Net Information

Every Tuesday at 19:00 on the 146.685 machine a weekly repeater net is held. All HAMs are welcome to participate.
At times when there is an NOAA watch or warning for Scott County or nearby counties, an ARES net will be activated on the club repeater. If for some reason the repeater should fail we will move to the countywide simplex frequency of 147.490.

Repeaters

CHANNEL TAG CHANNEL DESCRIPTION RX FREQ RX TONE TX FREQ TX TONE MODE
SCARES ARES 1 SCARES Skywarn & ARES – Primary Channel 146.685 141.3 PL 146.085 141.3 PL WIDEBAND FM & C4FM
SCARES ARES 2 SCARES Skywarn & ARES – Secondary Channel 147.490 CSQ 147.490 CSQ WIDEBAND FM
SCARES-UHF SCARES Club – UHF Repeater 443.625 448.625 141.3 PL Wideband FM & C4FM

Resources

Central KY Repeaters
NE4ST Net Preamble

Skywarn Information & Directions

A Skywarn Net will be activated upon direction from the National Weather Service (NWS), Scott County ARES Coordinator, or if severe weather conditions are present. Upon the activation of the net, a notice will be sent out to the club’s mailing list, posted on the Facebook group, and an alert banner will display at the top of the website.
The net will take place on the 146.685 Machine, should the repeater fail the net will move to simplex on 147.4900.

Rules to follow

Check into the net, give your call, location, and any other information requested by NCS. Then continue to observe your area.
Transmit ONLY AT THE DIRECTION OF NCS, or if you have a severe report.
Notify NCS if you are leaving the net or changing location.
NCS will check each station out after the net. This is for your protection. We want to ensure everyone is safe after the net.
Be accurate, sure of what you are reporting, and short and to the point.

How to report

During a Skywarn Net, you should be accurate, precise, short, and to the point
Your callsign and location:
What you see:
When you saw it:
Who saw it:
What it was doing/direction of travel:

Live Audio

ONLY ACTIVE WHEN SEVERE WEATHER IS PRESENT IN THE AREA

Skywarn & ICS FEMA Training

You can find Skywarn Training information here: Louisville NWS
You can find FEMA ICS Training information here: FEMA NIMS/ICS