On the Air NCS Training

Dave-WA4WES will resume his Saturday morning Net Control Station training each Saturday morning prior to the Northern Florida ARES Net on 3950KHz at 7:30A CDT/8:30A EDT.  Dave will cover numerous topics including:

  • Basic communication skills
  • Learning to be an NCS
  • Basic message handling
  • Net control station overview
  • Net operating guidelines
  • Emergency activation
  • Preparing for deployment
  • Personal preparedness for emergency responders
  • Equipment for emergency communications
  • Set up, initial operations, and shut down
  • Personal safety, survival, and health considerations
  • Ultimate communication systems
  • Survey of weather communications and sky warn
  • Pre-hurricane season exercise – the Saturday before or after Memorial Day

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