Weekly Radio Net

Tuesdays @ 7:00 pm – 
145.230 MHz, PL 118.8 Hz

SPARC holds our weekly radio network on Tuesdays evenings at 9:00 PM local time on the K3IR 2 meter repeater (145.230 MHz & PL 118.8 Hz). Yes, that’s EVERY week. All licensed Ham operators are welcome to join our net, club membership is not needed for net check-in. We’ll add you to the roll call list after 2 consecutive weeks. During the weekly net, our VHF and UHF repeaters are linked.

The net agenda is:

  1. QST – QST General Call to all FCC licensed amateur radio operators.
  2. Call for any EMERGENCY or Priority radio traffic). (Acknowledge each request.)
  3. K3IR-SPARC Net Roll Call (List QTC & Acknowledge Each Check-in)
  4. Call for New Station Check-ins not on the roll call list.(Acknowledge Each Checkin).
  5. Call for Late Station Check-ins (Acknowledge Each Check-in)
  6. General SPARC Announcements.
  7. Hamfest  or Computerfest Listings.
  8. Swap/Trade Shop.
  9. VEC Exam Session Locations & Dates
  10. Call for NEW Station Check-ins (not on roll call list).
  11. Call for Late Station Check-ins (Calls on list).
  12. Count of total net check-ins and Time Check.
  13. Close-of-Net by Net Control Operator.
  14. Opening of repeater for licensed HRO general use.
  15. Post network QTC exchanges.

Our Network Manager needs help! SPARC needs more NCO’s (Net Control Operators).  Prerequisites: Minimum Technician Class License.  No experience needed. FREE on the job Training! Just try it once. Please contact Network Manager via email if you are interested to volunteer.