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THURSDAY NIGHT NET

Tri-County Amateur Radio Club
Every Thursday at 8:00 pm
Our weekly net meets every Thursday at 8:00 pm on the club repeater, 145.290(-)(88.5), which is normally also linked during the net to several other local repeaters on 10 meters, 6 meters, 2 meters, 1.25 meters ("220"), and 70cm ("440"). You should be able to find us on any of these machines:
 10 meters
29.680(-)(88.5)
 6 meters
53.010(-)(88.5)
53.170(-)(88.5)
2 meters
145.290(-)(88.5)
146.865(+)(88.5)
147.000(+)(88.5)
 1.25 meters
224.340(-)(88.5)
224.820(-)(88.5)
70cm
442.425(+)(107.2)
442.750(+)(118.8)

444.625(+)(107.2)
EchoLink: KF4OVA-R (Node #477057) & WW4DC-R (Node #45929)
IRLP: Node 8311

If the linking system fails, the net will be held only on our primary repeater, 145.290(-)(88.5) or, if that repeater isn't working either, on 147.000(+)(88.5).

This is an informal net that promotes fellowship, information, and fun for all.  While it is informal, it is also still a directed net, so you should direct your comments to the net controller and wait to be recognized before making an extended transmission.


After a short preamble, net control will ask if club officers have any announcements regarding club business.  The rest of the net is just a friendly swap and ragchew session.

Always remember to leave a nice, healthy pause (3 seconds or more) to allow the linking system and all the individual repeaters to drop completely between transmissions. Otherwise, one or more of them will "time out."  Watch your S-meter and be sure the carrier has completely dropped before you key down again.


Our Net Controllers
Any club member may serve as a net controller -- just contact KF4QDS (John, our net manager) to arrange it.

Subject to change by the net manager, the following
schedule ordinarily applies each month:

1st Thursday: W4DAE, David
2nd Thursday: W8LWX, John
3rd Thursday: KF4QDS, John
4th Thursday: KD4LHP, John
5th Thursday (if there is one): KJ4UYR, Janice


Questions? Comments? Suggestions?
Contact the Net Manager

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Coming Up
Saturday Nov. 18 at 09:30
License Test Session - Thomasville

Thursday Nov. 23 at 20:00
8pm NC4AR Net 145.290

Saturday Nov. 25
Deadline for Secretary to provide proxy ballots

Thursday Nov. 30 at 20:00
8pm NC4AR Net 145.290

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