Net Control Preamble

The Net is Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Unless a holiday falls on a Monday, then no net.

(Net Preamble)

Mariposa and Madera ARES MAARO Net Preamble

It’s time for the Mountain Area Em-Comm weekly net. This is Name, Call Sign, I will be net control this
evening. This is a combined net with VIP and the MARRO club.

The MAARO club meeting is held on the 4th Weds. of each month at
Happy Burger in Mariposa, we encourage everyone to stop by and check it out.
If you would like to be included on this net, please send an email to: and an
registration form will be sent to you.

This is a directed net, please direct all traffic through net control, I’m Name, Call Sign

This net is held every Monday evening at 7:00pm local time on the Cal Fire VIP W6PPM Mt. Bullion repeater.
The frequency is 146.745 with a negative offset and a PL tone of 146.2. The W6PPM Deadwood repeater is
146.745 with a negative offset, and a PL tone of 123.0

The purpose of the net is to exchange Announcements, Reports, News, Training and information interested in Emergency communications in the Mariposa and Madera Area.
You do not have to be a member to check-in to the net. And we encourage all hams to check-in.

Please stand by for Reports.
ARRL Section Manager (AE6SX Dan)
CAL OES MAR5 ACS Officer (KC6TVK John)
Fresno ARES/RACES Officer (N6HEW Glen)
Madera ARES EC (W6JLF Joe)
Mariposa ARES EC, and MAARO President… Bruce  (KK6OZL)

Before I begin the roll call, is there any Priority or Emergency traffic? (pause)
Hearing none, please remember that the net may be interrupted at any time for emergency traffic
by announcing “break” followed by your call sign.
I will call for missed members and visitors after the roll call.
There will be a time for Announcements, Comments, Questions and Discussion after the roll call.

Are there any late or missed members who would like to check in?
Are there any visitors who would like to check in?

Does anybody have any announcements, comments, questions for discussion?
If there is nothing further I will close the net.
Thank you all for your participation. The Mountain Area VIP net is closed, (Note)
Thank You this is Name, Call Sign, this repeater is returned to normal amateur use at (give time)