Emergency Radio Communication Team (ERCT)

"Expanding ERC and NET coverage from around the World!"

Training

Tech License Course
Class will start on January 18, 2020
JAN 18, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm
FEB 1, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm
FEB 8, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm (Doug's House)
FEB 15, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm
FEB 22, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm
FEB 29, 2020 : 2:00 - 4:00 pm (Exam)
The class will be held at The Village Church, 19-4276
Wright Road (about 1.5 miles in from Hwy. 11) in Volcano.
Contact Doug KH7DQ at douscelle@aol.com for more info.

KHRC VHF Simplex Emergency Net
MON 10:30 am - 11:00 am (HST) Simplex 146.400
All OPR are welcome to check in and give signal reports.
Main goal is to eventually relay a message circling the island.
Please send Ceri AH6CS your signal report before 12pm that day
so she can add it to her weekly spreadsheet report for all of us to see!

DMR Tech Net
TUE 8:00 pm (HST) TG 310745, C4FM 31150 or P25 TG 3115 to check in,
Be sure to join Blake KH7MS and Larry WH6DYI as they take the time to help
others out there wanting to learn about DMR or topics that you may be interested in.
You can join the Chat Room Larry had setup to send messages. I was able to check in &
hit the Live Stream above. Great way to experience DMR Nets if you dont got a radio yet!

PERC Simplex Relay Net
WED 7:00 pm (HST) PERC Repeater 145.450- pl 100.0 to check in.
Report your (QTH, radio, watts, and antenna) your using.
Then QSY to 146.520 National Simplex Calling Frequency and wait for role call.
If you can't hear net control, wait till you hear the 1st person who relays a call to check in.
Do not pass any messages unless asked by net control or by relay to avoid stepping on others.
Be prepared to put out a relay call when asked to see if any other OPR wanting to check in.
QSY back over to the PERC Repeater for signal reports, questions, comments, etc.
This is one of the best ways to start building an Emergency Simplex Contact List!

Tech Net
WED 8:00 pm (HST) Kulani Repeater 146.760- pl 100.0 to check in,
Tune in and learn new skills by participating and practicing how to use different Digital Modes,
talk about Antennas or just about anything Ham Radio. Feel free to ask tech questions with any of
these experts or just stop by to listen in. If you want to learn something new, this Tech Net is for you!

10m CW Class
THU 8:00 pm (HST) 10m CW Class on 28.380 by Bob KB6EGA
Bob will explain prior to the start of each class what he will be sending and how long the session will be.
It may start off with alphabets, then numbers and last with quotation marks. He will also talk about the do's
and dont's of CW. As his students start to get proficient, it will progress to words, sentences and callsigns.

ARES Message Handling and Relay Net
SAT 7:00 pm (HST) Kulani Repeater 146.760- pl 100.0 to check in.
Message Handling & Relay, done periodically using ICS 213 Form,
ARRL Radiogram, ACS & Skywarn, net by Irene NH7PE.
She also recommends practicing Reverse Operation with your radio.

HSVOAD Activate Mauna Kea Repeater Net
1st SAT of the Month 12:00 pm (HST) HSVOAD Net 146.720- pl 100.0 to check in.
Report (QTH, type of radio, watts, antenna) your using.
The HSVOAD Repeater is activated only once a Month for testing purposes.

Digital Networks
For those interested in digital networks, Oliver (K6OLI) the ARRL LAX DEC has taken time to make
video presentations for Hawaii HAMS and all have been recorded and turned into YouTube videos. Here
is a list of YouTube videos produced to promote digital technologies. (Mahalo Joe Speroni for the share)

Subject & Video LinksSpeaker
LAX Winlink OverviewK6OLI
Running a Digital Net #1K6OLI
Running a Digital Net #2K6OLI
Running a Digital Net #3K6OLI
Seattle Winlink OverviewNS7C
HNL Workshop #1 2-2019WH6NC
Hawaii Winlink Status 2019K6FHI