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AEN-MAR

Every Monday night, the Arizona Emergency Net – Maricopa meets on 2 meters FM for training and exercise in the public service communication arts. We focus on preparation and readiness for public service – be it scheduled events like bike races or drills, or emergencies such as storm damage or terrorist attacks. Someone has to be ready. This net is dedicated to addressing that challenge. The Arizona Emergency Net – Maricopa also activates during threats or emergencies affecting Maricopa County

4-19-2010 - Role of HF - KC0NNT

21-08-2010

The Arizona Emergency Net - Maricopa is a local VHF net. How can we take advantage of the over-the-horizon reach of HF ("high frequency", meaning the 160m ~ 10m ham bands) when the need arises? How can we offer our net resources to operations in par...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 9.84MB - Duration: 1:25:57 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


4-12-2010 - MacGyver 101 - K7VZ

21-08-2010

Simulated failures during the net were power, tone, antenna, mic and transmitter. In the time allotted, most stations were able to recheck with a clean signal report after making needed repairs. This exercise prepares you to be ready and knowledgeable ...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.78MB - Duration: 1:34:13 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


4-5-2010 - Guard Channel Operation - KE7VIN

21-08-2010

A guard channel (a simplex frequency apart from the net frequency) can be useful to pass traffic that is not relevant to most of the net to and from net control without interrupting the net. It can also be used for tactical communications when near....

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.58MB - Duration: 1:14:58 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


3-29-2010 - Smoke Test - AK7RB

21-08-2010

This was time to turn up our stations to maximum power and see how it performed. We had 26 stations that participated in the net. We checked in by the maximum power level being used. 8 Stations were transmitting 5W or less, 15 were transmitting 45-50W,,,

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.02MB - Duration: 1:01:21 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


3-22-2010 - Base Station Operation - KE7VIN

21-08-2010

In a break from previous years, we did not demonstrate functions. We discussed how we define a base station (fixed location, better antenna, higher power), features available to a base station but not a field station (computer, internet, notepad, bath....

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.97MB - Duration: 1:09:38 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


3-15-2010 - Formal Message Traffic Part - II - KE7EJF

21-08-2010

We passed 10 pieces of message traffic. Two hams had listened to or checked in to the ATEN net in the week preceding. We accomplished our dual objectives of formatting and transmitting our own messages.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.97MB - Duration: 1:18:23 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


3-8-2010 - FORMAL MESSAGE TRAFFIC - PART I - KE7EJF

21-08-2010

Even a "tactical net" should know how to convey a high-precision message, accurate down to the letter. This week, we will learn about the radiogram format and exercise receiving a message 100% correctly. Next week, we will learn how to send messages, ...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.34MB - Duration: 1:12:54 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


3-1-2010 - 9-1-1 Autopatch Calls - KB7YEB

21-08-2010

Tonight we discussed 911 Autopatch What is and not allowed when to use and not to the autopatch Then we discussed the use of autopatch to make 911 calls there are some differeances between 911 calls and normal calls a 911 call will be 15 in length,...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 7.63MB - Duration: 1:06:38 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


2-16-2010 - Net operations - KB7YEB

21-08-2010

The topic was "Net Operations". 26 stations participated, including both Net Control operators. Tonight we discussed Net Operation Formal vs Informal Always go through net control Don't pass your traffic until Net Control acknowledged you...

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2-16-2010 - Net Control Failure - KE7VIN

21-08-2010

The topic was "Net Control Failure Drill". We advertised it as "Formal Message Traffic Handling - Part 1". Formal Message Traffic Handling will be covered during a future net. The Net Control Station (me) started the net as usual, but cut out during ...

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.01MB - Duration: 1:10:01 m (16 kbps 8000 Hz)


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