Net Control Script

Net control operators can use this script as a guide for the net. It can be changed to help with the flow of the net or to make it easier on the NCS.


19:30 Start Time

Good Evening, this is [Phonetic Callsign], my name is [Name], and I will be your Net Control for this week’s edition of the Texas Statewide DMR Net. My QTH is [Location], Texas, which is [give a general reference area], (i.e. South End of DFW Airport). This net is transmitting on the LONESTAR network, Talkgroup 3148, commonly referred to as the Texas Statewide or Lonestar talkgroup. All licensed Amateur Operators holding a technician class license or higher are welcomed and encouraged to join the net.

The purpose of this net is to promote and discuss DMR for Amateur Radio Operators. Discussion topics can include introductions from hams who are new to DMR; new DMR repeaters in your area; new DMR radios you have heard about or recently acquired, or any technical support you might need.

This is a directed Net, so please wait to be acknowledged by Net Control before proceeding with your comments. Comments and questions of any subject related to DMR or Amateur Radio in general are acceptable. Anyone from any location are welcome and encouraged to check-in.

<Short Time Check Ins (net control’s discretion)>

We will now begin taking check-ins. We will take check-ins from any [short time or mobile/regular] stations wishing to check in.

Any and all stations wishing to check in as short time or mobile, please come now with your callsign phonetically, followed by your name and your location, this is [Callsign, Net Control].

<Regular Check Ins>

Any and all stations wishing to check in, please come now with your callsign phonetically, followed by your name and your location, this is [Callsign, Net Control].

<Comments>

This is [Name, callsign], net control for the Texas Statewide DMR net. Thank you for your check-ins. Let’s go back for comments.

<Late Check-Ins>

[NCS Identify] Any late stations wishing to check in, please come now with your callsign phonetically, followed by your name and your location, this is [Callsign, Net Control].

<Acknowledge all stations who checked in>

I want to thank each and every person that checked into the Texas Statewide net tonight. We had a total of [#] check-ins. For more information about this net, please check out dmrtexas.net for the latest information regarding DMR in Texas. I also want to thank all of the repeater owners and trustees, and CBridge owners and operators. Each of you are a critical piece of the network in this state, and it is oftentimes a thankless undertaking.

I will now close the Texas Statewide DMR net at [time] and return the talk group to normal amateur radio use. 73 and good, this is [Callsign].

Updated: 7/29/2018