The Section Traffic Manager for the Northern Florida Section is Tom Housworth KI0JO. Monthly, Tom collects the activity reports from the Northern Florida ARES Net (NFAN), the Statewide Amateur Radio Network (SARnet), and data for the Public Service Honor Roll (PSHR) for ARRL. Here are the Northern Florida STM Reports. The Assistant Section Traffic Manager is Don Duckett N9MN.
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Northern Florida ARES Net (NFAN):
9:00 AM Eastern time Monday through Saturday 3.950 MHz, alternate frequencies are 7.242 MHz and 7.247 MHz, Net Manager is Mac Ardle W4NFG in Port St Joe, FL.
NOTICE (May 29, 2015): Due to poor propagation on 75 meters, the NFARES Net is moved to 7.242 MHz primary with 3.950 MHz as secondary operating frequencies until conditions change.
• NFARES NET ROSTERS from Mac McArdle W4NFG.
• Northern Florida ARES Net – The Net Preamble.
Northern Florida Phone Net (NFPN):
Daily at 7:30 PM Eastern time on 3.950 MHz; alternate frequencies are 7.242 MHz and 7.247 MHz.
The following NFPN files are from Dave Barton N4QB
NFPN-Preamble-NCS-Duty 10-01-19 in .PDF format
NFPN-Preamble-NCS-Duty 10-01-19 in Word .doc format
NFPN October 2019 Roster in Excel .xls format
NFPN October 2019 Roster in .PDF format
NFPN September 2019 Report in Excel .xls format
NFPN September 2019 Report in .PDF format
Florida Phone Traffic Net (FPTN):
Daily at 7:00 a.m. on 3.940 MHz. Net Manager is Helen Straughn WC4FSU in Ormond Beach. The FPTN is a combined-section net that maintains daily liaison with the National Trafic System, handles formal written traffic and trains for emergencies. Email email@example.com. Website at http://fptn3940.net.
Tropical Florida Sideband Traffic Net
Daily at 6:00 p.m. on 3.942 MHz.
Net Manager is Ed Johnson W2PH. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Florida State-Wide Hurricane Net (FHN)
The FHN was deactivated on 01/01/2018. Re-activation will occur when a statewide major emergency can be assisted with routine or humanitarian communications. See http://www.brevardars.org/fhn.html for current net information.
FHN is a seasonal net from May 1st to the end of the hurricane season in November. The net meets Monday at 9:00 PM local time. Brevard County will use the Brevard D-Star repeater KJ4OXT Port C located in Cocoa, Florida on 147.045 MHz + offset linked to REF037C. All participating repeaters should connect directly to REF037C. Dongle and DV AP users may access the net connecting directly to REF037C. The Purpose of the net is to provide training and information to D-Star operators and to check connectivity for REF037C and the CFL Ratflector. The net manager is Bob Jones N6USP email@example.com. For more information visit the Florida Hurricane Net website.
The Hurricane Net functions are (1) Send out notice of pending Tropical Storm, Hurricane, or a Major Emergency that is State-wide, and (2) Provide training to those interested and information to D-Star operators.
North Florida Digital Net
Sunday at 7:00 p.m. local time, 3.590 MHz USB, PSK31. Net control is Don Pace KK4SIH.
Central Florida CERT Net
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. on 146.760 MHz, pl tone 103.5 Hz. The backup frequency is 146.600 MHz simplex.
Alachua County ARES Net
The Alachua County ARES Net meets every Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.820 (-), pl tone 123.0 Hz. For more information, contact Jeff Capehart W4UFL. Emergency Coordinator, Alachua ARES, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clay County ARES Net
The Clay County ARES Net meets every Sunday at 7:30 p.m. local time on 146.925 MHz, pl tone 156.7 Hz. This is the “Sleepy Hollow Repeater” located near Fleming Island, Florida. All Amateurs are welcome to join the net. For more information, contact Scott Roberts KK4ECR at email@example.com.
Crestview Gulf Coast VHF Training Net (GCVTN)
Daily at 8:00 p.m. on 147.360 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Friday at 9:00 a.m. on statewide UHF net via linked repeaters on 444.900 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Crown District ARES Net
First Wednesday monthly at 8:30 p.m. on 146.925 MHz, pl 156.7 Hz.
DuFuniak Springs Walton County ARC Net
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.285 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Duval County ARES Net
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.700 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz; alternate 147.315 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz.
Duval County EOC SARnet
Friday at 9:00 a.m. on 444.900 (+) MHz, pl 100 Hz. All amateurs welcome. This net serves the following cities: Bluewater, Bay, Chochtaw Beach, Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Navarre, Niceville, Seminole, Shalimar, Valparaiso.
Flagler County ARES Net
Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. alternating weekly between 146.745 (-), pl 123 Hz and the 147.075 (+), pl 123 Hz. The net manager is Howard Pepper AC4FS.
Fort Walton Beach – Playground ARC Net
Sunday at 8:00 p.m. on 146.790 (-), pl 100 Hz. This is an informal swap net. Sell your used equipment or just meet with friends. See http://w4zbb.org/w4zbborg/index.php?page=Nets for more information.
[N4FRC] Friendship ARC
Monday at 4:00 p.m. on 146.610 MHz, pl 123.
Gilchrist County ARES Net
Thursday at 7:15 p.m. on 147.390 + MHz, pl 123, on the Chiefland repeater.
Also, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.285 + MHz, pl 123 on the Bell repeater. Information from John Greiner KJ4YPZ, ARRL EC, Gilchrist County FL ARES, CERT.
K4HOG/Hog County Amateur Radio Association Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. local time on 145.490 MHz, pl tone 123.0 Hz in Bushnell, Sumter County.
Friday at 8:30 p.m. local time on 146.925 MHz (-), pl 123.0 Hz, “Friday Free For All Net”. Website at https://k4hog.org/.
Holmes County Ham Club Net
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. local time on 145.110 (+) MHz, no pl tone. If the repeater is down, call on 145.110 MHz simplex.
Hurricane Watch Net (http://hwn.org):
When activated, the net operates on 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz. Check the website http://hwn.org for the current status of operation. Bobby Graves KB5HAV, Net Manager.
Jefferson County ARES Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. on the WX4JEF repeater 145.430- MHz, pl 94.8 Hz. Monthly meetings on second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Jefferson E.O.C. office on US 19 S. of Monticello under the blue water tank. To receive text alerts from Jefferson County A.R.E.S., from your smart phone text ‘jeffares’ to 84483. No quote marks. From Andrew Rudd KM4TTS, Assistant Emergency Coordinator Jefferson Co. , Fl.
Lake County/LARA ARES Net
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:00 p.m. on 147.255+ MHz, pl 103.5 Hz. Backup frequency is 147.390+ MHz, pl 103.5 Hz.
Madison County ARES and Madison County ARC Net
Sunday at 9:00 p.m. local time on 145.190, pl 123.0 Hz. Madison County ARES and Madison County Amateur Radio Club conduct a weekly net. Check-ins and regular business followed by roll calls on other designated repeaters and simplex.
Milton ARC 2-Meter Monday Night Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. on 145.490 MHz, pl 100 Hz. This is the MARC repeater.
Nassau County ARES Net
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.000 (-) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz.
Northwest Florida DX Net
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.555 (simplex).
Okaloosa County ARES Net
Monday at 7:30 p.m. using the linked WIRES-X system in FM (not digital). Frequencies are 442.950 MHz (DCS023) in Crestview for the north end of the county and 444.800 MHz (100Hz) on Eglin AFB for the south end of the county. Information provided by Stephen Strom N4GXX, Okaloosa EC.
Orange County ARES Net and SkyWarn
Effective immediately the 443.050 MHz repeater will be used for the 7:00 p.m. Thursday night Orange County ARES net and Skywarn activation. This is a change from the 146.730 MHz repeater used in the past. John Knott N4JTK EC, Orange County ARES.
Panama City Amateur Radio Club Net
Monday at 7:00 p.m. local time on 145.210 (-) MHz, pl 100 Hz.
Pensacola Escambia County ARES Net
Monday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.760, pl 100 Hz.
QCWA Citrus Chapter #45 Net
QCWA Citrus Chapter 45 operates its state of the art repeater, W4PLA, on 147.195 MHz and conducts a net every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. local time. Also we now offer an Echo link connection every Tuesday. The link is “W2AS-L” and the node # is 627152. If you are a QCWA member (any chapter!) feel free to join us!
QCWA Suwannee Chapter #62 Net
Saturday at 9:00 a.m. on 3.940 MHz.
QCWA The Villages Chapter #217 Net
Friday at 10:00 a.m on 443.150 MHz, pl 103.5 Hz and Echolink K4LFK-R.
QFN CW Traffic Net
The QFN CW Traffic Net meets daily on 3.547 MHz (Primary) or 7.105 MHz (Secondary) at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. Ben Brubeck KZ8Q is the Net Manager.
R.A.C.E.S. Emergency Net
Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Central time on 145.120 D-STAR Digital Only.
Contact T H Merritt KL5YJ at Thmerritt@outlook.com.
Rural Radio Preparedness Association
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Central time on 146.970 (-) MHz, pl 103.5 Hz (Brewton, Jay), linked with 444.775 (+) MHz, pl 103.5 Hz. (Century, Atmore). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or T H Merritt KL5YJ at Thmerritt@outlook.com. https://facebook.com/rrpahq/.
St. Johns County ARES Training Net
Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. on 145.210 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz; alternate 147.015 MHz, pl 127.3 Hz.
Effective April 2, 2018, the St. Johns County ARES Training Net will take place on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. instead of on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. Per Mike Jordan WE4MJ, EC, St. Johns County ARES.
Santa Rosa County ARES Net
Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. on 146.700 (-), pl 100 Hz.
Seminole County ARES Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. The first Monday of each month on 146.460 MHz simplex. Each following Monday of the month on 147.090 (+) MHz, pl 103.5 Hz.
Seminole VHF Traffic Net
Effective December 22, 2017 the Seminole VHF Traffic Net meets daily at 7:15 p.m. on 147.285 MHz (+), pl 107.2 Hz. On the first Monday of each month, the SVTN meets on 147.555 MHz simplex. On the first Thursday of the month, the SVTN meets only under emergency conditions. The purpose of this net is to handle formal written traffic into, out of, and within Seminole county and the surrounding area.
The SVTN is an official net of the National Traffic System and maintains liaisons with other recognized traffic nets. Net Manager is Andy Gausz KG4QCD.
Silver Springs Radio Club (SSRC)
Monday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.610 MHz, pl 123.
Ocala Ten Meter Net
Monday at 8:00 p.m. on 28.453 MHz SSB. All are welcome.
SSRC Skywarn/ARES Net
Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.610 MHz, pl 123.
Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on 146.790 MHz D-Star reflector 46C.
Sumter County EmComm – Emergency Communications Informal Net
Monday at 8:30 p.m. local time on 146.925 MHz, pl 123.0. This is now a Yaesu Fusion Repeater and the PL: 123.0 Hz needs to be placed both as the Encode and Decode or when someone is talking on the digital side, all the analog / FM people will hear is squelch. This Net is hosted by the Sumter County RACES however open to all amateurs, no one has to be a member of RACES, ARES or SkyWarn to participate. Info from Gene King KI4LEH.
Sumter County Skywarn – Weather Watchers Net
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. local time on 147.030 MHz, pl 123.0 Hz. This repeater is the KJ4AN repeater located in Summerfield, FL and has a really good foot print, we have participants from Sumter, Marion, Lake, Citrus, Hernando, Seminole, and at times Levy counties. Info from Gene King KI4LEH.
Suwannee ARES/Emergency Preparedness Net
The Suwannee ARES/Emergency Preparedness Net is conducted by the Suwannee Amateur Radio Club (SARC) on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. local time with check ins on the Live Oak 145.410 MHz, pl 100.0 Hz repeater. For more information see http://www.suwanneearc.org/.
Suwannee Valley – ARES/Skywarn Net
Thursday at 7:45 p.m. on 146.940 MHz, pl 123.0 Hz on the WA4ZFQ repeater. Alternate is the WB4VFT (CARS) repeater on 145.490 MHz, no pl. Simplex 146.420 MHz for Columbia, Gilcrest and Union counties. Simplex 146.550 MHz for Suwannee, Madison, and Hamilton counties.
TARS News and Information Net (Tallahassee, FL)
Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on 147.030 (+), pl 94.8 Hz on the K4TLH repeater. Information provided by Jason Ford W4JMF, Public Information Officer, Tallahassee Amateur Radio Society. https://www.k4tlh.net, email email@example.com.
The Villages Amateur Radio Club (TVARC) Ragchew Net
Monday at 7:00 p.m. on 443.225 MHz, pl 103.5 Hz and Echolink K4VRC-R.
The Traders Net
The Traders Net meets every Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. on 3.933 MHz. Please join us for equipment and friendship! Carl Zelich AA4MI.
Twin Cities ARC Sunday Night Net (Niceville, Valparaiso)
Sunday at 8:30 p.m. on 146.730 (-) MHz, no pl tone.
If the repeater is off the air, go to 147.120 (+) MHz, pl 100.0 Hz.
Volusia County ARES Net
Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. on 147.240 (+) MHz, pl 123.0 Hz. Karl Martin KG4HBN, Emergency Coordinator, Volusia ARES, email KG4HBN@gmail.com.
Volusia County Traffic Net
Daily at 6:30 p.m. on 147.150 (+) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz. Alternate frequency 145.330 (-) MHz, pl 127.3 Hz. Net manager Dennis Burgoyne WD3B. Email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walton County ARES Net
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 7:30 p.m. on 147.285 (+) MHz, pl 100.0 Hz. This repeater is up high at the Walton County EOC tower for excellent coverage inland to Gulf and all hams in adjacent counties are welcome to check in. Doug Ritchie KF5BCX, Walton County ARES PIO.
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