Emergency Radio Communication Team (ERCT)

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

Training

Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness 2019
SUN September 15th at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm (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.

Simplex Challenge
MON 10:15 am - 11:30 am (HST) KHRC Emergency VHF Simplex Net 146.400 (Work In Progress)
10:15 am check in - 10:30 am Hamakua works their way around the Big Island.
All OPR are welcome to check in to give >>>signal reports<<<.
Main goal is to eventually relay a message circling the island.
Good practice and helps you start building an Emergency Simplex Contact List.
More info once OPR have completed the task of island wide connections.

PERC Simplex Relay Net
WED 7:00 pm (HST) Kulani Repeater 146.760- pl 100.0 to check in.
Report (QTH, radio, watts, and antenna) your using.
Then we 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.
QSY back over to Kapoho's Repeater for signal reports, questions, comments, etc.
This is a great way to start an Emergency Simplex Contact List!

ARES Message Handling and Relay Net
SAT 7:00 pm (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 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.