET Early Ck-In
< W7ZAP/NCS

Early ORCA Ck-Ins:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID QNX
N7SDC Steve Rigby,ID QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT VidID
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX RELAY: KG7VVN
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
WA6CR Jack Novato,CA
W7EAZ Mark Federal Way,WA QNX
BK

2022-08-09 19:30:03p 02:30:03z
WELCOME to ORCA DIGITAL NET
Mindy W7ZAP/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

Advanced NBEMS Exercise:
Have FLAMP open. Stay Focused, Exercise is brisk.
Monitors can work the Exercise silently and FILL
or CONFIRM in after-net Monitor’s Session.

Traffic Round: NCS calls FLAMP Exercise Stations
for practice traffic (Advanced Exercise files).
No Traffic? Send ‘QRU’.

Comment Round: RX reports, observations, questions,
comments, or brief QSTs w/reference URL.

CONFIG FLDIGI 4 NET:
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’ (QNI/QNX)
FIRST TIME Op? Send: CALL/NAME/QTH/QNX
< W7ZAP/NCS

KG7VVN < W7ZAP Bruno pls relay call 4 ck-in TU < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

KG7VVN Relaying ORCA DIGITAL NET Ck-In
Not copying NCS? Ck-In QNX here … < KG7VVN

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

NIL HEARD < KG7VVN

Tnx Bruno
BK
Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G,C:\Users\owner 1\Documents\ORCA\ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:140×140; < W7ZAP

… start
[WRAP:beg][WRAP:lf][WRAP:fn 0RCA.b2s]<flmsg>4.0.19
:hdr_fm:21
W7ZAP 20221008023439
:hdr_ed:21
W7ZAP 20220908235317
<blankform>
:mg:620 ORCA DIGITAL NET 09/AUG/22 Check-In/Rotation

Check-ins: 19
Stations:
W1EEP Gene Pine Valley,UT
KF7ZIY Dave Vancouver,WA QNX
AE6LJ Lamar Briceland,CA
N2RSN David Keno,OR QNX
W6ADZ Darrell Reno,NV QNX
KJ7VGV Don Reno,NV
WB7EUX Tom Joseph,OR QNX
N6ZZO Kai McKinleyville,CA QNX
KJ7WHE Barry Nampa, ID QNX
N7SDC Steve Rigby,ID QNX
KS6M John Oakland,CA QNX
KG7VVN Bruno Beryl,UT VidID
KE6SLS Jaye Eureka,CA
KK6RJR Richard Bakersfield,CA QNX RELAY: KG7VVN
KJ7BHK Brian Vancouver,WA QNX
WA6CR Jack Novato,CA
W7EAZ Mark Federal Way,WA QNX
K7KY Doug Brookings,OR NCS
W7ZAP Mindy Brookings,OR NCS
[WRAP:chksum 91AD][WRAP:end] … end

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tonight we have an Advanced NBEMS Exercise. We considered returning to two Basic sessions per month to accommodate members conducting Basic Exercises, but decided to stay with a single Basic Exercise monthly. Volunteer NCS can also conduct Advance NBEMS Exercises, they’re little different than Basic for NCS. ORCA is all about practice and the Advanced Exercises provide more traffic-handling practice. Regular practice develops competence and confidence.

Some members have asked why we don’t review Advanced NBEMS Exercise results. We’ve mostly left Exercise review to the individual Op. We still think this is best; all you need to review your work is available in the Net Log, published weekly. When Exercise questions have specific answers, we could list them before Comments.

Macro experiments are also under review. This project has been ad hoc from the outset. We’ve not developed an outline for Macro experiments. Developing Macro experiments is more time consuming than NBEMS Exercises. Instruction errors can ruin the experiment. Writing these instructions clearly and concisely is more challenging than writing NBEMS Exercises. Last sessions Macro experiment had two instruction errors that diminished it’s usefulness.

We’ll continue using our Path Evaluation Macro in Comments once a month. This gives information about the path between ORCA stations that helps us and volunteer NCS select the best Relay station. Please continue sending the two best Test images you receive during Comment Rounds that include the Path Evaluation Macro and the beginning/ending Test image for all other sessions.

Thinking to better focus our Macro experiments, we searched the net for FLDIGI Macro development instructions. Surprisingly, we didn’t find any sites with more extensive Macro training than we’ve been doing. Actually, we didn’t find any sites beyond entry-level information. If you do, please send us a link. One site suggested copy/pasting the characters that make button face symbols because they’re too hard to find on the keyboard. Yikes! Videos like this are as useful as un-boxing videos.

Over to Doug K7KY w/tonite’s NBEMS exercise < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

This Advanced NBEMS Exercise begins in OFDM500F (480?wpm,500hz,FEC). We’ll
fill with THOR50x1 (176wpm,900hz,FEC), & MFSK-32 (630hz,120wpm,100%,FEC).
Check your Filters < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1500>>

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:40Z OFDM-500F @ 1499>>

<DATA 72 DA3C>{ABB8:4}cro Experiments. Copy the following sentence
to ‘Originator’ tab
<DATA 72 CFB2>{ABB8:5}:.

<DATA 55 7C1A>{ABB8:9}d. Before sending,change ‘QST’ to ‘W7ZAP’. 8
<CNTL 10 50D2>{ABB8:EOF}
<CNTL 10 F0DE>{ABB8:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:41Z OFDM-500F @ 1499>>

For REPORTS, I’ll prompt you in order with
your CALLSIGN only. Press the FLAMP
‘REPORT’ Button or send ‘No Copy’.

We begin with … W1EEP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

AE6LJ

DE AE6LJ
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 10 F3AC>{ABB8}7 9
DE AE6LJ K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KJ7VGV

7ky
K7KY de KJ7VGV No Copy

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KG7VVN

DE KG7VVN
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 22 C0BD>{ABB8}1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9
DE KG7VVN K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KE6SLS

NO COPY KE6SLS K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

WA6CR

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:44Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1499>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 1134>{ABB8}FLAMP 2.2.07
<FILE 31 49E1>{ABB8}20220810002358:ex269A.txt
<ID 16 BB4C>{ABB8}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 5A0F>{ABB8}559 9 64
<FILE 31 49E1>{ABB8}20220810002358:ex269A.txt
<ID 16 BB4C>{ABB8}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 5A0F>{ABB8}559 9 64
<DATA 72 D4FB>{ABB8:1}
ADVANCED – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise

In FL
<DATA 72 B1C9>{ABB8:2}MSG, create an ICS-213 file named,’URCALL_ex269A.213′.
Make ‘Inc
<DATA 72 368B>{ABB8:3}:’= ex#269A. Make ‘To’= W7ZAP. Make ‘Fm’= URCALL.
Make ‘Sub’= Ma
<DATA 72 DA3C>{ABB8:4}cro Experiments. Copy the following sentence
to ‘Originator’ tab
<DATA 72 CFB2>{ABB8:5}:.

Should NCS critique NBEMS Exercises answers, or send the cor
<DATA 72 FDC0>{ABB8:6}rect answer b4 Comments?

Enter your reply and briefly explain W
<DATA 72 7FB6>{ABB8:7}hy on, ‘Responder’ tab.

If you complete this ADVANCED exercise
<DATA 72 5055>{ABB8:8}, send ‘URCALL_ex269A.213’ to NCS with FLAMP in the Traffic Roun
<DATA 55 7C1A>{ABB8:9}d. Before sending,change ‘QST’ to ‘W7ZAP’. 8
<CNTL 10 50D2>{ABB8:EOF}
<CNTL 10 F0DE>{ABB8:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:45Z THOR 50 x1 @ 1499>>

W1EEP

DE W1EEP
File : Unassigned
<MISSING 24 4CA9>{ABB8}1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
DE W1EEP K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:45Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

AE6LJ

DE AE6LJ
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE AE6LJ K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KJ7VGV

DE KJ7VGV
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE KJ7VGV K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:46Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KG7VVN

DE KG7VVN
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE KG7VVN K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KE6SLS

DE ke6sls
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE ke6sls K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

WA6CR

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:47Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE WA6CR
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE WA6CR K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:48Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET DE K7KY

<PROG 18 1134>{ABB8}FLAMP 2.2.07
<FILE 31 49E1>{ABB8}20220810002358:ex269A.txt
<ID 16 BB4C>{ABB8}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 5A0F>{ABB8}559 9 64
<FILE 31 49E1>{ABB8}20220810002358:ex269A.txt
<ID 16 BB4C>{ABB8}K7KY SW/OR
<SIZE 14 5A0F>{ABB8}559 9 64
<DATA 72 D4FB>{ABB8:1}
ADVANCED – FLDIGI/FLMSG/FLAMP file-manipulation exercise

In FL
<DATA 72 B1C9>{ABB8:2}MSG, create an ICS-213 file named,’URCALL_ex269A.213′.
Make ‘Inc
<DATA 72 368B>{ABB8:3}:’= ex#269A. Make ‘To’= W7ZAP. Make ‘Fm’= URCALL.
Make ‘Sub’= Ma
<DATA 72 DA3C>{ABB8:4}cro Experiments. Copy the following sentence
to ‘Originator’ tab
<DATA 72 CFB2>{ABB8:5}:.

Should NCS critique NBEMS Exercises answers, or send the cor
<DATA 72 FDC0>{ABB8:6}rect answer b4 Comments?

Enter your reply and briefly explain W
<DATA 72 7FB6>{ABB8:7}hy on, ‘Responder’ tab.

If you complete this ADVANCED exercise
<DATA 72 5055>{ABB8:8}, send ‘URCALL_ex269A.213’ to NCS with FLAMP in the Traffic Roun
<DATA 55 7C1A>{ABB8:9}d. Before sending,change ‘QST’ to ‘W7ZAP’. 8
<CNTL 10 50D2>{ABB8:EOF}
<CNTL 10 F0DE>{ABB8:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

W1EEP

DE W1EEP
File : ex269A.txt
<MISSING 15 35D3>{ABB8}CONFIRMED
DE W1EEP K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T02:50Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

W7ZAP < K7KY Ex’ complete all stations CONFIRMED btn < K7KY

Nice exercise Doug. OFDM-500F was copied well by one stn (AE6LJ) who only missed 2 blocks. It’s a strange mode… I actually don’t copy anything when you send it… must be overmodulation, or something. THOR-50×1 did very well with tonight’s band condx. We’re currently experiencing a geomagnetic storm.

OFDM-500F: 0 stns
THOR-50×1: 5 stns
MFSK-32: 1 stn
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
19:51:30p 02:51:30z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

First station up 4 Traffic Round tonite is Gene W1EEP < NCS

NOT READY

RR Gene… I’ll pick u up at the end

Next 4 Traffic is Lamar AE6LJ < NCS

W7ZAP DE AE6LJ

<PROG 18 71A6>{878E}FLAMP 2.2.07
<FILE 37 870A>{878E}20220810025113:AE6LJ_ex269A.213
<ID 30 FC29>{878E}AE6LJ Briceland, CA CN80
<SIZE 14 8C7B>{878E}353 6 64
<DATA 72 2481>{878E:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAE0XQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4DcHto3Mb1i50RCb
<DATA 72 D1FF>{878E:2}NzIBQjFS/ptolHe3av9aqLGpZho6AB21E8ST0D9iGJeyqGL9dSFAquNBVz5qCXeT
<DATA 72 6A2B>{878E:3}FC4PYhhLOqB8K3WDpRcokHkpsrxZ39mkdf8ooRyG7bkLkW4jeTclShg2yKZGay1f
<DATA 72 D675>{878E:4}k+iqi29ROww7OxBDsQxN1p0t32UupCFfEeQXav05UeX19rdAjo4mRZc/dQMNUMPZ
<DATA 72 B1FD>{878E:5}zcAsJZHI+ebMXte20OUESGJH5Kx6JrkD1jvHLDdG+1ACMiyR/Mi44hS6YEZeFQjB
<DATA 41 40D0>{878E:6}3RbrKnPFM437rlTRq9KIqfg
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 33CB>{878E:EOF}
<CNTL 10 93C7>{878E:EOT}

DE AE6LJ K

DE W7ZAP
File : AE6LJ_ex269A.213
<MISSING 15 B3D0>{878E}CONFIRMED
DE W7ZAP K

Over to Don KJ7VGV 4 Traffic < NCS

W7ZAP DE KJ7VGV

<PROG 18 F93E>{BA76}FLAMP 2.2.07
<FILE 38 B820>{BA76}20220810025135:KJ7VGV_ex269A.213
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<DATA 45 A1A6>{BA76:7}T8rVFH5HNdEuVGdtjOJy4W4YA==
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Next 4 Traffic is Bruno KG7VVN < NCS

W7ZAP DE KG7VVN

<PROG 18 FE5D>{A70E}FLAMP 2.2.07
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<ID 29 171D>{A70E}KG7VVN BERYL, UTAH DM37
<SIZE 14 DB93>{A70E}473 8 64
<DATA 72 E937>{A70E:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAHFXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4DbkiUg9zHdk0l+d
<DATA 72 D78E>{A70E:2}IRapmaq8IYxUYK/Xz2qE5N7urWUfRYqZXaodjvQ0Cn2h9dwEo96LeNw/CKEs+s62
<DATA 72 E61A>{A70E:3}I9MnSP9jRtUIhwKxqVK7BXwYA31chrcwPRIGxYE8XpidX6kC/ujc7V3ZG32W9rX7
<DATA 72 04A0>{A70E:4}yS5IAZUMtoh6M2W1c8Tzofk/cVq6gwyWaQz9akVOzLPtWErP+3oJIDQ9t7d+WfcZ
<DATA 72 093D>{A70E:5}XBIHPTcNnTOXHAWi7hKaAlPQJmSkUwHKgvriNIg0IOe+0BAHpTRjaGRBRGTZAyOb
<DATA 72 E451>{A70E:6}x2UreAwUu/PBoUR0qSUbeeJXqZfoyFN1T4TDDMGBX41nU0wylYJwsZPzNx1FE/LJ
<DATA 72 BD25>{A70E:7}oe0kRdvpkp207V68q/aaH5SVYgp/gMtTetvnvGkk5VNSE3bu6xkIHuFYoRSwd+Xb
<DATA 33 5B65>{A70E:8}budveMuGBk0a7I=
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 614D>{A70E:EOF}
<Ca 10 C141>{A70E:EOT}

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Over to Jaye KE6SLS 4 Traffic < NCS

w7zap DE ke6sls

<PROG 18 C668>{75FA}FLAMP 2.2.05
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<ID 23 4AE3>{75FA}ke6sls Eureka! CA
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<DATA 72 1B9C>{75FA:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAGCXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS38gdg0nNQ3PvaJst
<DATA 72 AB5F>{75FA:2}rm+PN9nSKpGNxSE0MTUDV7u1SFHU0+SSqh842lbCRvmHsyLk+tfCuBDhT1oeOK/2
<DATA 72 8222>{75FA:3}yACUrCe89QxUalncd+6CHrxzqZJ7D9LzeSCFPrEqmxZwC25H+JeIlDEMWjjvs+8a
<DATA 72 1908>{75FA:4}DmxW37mMkREd6JXY21we7JThTxg5SaUZ9eeJRdpAyJIhuJ3JPQLw1LdYRV6FIjXo
<DATA 72 21FC>{75FA:5}SjontbFqxCqcUm/M8uR8tK7iB/CdPFdmDrXuobaIq93kQD5SSyu36qoUQMyrppWE
<DATA 72 901C>{75FA:6}JHdEaH1c/XswXArQjcREI7wUL7X5pChRydp0xFzzab/e6eASF8NAyqif4oCMmm/z
<DATA 65 02B2>{75FA:7}I0YfLxGiIWn7UjjDhwT9fU7Ryy+TW5VVonYEgG0uFjNXa4A
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 9994>{75FA:EOF}
<CNTL 10 3998>{75FA:EOT}

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Next 4 Traffic is Jack WA6CR < NCS

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:03Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

W7ZAP DE WA6CR

<PROG 18 694E>{D34C}FLAMP 2.2.07
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<ID 29 FFEC>{D34C}WA6CR Novato CA, CM88RC
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<DESC 12 6D6A>{D34C}ex269A
<DATA 72 BCFD>{D34C:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAAEhXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4DcHto3Mb1i50HNi
<DATA 72 BEB6>{D34C:2}RikBXbb34JJjuv0meuJXw39zeZSCvA3qqC48qZ4jSflcD1G1/uknOVz8Lp0dqov+
<DATA 72 3A2E>{D34C:3}lE2I9HyayIxr+BsPhDRP+PxEPuw8PI0Ks21pISCGc7FOTEabkh/FZhGiLM5JrMZ0
<DATA 72 A73C>{D34C:4}iqLdgInl1otNFsQxMbAOTLD8XmY2mvr/1mRY1skiUrPFHsHJS23xj1dQ4ikjgllj
<DATA 72 FB67>{D34C:5}1m9pKmau1Fv1ztoUmDN7luzFshOeIpVbPEeNIWuzRfBbw1KRPysxf8fVyDcfpsvl
<DATA 41 B5C8>{D34C:6}CS2oFiHqIaX7joJZhPoTCgA
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 6436>{D34C:EOF}
<CNTL 10 C43A>{D34C:EOT}

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W1EEP Gene ur turn 4 Traffic < W7ZAP

W7ZAP DE W1EEP

<PROG 21 AB62>{D98C}FLAMP 2.2.05.04
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<ID 18 CBB7>{D98C}W1EEP DM37DJ
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<DATA 72 1258>{D98C:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADmXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4DcHto3Mb1i50HNi
<DATA 72 D2DE>{D98C:2}RikBXbb32pm/L0lr+5AEc27DSzt68feAxndXOI4pPM8fybDbm/l70yIYnomol8JY
<DATA 72 B60A>{D98C:3}O9hnGZ5q42CUYprMML0cI2YSPYQGePT+JgYMP2pkfQM4AMEhW6aXY+XqaPXV3Gce
<DATA 72 E670>{D98C:4}mdhANbSqbvx2LWL7Sa7WATeYG7SMywl/JihO5zSZInZ3sp8n1h3pnFKOPG6H8kP/
<DATA 69 19C2>{D98C:5}sVw+SaE/x9c9qF4MUKc9wUVOQqhNqgoTmVDAeE2p+RJuE0doA==
[b64:end] <CNTL 10 1B7A>{D98C:EOF}
<CNTL 10 BB76>{D98C:EOT}

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ORCA < W7ZAP
All good replies. Tnx 4 ur input.
BK

ORCA DIGITAL NET
20:07:06p 03:07:06z
Late Ck-In? < NCS

KM7H QNX

KM7H < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
KM7H Jim Addy,WA QNX
GE Jim tnx 4 ck-in
BK anyone else?? < W7ZAP

K7DV K7DV QNX

K7DV < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
K7DV Dave Idaho Falls,ID QNX
GE Dave… ur solid into Brookings
BK anyone else 4 late ck-in? < W7ZAP

AC6D?? < W7ZAP agn pse < W7ZAP

AC6DF AC6DF

AC6DF < W7ZAP Rgr tnx
AC6DF Norm Lacey,WA QNX
Got you that time Norm! Tnx 4 ck-in
BK anyone else for late ck-in?? < W7ZAP
COMMENT round begins with Gene W1EEP < W7ZAP

ORCA < W1EEP Fldigi 4.1.21
A LITTLE RUSTY BUT HOPE IT ALL OK LOVE THE NET 7E’S TO ALL

Ur in the hot seat at the #1 position!
BK

Next 4 Comments is Lamar AE6LJ < NCS

ORCA Digital Net < AE6LJ

GE to the net.

Something I find very useful in FLDigi is the record and playback utility accessed via FLDigi>File>Audio. For anyone who might not have tried this, it is a great way to simulate how a receiving station might experience RXing your transmission. How things unfold at the originating station and how they actually get RX’d can differ significantly, especially when using TXId is important to the task.

In Audio select TX generate. Off-air, send your test macro, file, whatever. Un-check TX generate. Check Playback. Select the file generate.wav, play it back and obseve what happens.

When it looks right in Playback I know I’m ready to test it over the air.

73

BTNCS < AE6LJ

I’ve only experimented w/that and it was a while ago. Thx 4 the suggestion.. will look into it agn
BK

Over to Don KJ7VGV 4 Comments < W7ZAP

Thanks for the net. Reno finally had a couple thunderstorms end of last week and on Monday. Got 1.41 inches of rain last week and yesterday produced .14 inches or rain. We are really behind in rain fall this year. Tough question tonight. Not an easy answer.

<0313Z> KJ7VGV BTN

Good to hear about rain. Yes… lots of ways to go with the advanced exe… appreciate input :-)
BK
KG7VVN Bruno ur up 4 Comments < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:15Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA <KG7VVN 03:15:22z
ORCA/NCS GE Doug/Mindy N ORCA Ops

Monsoon upon us again. Hopefully we’ll get more of the wet stuff. Only draw back is the lightning involved, keeping me busy disconnecting/reconnecting the antennas. :-(
More airport exercise meeting this Thursday. Actual exercise is on 16 Aug around 1930 LCL.

Sig Rprt:

NCS -2,+12 db KBD 100% FLMSG 100% FLAMP OFDM 500 20%, Thor50x1 100%

W1EEP +9, +13 db KBD 100% FLAMP 100%
KJ7WHE -5 db KBD 100%
KK6RJR -6 db KBD 100%
KE6SLS -2, +3 db KBD 100% FLAMP 100%
AE6LJ -10, -2 db KBD 80-100% FLAMP 0%
KJ7VGV 0, +8 db KBD 100% FLAMP 88%
WA6CR +2, +5 db FLAMP 100% NC prior 2 FLAMP
KM7H 0, db KBD 100%
K7DV +1 db KBD 100%

Stay Healthy. Stay Sane ! :-) 73 <KG7VVN

We have possibility of thunderstorm tonight after 11pm. Fingers crossed no fires. Great signal report Bruno… much appreciated
BK
Next 4 Comments is Jaye KE6SLS < NCS

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:17Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA DE A.R.S. KE6SLS, Jaye in Eureka! CA using 50w on the doublet.

w7zap, 17db, 100%, P5, FLM 100%,
kg7vvn, 5db, 100%, FLA 100%,
wa6cr, 9db, 100%, FLA 100%,
k7ky, 12db, 100%, FLA 0%/100%/100%,
w1eep, -3db, 100%, FLA 83%(1)
ae6lj, 0db, 100%, FLA 100%, good advice Lamar!
kj7vgv, 3db, 100%, FLA 100%, What is rain??!

Mindy, your signal is HUGE then trails off, telling me we might have similar condx like 20m today. . . Hearing a lot of lightning crashes.

The fires east of me are still growing and 0% contained. Talked with one of our club members yesterday and learned he and family and another ham had to evacuate. Sent in some scary pictues. Fingers are crossed for them all.

Bruce kb7vx & I FINALLY had a good qso on 20m. Condx were great at first, 100% cp, then as he tried relay tfc, major fading. Yet I was pleased we managed a QSO :)

Have been digging through piles of forms and medical junk. Today I finally mailed off all the documents to various places. One said it would take about 2 hours. it took a span of 4 days, over 600 questions :|

This afternoon, after QSO w/kb7vx, I switched over to PSK31 and made a few contacts. Most enjoyable one was a vet in OK, retired navy, retired state, retired GTE tech. Always enjoy meeting fellow vets and good for him doing the triple dipper!

So far, all stations are 100%.

We’re having a wonderful sunset here on the coast. Fortunately, no smoke mucking it up for us.

Stay well and hope to see you down the wf soon!

de ke6sls k

Great signal report Jaye! Hate to hear that about the big N. CA fire. Glad u were able to QSO w/Bruce. DOn’t envy u w/all the paperwork… hang in there!
BK
WA6CR Jack ur up 4 Comments < W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:20Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

OFDM-500F is quite the strange mode, I copied the beginning of the transmission 100%, but oddly my copy dropped to nothing after the data section started.

While transmitting my traffic today, I was adjusting drive in windows and accidently sent some windows noises over the air HIHI

Thanks for the net < WA6CR

Tnx 4 the OFDM info. :-) I often hear windows sounds on the air… Ha! Happens often.
BK
Next 4 Comments is Doug K7KY < NCS
Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:21Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA < K7KY

Thanks for the NBEMS Exercise feedback. We look for opportunities for participants to Relay missing blocks. It’s not always possible, but Relaying in FLAMP operations is important to practice. We send the complete file in the last pass to accommodate Monitoring stations working the Exercise silently.

General consensus on tonight’s Exercise question suggests most would like to have the answer in the Comment Round, but continue with members critiquing their own work. We’re good with both. Some Exercise questions don’t have a single correct answer, but when they do, we’ll put them in the Comment Round.

Lamar AE6LJ mentioned FLDIGI’s playback utility last week and I’d forgotten about it. I’m glad he brought it up again. I’ll check it out. We do a lot of off-air testing.

Thanks to those who take the time and trouble to compile detailed Reception Reports. They’re always welcome and useful.

< Doug K7KY

Good comments and thanks for all you do to keep ORCA interesting Doug. It’s amazing how much time & effort u put into it. We all appreciate ur efforts :-)
BK
Any follow-up Questions or Comments by Active stations? < W7ZAP/NCS

Any Comments by Monitors or Lurkers? Late Ck-Ins? Come Now w/Pre-Tone
After closing, we’ll FILL or CONFIRM files for Monitoring stations. < W7ZAP/NCS

NCS < Maoo KG7VVUicwks of relay. Alef copied hhdt¢ tl h.Dn2oiht … KK6RJR

KK6RJR < W7ZAP GE Richard… I only cpy about 50%..
BK KG7VVN < W7ZAP can u relay? < W7ZAP

CS < Many thx to Bruno KG7VVN for 3-wks of relay. Also copied his file 100% tonight … KK6RJR Rly KG7VVN

RR and tnx agn Bruno. Glad that Richard is able to get relayed when the band is so tough. He’s got a lot of tenacity to hang in there!
BK any other comments from monitoring stns? < W7ZAP

2028L – 0328Z
This concludes the ORCA DIGITAL NET
Thanks for practicing with us tonight.
We hope to work with you again
next Tuesday evening.
Signal Evaluation Image <IMAGE:G,C:\Users\owner 1\Documents\ORCA\ORCASmallBlack.png>

Sending Pic:140×140; < W7ZAP 73 Mindy W7ZAP

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:29Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

ORCA DIGITAL NET – Monitor’s Session
First, we’ll make a short Roster. Pse Pre-Tone.
Taking stations in order, we’ll FILL the NBEMS
Exercise or CONFIRM the ADVANCED Exercise.
When called, send your file or state your need.
< K7KY/NCS

KE6SLS

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:30Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KE6SLS Jaye ur @ top of Roster I’ll be right bk BK anyone else 4 the Monitor’s Session? < K7KY

JUST A SIG RPT FROM NCS
TNX
de W7EAZ k

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:31Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

OK Mark send agn pse < K7KY

the sigs seemed to be a bit better tonight.

de W7EAZ k

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:32Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

W7EAZ ur S8 & -1 to -3db easy 100% copy BK anyone else 4 the Monitor’s session? < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:33Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

KE6SLS Go Jaye

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<MISSING 8 E037>{D98C}1
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Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE K7KY

FLAMP Relay

<DATA 72 1258>{D98C:1}[b64:start]AUxaTUEAAADmXQAAAAQAHhmJhvwzDh5XomGzS4DcHto3Mb1i50HNi
<CNTL 10 1B7A>{D98C:EOF}
<CNTL 10 BB76>{D98C:EOT}

DE K7KY K

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:34Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

DE ke6sls
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<MISSING 15 09A5>{D98C}CONFIRMED
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Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:35Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

FB Jaye anything further? < K7KY

K7KY de KE6SLS No that was it Doug. Just wanted to see why this one was only 5 blocks.
Now I know :)

TU and have a great night you guys. tu and 73

ke6sls k

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:36Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

RR I’ve not had time to read them why is Gene’s only 5blocks? < K7KY

He didn’t add the responder part of the exercise. Everyone else was 6/7 blocks. so I thought maybe he found a trick to make smaller :)
ke6sls k

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:37Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

RR tu I notice the difference in block count usually a few weeks back there was a big difference btwn Ops in blk size. Don KJ7VGV noticed that some Ops were not using their PC Editor, but still using FLMSG this adds a lot of overhead. There are clues to so many thing lurking about when you’re alert to clues tnx agn BK anyone else 4 the ORCA Monit0rDssion b4 we close? < K7KY

ORCA DIGITAL NET < W7EAZ

TOSSED OUT MY MFJ 993B AUTO TUNER. IT KEPT JUMPING AROUND ON THIS BAND.
REBUILT MY 989C 1.5KW TUNER. NOW IT’S ROCK SOLID AND DOESN’T MOVE AROUND.
SIGNALS WERE A BIT BETTER TONIGHT.

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK GUYS/GALS.
I’M STILL HAVING TROUBLE STIMULATING INTEREST TRAINING IN FLDIGI ON THE LOCAL NETS.
JUST DOESN’T SEEM TO BE MUCH INTEREST IN FURTHERING EMCOMM IN MY AREA.
TNX
Mark – Sleepless in Federal Way (South of Seattle)
73

<W7EAZ

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:40Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

Gud work on the tuner Mark. I’ve come to appreciate auto tuners. B4 I didn’t like them.. GL with the locals. You may notice we’ve not one ORCA Op from our local radio community. Just no interest. That’s radio Thanks for working the net. CU next session BK
last call 4 the ORCA Monitor’s Session. < K7KY

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:42Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

OK this ends the ORCA Monitor’s Session. Thanks for working w/us we hope to see u agn next Tuesday evening. 73 Doug K7KY sk

DIT DIT

de W7EAZ k

Before RSID: <<2022-08-10T03:43Z MFSK-32 @ 1499>>

dit dit

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