What is a ham radio net you may ask? Think of it as a online chat room, but using your radio. Usually these have a moderator known as “Net Control Operator”. Most nets revolve around a specific purpose, others known as “Rag Chew” nets can vary in topics. These nets are usually scheduled and have a set frequency and emission type. It can be via Phone, CW, RTTY, just about anything!
Here are a few local nets to be aware of.
- Grand Ronde Radio Amateur Association (K7RPT 147.260+ 103.5hz Cove(Mt. Fanny)
- Backup W7GRA (146.980)
- GRRAA Sunday Night Net
- Every Sunday Night at 7pm
- Semi-directed Rag Chew
- Spout Springs Repeater Association (WF7S 148.800)
- Nightly Net
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7pm
- Directed Rag Chew
- Business Net
- 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, 7:30pm
- Directed Net to provide information to the SSRA members
- Weather Net
- Everyday 6am
- Directed Net to gather local weather observations. That data is forwarded to NOAA and the Oregon Emergency Net
- Nightly Net
National and Regional Nets
- Noontime Net
- Please check their site for the latest info.
- Blue Mountain Net
- Every Tuesday, LSB 3955khz at 19:45 pacific time
- Oregon Emergency Net
- meets daily on or near 3980 kHz at 1800 local time.
Not finding a net you might be interested in? Google ham radio nets or search the ARRL Net Directory.