EARS Net Preamble
CQ, CQ, CQ, this is (your call sign) calling all amateur radio operators to the Ellijay Amateur Radio Society Repeater Net. This net meets each Monday at 7:30 PM local time. The purpose of this net is to pass any traffic- emergency, routine, or otherwise, and, to help teach and promote fellowship among amateur radio operators. After check-ins and comments, there will be announcements and a Swap Shop. Following this net, the Gilmer County ARES net will start.
This net is open to any and all licensed amateur radio operators.
At any time during this net, if you have emergency traffic, please key your mike and say "BREAK" "BREAK". This is a directed net, so make all calls through net control.
I will be your net control operator this evening, my name is (your first name) and my call is (your call sign).
To start with, is there any emergency traffic for the net this evening?
Is there any formal or informal traffic for the net this evening?
In the past, we have had many check-ins
from those that were not on the net at it's beginning.
We will begin with check-ins to the net.
When checking in, say "this is" then unkey your mike to make sure you
are not doubling with anyone. Then state your call sign, your Call Sign Phonetically,
We will first take mobile or short-time stations.
(After all mobile or short-time stations have checked in, then go to the EchoLink check-ins.)
(Allow EchoLink contacts extra time to respond, since there are lengthy delays
We will now take EchoLink check-ins. Any EchoLink station wishing to check in, please call now.
(Take EchoLink check-ins.)
We will now take regular check-ins. Any station wishing to check in, please call now.
(Take check-ins and if there is a prolonged pause, ask if there are additional stations wishing to check-in. After all have checked-in, then go back thru each station and ask them for any comments. Encourage conversation. We want the net to be fun to participate in.)
Now that we have had several check-ins, let's go through the list
(After every one who has checked-in has had a chance to comment, ask for late check-ins.)
Are there any additional check-ins. This is (your call sign), net control for the Ellijay Amateur Radio Club Monday Night Net.
(If there are additional check-ins, ask them for comments, as before. When all have commented, move on to the Swap Shop portion of the net.)
Are there any announcements for the net this evening?
We will now go to the swap-shop portion of the net. Only items of
amateur radio nature can be listed. Is there any station that needs, or has for sale
or trade, any amateur radio gear.
We will now bring the Ellijay Amateur Radio Society Repeater Net to a close. We had (give number of check-ins) check-ins tonight. We want to Thank everyone for checking into the Net. We will now turn the W4HHH Repeater over to the ARES Net.