Net Control Procedures

1. CQ; CQ; CQ – calling the Murray State University Amateur Radio Club Monday Night 2-Meter Net. This net is conducted on the K4MSU repeater.  This is [NCS call sign], tonight’s net control station. My name is _______, and I am transmitting from _______, Kentucky. 

2. This is a directed net, and we invite all licensed operators to participate.  I will first take traffic, and then conduct a check-in of those waiting to speak.

3. If you have emergency traffic at any time during the net, send the pro-word EMERGENCY and your call sign, and you will be recognized. At this time I stand by for emergency or priority traffic.

4. Next: Any station with routine written traffic? If so, call [NCS call sign] now. (Note: Traffic should be listed by city if it is to go to a city inside the state of Kentucky and by state if it goes outside of Kentucky. If the NCS doesn’t know who to direct the traffic to he can ask if anyone can handle the traffic). 

5. (Announce important club business if you know any.)

6. I’ll proceed with check-ins.  First: are there any mobile or time-constrained stations wishing to check in?  If so, please come ahead first, calling ________.

– We recognize ______ ; ______ ; (etc). ______ , please go ahead with your comments for the net.

7. Now for routine check-ins of the MSUARC phone net… we’re standing by for your call sign and your first name only at this point:

– We recognize ______ ; ______ ; (etc). ______ , please go ahead with your comments for the net.

8. (After a few…) This is [NCS call sign]. Any late check-ins for the MSUARC Monday Night Net?

9. Next up is ______ . Please go ahead with your comments for the Net.

10. This concludes tonight’s MSUARC Monday Night Net. Thank you all for your comments, and for the friendly advice that we shared this evening.

11. We had ____ check-ins and the net lasted approximately ___ minutes. Returning this frequency to ordinary amateur use, this is [NCS call sign], clearing.