2m Net Report for January 2022

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

The month of January we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Jan. 5 23 KI5ANQ – Scott
Jan. 12 29 KG5LMG – Marvin
Jan. 19 20 W5RHN – Bob
Jan. 26 26 KI5ANQ – Scott
MONTHLY TOTAL – 98

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins were as follows:
KD5KC – Mike – El Paso (4 times)
K5RIC – Ric – Nogal Mesa, NM. (2 times)
K5LON – Lonny – Van Horn (4 times)
W5MOX – Jerry – Alpine (3 times)
KB0VLR – Chris – Red Wing, MN. (2 times)
KI5JTB – Rachel – San Marcos, TX. (2 times)
K5CLO – Gordon – Alpine, TX.
KO4GVK – Don – Virginia Beach, VA. (3 times)
WB5LJO – Martin – El Paso (2 times)

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report for February 2022

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

The month of February we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Feb. 2 29 KF5KMA – Dan
Feb 9 26 KA5PVB – Chuck
Feb 16 19 KG5LMG – Marvin (filling in for KI5ANQ – Scott)
Feb 23 25 KG5LMG – Marvin
MONTHLY TOTAL – 99

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins were as follows:
KD5KC – Mike – El Paso (4 times)
K5RIC – Ric – Nogal Mesa, NM. (4 times)
K5LON – Lonny – Van Horn (4 times)
W5MOX – Jerry – Alpine (2 times)
KI5JTB – Rachel – San Marcos, TX. (2 times)
WB5LJO – Martin – El Paso (once)
N5BBJ – Bruce – Fort Davis, TX. (once)
W5JSR and KK5ROB – Steve and Robin – Peoria, AZ. (once)
KM5OE – Lloyd – Spring, TX. (once)
KF5DPX – Chris – Austin, TX. (once)

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report for December 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of December we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Dec 1 23 KI5EXF – Sharon
Dec 8 25 KI5EXF – Sharon
Dec 15 19 KF5KMA – Dan
Dec 22 15 KA5PVB – Chuck
monthly total – 82

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins were as follows:
KD5KC – Mike – El Paso (2 times)
K5RIC – Ric – near Ruidoso, NM.
KG5ZHT – Lonny – Van Horn (3 times)
W5MOX – Jerry – Alpine
KB0VLR – Chris – Red Wing, MN.
KI5JTB – Rachel – San Marcos, TX. (2 times).
KC3TDW – Lonny – Pittsburgh, PA.
KC5WFH – Bill – Kingston, WA.
W5JSR – Steve – Peoria, AZ.
KK5ROB – Robin – Peoria, AZ.
K5CLO – Gordon – Grapevine, TX.

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

WE HOPE EVERYONE HAS A GREAT, AND SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON! See you all in 2022!

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report for March 2022

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

The month of March we had five (5) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Mar. 2 24 W5RHN – Bob
Mar. 9 26 KI5EXF – Sharon
Mar. 16 21 KF5KMA – Dan
Mar. 23 22 KA5PVB – Chuck
Mar. 30 26 KI5EXF – Sharon (switched with KI5ANQ – Scott)
MONTHLY TOTAL – 119 (probably the highest monthly total ever)!

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins were as follows:
KD5KC – Mike – El Paso (5 times)
K5RIC – Ric – Nogal Mesa, NM. (5 times)
K5LON – Lonny – Van Horn (5 times)
W5MOX – Jerry – Alpine (3 times)
KI5JTB – Rachel – San Marcos, TX. (5 times)
W5JSR and KK5ROB – Steve and Robin – Peoria, AZ. (once)
KD5CUB – Shawn – El Paso, TX.
K5CLO – Gordo – Grapevine, TX. (2 times)
KB0VLR – Chris – Presidio, TX. (once)
WA5ROE – Bob – El Paso, TX. (once)

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report November 2021

2 Meter report for November, 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of November we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Nov 3 18 KF5KMA – Dan
Nov 10 30 KA5PVB – Chuck
Nov 17 25 KI5ANQ – Scott
Nov 24 19 KG5LMG – Marvin
monthly total – 92

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins were as follows:
KD5KC – Mike – El Paso (2 times)
K5RIC – Ric – near Ruidoso, NM. (3 times)
KG5ZHT – Lonny – Van Horn (2 times)
KG5HEJ – Al – Terlingua
W5MOX – Jerry – Alpine
KB0VLR – Chris – Red Wing, MN.
K5BTB – Brandon – Carrollton, TX (near Dallas)

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report September 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”.

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of September we had five (5) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:
Date        Check-ins    Net Control Station
Sept 1          25           KI5ANQ – Scott
Sept 8          24           KA5PVB – Chuck
Sept 15        21           KI5ANQ – Scott
Sept 22        21           KF5KMA – Dan
Sept 29         15          KG5LMG – Marvin   

monthly total –  106

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins are as follows:
KI5JTB – Rachel from San Marcos, TX. 1 time.
KI5RIC – Ric from Ruidoso, NM.  2 times.
KG5ZHT – Lonny from Van Horn, TX. 4 times.
KD5KC – Mike from El Paso, TX. 2 times.
W5RHN and K5FRN – Bob and Fran from Crystal Falls, MI. 3 times.
KI5EXF – Sharon from Buda, TX. 2 times.
KB0VLR – Chris – Minnesota 2 times.
KE0WQE – Allen – Parker, CO. 1 time.
WB5LJO – Martin – El Paso, TX. 1 time.
KG5DW – Don (unknown location). 1 time.

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just  wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are: KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob,  KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon. When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,
Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB 
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report August 2021

2 Meter report for August, 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of August we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date Check-ins Net Control Station
Aug. 4 19 KG5LMG – Marvin
Aug. 11 24 KI5EXF – Sharon
Aug. 18 19 KF5KMA – Dan
Aug. 25 23 KA5PVB – Chuck
MONTHLY TOTAL – 85

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins are as follows:

KI5JTB – Rachel from San Marcos, TX. 1 time.
KI5RIC – Ric from Ruidoso, NM. 1 time.
KG5ZHT – Lonny from Van Horn, TX. 3 times.
KD5KC – Mike from El Paso, TX. 3 times.
W5MOX – Jerry from Alpine 1 time.
W5RHN and K5FRN – Bob and Fran from Crystal Falls, MI. (summer home) 2 times.
KB0VLR – Chris from Red Wing, MN. 1 time.
AI4BA – David from El Paso, TX.
KI5OQB – Greg – Terlingua, TX.

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob, KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon (new net control station)

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB
2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report July 2021

2 Meter report for July, 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of July we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date        Check-ins    Net Control Station

July 7          24           KI5EXF – Sharon

July 14        17           KF5KMA – Dan

July 21        19           KA5PVB – Chuck

July 28        16           KI5ANQ – Scott

       MONTHLY TOTAL – 76  

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins are as follows:

KI5JTB – Rachel from San Marcos, TX. 2 times.

KI5RIC – Ric from Ruidoso, NM.  3 times.

KG5ZHT – Lonny from Van Horn, TX. 3 times.

KD5KC – Mike from El Paso, TX. 1 time.

W5MOX – Jerry from Alpine 1 time.

W5RHN and K5FRN – Bob and Fran from Crystal Falls, MI. (simmer home) 3 times.

N5BBJ – Bruce from Channelview, TX. 2 times.

KB0VLR – Chris from Red Wing, MN. 2 times.

KI5EXF – Sharon from Buda, TX. 1 time.

I want to specifically thank our five (5) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just  wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, W5RHN – Bob,  KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon (new net control station)

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB 

2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report June 2021

2 Meter report for June, 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” (supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and use as a NCS!

The month of June we had five (5) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date        Check-ins    Net Control Station
June 2          25           KF5KMA – Dan
June 9          20           KI5EXF – Sharon
June 16        18           KI5ANQ – Scott
June 23        17           KG5LMG – Marvin
June 30        21           KA5PVB – Chuck       

101 Total number of check-ins this month!!!

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins are as follows:
KI5JTB – Rachel from San Marcos, TX. 3 times.
KI5RIC – Ric from Ruidoso, NM.  3 times.
W5MOX – Jerry from Double Diamond
W5RHN and K5FRN – Bob and Fran from Crystal Falls, MI. – 4 times.
WA5ROE – Bob from Alpine
KD9SLB – Jeff from Sellersburg, IN.
KG5ZHT – Lonny from Van Horn, TX. 3 times.
KD5KC – Mike from El Paso, TX. 3 times.
K5CLO – Gordo from Dallas, TX.
KI5EXF – Sharon from Buda, TX.
KI5OQB – Brad from Terlingua, TX.

I want to specifically thank our six (6) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just  wouldn’t have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:
KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, N5BBJ – Bruce, W5RHN – Bob,  KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon!

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB 2 meter Net Manager

2m Net Report April 2021

Our 2 meter net meets EVERY Wednesday at 8:00 PM (local time) on the clubs repeater system network. These are good training grounds for potential 

emergency situations as well as helping new hams in the area to have an easy way to get use to “talking on the radio”!

Our club website (www.bigbendarc.com) has all the information about our 2 meter net. This includes the Net Control members schedule, the “script” 

(supplied only as a guide to insure that the important information is given out weekly – you can use it anyway you see fit) and a list of the recent 

check-in members.

If you have an interest in joining the NET CONTROL STATIONS as an operator, please call me (432/386-8052) or holler during the Wednesday Net. 

We could really use a couple of extra hands to be NCS! The script and “check-in roster” are both posted on the club website for you to download and 

use as a NCS!

The month of  April we had four (4) Wednesday’s, and it went this way:

Date        Check-ins    Net Control Station

Apr 7           28           N5BBJ – Bruce

Apr 14         22           W5RHN – Bob

Apr 21         20           KF5KMA – Dan

Apr 28         25           KA5PVB – Chuck

    monthly total –  95 check-ins

A HEARTY THANKS TO ALL FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN SUPPORT OF OUR NET ACTIVITIES!!!!!!!!!!

If you don’t have the time to check-in to the net and participate in the round-table discussion, take a minute of your time and check-in as an “in-and-

out” (you’re in for the head count, but not participating in the actual net). ALL participation is appreciated and encouraged!

Echo-Link System check-ins are as follows:

KI5JTB – Rachel from San Marcos, TX. 3 times.

KI5RIC – Ric from Ruidoso, NM. 

KG5HEJ – Al from Terlingua, TX. 3 times

KG5ZHT – Lonny – Van Horn, TX. 2 times.

W5MOX – Jerry,- Alpine, TX 2 times.

KF5RDN – Julianne – Phoenix, AZ. 2 times

KD7CI – Don – San Antonio, TX.

KI5EXF – Sharon – Buda, TX.

I want to specifically thank our six (6) Net Control stations for all of their efforts on behalf of the club’s 2 meter net for the entire year. It just  wouldn’t 

have happened if you were NOT there! Our Net Control Stations are:

KF5KMA – Dan, KG5LMG – Marvin, N5BBJ – Bruce, W5RHN – Bob,  KI5ANQ – Scott and KI5EXF – Sharon.

When you see them, thank them for all their efforts for the 2 meter net.

73,

Chuck Dobbins – KA5PVB 

2 meter Net Manager