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HIGH NOON NET PREAMBLE
Calling the High Noon net, calling the High Noon Net. This is amateur radio station _________ located in ______________. My name is _________. This net is registered with the ARRL, is a member of the National Traffic System, and, is a directed net. The High Noon Net meets daily on 7.240 MHz +/- at 1200 hours Mountain time for the purpose of handling traffic. A station may get on the roll by checking into the net eight times in a thirty-day period, and, to remain on the roll must check in four times in a calendar month. If you must leave early, please advise net control. Late members and visitors will be picked up at the end of roll call.
Is there any emergency or priority traffic?
Any mobiles or emergency powered stations?
Any traffic listings, formal or informal?
Are there any QSTs?
The solars are:____, ____, ____.
[Call the Roll]
Any late or missed members?
[Dedpnding on conditions, maybe ask for relays]
Any further business for the net.
Net Control tomorow will be ________.
[Close the net with UTC and Mountain Time.]
FORMAT FOR NET REPORT
The net report for [day/date] is [count (a)], [formals (b)], [informals (c)] & [time (d)].
(a) The count is the total number of checkins, members + visitors, early, during roll call and late.
(b) Formals include normal written traffic, 1 for the solar report, net report, net maintenance and health and welfare. In addition, if a formal has to be relayed by a third party it will count as 2 formals.
(c) Informals are contacts made between net checkins, either on or moved off the net frequency.
(d) Time is the number of minutes from the start of the regular net (not the early portion) to the close of the net.
Keep Rosters Until The End Of The Month
I send a list of potential drops, stations that have not according to my records checked in enough times in the month, along with the dates I show that they checked in. Check this list agains your roster and let me know of any additional checkins from any of the stations I missed (or tell me you have no additional checkins to report). Thanks.