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Loudoun Amateur Radio Group Net Control Statements for all club NETS

If you are performing NCS duties you may consider using this dialog to open and close each net.


Listen to frequency for 10 minutes

5 minutes before Net – "This is (your call and name) Net Control Station for tonight's meeting of the Loudoun Amateur Radio Group.

Is there anyone who needs to use this frequency for any business before the NET (time here) start?"

At the designated net start time:

For the 2 meter NET:

For NET other than 2 meters:


for 2 meters:

Normal dialog:

NCS notes and reporting

Each NET will have it's checkins. There will be times, although rare, that no one will check in to a net you are running and that is OK.  If you are NCS keep the notes that are important to you like FCC call sign, first name and maybe a note or two about the informal traffic that was mentioned during the net.

When you are done with the net put an e-mail together with your notes from the net and send them to everyone via the e-mail reflector (members AT

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