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Liberty County ARES News

 

The Liberty County ARES Net is now part of the Shark Club net every Thursday night at 7:30pm C.D.T.

146.900 (-) NO TONE N5AK
All are Welcome

Liberty County E.C. is Al Andrews N5WWS

We are in the initial stages of starting a ARES group to assist Liberty County with emergency commmunications.  The group is open to all licensed operators who would like to be a part of the emergency response team.  Anyone with a ham radio license is encourged to check in on the net.

 Please visit Liberty County ARES at the ARRL STX website

Net Control Operator Schedule

DATE 

NET CONTROL

 

KB5YC     Jessie Roberts

 

N5WWS        Al Andrew

 

K5STU     Stuart Swartz

 

N5IF    Clyde Dominy

 

ND5T     Ron Moreau

 

 PREAMBLE FOR SHARK ARES NET CONTROL

  •  CQ CQ CQ       CQ CQ CQ
    Tone up repeater.
  •  
  • We would like to let everyone know that the 8:00 Liberty County ARES NET will be discontinued after May 3rd and will become part of the 7:30 Shark Club net.

  • This is (your call sign phonetically), and my name is ( ???????). I will be the net control for the Sam Houston Amateur Radio Klub ARES net this evening.

    This is a directed net and all communications should be directed through net control.

    Do I have a volunteer to be the backup Net Control this evening?
    (acknowledge backup if heard)
    Assign backup as needed

    The purpose of this net is to provide training to ARES members and to exchange information regarding ARES activities and requirements, for both public service and emergency preparedness.

    Although our area of responsibility is primarily Liberty County, this net welcomes and encourages check-ins from outside the county.  You do not have to be an ARES or a Shark club member to check into the net.

  •  

  • I will now stand by for any EMERGENCY or PRIORITY traffic.
    Any emergency or priority traffic please call now.
    ( Wait approximately 5 seconds)
  • (Acknowledge any traffic as passed)
  • Check-ins will be called from the SHARK ARES Roster using the members call sign.
    Please acknowledge when called by giving your full call sign in ITU phonetics.
    Indicate at the time if you have traffic or comments for the net. Also we ask you to please give your local weather conditions and area where you are located.
    Once you have been acknowledged, please stand by until the roster and check- ins have been completed.
    This is (call sign phonetically), Net Control. I will now call the Liberty County ARES roster.

    (Recognize those who have checked in by reading back their entire call using ITU phonetics.
    Acknowledge if they have indicated that they have traffic and/or training for the net. Note accordingly) 

  •  LIBERTY COUNTY ARES ROSTER       

    Al Andrew N5WWS
    Clyde Dominy  N5IF 
    Jimmy Headrick  W5JRH
    Jeff McClain K5MV
    Ron Moreau ND5T
    Sam Neal N5AF
    Jesse Roberts KB5YC
    Stuart Swartz K5STU
    Cy Turner W5DXE
    Clyde Trahan K5EPL
    Mike Hill KC5VSV
    Wally Verbeck KF5BG

  • Net control will now accept check-ins from any other stations wishing to check in.
    Please Give your call sign slowly in ITU phonetics, as well as your Name, location, local weather conditions, and state whether you have traffic for the net.
    Anyone wishing to check in to the SHARK ARES net Please call now.

    (recognize those who have checked in by reading back their entire call using ITU phonetics. Acknowledge if they have indicated that they have traffic and/or training for the net. Note accordingly)
  • (The following to be used only if stations indicated traffic)
    This is (call sign) Net Control station for the SHARK ARES net.
    The following Stations have indicated they have traffic or training for the net. (their call), please Pass your traffic.

    Are there any comments on this traffic? Please call Net Control.

 

  • (The following to be used only if there was any training)
    This is (your call sign), Net Control Station.
    Are there any questions or comments Regarding the training, please call Net Control.

 

  • Any additional comments for the net? If so please call Net Control (your call sign)

 

  • Prior to closing this net, are there any more check-ins? Please call (your call sign) 
    With your call sign in ITU phonetics.
    Acknowledge check-ins and request name and location and if they would like to join us in the future
     
  • This is (your call sign).
    The Liberty County ARES NET will be discontinued as of May 3rd and will be part of the 7:30 Shark Club net.
    I would like to Thank everyone that checked into our net tonight, and welcome you to come back again, this is (your call sign) closing the net
  • Tone down repeater.

LOCAL ARES NETS

Day / Time Freq / Tone Sponser Notes
Sunday
2:00 PM 7.248 TX RACES 14.347 secondary 3.975 tertiary
7:00 PM 147.000 / 103.5 Dist 14 ARES Wide Area 5th Sunday only
8:00 PM 145.430 TEAC
8:00 PM 146.720 / 123.0 hz NW Harris County ARES 1st Sunday
8:00 PM 146.760 / 103.5 hz NW Harris County ARES 2nd Sunday
8:00 PM 147.300 / 151.4 hz NW Harris County ARES 3rd Sunday
8:00 PM 146.660 / 141.3 NW Harris County ARES 4th Sunday
8:00 PM 147.440 simplex No CTCSS NW Harris County ARES 5th Sunday
9:00 PM 147.220 / 167.9 hz Pearland ARC  
Monday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
1:00 PM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
6:30 PM 3.873 TX Traffic Net NTS
7:30 PM 3.873 TX ARES  
8:00 PM 145.490 / No CTCSS Ft Bend County EOC  
8:00 PM 145.110 / 123.0 Brazoria County ARES  
8:00 PM 146.880 / 103.5 Brazos Valley ARC BVARC
8:00 PM 147.140 / 136.5 Montgomery County Amateur Radio Group  
9:00 PM 145.410 / 131.8 Galveston County Emergency Communications Radio Group  
Tuesday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
1:00 PM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
6:30 PM 3.873 TX Traffic Net NTS
7:00 PM 145.290 / 103.5 hz PECG  
8:00 PM 146.640 / No CTCSS SE Harris County ARES  
8:00 PM 147.200 / 141.3 Katy ARS  
8:00 PM 145.310 / 167.9 hz Houston AMSAT Alt freq 146.70
8:00 PM 147.020 / 136.5 hz Montgomery County ARES  
8:00 PM 147.140 / 167.9 hz Tidelands ARS & Galveston Co EmCom  
0100 UTC 3935 Hz Central Gulf States Hurricane Net  
8:30 PM Saltgrass System RACES  
9:00 PM 147.080 / No CTCSS Greater Houston American Red Cross  
Wednesday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
1:00 PM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
6:30 PM 3.873 TX Traffic Net NTS
7:30 PM 145.410 / No CTCSS Galveston County EOC  
8:00 PM 145.190 / 123.0 hz SW Harris County ARES 1st Wednesday
8:00 PM 146.940 / 167.9 hz SW Harris County ARES 2nd Wednesday
8:00 PM 145.170 / 123.0 hz SW Harris County ARES 3rd Wednesday
8:00 PM 145.190 / 123.0 hz SW Harris County ARES 4th Wednesday
8:00 PM 146.560 simplex No CTCSS SW Harris County ARES 5th Wednesday
8:00 PM 146.660 / 141.3 hz NARS  
8:00 PM 146.860 / 100.0 hz
442.750 / 103.5 hz
Clear Lake ARC CLARC
9:00 PM 146.780 / No CTCSS Baytown EOC  
Thursday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
1:00 PM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
6:30 PM 3.873 TX Traffic Net NTS
7:00 PM 147.120 / 167.9 hz PARC  
8:00 PM 147.280 / 100.0 NE Harris County ARES NE Harris County ARES
8:00 PM 147.380 / 123.0 hz Waller Co ARES  
8:00 PM 146.460 Simplex Waller Co ARES Last Thursday
8:00 PM 146.640 / No CTCSS Clear Lake Skywarn  
8:00 PM 146.900 / No CTCSS Liberty County ARES  
Friday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
1:00 PM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
6:30 PM 3.873 TX Traffic Net NTS
Saturday
10:00 AM 7.290 7290 Traffic Net NTS
7:30 PM 146.860 / 100.0 hz
442.750 / 103.5 hz
Clear Lake Hamsters CLARC

 

ARES - Emergency and tactical traffic: (As required)
Day: 7285 KHz LSB
Night: 3873 KHz LSB

Health and welfare traffic
Day: 7290 KHz LSB
Night: 3935 KHz LSB

DTTN (Daytime Texas Traffic Net) 7285,. Monday - Saturday 8:30 am to 9:30 am. WEB Site:  www.daytimetexastrafficnet.org

  

PROCEDURES FOR SAM HOUSTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
ARES/SKYWARN ACTIVATION

1.      The ARES net will be activated when so needed and called upon by the office of emergency management of Liberty County or when an emergency arises due to weather, natural disaster or man made condition.

2.      As in all areas of emergency, first priority is for the safety of immediate family.

3.      Notification to all ARES members will be made by landline, cell phone or internet that such a condition exists and to stand by primary frequency until notified as to what their responsibility will be. (Please send your info to Jesse @   kb5yc "at" sbcglobal.net

4.      The preferred use of the ham frequencies will be in the following order

a.       146.900 repeater, - offset, No Tone.
  If the repeater is down and unusable, then the second frequency will be

b.      146.900 simplex, all VHF equipment should have these frequency's programmed, if the net is unable to pass traffic on the  primary or secondary frequency, then the net will switch to the HF bands, first primary for HF  will be

c.      7.280 (40 meters) USB,  if contact is not able to be established or the frequency is in use the net will go to the secondary HF frequency of

d.      3.860 (80 meters), the 10 meter band will also be used as an alternate if necessary 

e.      28.450 (10 meters)

f.    The net will remain active  as long as the emergency exists.

                  Liberty County E.C.  Al Andrews N5WWS

Section EC's

County Call Sign Last Name First Name E-mail
Walker N5CAS Smith Christine n5cas at earthlink.net
Brazoria W5SRG Bowersmith Terry sarge43 at att.net
Chambers        
Bend NQ5B Hill Allan nq5b at msn.com
Galveston        
Liberty N5WWS Andrew Albert baal at sbcglobal.net
Montgomery N5PJY Hayes Tommy n5pjy at hotmail.com
Waller W5KAM Miller Ken

Manuals and Information for your use

ARES Field Resourse Manual(PDF)

Public Service Communications Manual(PDF)

ARES Registration Form(PDF)

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