WVARA Net Script
(Remember to count all check ins for use at the end. The meeting dates are listed in groups near the bottom of the script. If you circle the next meeting date, it might help you.)
Good evening, this is (NAME, CALL SIGN), Net Control this evening for the West Valley Amateur Radio Association net, on the W6PIY repeaters. This net may be broken at any time for emergency or priority traffic. Is there any such traffic? (pause)
(If anyone has priority traffic at any time, yield to them and continue the net afterward.)
This net meets each Tuesday evening at 2030 hours on the W6PIY repeaters. The Association maintains repeaters on six-meters, two-meters, two-twenty-three, four-forty-one and twelve hundred eighty-six megaHertz. All repeaters are cross-linked during the nets. The repeaters are all located at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. For additional details on the frequencies and ctcss tones, go to our web site, W-V-A-R-A dot O-R-G. (pause)
Visitors and guests are always welcome to check into our net, and we will call on you in a few minutes.
Are there any officer or committee reports for the net this evening? (pause)
Charter Member check ins. Charter Members, please give your call sign, name and city, Charter Number and advise if you have any QSTs, swaps, wants or traffic. Charter members, please check in now. (pause) (repeat until there is no response)
Regular member check ins. Regular members, please give your call sign, name and city, and advise if you have any QSTs, swaps, wants or traffic.
Regular members, callsign suffixes beginning with ALPHA through LIMA, please check in now. (pause) (In each case, repeat until there is no response)
Regular members, MIKE through ZULU, please check in now. (pause)
Any regular members not already acknowledged, entire alphabet, please check in now. (pause)
Guests and Visitors are welcome to check in to our net. Please give your call sign, name and city, and advise if you have any QSTs, swaps, wants or traffic. Guests and Visitors, please check in now. (pause)
(repeat until there is no response)
(Call on stations with QSTs, swaps, wants or other traffic. If there are none, skip.)
Is there any other traffic for the net? (pause) (repeat until there is no response)
Jan – Jun 2018: The next meeting of the West Valley Amateur Radio Association will be on Wednesday (Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9, Jun 13), the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at 1900 hours local time at the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross, located at 2731 N. First Street at Plumeria (between Trimble and Montague Expwy) in San Jose.
Jul – Aug 2018: The Association has a Barbeque instead of a meeting for July/August. The Barbeque will be held on (Saturday, Aug 18) at 1100 hours local time at (site TBD, usually Sunnyvale’s Baylands Park).
Sep – Nov 2018: The next meeting of the West Valley Amateur Radio Association will be on Wednesday (Sep 12, Oct 10, Nov 14), the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at 1900 hours local time at the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross, located at 2731 N. First Street at Plumeria (between Trimble and Montague Expwy) in San Jose.
December 2018: The Association has a Holiday Party instead of a meeting in December. The Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, Dec 12, setup at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm at the regular meeting location.
Thank you for checking in. Additional information about the Association’s meetings and links to current and back issues of the club bulletin, called “The Heterodyne”, can be found on the home page under the “News” and “Getting Involved With WVARA” menus on our web site, at W-V-A-R-A dot O-R-G.
This is (NAME, CALL SIGN) closing the W6PIY repeater net at (TIME) with (NUMBER) checkins. Thanks for checking in, and 73!
WVARA Net Script / Revised: December 7, 2004 WB6KHP
slightly revised Feb 15, 2005 WB6KHP
slightly revised Feb 22, 2005 WB6TQG
slightly revised Jan 26, 2005 WB6KHP
call signs revised and 2006 dates deleted Jan 8, 2006 W6TQG
officers and meeting dates updated Jan 17, 2008 W6TQG
officers and meeting time dates updated Jan 6, 2009 W6TQG
heterodyne notice added Jan 27, 2009 W6TQG
revised Jan 12, 2010 KK6VF
American Red Cross chapter changed to Silicon Valley April 26, 2010 W6TQG
meeting dates and officer or committee reports revised Jan 23, 2011 W6TQG
meeting dates changed to 2nd Wednesdays and BBQ instead of meeting for Jul/Aug May 21, 2011 W6PK
meeting dates reorganized and 2012 dates added May 15, 2012 W6PK
meeting dates updated to 2013 and “Regular members, entire alphabet” changed Jan 8, 2013 W6PK
meeting dates updated to 2014 on Jan 21, 2014 by W6PK
BBQ and Holiday Party meeting dates added on Jan 24, 2014 by W6PK
meeting dates updated to 2015 on Jan 20, 2015 by W6PK
meeting dates updated to 2016 on Jan 5, 2016 by W6PK
meeting dates updated to 2017 on Jan 3, 2017 by W6PK
meeting dates and web site links updated for 2018 on Jan 26, 2018 by W6PK