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Net Log: YARS

Date:March 17, 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

Announcements from president Gary: None tonight

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

Practicing my CW, listening to a program called morse trainer.


Rio vista - virus shut down everything, will stay in the house. Worked WI, OK and ID in the 160M contest. Hydrogen lifted ballon is over japan heading our way. Now has to get across the pacific. My head north to alaska and potentially down toward us later. Track it on with call wb6tou-11.

Juliette to Romeo

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

Title Callsign Name Checkedin Notes
KM6KFW Darrel

Woodland ; radio has been quiet.


Davis ; Getting out on 40CW band. It's been excellent. Mostly state-side contacts.

KJ6PIK Ralph

Rio Linda ; request email about the balloon

K6KN Bill

Bill and Gary were scheduled for race, but due to weather it was cancelled.

Sierra to Zulu

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

Title Callsign Name Checkedin Notes
KG6SJT Greg Kruckewitt
KD6WKY Jerry

Have an FT-8 in a different band. contacted a station in cypress: 5b4amm. Got a QSL card from Vietnam (xv1x) showing the rice terraces. Have been tracking the ballon.

WS6Z Wes Hardaker

Davis -


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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