Kitsap Nets

Primary Net

On our primary net, we make announcements about upcoming events and activities.  The best way to become involved is to listen and to check in on the nets, and to participate in events and activities.

Our primary voice net is Sunday evenings at 7:30 PM local time.

  • 145.43 MHz (-600 kHz, tone 88.5 Hz) – Our main repeater in Silverdale
  • 224.42 MHz (-1.6 MHz, tone 88.5 Hz) – Linked full-time on Bainbridge Island
  • 442.200 MHz (+5 MHz, tone 103.5 Hz) – Linked full time in Poulsbo
  • 440.450 MHz (+5 MHz, tone 103.5 Hz) – Linked full time in Indianola
  • 444.475 MHz (+5 MHz, tone 103.5 Hz) – Linked during nets and activations from Bainbridge Island

In the event of repeater-system failure, we operate on 145.43 MHz FM voice simplex.

Date/Time Event
Sunday, December 15, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Meter Net (North Net Control)
Sunday, December 22, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Meter Net (Bainbridge Island Net Control)
Sunday, December 29, 2019
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Meter Net (DART Net Control)
Sunday, January 5, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Meter Net (CERT Net Control)
Sunday, January 12, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2 Meter Net (Medical Net Control)

“Cascadia Rising confirmed that it could take several weeks for assistance to reach communities that have become isolated because of the earthquake impacts”
─ Washington State’s After Action Report

Simplex Nets

On the first Sunday of every month we hold an initial net on the Primary Net frequencies, and then we move to simplex frequencies, by operational area:

  • 147.52 MHz – South Kitsap
  • 147.54 MHz – Bremerton
  • 147.56 MHz – Central Kitsap
  • 147.58 MHz – North Kitsap
  • 147.60 MHz – Bainbridge Island
  • 146.58 MHz – Medical Team
  • 146.56 MHz – CERT

Other Nets

HF net

Sunday at 18:45 local time

28.330 MHz USB, with an alternate of 28.335 MHz USB

Six-meter net

Sunday at 19:00 local time

52.43 MHz FM simplex

Digital net

Sunday at 19:00 local time

145.63 MHz and 223.58 MHz; connect to any or all chat server(s) at:

  • MANHUB(AC7MD)
  • LEEHUB(KI7LEE)
  • KCEOC(KD7WDG)

PSNS and IMF Net

Wednesday at 09:00 local time

Main voice repeater

145.43 MHz, -600 kHz, tone 88.5 Hz

Simplex on 446.000 MHz FM voice and 28.330 MHz USB voice

Healthcare Net

Second Monday of every month at 11:00 local time

Main

145.43 MHz, -600 kHz, tone 88.5 Hz

Net Script

Introduction

EXAMPLE

This is [YOUR CALL SIGN] for the Kitsap County Emergency Communications Net, establishing Net Control! This is a directed net. If you need to get net control’s attention, please transmit your call sign and wait to be acknowledged before proceeding. [On Sundays OnlyThis net meets every Sunday at 19:30 local time to coordinate the activities of anyone interested in Emergency Communications, Disaster Preparedness, or Helping their Community in Kitsap County. We encourage participation from any amateur radio operator.

Emergency or Priority Traffic

EXAMPLE

Are there any stations with EMERGENCY or PRIORITYtraffic for the net, please ID now?

[Handle EMERGENCY & PRIORITY traffic. Determine the type of traffic. If you do not have resources available to handle that traffic, hold/table that traffic until you can identify resources to take that traffic.]

Alternate Net Control

EXAMPLE

This is [YOUR CALL SIGN], Net Control.

Are there any stations willing to be alternate Net Control?

[Document Alternate Net Control]

Announcements

EXAMPLE

Are there any stations with announcements for the net?

Rollcall

EXAMPLE

This is [YOUR CALL SIGN], Net Control.

All net participants standby for rollcall.

Rollcall will be completed by division.

ALL STATIONS IN THE MEDICAL GROUP ID NOW.

ALL STATIONS ON BAINBRIDGE ISLAND PLEASE ID NOW.

ALL STATIONS IN BREMERTON PLEASE ID NOW.

ALL STATIONS IN NORTH KITSAP PLEASE ID NOW.

ALL STATIONS IN CENTRAL KITSAP PLEASE ID NOW.

ALL STATIONS IN SOUTH KITSAP PLEASE ID NOW.

ALL KARS MEMBERS NOT IN KITSAP PLEASE STATE YOUR LOCATION AND ID NOW.

ALL VISITING STATIONS PLEASE STATE YOUR LOCATION AND ID NOW.

[Document Rollcall]

[Validate Rollcall with ANC (Example: ANC to NCS, I have 5 for medical, 3 BI, etc…]

Are there any late or missed stations wanting to check in? Please state your location and ID now.

[Handle Missed Stations]

[Handle tabled EMERENCY & PRIORITY traffic if any]

This is [YOUR CALL SIGN], Net Control.

Are there any stations with traffic for the net? Please ID now.

[Handle net TRAFFIC]

Actual Event Status Check

[Only during actual events]

All Divisions and Groups will check-in on the hour and half hour until the net is closed or otherwise directed.

[NET Control Announces – Standing by for traffic! every 5 to 10 minutes for the first 30 to 60 minutes to ensure new comers are captured.]

[NET Control Announces – Divisional Updates]

[Late or Missed Station & Division Rollcall]

Net Traffic

Is there any TRAFFIC for the net?

[Handle TRAFFIC]

Net Close

This is Net Control closing the Kitsap County Emergency Communications Net at [TIME] [YOUR CALL SIGN]SOG OS20190001 – Net Control