Nets On the Air

Nets On the Air


While the link is down, the regional RI ARES VHF Nets are held on these NB1RI Repeaters:

7:00pm – Westerly 147.39+ 67.0Hz – KB1MAO

7:10pm – Exeter 146.985- 67.0Hz – KB1UZD

7:20pm – Cumberland 145.17- 67.0Hz – K1JST

The RI Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) VHF Net is held on Tuesday evenings at 1900. These nets are open to all licensed operators. The net managers are the RI ARES Leadership members listed above. For more information about Rhode Island ARES visit our website at There you can also submit registration forms online. You can also find us on We are always looking for new net control operators. If interested please contact the net managers listed above.

Rhode Island Digital Link

The Rhode Island Digital link grows again. Along with all of our current connections of ;DMR talk group # 31444 on the Brandmeister networkFusion YSF reflector # 02321. Listed as US BM TG#31444 / RI DIGITAL HUB (02321) in MMDVM/Pi-star files

IRLP 9871
Allstar nodes 45592 and 45595
Dstar reflector DCS059A
NXDN talk group #31444
Peanut App XRF059A
Hamshack Hotline extension #94003
2 meter RF link 145.530 MHZ PL 183.5
6 meter RF link 53.580 MHZ PL 141.3

We have recently added  a fulltime WiresX room connected to the Rhode Island Digital Link. Room # 21768. Right now the room is configured for both digital and analog BUT that could change in the future.

If  you have any questions or need help accessing the network via any mode contact Kevin at

New England Weather Net

The New England Weather Net was started fifty+ years ago and is still meeting on 3.905 MHz at 5:30 every morning but Sunday.They meet Monday through Saturday at 05:30 on 3.905 MHz. If you wish to pass this along to someone who you believe might like to do this, please do so. This is not a club program or activity. Anyone in Rhode Island could help this old and venerable New England institution in its mission.


The Providence Emergency Management Agency

Sunday evening at 7pm on the 146.70 repeater  network. Barry W1BSN is the net control. More information about the club can be found by searching KK1PMA on 

Anyone interested in joining contact the group at at or visit our web site:

Email Mike Grimaldi Sr. Cell: 401-868-0590

D-Star Repeater Net

Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm. on the w1aad Portsmouth D Star repeater freq. 145.00

HF Late Night Net

on 3816 Mhz from 10 pm till midnight.

Nuts Bolts and Screws Net

on 40 meters freq. 7185 Mhz LSB Monday thru Fridays from 2-4pm local time.

10 Meter FM Net.

Thursday evenings at 8:00 PM on the 29.470 MHz

Rhode Island Sky warn Net

Every Wednesday evening on the 146.760 and then on the 146.170 repeater networks at 7:00PM Martin N1JMA is the NCS

CW Net

3.549 MHz CW Net Monday Evenings at 9:00 PM

Dust off your straight key, paddles, keyer , etc. and join us for some
CW practice.

Informal net to help folks learn code or for an old salt to get their
fist back…

Please pass this message on to anyone that might be interested in
pounding some brass.

Rhode Island and Eastern MA Traffic Net

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:00 PM. on the 147.075 pl tone 67

Yankee Six Meter SSB Net (New England)

Every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM, on 50.272 Mhz. USB, NCS for this net is John kb1vxy and Alison kb1gmx

BVARC Net Blackstone Valley ARC

( To test ARES coverage on simplex )

Every Wednesday Evening at 7:00 PM, Simplex Freq. of 146.565

Westerly Amateur Radio Team Net

The Westerly Amateur Radio Team Net meets every Thursday evening at 1900 (7:00 PM) on the team’s W1WRI Repeater, 147.315 + 110.9, located in Westerly, except for the 4th week of the month. On the 4th week of the month we have our in-person meeting at 1800 (6:00 PM) in the EOC at the Westerly Police Station, 60 Airport Rd. Westerly, RI. All hams are welcome to check into the nets and attend the meetings.

Thank you,

Jim Creamer, kb1mao
Westerly Amateur Radio Team
Emergency Coordinator
2 David Ave.
Westerly, RI 02891
P: 401-596-2720
C: 401-864-4510

e mail:


The New England Digital Emergency Communications Network holds a weekly DMR net on the DMR-MARC New England Wide talk group 3181 on Mondays at 8pm (2000) local time. Checkins are accepted from across New England by state, followed by announceents and a roundtable discussion or Q&A. NE1B Bill is the net manager.

Also on the network are the TAC310 net on Sundays at 8 PM,  which is good for technical subjects and  Q&A, and the World Wide DMR Net on Saturdays at Noon on the World Wide talk group. For more information about DMR in our area, visit


The N1JBC Repeater system aka Quahog Net has been assigned it’s very own Brandmeister Talkgroup #31445. This is a fulltime analog/DMR link. You can access the Repeater system via FM Analog as usual, IRLP 9120, DMR on the Brandmeister network 31445,  Hamshack hotline RF link 94008, or Allstar node #2588 and 45591. Do not forget to update your DMR radio codeplugs.

Any questions contact Jed N1JBC email or  Kevin KA1MXL email


From AA1VU. All Amateur Radio Service Operators are welcome
to use PACKET Digipeater K1NSR on 145.010 Mzh, speed 1200
Baud rate. Contact is Sysop AA1VU email
or 401-257-9449.