Emergency Radio Communication Team (ERCT)

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Training

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Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness 2019
SUN September 15th at 1300 - 1700 (HST)VHF/UHF Simplex Event.
Four hour event designed for >>>EMCOMM<<< practice, and for FUN.
Test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using FM simplex on 2 meters and 70 cm.
Contact as many stations as you can in as many >>>Grid Squares<<< as you can, using SIMPLEX ONLY.

PERC Simplex Relay Net
WED 1900 (HST) Kapoho Repeater 147.120+ pl 100.0 to check in.
Report (QTH, type of radio, watts, antenna) your using.
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 OPR wanting to check in.
Keep a list of those you could hear and what their signals were like.
QSY back over to Kapoho's Repeater to give our signal reports.
This is a great way to start an Emergency Simplex Contact List!

ARES Message Handling and Relay Net
SAT 1900 (HST) Kulani Repeater 146.760- pl 100.0 to check in.
Message handling and relay done periodically using >>>ICS 213 Form<<< by Irene NH7PE.
She also recommends practicing >>>Reverse Operation<<< with your radio while on this net.

HSVOAD Activate Mauna Kea Repeater Net
1st SAT of the Month 1200 (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.