OCTEN Script

OCTEN ONEIDA COUNTY TRAFFIC & EMERGENCY NET

Effective Apr 15, 2022

OPENING:

THIS IS Call Sign CALLING THE ONEIDA COUNTY TRAFFIC AND EMERGENCY NET.

OCTEN, PART OF THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC SYSTEM, MEETS EVERY NIGHT AT 8:00 PM. FORMAL WRITTEN TRAFFIC IS ROUTED IN AND OUT OF ONEIDA AND SURROUNDING COUNTIES.

ALL STATIONS ARE WELCOME.

WHEN CHECKING IN TRANSMIT “THIS IS” (UNKEY/REKEY) PAUSE BY UNKEYING, LISTEN TO AVOID DOUBLING, THEN REKEY AND CONTINUE WITH YOUR CALL AND THE WORD “TRAFFIC” IF YOU HAVE ANY.

NET CONTROL FOR THIS SESSION IS Call sign, MY NAME IS ________, AND I AM LOCATED IN ___________, NY.

ORDER OF CALL UP:

—STATIONS WITH EMERGENCY, PRIORITY OR WELFARE TRAFFIC…

—LIAISON STATIONS TO AND FROM OTHER NETS…/1-NYS, /2-NYPON,/3-STAR, /4-CNY,

/6 WDN

—STATIONS WITH TRAFFIC…

—STATIONS WITH OR WITHOUT TRAFFIC…

CLOSING:

THIS CONCLUDES A REGULAR SESSION OF THE ONEIDA COUNTY TRAFFIC AND EMERGENCY NET. OCTEN MEETS EVERY NIGHT AT 8 PM ON 145.170 WITH AN ALTERNATE FREQ OF 147.240 PL 71.9. NET MANAGER IS DOUG AK2Z ASSISTANT NET MANAGER IS DICK KA2JFU……. WE THANK **

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED AND WANT MORE INFORMATION ON OCTEN AND THE NATIONAL TRAFFIC SYSTEM, SEND A POST CARD TO OCTEN, PO BOX 216, HINCKLEY NY 13352 FOR FREE RESOURCES. ALSO CHECK THE WEBSITE WWW.WNYHAM.COM MANY LINKS AND INFORMATION TO HELP GET YOU ANSWERS. ALSO ANY NCS CAN GUIDE YOU AS WELL. THIS IS _____ SIGNING THE NET AND IT’S MEMBERS CLEAR RETURNING THE FREQUENCY TO OTHER AMATEUR USE….73…______

** NET ON 145.170W2MO THE MADISON ONEIDA AMATEUR RADIO CLUB FOR THE USE

OF THEIR REPEATER

**NET ON 147.240THE OWNERS OF 147.240 FOR THE USE OF THEIR REPEATER.

OCTEN SATELLITE REPEATERS

  • 147.000 AUBURN (EchoLink node #9188)
  • 147.300 SYRACUSE
  • 147.240 VERONA
  • 146.850 ONEONTA
  • 146.685 NORWICH
  • 145.110 ILION
  • 146.760(110.9) Utica
  • 147.00(71.9) Auburn
  • 147.30 (67) Syracuse
  • 147.240 (71.9) Verona 146.850(167.9) Oneonta 146.685(110.9) Norwich
  • 443.85 (103.5) Verona