The Section Traffic Manager for the Northern Florida Section is Tom Housworth KI0JO. Monthly, Tom collects the activity reports from the Northern Florida ARES Net (NFAN), the Statewide Amateur Radio Network (SARnet), and data for the Public Service Honor Roll (PSHR) for ARRL. Here are the Northern Florida STM Reports for February 2017 amended. The Assistant Section Traffic Manager is Don Duckett N9MN.
There are many nets available to operators in a variety of modes. To add net information, fill in the contact form at the bottom of this page.
9:00 AM Eastern time Monday through Saturday 3950 KHz, alternate frequencies are 7242 KHz and 7247 KHz, Net Manager is Mac Ardle W4NFG in Port St Joe, FL.
NOTICE (May 29, 2015): Due to poor propagation on 75 meters, the NFARES Net is moved to 7.242 MHz primary with 3.950 MHz as secondary operating frequencies until conditions change.
• NFARES NET ROSTER MARCH 2017 (download) from Mac McArdle W4NFG (Opens as a spreadsheet file.)
• Northern Florida ARES Net – The Net Preamble.
Northern Florida Phone Net (NFPN):
Daily at 7:30 PM Eastern time on 3950 KHz; alternate frequencies are 7.242 and 7.247 MHz.
Net Manager is Dan Moniz KI4HGO in Tallahassee.
Daily at 6:55 a.m. on 3940 KHz. Net Manager is Bob Straughn WR4FSU in Ormond Beach. The FPTN is a combined-section net that maintains daily liaison with the National Trafic System, handles formal written traffic and trains for emergencies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Website at http://fptn3940.net.
Florida State-Wide Hurricane Net (FHN)
FHN is a seasonal net from May 1st to the end of the hurricane season in November. The net meets Monday at 9:00 PM local time. Brevard County will use the Brevard D-Star repeater KJ4OXT Port C located in Cocoa, Florida on 147.045 MHz + offset linked to REF037C. All participating repeaters should connect directly to REF037C. Dongle and DV AP users may access the net connecting directly to REF037C. The Purpose of the net is to provide training and information to D-Star operators and to check connectivity for REF037C and the CFL Ratflector. The net manager is Bob Jones N6USP email@example.com. For more information visit the Florida Hurricane Net website.
The Hurricane Net functions are (1) Send out notice of pending Tropical Storm, Hurricane, or a Major Emergency that is State-wide, and (2) Provide training to those interested and information to D-Star operators.
Northern Florida D-Star Net
Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time, Reflector REF046C, D-Rats on nfl.ratflector.net.
North Florida Digital Net
Sunday at 7:00 p.m. local time, 3.590 MHz USB, PSK31. Net control is Don Pace KK4SIH.
Central Florida D-Star Training Net
Thursday at 9:00 p.m. Eastern time, Reflector REF046C, D-Rats on nfl.ratflector.net.
Clay County ARES Net
The Clay County ARES Net meets every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. local time on 146.925 MHz, pl tone 156.7 Hz. This is the “Sleepy Hollow Repeater” located near Fleming Island, Florida. All Amateurs are welcome to join the net. For more information, contact Scott Roberts KK4ECR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crestview Gulf Coast VHF Training Net (GCVTN)
Daily at 8:00 p.m. on 147.360 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Friday at 9:00 a.m. on statewide UHF net via linked repeaters on 444.900 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Crown District ARES Net
First Wednesday monthly at 8:30 p.m. on 146.925 MHz, pl 156.7 Hz.
DuFuniak Springs Walton County ARC Net
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.285 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Duval County ARES Net
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.700 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz; alternate 147.315 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz.
Duval County EOC SARnet
Friday at 9:00 a.m. on 444.900 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz. All amateurs welcome. This net serves the following cities: Bluewater, Bay, Chochtaw Beach, Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Navarre, Niceville, Seminole, Shalimar, Valparaiso.
Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on 147.300 (+), pl 123 Hz. If the 147.300 repeater fails, backup is 146.745 (-), pl 123 Hz. Information provided by Eddie Cail, email email@example.com. The website for Flagler County ARES Net is http://www.flaglercountyares.org.
Fort Walton Beach – Playground ARC Net
Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.790 (-), pl 100 Hz. This is an informal swap net. Sell your used equipment or just meet with friends. See http://w4zbb.org/w4zbborg/index.php?page=Nets for more information.
Monday at 8:00 p.m. local time on 145.490 MHz, pl tone 123.0 Hz in Bushnell, Sumter County. Website at https://k4hog.org/.
Holmes County Ham Club Net
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. local time on 145.110 (+) MHz, no pl tone. If the repeater is down, call on 145.110 MHz simplex.
Hurricane Watch Net (http://hwn.org):
SECURED SEPTEMBER 2, 2016 on 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz, until further notice per Bobby Graves KB5HAV, Net Manager. Hurricane Watch Net Activation Sept 2 2016 Update
Madison County ARES and Madison County ARC Net
Madison County ARES and Madison County Amateur Radio Club conduct a weekly net on 145.190 Lee repeater PL 123 @ 9:00 p.m. local Sunday night. Check ins and regular business followed by roll calls on other designated repeaters and simplex.
Milton ARC 2-Meter Monday Night Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. on 145.490 MHz, pl 100 Hz. This is the MARC repeater.
Milton Santa Rosa County ARES Net
Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.700 (-), pl 100 Hz.
Nassau County ARES Net
Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. on 147.000 (-) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz, except the first Wednesday in the month to avoid conflict with the Crown District net.
Northwest Florida DX Net
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.555 (simplex).
Okaloosa County ARES Net
Monday at 7:30 p.m. using the linked WIRES-X system in FM (not digital). Frequencies are 442.950 MHz (DCS023) in Crestview for the north end of the county and 444.800 MHz (100Hz) on Eglin AFB for the south end of the county. Information provided by Stephen Strom N4GXX, Okaloosa EC.
Orange County ARES Net and SkyWarn
Effective immediately the 443.050 MHz repeater will be used for the 7:00 p.m. Thursday night Orange County ARES net and Skywarn activation. This is a change from the 146.730 MHz repeater used in the past. John Knott N4JTK EC, Orange County ARES.
Panama City Amateur Radio Club Net
Monday at 7:00 p.m. local time on 145.210 (-) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Pensacola Escambia County ARES Net
Monday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.760, pl 100 Hz.
QCWA Citrus Chapter #45 Net
QCWA Citrus Chapter 45 operates its state of the art repeater, W4PLA, on 147.195 MHz and conducts a net every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. local time. Also we now offer an Echo link connection every Tuesday. The link is “W2AS-L” and the node # is 627152. If you are a QCWA member (any chapter!) feel free to join us!
QCWA The Villages Chapter #217 Net
Friday at 10:00 a.m on 443.150 MHz, pl 103.5 Hz and Echolink K4LFK-R.
QFN CW Traffic Net
The QFN CW Traffic Net meets daily on 7.105 MHz (summer) 3.547 MHz (winter) at 7:00 p.m. eastern time. John Thompson WA4BAM is the net manager.
St. Johns County ARES Net
Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. on 145.210 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz; alternate 147.015 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz.
Santa Rosa County SkyWarn Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.700 MHz analog.
NOTICE (May 29, 2015): The SkyWarn Net for Santa Rosa county has been moved to the K4SRC repeater, 146.700 MHz analog. This move was made because of the extensive coverage area of this repeater, increasing the reporting capability of severe weather in the Western Florida panhandle to the national Weather Service.
Chuck Strnad N4QEP will be the Net Manager and Primary Net Control, Robert Speser NB8S will be the Alternate Net Control.
Whenever a Watch is issued for the Western Florida Panhandle by the NWS, an announcement will be made about the Watch on the 700 machine and the SkyWarn Net will be fully activated.
Thank you very much for your assistance. Steve VanDenAkker W4SJV.
The Statewide Amateur Radio Network (SARnet) is a network of linked UHF voice repeaters that serves the State of Florida.
Monday at 8:00 p.m. The first Monday of each month on 146.460 MHz simplex. Each following Monday of the month on 147.090(+) MHz, pl 103.5 Hz.
Seminole VHF Traffic Net
The Seminole VHF Traffic Net meets daily at 7:15 p.m. on 147.090 MHz with an offset of +600 kHz and a pl tone of 103.5 Hz. On the first Monday of each month, the SVTN meets on 147.450 MHz simplex. On the first Thursday of the month, the SVTN meets only under emergency conditions. The purpose of this net is to handle formal written traffic into, out of, and within Seminole county and the surrounding area.
The SVTN is an official net of the National Traffic System and maintains liaisons with other recognized traffic nets. Net Manager is Andy Gausz KG4QCD.
Suwannee ARES/Emergency Preparedness Net
The Suwannee ARES/Emergency Preparedness Net is conducted by the Suwannee Amateur Radio Club (SARC) on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. local time with check ins on the Live Oak 145.410 MHz, pl 100.0 Hz repeater. For more information see http://www.suwanneearc.org/.
Thursday at 7:45 p.m. on 146.940 MHz, pl 123.0 Hz on the WA4ZFQ repeater. Alternate is the WB4VFT (CARS) repeater on 145.490 MHz, no pl. Simplex 146.420 MHz for Columbia, Gilcrest and Union counties. Simplex 146.550 MHz for Suwannee, Madison, and Hamilton counties.
Monday at 7:00 p.m. on 443.225 MHz, pl 103.5 Hz and Echolink K4VRC-R.
The Traders Net
The Traders Net meets every Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. on 3.933 MHz. Please join us for equipment and friendship! Carl Zelich AA4MI.
Daily at 5:45 PM on 3940 KHz.
Net Manager is Ed Cote KA1G. Email Edka1g@aol.com.
Twin Cities ARC Sunday Night Net (Niceville, Valparaiso)
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on 146.730 (-) MHz, no pl tone.
If the repeater is off the air, go to 147.120 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.240 (+) MHz, pl 123 Hz.
Daily at 6:45 p.m. on 147.150 (+) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz. Alternate frequency 145.330 (-) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz. Net manager Ed Cote KA1G. Email is Edka1g@aol.com.
Walton County ARES Net
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. on 147.375 (+), pl 100 Hz.
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