Nets On the Air
RI ARES Nets
The RI Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) holds nets every Tuesday at 7:30 pm (1930) local time operating as W1RIA.
On the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month a VHF Repeater Net is held on the NB1RI Repeater network, and is sometimes linked with the Quahog Repeater Network.
On the 2nd Tuesday of the month a VHF Simplex net is held on 147.420 MHz.
On the 4th Tuesday of the month a HF net is held on 80 meters (on or about 3.875 MHz).
On the 5th Tuesday of months that have one we alternate between a 10 meter SSB or 6 meter FM net.
These nets are open to all licensed operators, and all except the HF Net are on frequencies available to Technicians.
For more information about RI ARES including details about these nets, visit our website at riares.org
We are always looking for new net control operators. If interested please contact the net manager Scott WX1X WX1X@ARRL.NET
Rhode Island SKYWARN Net
Held every Wednesday evening on the NB1RI repeater network at 7:00 PM. Martin N1JMA is the Net Manager.
Fidelity Amateur Radio Club Nets
These nets are open to all amateurs.
Sunday evening at 8:00 pm local time on the 146.760 PL 67 repeater. Nick KC1DWH is the net manager and the net operates as K1NQG.
Tuesday evenings at 7:15 pm on 7.258 MHz LSB. Carl W1CGM is the net control.
NEWPORT COUNTY RADIO CLUB (NCRC) NETS
These nets are open to all amateurs.
A NCRC 2m VHF net convenes every weekday evening (Monday – Friday) at 7:00 PM local time and on Sunday Morning at 0815 on the W1SYE Repeater, 145.450 PL tone 100 Hz.
An open D-STAR net linked to Reflector 69C convenes every Tuesday evening at 2000 (8 PM) on the D*Star repeater, W1AAD, 145.300
A 75-meter HF net is held every Wednesday at 1930 (7:30 PM) on 3.900 MHz
A 10-meter HF net is held every Thursday at 1930 (7:30 PM) on 28.305 MHz (currently in abeyance seeking a net control operator – a great opportunity for a Technician class operator!) Please contact: President@w1sye.org
PEMA / RACES NET
The Providence Emergency Management Agency
More information about the club can be found by searching KK1PMA on QRZ.com
Anyone interested in joining the group can contact Joe K1CR 401-632-3578
Mass Rhode Island Phone Net
MARPIN operates for or the purpose of passing formal NTS messages, serving the sections of Eastern and Western Massachusetts and Rhode Island. All stations are welcome to join the net and are encouraged to check in whether you have traffic or not.
Monday through Saturday at 5:00 pm on 3.978 MHz
Mass Rhode Island CW Net
We welcome anyone interested in CW NTS traffic handling. MARICW operates at 13 to 15 words per minute, but the Net Control Station will slow down upon request.
Daily at 7:00pm on 3565 kHz
Mass Rhode Island Digital Net
MARIDN meets weekly for the purpose of passing NTS messages within, into, and out of the sections of Eastern and Western MA and RI. The net uses digital modes in the fldigi software.
The net runs on Tuesdays at 6pm at 3.583 MHz USB using THOR22; center-point 1500 Hz, with RsID
Bristol Country Repeater Association (BCRA)
This net is open to all amateurs.
Sunday evening at 8;30 pm (est) on the 145.150 PL 123.0 repeater. Allstar Node – 53927
For more information about BCRA visit our website at bcra.club
BVARC Net Blackstone Valley ARC
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.
KB1MAO Jim is the net manager. firstname.lastname@example.org
DMR Nets on NEDECN
The New England Digital Emergency Communications Network holds several weekly DMR nets.
For more information about DMR in our area visit nedecn.org.
TRICITY TIP NET
Have questions pertaining to amateur radio or need advice on a radio project? Or maybe you’d like to share your knowledge with others. All are welcome on the Tricity Amateur Radio Club’s Tips Net, Wednesday evenings at 7 PM on the W1DX repeater in Salem, CT. The repeater is on 147.060 MHz and the input frequency is 600 kc up. The PL tone is 156.7. All are welcome and new hams are encouraged to check in. For more info visit, http://tricityarc.net or call Tim, KC1TWR, at 860 460-7360.
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
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 KA1MXL@cox.net
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 3.906 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.
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.
3.549 MHz CW Net Monday Evenings at 9:00 PM
Dust off your straight key, paddles, keyer , etc. and join us for some
Informal net to help folks learn code or for an old salt to get their
Please pass this message on to anyone that might be interested in
pounding some brass.
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