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The Doddridge County Amateur Radio Society
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|In emergency situations, local participation is directed to the WV traffic nets who will eventually end up with the bulk of the Health and Welfare messages designated for our area. These nets can be found on:
WV HF Nets
Net Name Day(s) Time (local) Frequency (MHz) Manager
West Virginia Early Net Dy 1900 3.567 "CW"W8IVF
West Virginia Fone Net Dy 1800 3.811 W8YS
West Virginia Late Net Dy 2200 3.567 "CW"W8IVF
WV ARES/RACES Emerg.Net Th 1830 3.811 AF4PQ
West Virginia Mid Day Net Dy 1145 7.235 WV8RG
Triple States ARES CW Net W 1846 28.480 KF8RL
TSARC 10 meter Phone Net W 1930 28.480 N8FQN
TSARC 40 meter Net W 2000 7.260 K8UGO
Gulf State Sections Evoke Memorandum of Understanding to Facilitate Gustav Preparation and Response; Request to Keep Emergency Net Frequencies Clear
As of 10:00 AM CDT August 30, the Louisiana, Mississippi, South Texas Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) relating to emergency nets has been evoked. The West Gulf emergency net (WGEN) was activated at 6:00 AM CDT on Sunday, August 31. Operating frequencies are:
Emergency/tactical: Daytime 7285 kKz Nighttime 3873 kHz
Health & Welfare: Daytime 7290 kHz
Nighttime 3935 kHz
For H&W traffic, there will be a 72 hour moratorium on traffic inbound to the affected area.
Outbound H&W traffic will be handled routinely. There will be NTS representation on the H&W net.
We ask that those frequencies, and nearby frequencies, be kept clear for emergency traffic
|Please respect the Nets and do not transmit if you have nothing truly important to contribute. There is a 72 hour moratorium on inbound Health and Welfare traffic.
The National Hurricane Center's Hurricane Watch Net posted this information on August 31:
Information provided by Monte Tremont during Hurricane Gustav - 8/08
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