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Net Log: YARS

Date:May 5, 2020
Net Control:KG6SJT
Opening Announcements

"Good evening, this is (your name and call sign), net control for the Yolo Amateur Radio Society Net on the K6MVR repeater. Please be advised that this net may be broken at any time for emergency or priority traffic. Is there any such traffic at this time?"

  • (pause - if anyone has priority traffic at any time, yield to them and continue the net afterward)

This net meets every Monday evening at 2030 hours local time on the K6MVR repeater. The repeater is on 147.000 MHz, negative offset, tone setting of 136.5, located high atop Mt. Vaca. Visitors and guests are always welcome to check into the net.

If you use this repeater, please visit the Yolo Amateur Radio Society web site for information on how you can help support the continued operations of this repeater. Please visit

We will soon take check ins in groups by callsign suffix. First, I would like to call our president (Gary, WA6TQJ) for any special announcements. Gary are you there?

  • no traffic

Now we will do regular check ins. Please give your call sign phonetically, with name and location.

For this net, you do not have to be a member of the Yolo Amateur Radio Society, or any group,

Alpha to India

Any one with call sign suffixes beginning with Alpha to India, please check in now.

Title Callsign Name Checkedin Notes
  • Woodland
  • Still working on CW
K6DAV Dave
  • Davis
  • Haven't been on the air over FM recently much since moving
  • Love being in Davis and getting in touch with local HAMs
  • Rio Vista
  • hit all 4 QSO parties this weekend (42 contacts)
  • has talked to 48 states now in total
KM6KMW Darryl
  • stockton had a test month and a half ago
  • working on spreading the tables to accomplish testing
  • Yuba City had an exam last weekend (12 techs, 3 general, 2 extras)
  • worked some of the QSO parties on Saturday
  • had fun reaching out
WW6DEF Darryl
  • would love to get to HF someday
  • have many other antennas on the roof

Juliette to Romeo

Any one with call sign suffixes beginning with Juliette to Romeo, please check in now.

Title Callsign Name Checkedin Notes
N6NFF Doug
  • Sacramento
  • today is national skywarn day (national weather observation day)
    • Paul is the local member in charge of skywarn locally
KJ6PKI Ralph
  • Rio Linda

Sierra to Zulu

Any one with call sign suffixes beginning with Sierra to Zulu, please check in now.

Title Callsign Name Checkedin Notes
  • Davis, mobile
  • Internet has been broken lately which is frustrating
    • (back up now)
  • Worked CW on 40m, both NE and NW USA
KD6WKY Jerry
  • Vacaville
  • worked 80 stations in the last week, 12-ish on CW
  • Have a vertical antenna currently
  • Wants to work on new antennas soon
  • Amplifier fuse blew recently, which was surprising
    • replacing the fuse and it seems ok now
  • Was working 30m on my vertical and made lots of contacts to Europe
KK6ZGB Michael

- Sacramento

WS6Z Wes Hardaker
  • Davis
  • working on website
  • really want to work on antennas on the roof
KG6SJT Greg Kruckewitt
  • Davis
  • created a pdf reference manual for every winlink form available


Closing Traffic

Late Checkins

Any late check-ins or anyone that was missed, please check in now.

  • (take check-ins - write down call sign and name, note if they have traffic)


Now we will call on stations with traffic for the net.

  • (call on stations in check in order for traffic, news, swaps, etc)

Other Traffic

Is there any other traffic for the net, late check ins or anyone that was missed for the regular roundtable?

  • (pause, handle traffic)


The next meeting of the Yolo Amateur Radio Society/Mount Vaca Radio Club will be on Tuesday (add date and month) at 7:30 PM at the Explorit! Center in Davis on 5th street. Further instructions can be found at

I'd like to thank everyone for checking in tonight and also thank the Yolo Amateur Radio Society for the use of the repeater.

This is (your call sign) closing the YARS net on the K6MVR repeater at (time) with (number) check ins. The repeater is now open for normal usage.

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