Nets On the Air

Nets On the Air


The RI Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) VHF Net is held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm (1900) local time. These nets are open to all licensed operators. For more information about RI ARES visit our website at 

You can also find us on Facebook at We are always looking for new net control operators. If interested please contact the net manager Paul W1PJS.

Emergency Communications Simplex Net

The Emergency Communications Simplex Net is held every 3rd Tuesday of the month on 147.420 MHz. Check ins will be taken starting at 7:45pm. The net is co-hosted by RI ARES, Providence RACES, and the Ocean State Emergency Communications Alliance (OSECA). All are welcome.

This net uses NetLogger and all stations are welcome to monitor check-ins by selecting the RI Emergency Communications Net starting at about 7:40.

This should prove to be a fun net. All Are Welcome.

Fidelity Amateur Radio Club Nets

These nets are open to all amateurs.

Sunday evening at 9:00pm local time on the 146.760 PL 67 repeater. Nick KC1DWH is the net control.

Thursday evenings at 7:30pm on 7.258 MHz LSB. Dave WV1H is the net control.

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 146.760 PL 67 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 NB1RI repeater network at 7:00 PM 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 Nets

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

Mass Rhode Island Phone Net

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 5:00 pm on 3.978 MHz

Mass Rhode Island CW Net

Daily at 7:00pm on 3565 kHz

Yankee Six Meter SSB Net (New England)

Every Sunday morning at 9:30 AM, on 50.272 Mhz. usb.  NCS :  John KB1VXY, QTH is Hopkinton, MA”
Thanks from John, KB1VXY

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:


TAC 31002 Net – Every Wednesday @ 7:00pm EST Brandmeister DMR TG 31002

TAC 31001 Net 
– Every Sunday @ 8:00pm EST Brandmeister DMR TG 31001

Hawaii Talk Net 
– Every Saturday @1:00pmESTBrandmeister DMR TG 311551

Tech Net – Every Tuesday @ 1:00pm EST Brandmeister TG 310745 — This group is linked to C4FM and P25. details @ 
‘For more information visit


The New England Digital Emergency Communications Network holds a weekly DMR net on the New England Wide talk group (3181) on Mondays at 8:00pm (2000) local time. Check ins are accepted from across New England by state, followed by announcements and a round-table discussion or Q&A. NE1B Bill is the net manager.

There are several more nets each week on various Talk Groups:

  • Sundays at 8:00pm – PRA (Providence Radio Assn.) Net – NE TAC 1 Talkgroup (8801)
  • Tuesdays at 8:00pm – Vermont State DMR Net – Vermont StateWide Talkgroup (3150)
  • Wednesdays at 8:00pm is the YCCC Contesting and DX Net – NE TAC 1 Talkgroup (8801)

For more information about DMR in our area visit


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