Emergency Radio Communication Team (ERCT)

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

Training or Special Events

Big Island Monthly Siren Net (BIMSN)
11:30 am (HST) 1st work day of Month on Hawaii AllStar Network

A great way to alert Civil Defense and Communities by giving a Siren Status Report, whether it's working, nothing heard or malfunction (concise description). Good practice & training passing message traffic while participating or listening in. If you would like to take a turn as NCS, please let us know!

Hawaii/Mainland & Overseas AllStar Net (HMASN)
SUN 4:00 pm (HST) Hawaii/Mainland AllStar Network

If you would like to take a turn as NCS or practice as a live Net Logger. Contact admins Dave AH6OD, Jesse WH6AV, Jim NH6HI or Wayne KH6IN, they are good on QRZ.com.

East Hawaii Radio Training Net (EHRTN)
3rd & 5th SUN 7:00 pm (HST) Hawaii AllStar Network

More info to come!

HI ARES bi-weekly Winlink Exercise (ARES)
MON bi-weekly practice using Winlink

All OPR are welcome to participate via Winlink Telnet (internet) Vara FM or Vara HF by contacting Van NH7IT via Winlink to join this group. Practice sending out forms, gain skills, knowledge and get comfortable using Winlink.

JS8Call Net by LB WH6GGO
TUE & THU 7:30 pm (HST) 7.095 USB

Practice sending messages and emcomm forms using JS8Call.

PunaRadioRelay.Club Simplex Relay Net (PRRC)
WED 7:00 pm 146.760- pl 100.0 & 146.520 Mhz

Check-in on 146.760- pl 100.0 then QSY to 146.520 Mhz for roll call. Put out the call when asked by NCS or via relay to see if other OPR want to check in. Contact Bob KB6EGA if you would like to take a turn as NCS. Net Script by (Leigh WH6LC) and Roster.

Big Island Amatuer Radio Club Tech Net (BIARC)
WED 8:00 pm Kulani 146.760- pl 100.0

Gain knowledge or skills by learning / practicing using different Digital modes. Discuss antennas, proper grounding, protecting your equipment, basically anything related to Ham Radio. Feel free to ask questions or just stop by and listen in.

Winlink Thursdays by EmComm-Training.org
THU 11:59 pm Winlink weekly drill are due

We conduct weekly or monthly practice drills, sending various ICS and Winlink form messages. We conduct semi-annual larger-scale drills, based on the skills learned during practice. Our operators are members of an array of Ham Radio emergency communications groups, but members with no affiliation to any group are also welcome.

Puna Radio Relay Club 10m CW (PRRC)
THU 8:00 pm (HST) 10m 28.380 SSB

Bob KB6EGA starts each class by explaining 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.

Amateur Radio Emergency Service & Message Handling Net (ARES)
SAT 7:00 pm Kulani Repeater 146.760- pl 100.0

Message Handling & Relay done perodically by Irene NH7PE using ARC, ICS 213, Radiogram, & Skywarn forms. This ICS-213 Message Handling Training PDF is very helpful. She also recommends practicing Reverse Operation with your radio. If you would like to take a turn as NCS, let her know at the start of the Net, here is the Net Script.

HSVOAD Mauna Kea Repeater Net
1st SAT of the Month 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm 146.720- pl 100.0

All licensed operators are welcome to check-in giving your Callsign, Name and Location. Listen prior to contacting NCS to know what information he needs or requesting to avoid constant repeats which slows down the Net (only 1 hour). It can be difficult for Kevin AH6QO to copy at times so be prepared to relay when he asks for assistance.

Net Reporters (ARES)
Log nets on 40meter.net

Net Reporters are used to keep track of Nets for certain NCS by logging it directly into Kona Bob AH6GT 40meter.net database. Here are the instructions by Joe AH6T. You can email KH6RDO dasuka001@gmail.com a Log Report or use Winlink if you prefer instead to Darrell KH6RDO & cc Bev KH7LM.

Honolulu SKYWARN Spotter Training (NWS)
Renew, refresher or get a Spotter # by Matthew Foster

Once you have completed watching the SKYWARN Spotter Training Video you need to email Matt the following information:
Full Name
HAM Number:
Contact Number:
Hours you can be available for a weather report:
Date you trained (today)
New Spotter or Refresher Training

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