SOUTH SONOMA COUNTY A.C.S. NET SCRIPT (Revision 16MARCH11)

1) At 1900 hrs. monitor 146.730 MHz., ACS County net, take notes so the information presented can be repeated on the local net.

2) At 1910 hrs tune to 146.910 MHz. repeater minus, 88.5 khz. tone, listen for any traffic, then make the announcement:

THE WEEKLY SOUTH SONOMA COUNTY ACS NET WILL BEGIN IN 5 MINUTES.

3) At 1915 read the following:

GOOD EVENING, THIS IS ________ (GIVE NAME AND CALL LETTERS) NET CONTROL FOR THE WEEKLY MONDAY NIGHT SOUTH SONOMA COUNTY AUXILIARY COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE NET. THE PURPOSE OF THIS NET IS TO SHARE ARES, RACES, VIP AND CAP INFORMATION. THIS NET SERVES THE CITIES OF PETALUMA, ROHNERT PARK, COTATI, SURROUNDING AREAS AND ALSO PROVIDES RELAY TRAFFIC TO THE COASTAL RELAYS. BREAK

IF YOU NEED THE REPEATER FOR AN EMERGENCY DURING THE NET, PLEASE BREAK IN USING THE WORDS EMERGENCY TRAFFIC WHEN TRANSMITTING. BREAK

CHECK IN IS BY ROLL-CALL. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE AN ACS MEMBER TO CHECK IN, HOWEVER AN INTEREST IN JOINING ACS IS APPRECIATED.

ACS, STANDS FOR AUXILIARY COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE.
ARES, IS THE AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY SERVICE.
VIP, IS THE CAL. FIRE'S VOLUNTEERS IN PREVENTION PROGRAM.
CAP, IS THE CIVIL AIR PATROL.

THESE EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION GROUPS ARE PRESENTLY INTERFACED TO THE COUNTY OF SONOMA THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES ACS.

CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT REPAIRGUY.NET/ACS FOR IMPORTANT DATES AND FURTHER INFORMATION. REPEAT

STAND BY FOR ROLL-CALL.

4) after a short pause ID with your call letters then begin roll-call at the call letters below yours. Remember, 146.910 does not key up quickly. When you come to the first person who checks in, ask if they can be NCS next time. If they agree, then ask the next person to check in if they will be the Alternate NCS.

Don't forget late or missed check-ins and guest check-ins.

ARE THERE ANY LATE OR MISSED CHECK-INS? MEMBERS ONLY FOR NOW, PLEASE.

5) ID, then recap the county net. Pause occasionally by saying "BREAK" then unkeying and waiting for the repeater squelch-tail.

DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THE ANNOUNCEMENTS?

6) NEXT I'LL INTRODUCE THE UNIT LEADER AND ASSISTANTS.
A) UNIT LEADER - ERIC WB6MVT - DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?
B) ASST. UL - HAROLD KD6WYF - DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?
C) ASST. UL - RICK N6GY - DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?
D) ATV - SUSIE KJ6ORL - DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?
E) PACKET APRS - MIKE KD6LYU - DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?

7) ERIC, WB6MVT, IS OUR V.I.P. REPRESENTATIVE. DO YOU HAVE ANY TRAFFIC?

8) ARE THERE OTHER AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES WITH ANY TRAFFIC?

9) IS THERE A COAST RELAY REPRESENTATIVE WITH ANY TRAFFIC?

10) DOES ANYONE HAVE ANYTHING FOR THE NET?

When no further traffic take late check-ins.

ARE THERE ANY LATE OR MISSED MEMBER CHECK-INS AND GUESTS?

THANKS TO ALL WHO CHECKED IN, YOU ARE ALL RELEASED. THIS NET IS CLOSED.

THIS IS... (name and call letters) CLEAR.

11) Get a copy of the check-ins to WB6MVT so he can turn them in to the county. If he is not on the net, email him at emswanson@comcast.net