NET PROTOCOL -- at
1900 Hrs local time: NCS (net control station) will send
a 3 minute preamble (“QST, QST.....”)
NCS then asks for check-ins with “QNI? QNI? BK” [QNI = any
You send your full call
NCS will respond to individual stations with “(your call) R R BK”
If you are acknowledged, you are checked in – just stand-by
Keep sending your call after each QNI? until you’re
acknowledged by NCS.
NC will take all check-ins, then go down the list.
NCS will send “(ur call) QTT QTT BK” [QTT= your Turn to Talk]
You then send a short message to the net at a speed below 15 wpm,
NC will acknowledge your transmission and tell the next station
After all check-ins ‘send’, NC sends a short message and the
End of net.