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 a Swap Shop and following the Swap Shop, the Gilmer County ARES net will start.
This net is open to any and all licensed amateur radio operators authorized to operate on the input frequencies of this repeater.
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 (listen).
Is there any formal or informal traffic for the net this evening (listen).
Are there any announcements for the net this evening (listen).
We will begin with check-ins to the net. We will first take short -time or mobile stations.
When checking in, say "this is" then unkey your mike to make sure you are not doubling with anyone. Then give your Call Sign Phonetically, Your First Name, Location, and whether you can stay for comments.
This is the Ellijay Amateur Radio Society Repeater Net. Please Call NOW!
(After all mobile or short-time stations have checked in, then go to the regular 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.)
(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.)
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 (listen).
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 return the W4HHH Repeater to it's normal operation.
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